With autumn finally here, it’s the time of year where one of the best seasonal beers makes its appearance: the ever-popular pumpkin. Whether you’re trying one for the first time or in need or something new to spice things up, here is a list of 5 great pumpkin beers to add to your list.
Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale
It’s on the lighter side when it comes to pumpkin flavor, making it a good transitional beer. It also has a hint of citrus to it that gives a nice twist.
Potosi Stingy Jack Pumpkin Ale
Their branding of ‘liquid pumpkin pie in a glass’ is pretty close – this is smooth without an unwelcomed aftertaste.
Samuel Adams 20 pounds of Pumpkin
A dark amber beer with a well-balanced array of flavors, it brings a blend of pumpkin that isn’t overwhelming.
Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale – Stevens Point Brewing
This is a must. The aroma from this one is strong, with the tones of cinnamon and nutmegs preparing you for a strong yet smooth pumpkin pie taste. Do not pass this up if you can find it.
Lakefront Pumpkin Lager
A rarity that hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as most pumpkin beers are ales, this lager brings a lot of pumpkin flavor to the table.
While just a glimpse at what the industry has to offer, this will surely get you on the right track and eager to try more.