Fall weather is here and so is the delicious deluge of pumpkin-flavored everything. And, that includes pumpkin beers, which we like to think of as the elder Millennial cousin to the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Here are the best ones.
Good Gourd ale doesn’t just have a punny name. It’s also one of the top five pumpkin beers on BeerAdvocate. Though some say it’s too heavy on the cinnamon, we say, have you tried the cinnamon challenge? And, is it still 2012?
This ale has a golden orange hue that reminds us of autumn leaves. But, 10 out of 10 beer drinkers actually prefer this roasty ale. So even though this pumpkin beer looks pure, liquefied fall foliage, it actually contains alcohol.
This isn’t your grandma’s pumpkin beer, unless your grandma’s thing is pumpkin beer. This malty brew is packed with spicy habanero peppers to give it the extra kick you didn’t know you needed to bob for apples.
Allagash brews Ghoulschip with freshly grated local pumpkin, pumpkin seeds, and molasses. Then, on Halloween night, they deliver it to the Coolship. We know that's also what you named your car. Sorry for the confusion.
This pumpkin beer has a classic pumpkin pie taste that’ll remind you of Thanksgiving, but without the arguing.