Pumpkin Beer is a seasonal beer brewed with pumpkin, spices, and often other natural flavours. Pumpkin beers are available from many different breweries and range in colour, style, alcohol content, and pumpkin flavour.
Pumpkin beer is typically released in the fall, around the time of Halloween and Thanksgiving and often includes variations of traditional pumpkin pie spices like cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg. Some pumpkin beers also include vanilla, ginger, or other spices.
Pumpkin Beer Details
- Color: 5-50 SRM
- Bitterness: 5-70 IBU
- Alcohol: 2.3-12% ABV
- Glass: Tulip
- Temperature: 10-12°C
- Color: Varies
- Clarity: Varies
- Hop: Low to medium-low
- Malt: Malt sweetness is low to medium-high
Pumpkin Beer Pairings
- Food Pairing: Shepard’s Pie
- Cheese Pairing: Camembert or Tripel Creme Brie
- Dessert Pairing: Caramel Popcorn
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