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Tag Archives: Pumpkin Beer

Whatcha Drinkin’ this Weekend, Pumpkin?

Well I guess I gave away my answer in the title. 🙂 I’m going to load up on pumpkin beers for the weekend, as I’m doing a roundup of these seasonal delights for that other place I write for. I figure the timing is right, as these beers won’t be on shelves forever, and shouldn’t […]

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I’m Crotchety About Pumpkin Beers (Except One)

One of the benefits of getting older is you that you can be a closed-minded cranky a-hole and people just accept it.  There’s even a word for it – “crotchety.” I’m now on the other side of 40, and my nagging back injury has worn me down and made me feel old, tired, and well…a […]

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Pick Your Poison: Pumpkin Beers or Oktoberfest?

‘Tis the season for Fall beers (literally – look at the calendar).  And there are two styles of beer that typically mark the season: Pumpkin Beers and Oktoberfest Beers. I haven’t had either yet, but the beer fridge is barren and I’m due for a trip to the beer store.  When I go, I’m gonna […]

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Keep your Pumpkin Beer – I’m a Yam Man!

This weekend I had the pleasure of sampling Autumn Maple ale from The Bruery.  Instead of using pumpkin like many of the other seasonal ales, the Bruery decided to go with yams.  Yes, sweet, sweet yams. Are they nuts?  I wasn’t sure either and eagerly anticipated tasting this very unusual seasonal brew…

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It’s the Great Pumpkin!

You can’t go to a beer blog this time of year without finding reviews for pumpkin beers.  This year, one has stood out from the rest with positive review after positive review: Dogfish Head’s Pumpkin Ale.  So I picked up a chilly four pack and was ready to be blown away.  But I wasn’t.  Uh […]

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