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Sep 17, 2011 12:34 PM

It's Pumpkin beer time! What are you favorites?

My favorite so far is Pumking, but at $85/case it's not exactly affordable. My gf likes the Dog Fish Head Punkin Ale, I don't mind it, but don't love it. What is everyone else enjoying?

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    I prefer cherry pie to pumpkin pie, so if ever I wanted a malternative - FMB (flavored malt beverage), that'd be my choice.

    I just wish Tastykake would make a malt & hop flavored Tastykake Pie.

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    1. re: JessKidden

      Ok Jess I'll take the bait. Question: Do you see many pumpkin ales being sold on draft or bottle at non-craft beer bars.

    2. I'll be following this topic closely! I just turned 21 in June, and I just had a Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale at dinner yesterday. It was delicious, so I'm looking forward to discovering other pumpkin beers.

      1. I'm an old timer in terms of pumpkin beer, and still have a soft spot for Buffalo Bill's.

        1. I like Buffalo Bills and Post Road, but my favorite is Pumking from Southern Tier. I know some purists will respond and say it's overly sweet (and some people will say pumpkin beers are all gross), but I don't care, it tastes like pumpkin pie.

          1. A lot of my old US favorites aren't available here, so ignoring whatever I brew myself, my go-to pumpkin ales are the Phillip's Brewing Crooked Tooth and Central City/Red Racer's pumpkin ale.