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Tag: South Sound pumpkin beers

Oct.
14th

Raise a pint to the orange orb – here’s where to buy pumpkin beers in the South Sound

Pumpkin beers - a lasting trend? Or an abomination? You decide. News Tribune file photo
Pumpkin beers – a lasting trend? Or an abomination? You decide. News Tribune file photo

Whether considered the neatest trend since extreme beers, or an abomination in a beer mug, one thing rings true – pumpkin beer is hogging more shelf space and beer taps this season.

Pumpkin beer merges two beer trends – seasonal brew releases and the use of oddball ingredients. Mango Weizen or Coconut Curry Hefeweizen, anyone? Pumpkin seems almost boring in comparison. Pumpkin beers can come in a wide range of flavors – from dark pumpkin-steeped brews to lighter concoctions dosed with pumpkin pie spices. It’s fall in a bottle. Read more »