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A Seasonal Goodbye To Pumpkin Beers

Updated: Feb 18, 2021

Dear Pumpkin Beers,


I would say I hate to see you go but I'm not a liar. I don't and will never understand the hype. You're a tad overrated. I'm way more excited for the cinnamon sugar rim. Actually, it's 100% of the reason I'll order you at a pub.

I don't know what upsets me more; the fact that most pumpkin ales are sold out come the first week of October or that they all kind of blend together. I give credit to the brewers that put in the work to produce them for us, but I'm sure ya'll secretly don't love making it either.


I admit my distaste for pumpkin comes from it being pushed out of my heart. I could only have room for one fall beer and it's the marshmallow 12%er from The Courtyard Brewery. I've had one pint in July 2019 at the taproom and been dreaming ever since. Until a pumpkin beer can have me dreaming of it months later, it's not gonna do it for me.


Pumpkin beers, just do better and we can try again next year.


Sincerely,

ABA

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