The Best Pumpkin Beers

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Pumpkin Beers
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Upvote your favorite pumpkin flavored ales

List of the best pumpkin ales, ranked by beer fans. An ode to the pumpkin. This noble squash brings us joy in a variety of ways, including the best pumpkin flavored beers. We pull out their delightfully messy innards and carve scary designs on their skin to celebrate Halloween. We can enjoy a nice slice of pumpkin pie during Thanksgiving (or on any other day for that manner). But perhaps the greatest joy the pumpkin brings may not be something we realize in a conventional sense: delicious pumpkin beers. The versatile squash may be most delicious when incorporated into a frosty beverage. Pumpkin beer/ale is quite popular as a fall seasonal beer. Its earthy, spicy taste attracts us to the unique drink.

With so many companies embracing pumpkin beer, it may be difficult for a newbie to know where to start when trying this concoction. How will I know what pumpkin beer to try if there are so many available? Therefore, it is up to the more experienced connoisseurs of this beverage to express their opinion on which are the best tasting pumpkin beers. It is your duty to vote on which brand you enjoy the most, so the world can finally know which pumpkin ale is truly supreme. There are many mysterious in life that we must solve and I think this is a top priority. 

Most divisive: Buffalo Bill's Pumpkin Ale
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  • Pumking
    72 votes


    Southern Tier Brewing Company/ 8.60% ABV
  • Punkin Ale
    50 votes

    Punkin Ale

    Dogfish Head Brewery/ 7.00% ABV
  • Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale
    48 votes

    Shipyard Pumpkinhead Ale

    Shipyard Brewing Co./ 4.70%
  • Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale
    19 votes

    Good Gourd Imperial Pumpkin Ale

    Cigar City Brewing/ 8.50% ABV
  • The Great Pumpkin
    27 votes

    The Great Pumpkin

    Elysian Brewing Company/ 8.10% ABV
  • Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin
    29 votes

    Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin

    Shipyard Brewing Co./ 9.00% ABV