It won’t be long before you spot fall-themed beers in the cooler at your local supermarket or bodega. Obviously, you’ll see the classic Oktoberfest-style beers that are popular when the leaves start falling. But you’ll also already find pumpkin beers sitting on shelves, eagerly awaiting a brisk autumn day. Obviously, you’ve seen pumpkin-based beers year after year. But what do you really know about the style? Here are six weird facts about pumpkin ales you probably didn’t know.
Christopher Osburn is a freelance writer located in Rochester, NY. He writes primarily about food and drink and has had his work appear on Uproxx, Thrillist, Food & Wine, Paste, Maxim, Men's Journal and a handful of others.