October 17, 2013

‘Tis the Season for Pumpkin Beer!

 by Kevin Gibson - References to pumpkin beer date back to the 1600s, but as it grew more popular – particularly in the new world – heading into the 1800s, it wasn’t thought of as the seasonal treat beer drinkers know today. Instead, pumpkin beer came about for two key reasons: A shortage of malts, and because pumpkin beer was believed to be a healthful beverage. While European malts weren’t
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