Fall has arrived, and for beer lovers around the world, that can only mean one thing: it’s pumpkin beer season! While the best way to enjoy this culinary masterpiece may be out of a pint glass, you should not let that stop you from being creative with your pumpkin beer. Here is an and delicious pumpkin beer recipe to share with friends and family this season.
Some of you may wonder what Pumpkin Beer is. Pumpkin beer truly defines “seasonal” in the craft beer world. Since it is such a short season, there are multiple events held at pumpkin patches and other locations, featuring the ubiquitous pumpkin flavored brews.
It is said that presidents such as Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson brewed beer from pumpkins, however, this trend has only taken hold recently as craft breweries have popped up.
How it works?
Brewers chop up the pumpkin and roast them and leave them in a mixture of milled grain and hot water until it ferments. Spices such as nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves are also added to the mix. Nowadays, brewers add the necessary ingredients: malt, yeast and hops.
With this delightful recipe in your collection, you should be well prepared for any upcoming fall gatherings or family dinners. When it’s made with pumpkin beer, it’s bound to be delicious.