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Pumpkin Beer Is Flopping Because It’s Basic

Pumpkin Beer Is Flopping Because It’s Basic

Pumpkin beer: too big and basic to not fail. The unfathomable success of Starbucks Pumpkin Latte notwithstanding (the horrific concoction turns 13 this year, has sold 200 million units since its inception and last fall alone pulled in a cool $100 mill in revenue, according to Forbes), the American public’s thirst for pumpkin drinks appears […]

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Gourds Gone Wild: 9 Pumpkin Cocktails For This Fall

Gourds Gone Wild: 9 Pumpkin Cocktails For This Fall

Before you do the “pumpkin? seriously?” eye roll, just wait a second. Yes, businesses everywhere overload their offerings with pumpkin. (We would not be surprised if dentists started offering pumpkin flavored fluoride treatments.) But fall weather, or at least whatever fall weather is turning into with the whole climate change thing, does kind of turn […]

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Who Says You Can’t Drink Pumpkin Beer In August? We Thought This Was America!

Who Says You Can’t Drink Pumpkin Beer In August? We Thought This Was America!

Last week, Oregon’s Deschutes Brewing sent me a few bottles of its first-ever fall seasonal. Hopzeit is a heavily hopped rendition of a märzen, the traditional German style American drinkers know best as Oktoberfest beer. I have soft spots for märzens, hoppy beers, and free samples, so I admit to being biased in several different […]

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