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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Jester » Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:26 am

Tuttle brought me a Voodoo Ranger Atomic Pumpkin last night.
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It was a very light ale with a hard spicy bite in the back of the throat.

Elysian is still my top pumpkin ale this far but I have only tried their Night Owl.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by DepartedLight » Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm

Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by hugodrax » Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm

DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
Agreed.
Etiam mihi opinio anserem perirent.

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by JohnnyMcPiperson » Wed Oct 04, 2017 5:52 pm

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Sir Moose » Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:15 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
Agreed.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees it.

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by tuttle » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am

Sir Moose wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
Agreed.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees it.

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Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).

So if you hate pumpkin ale, the obvious conclusion is that you hate America and everything she was founded upon.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:45 am

As long as nutmeg is not sprinkled on top, I'll try one, if I can locate just one somewhere. I ain't buying six just to try one.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by UncleBob » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:19 am

For me, pumpkin ale seems to be about 50/50. I like pumpkin cider/mead much better.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by wosbald » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:34 am

+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am
Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).
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Tuttle's linked article wrote:… in a history of Connecticut, first published in 1791 and aimed at a British audience that still had little knowledge of Things Pumpkin, noted that the pumpkin, (or pompion) could be used to make '...beer, bread, custards, sauce, molasses, vinegar, and, on thanksgiving day, pies, as a substitute for what the Blue Laws brand as antichristian minced pies.' …
I wanna know just what is an "antichristian minced pie". And I want one. And I want it now.




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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Skip » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:17 am

wosbald wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:34 am
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am
Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).
—————————————————
Tuttle's linked article wrote:… in a history of Connecticut, first published in 1791 and aimed at a British audience that still had little knowledge of Things Pumpkin, noted that the pumpkin, (or pompion) could be used to make '...beer, bread, custards, sauce, molasses, vinegar, and, on thanksgiving day, pies, as a substitute for what the Blue Laws brand as antichristian minced pies.' …
I wanna know just what is an "antichristian minced pie". And I want one. And I want it now.
Found it. That self-righteous prick Cromwell...

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Skip » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:20 am

I like pumpkin ale. And pumpkin pie (especially when spiked with a finely-diced habanero). And the smell of the spices collectively known as "pumpkin spice": cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. Dang. Now I'm thirsty and hungry...
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Jester » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:23 am

Skip wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:17 am
wosbald wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:34 am
+JMJ+
tuttle wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am
Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).
—————————————————
Tuttle's linked article wrote:… in a history of Connecticut, first published in 1791 and aimed at a British audience that still had little knowledge of Things Pumpkin, noted that the pumpkin, (or pompion) could be used to make '...beer, bread, custards, sauce, molasses, vinegar, and, on thanksgiving day, pies, as a substitute for what the Blue Laws brand as antichristian minced pies.' …
I wanna know just what is an "antichristian minced pie". And I want one. And I want it now.
Found it. That self-righteous prick Cromwell...

https://mercuriuspoliticus.wordpress.co ... wellballs/
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For pies with raisons, and with proines:
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Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! -Tuttle

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

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JohnnyMcPiperson wrote:Rosemary's Baby A+++


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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Joshoowah » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:02 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:19 am
For me, pumpkin ale seems to be about 50/50. I like pumpkin cider/mead much better.
Duddddde, I had a pumpkin cider about five years ago, and I haven't found anything like it since. I love the stuff.



Gosh, now you guys got me envious of all the choices you guys have over there. Lord, help me.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by UncleBob » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:09 pm

Joshoowah wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:02 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:19 am
For me, pumpkin ale seems to be about 50/50. I like pumpkin cider/mead much better.
Duddddde, I had a pumpkin cider about five years ago, and I haven't found anything like it since. I love the stuff.



Gosh, now you guys got me envious of all the choices you guys have over there. Lord, help me.
We just opened a bottle of home-brewed pumpkin cider last night. Tasty.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:49 pm

sweetandsour wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:45 am
I ain't buying six just to try one.
Well, I won't, but my wife apparently will. She came home with a Blue Moon version, which I don't think is exactly the same thing you guys are drinking. But I'll try it this evening. If it just doesn't suit me then I'll use it in some pumpkin scones.
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"We are lost!" the captain shouted,
As he staggered down the stairs.

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Joshoowah » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:52 pm

UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:09 pm
Joshoowah wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:02 pm
UncleBob wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:19 am
For me, pumpkin ale seems to be about 50/50. I like pumpkin cider/mead much better.
Duddddde, I had a pumpkin cider about five years ago, and I haven't found anything like it since. I love the stuff.



Gosh, now you guys got me envious of all the choices you guys have over there. Lord, help me.
We just opened a bottle of home-brewed pumpkin cider last night. Tasty.
:facepalm: :sob:
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by hugodrax » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:10 pm

tuttle wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am
Sir Moose wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
Agreed.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees it.

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Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).

So if you hate pumpkin ale, the obvious conclusion is that you hate America and everything she was founded upon.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, you know. Plenty of unpleasant things are more American than apple pie (which is a pretty sorry excuse for a pie, by the way). Getting scalped by an Indian is pretty damned American but you never did see anyone lining up for the privilege or reenacting it joyously, have you?

No, pumpkin ale is just a sign that Europeans will go to any lengths to make an alcoholic beverage. In times of dearth, I could turn a blind eye to cannibalism, but that doesn't mean I'm going to do it when I have plenty of alternatives.

And finally, it came from that most loathsome of people, the Pilgrims. People so saintly they were kicked out of at least two countries for being real arseholes before they got here. A priggish, loutish, ill-educated bunch of witch burning anti-Catholics more medieval than the Inquisition. I will have no truck with them, Sir.

You can take pumpkin beer and shove it. Or give it to Skip, I don't care. That man will drink anything with alcohol in it.
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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by sweetandsour » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:18 pm

hugodrax wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:10 pm
tuttle wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:32 am
Sir Moose wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:15 pm
hugodrax wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:59 pm
DepartedLight wrote:
Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:54 pm
Pumpkin Ale is anathema.
Agreed.
I'm glad I'm not the only one who sees it.

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Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! (check it)

Due to the lack of proper malts and the fact that pumpkin was unknown in Europe during the colonial era, pumpkin ale is uniquely American (well...colonial American...but so was the Revolution, so there).

So if you hate pumpkin ale, the obvious conclusion is that you hate America and everything she was founded upon.
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel, you know. Plenty of unpleasant things are more American than apple pie (which is a pretty sorry excuse for a pie, by the way). Getting scalped by an Indian is pretty damned American but you never did see anyone lining up for the privilege or reenacting it joyously, have you?

No, pumpkin ale is just a sign that Europeans will go to any lengths to make an alcoholic beverage. In times of dearth, I could turn a blind eye to cannibalism, but that doesn't mean I'm going to do it when I have plenty of alternatives.

And finally, it came from that most loathsome of people, the Pilgrims. People so saintly they were kicked out of at least two countries for being real arseholes before they got here. A priggish, loutish, ill-educated bunch of witch burning anti-Catholics more medieval than the Inquisition. I will have no truck with them, Sir.

You can take pumpkin beer and shove it. Or give it to Skip, I don't care. That man will drink anything with alcohol in it.
So, like me, you've never tried it.
As thus we sat in darkness
Each one busy with his prayers,
"We are lost!" the captain shouted,
As he staggered down the stairs.

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Re: Pumpkin Ale

Post by Jester » Thu Oct 05, 2017 1:23 pm

Pumpkin Ale, oh, pumpkin ale
greatest of the season beers
We lift our glass and give a toast
to the puritans back all those years!
Pumpkin ale, yes, pumpkin ale
you don't show without the bitchers
But we just laugh, kick them out the bar
and refill all our pitchers!
Pumpkin Ale is more American than apple pie! -Tuttle

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