The Great Pumpkin
Elysian Brewing Co. (Seattle, Wash.), 8.1% ABV, est. 243 cals.
One of several pumpkin-themed Elysian beers (Punkaccino is another seasonal special), The Great Pumpkin is an intense Imperial Pumpkin Ale—the world’s first, according to the brewery—with a whopping 8.1% ABV. The brewmasters add roasted pumpkin seeds to the mash, plus spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice. It also earned a bronze at the 2012 World Beer Cup.Back to top