The Smokin' Pumpkin Recipe

Sweet, rich pumpkin ale combines with deeply smoky Rauchbier for a savory, funky two-ingredient beer cocktail that's perfect for fall. Vicky Wasik

Even if you're not into pumpkin beer, this is a blend worth trying: combined with an equal part of deeply smoky Rauchbier—a brew made from wood-smoked malted barley—the drink acquires a rich, savory quality with notes of bacon.

Recipe Facts

Active: 2 mins
Total: 2 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • 6 ounces pumpkin ale, like Southern Tier Imperial Pumking
  • 6 ounces rauchbier, like the Marzen pictured above


  1. Combine both beers in a Collins or highball glass and stir gently.

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