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Pumpkin beer is only about 31-years-old, its origins traced to a small craft brewery called Buffalo Bill's Brewery in Hayward, California. As the brewery's distribution grew, so did America's appetite for the seasonal beer. Now the autumnal beverage is a must-have when the calendar turns to October, and has spawned dozens of pumpkin beer festivals across the nation. Why? Because it's uniquely American and makes you feel all warm-and-fuzzy inside. Drinking pumpkin beer is your patriotic duty! 🍻

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Sorry, there's nothing more American than hard cider: Johnny Appleseed brought all those apples to America not for eating, but for drinking! You don't get more American than that.

Cider was a huge part of frontier life, which Howard Means, author of Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, the American Story, describes as being lived "through an alcoholic haze."

There's a reason why cider is the fast-growing alcoholic beverage in the US. It's delicious, varied and truly the most patriotic autumnal drink!

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Oh, those are some fancy stats—but it doesn't inform people that the "cider bubble" is bursting. People are sick of cider, because it doesn't have the complexity or the alcohol by volume of pumpkin beers. Want to drink something that tastes like autumn and get buzzed? Drink pumpkin beer. Want to feel bloated? Drink cider.

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Oh, you should talk! After years of explosive growth, there's now a glut of pumpkin beer in the market. Why? Because most pumpkin beers suck. You took a trend and ran it into the ground. Way to go! Who wants to down a pint of overly-sweet pumpkin pie after a long day when they can sip a tall, refreshing glass of apple cider? The answer is no one, apparently.

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Say that to the millions of pumpkin beer fans. It's the beloved drink of autumn, there is no alternative!

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Ain't no party like a hard cider party because a hard cider party don't stop.

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Plus, you can cook with hard cider! Checkmate.

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