Fall is fast approaching, and you know what that means: Pumpkin spice everything is back.
There's always the fallback to Starbucks' pumpkin spice lattes found pretty much anywhere, but in Cincinnati, there's plenty of pumpkin-flavored delicacies to go around.
From food and drinks to gear showcasing your local autumnal squash love, the Queen City offers plenty of chances to totally pumpkin out.
Cincinnati is a proud beer town, and breweries are back with their fall-themed brews.
Madtree Brewing is offering its seasonal Pumpcan Spiced Ale on draft and in six packs. Madtree describes the ale as "all the flavors of your favorite pumpkin pie without any actual pumpkin."
Wooden Cask Brewing Co. in Newport has a Pumpkin Ale on its tap list, brewed with pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg and cloves.
Taft's Brewing Co. has brought back its seasonal collaboration with Frisch's, the Frisch's Pumpkin Pie Ale. As its described on the website, "the two biggest boys of Cincinnati have come together for one special beer." It contains hints of cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg with lactose and vanilla.
Samuel Adams' Jack-O Pumpkin Ale is back, featuring cinnamon and nutmeg aromas and the "ideal balance of seasonal spices with a crisp, refreshing finish." The brewery with a Cincinnati Taproom is also offering a Sweater Weather variety pack, featuring the Jack-O Pumpkin, Octoberfest, Fest Bier and Boston Lager.
They're not quite in season yet, but the Macaron Bar's spiced pumpkin macaroons will satisfy any sweet tooth. The Over-the-Rhine location also offered seasonal caramel apple and apple pie flavors last year.
Starting later this month, Graeter's Ice Cream will bring back its pumpkin-flavored ice cream, "a traditional taste for the finishing touch of any autumn dinner."
Frisch's is all about fall-flavored treats, offering multiple pumpkin menu items, including a slice or whole pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice caramel cake and pumpkin cheesecake, all available for carryout and delivery.
Busken Bakery is back with its award-winning family recipe for pumpkin pie.
Biggby Coffee, with multiple locations around Greater Cincinnati, is offering sweet foam pumpkin cold brew, pumpkin spice lattes and pumpkin muffins.
The Kidd Coffee Co. is offering a 12-ounce bag of Nostalgic Pumpkin Spice, slow roasted and infused with pumpkin and cinnamon.
If you're full from all the pumpkin food and drinks, there's still a way to showcase your passion thorough local goods.
The Candle Lab OTR has a fall collection featuring 16 classic scents to warm your home on chilly nights, including pumpkin spice. The 11-ounce candles are $20.
Cincy Shirts lets you express your love for the Queen City and pumpkin spice all at once, with a T-shirt, sweatshirt and tea towel reading "Cincinnati now available in pumpkin spice," and a pumpkin in the shape of Ohio.
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