day 15


Origin: Brewed at Browar Witnica for KOR GmbH (Langenzersdorf, Austria)

Style: Herb/Spiced Beer

ABV: 4.9%

Notes: Das Original Kürbiskernbier. CORE claims to be “The Original Pumpkin Beer,” having found an old pumpkin beer recipe in a tavern brewery in Barvaria, Germany. Unlike their North American counterparts, who brew with the flesh of pumpkins, CORE uses pumpkin seeds.

Maybe I’m a bit dense, but without Google Translate, I would’ve never guessed this is a pumpkin beer by looking at the label. Was I expected to see the outline of a pumpkin seed? Did you see it? Deciphering a beer label shouldn’t be so hard.  (Sorry, no more contests here – not going to give away any more beers a la Day 9).


CORE’s tagline – Das Bier in aller Munde – translates to “The beer on everyone’s lips.”  Maybe it’s a *slight* exaggeration but there’s no harm in having great pumpkin dreams.


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