With fall just around the corner, pumpkin spice lattes have made their official return at Starbucks, Tim Hortons and other coffee chains across Canada. Timmies has upped their fall flavour game this season with the Pumpkin Spice Iced Capp, and Canadians are already all over it.
To make pumpkin spice season even more interesting, we've rounded up the best liquors, craft beers and boozy beverages available at the LCBO right now. Your fall pregames and patio get-togethers are about to get so much better.
1. Revelstoke Pumpkin Spiced Whisky
This pumpkin spiced whisky is the tastiest addition to any fall-themed mixed drink. The whisky is available for online purchase as well as in-store. It's described as "perfect subtle sweet pumpkin pie combined with a barrel oak scent to create a very pleasing aroma." It also makes a great base for a homemade spiked PSL!
2. Spicebox Pumpkin
Spicebox pumpkin whisky is a fine, blended liquor with a kick of pumpkin. Spicebox is in stock online and in select stores across the province, and retails for just $16.45 CAD for a 375 mL bottle.
3. St-Ambroise Pumpkin Ale
Beer drinkers, this is the pumpkin-infused seasonal craft you need in your life. St. Ambroise is a "medium amber colour, with light aromas of baking spice, fresh pumpkin and spicy hops, lightly sweet, with nutmeg and cinnamon notes and natural pumpkin flavour." It's available in select stores and is only $1.95 CAD per can!
4. Great Lakes Brewery Pumpkin Ale
This pumpkin ale is just like autumn itself - crisp and refreshing. The pumpkin taste in this craft ale is light yet earthy, with a delicious spicy note that lingers in your mouth after every sip. This brew is available online and in-store.
5. Lake of Bays Wild North Pumpkin Autumn Ale
This craft beer is literally meant for all of your get-togethers this fall. The autumn-inspired flavours in this drink include toasted nut, vanilla, pumpkin and baking spice. It's basically the taste of freshly baked pumpkin pie in a refreshing beer.
6. Grand River Brewing Highballer Pumpkin Ale
You need to take a cooler full of this local Ontario craft ale on your first pumpkin patch adventure this season. It's medium and spicy, with a super rich pumpkin taste. It's available in select stores this fall season, and you better get it quick while supplies last.