6 Halloween Pumpkin Carving Ideas for Beer Geeks Seeking Inspiration
It’s okay if you don’t like pumpkin beer, you’re OBVIOUSLY still a fan of Halloween. Here are a few beer-themed carved pumpkin ideas; from brewery logos to beer kegs, these carvings are sure to inspire…
By Dustin Miller on Oct. 24, 2018
It’s pumpkin carving season! Assuming you’ve already visited your local pumpkin patch and picked out the perfect pumpkin to carve… (talk about a tongue twister!) Here are some ideas on how you can incorporate your favourite brews into your Halloween pumpkins!
Whether you’re looking to scare some trick-or-treaters or show off your love for beer, there’s a beer pumpkin carving design for you. If you’re new pumpkin carving or wouldn’t quite call yourself a “pumpkin picasso”, don’t worry! There are a ton of easy pumpkin carving designs, no matter your carving skills.
The Best Beer Pumpkin Ideas for Halloween
1. Beer Logo Halloween Pumpkin Carving
If you’ve got a steady hand, and a favourite brewery or beer brand, you could give this pumpkin carving a shot. Let’s hope they send you some free beer for the promo!
2. Drunk Halloween Pumpkin / Puking Halloween Pumpkin
This is a classic style and pretty easy to create for those who are new to pumpkin carving. It’s funny, childish, and goofy– perfect.
3. Hops Halloween Pumpkin
This is for all you creative hop heads out there with an eye for design — and a no-brainer for those annual pumpkin carving contests at the brewery. “Hoppy” Halloween!
4. A “COLD BEER” Carved Pumpkin Sign
This is the ultimate “party here” sign. Sometimes you just need to know where to go to get the party started… Or you can use this to let the trick-or-treaters know that they aren’t getting a trick or a treat until they get you a cold one.
5. Easy Beer Cooler Pumpkin
No carving talent required! This is a must-have for your Halloween party. An evolution of the previous “Cold Beer” pumpkin, the beer cooler pumpkin is functional and ‘fancy’!
How to make a Beer Cooler Out of a Pumpkin
6. Pumpkin Beer Keg
Still lacking inspiration? You could always skip carving and convert your pumpkin into a keg – with the beer-tapped pumpkin
Admittedly, this one seems a little funny, but also friggin’ gross, so until we try it, we’re not going to recommend it. We think it’ll taste more like a random pumpkin-saturated beer than a pumpkin ale, which taste like a pumpkin on purpose. That said, it’s all over the web as a “festive” way to serve beer, so we included it for aesthetics.
How to Make a Pumpkin Beer Keg
That sums up our inspirational beer pumpkin carving ideas. Show us how you fared this Halloween and tag @justbeerapp on Instagram in your beer pumpkin photos!
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