1. Alley Kat’s Pumpkin Pie Spiced Ale
With notes of cinnamon and nutmeg, this medium-bodied ale tastes just as delicious and comforting as your grandmother’s pumpkin pie.
Alley Kat Brewery Company | 9929-60 Ave. | 780-436-8922
2. Violet Chocolate Co.’s Pumpkin Chai Chocolate Bar
Having won both a Canadian and international chocolate award, this caramelized white chocolate bar infused with pumpkin spices and chai tea deserves to be added to your fall-tradition roster. The Violet Chocolate Co. | 17515-10 Ave. SW | 587-523-4399
3. Narayanni’s Sweet Pumpkin Soup
This tasty, heart-warming soup has a rich flavour — though it’s not made with any cream — that will have you returning for a second (or third) bowl at the restaurant’s nightly buffet.
Narayanni’s | 10131-81 Ave. | 780-756-7112
4. Duchess Bake Shop’s Pumpkin Spice Macarons
These popular, handmade treats (the bakery sells over 2,000 of them every day) are made into even sweeter delicacies for this special fall flavour. Don’t wait for all the leaves to fall before you indulge — this variety is only available in October!
Duchess Bake Shop | 10720-124 St. | 780-488-4999
5. Vi’s for Pies’ Pumpkin Pie
This list wouldn’t be complete without the original pumpkin dessert! Enjoy a slice of pie (made from a secret family recipe) at one of the best pie shops in town.
Vi’s for Pies | 13408 Stony Plain Rd. | 780-454-4300
6. Alberta Hotel Bar + Kitchen’s Pumpkin Flip Cocktail
A PSL meets bourbon in this warming autumn cocktail with Michter’s Bourbon, pumpkin spice syrup, and a whole egg.
Alberta Hotel Bar + Kitchen | 9802 Jasper Ave. | 780-760-0062