How to Make a Pumpkin Cooler

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How to Make a Pumpkin Cooler

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Things To Grab

  • Large pumpkin
  • Pumpkin carving tools
  • Ice cubes
  • Warped Roots craft beer, or other beverages

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    1. Carve the Pumpkin: This step is pretty explanatory. Cut off the top of the pumpkin and scoop out the pulp on the inside and discard. You will be left with a hallowed out pumpkin bowl. 

    2. Time for Boo-ze: Fill the pumpkin with your favorite type of adult beverage. We recommend Warped Roots craft beer, sold exclusively at Hy-Vee. 

    3. The Cool Down: Top the boo-ze filled pumpkin with ice, making sure to get into all of the nooks-and-crannies.