Have you ever wondered how to make a cinnamon sugar rim for your pumpkin beer? It’s so easy! Now that fall is here I feel comfortable admitting that I’ve been making these at least once a week since before Labor Day.
I’m obsessed with Pumpkin Beer
Last year I went to a local bar and ordered a Pumking beer. They served it with the most amazing cinnamon sugar rim. I probably ordered 3 of them and rang up a pretty large bar tab. This year, I’m saving money by making them at home with all sorts of different pumpkin beers. I’m happy to report that they taste just as good for way less money!
Question: does loving pumpkin beer make you basic?
This is a sure fire way to impress guests without much effort. If you’ve ever created a rim for any sort of cocktail then you know just how easy this is to make.
How to make a cinnamon sugar rim for pumpkin beer
Start by making your sugar mixture. For pumpkin beer, I like to use the same cinnamon sugar ratio that I use on my pumpkin muffins,
Cinnamon Sugar Mixture for Pumpkin Beer
- 1/4 C. sugar
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
Step 1. Mix the sugar and spices together and put in a wide bowl or shallow plate.
Step 2: Rim the glass with syrup
Most directions for rimmed glasses start by instructing you to wet the rim with water, simple syrup or a sugary juice. I like to start with syrup. I don’t even dilute it. No, this isn’t a sponsored post, I just so happen to like Aunt Jemima. I’m also a huge fan of the pure maple syrup at Trader Joe’s. No matter what type of syrup you choose, it will be delicious.
All you do is put a little bit of syrup on a paper towel and wipe it along the rim of the glass.
Step 3: Dip your glass into the cinnamon sugar mixture.
What to eat with pumpkin beer
If you want to go all out with the pumpkin theme, pair your pumpkin beer with pumpkin chili for dinner and pumpkin muffins for dessert!
Do you love rimmed glasses as much as I do? I can’t get enough. I’ve even started making them for cocktails.
Watch the video on how to make your own cinnamon sugar rim for pumpkin beer
This is so easy. Don’t believe me? Watch the video to see how easy it is!
Where to buy the perfect beer glasses for pumpkin beer
You can find a good set of beer or pilsner glasses at almost any discount department store. My favorite is Home Goods.
If you want a good set right this minute, head to Amazon to buy this set. I have the same set and it has held up well in the dishwasher and to a few falls!
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