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AGGB's Proof of Pumpkinness Assurance Certificate

The tweet response from Nickel Brook Brewing this morning read "how bout them pumpkins?" It was sent in reply to today's announcement of A Good Beer Blog's Pumpkinness Assurance Certificate Program. The program was launched after many many minutes of study and consumer outreach consultancy after reading this post by the venerable Boing Boing which explains: Pumpkin is too watery and stringy to can, and the USDA has an exceptionally loosey-goosey definition of "pumpkin," which allows manufacturers to can various winter squash varieties (including one that Libby's specially bred to substitute for pumpkin) and call it "100% pumpkin.
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