Carnival debuts new beer “Parchedpig Beach Lager”

ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale - Carnival Cruise Line
The ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale on Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line announced a new lager, Parchedpig beach lager, will debut on new Carnival Panorama in December

ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale - Carnival Cruise Line
The ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale on Carnival Cruise Line

The line announced that a brand new beer will debut at Guy’s Pig & Anchor Smokehouse Brewhouse for a limited time. The beer will be available across the fleet and aboard the new Carnival Panorama when it enters service in December.

In additional a new seasonal beer, ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale, will be available fleetwide in bottles and on draft later this month.


A Beer Festival First

Carnival operates the only shipboard breweries in North America and was first cruise line to exhibit at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver.

The cruise line and showcased its ParchedPig West Coast IPA, ParchedPig Toasted Amber and ThirstyFrog Caribbean beers created by Carnival’s in-house brewing team and, in partnership with Brew Hub.

ParchedPig Pumpkin Ale is a bold, full-bodied beer with a hint of spiciness and notes of cinnamon, nutmeg, clove, caramel, and brown sugar, providing the perfect complement to autumn cruising.  It will be available in 22-ounce “bombers” and on draft in bars and lounges across the fleet, as well as at breweries aboard Carnival Vista and Carnival Horizon.

Carnival Cruises at Great American Beer Festival
Carnival Team at the Great American Beer Festival

The newest beer under the ParchedPig moniker, Beach Lager, is an easy-drinking refreshing brew that combines traditional German brewing techniques with a fun sense of adventure. 

Beer Brewed Onboard

ParchedPig Beach Lager will be brewed and served at Carnival Panorama’s Smokehouse Brewhouse, joining the award-winning ParchedPig Smoked Porter West Coast IPA, Toasted Amber, and Farmhouse Ale, also brewed on board.  

These beers pair perfectly  with the delicious smoked-on-board barbecue offerings created by Food Network star and longt-ime Carnival partner Guy Fieri.

David McDonald
As one half of Cruise with Ben & David I am a huge cruise enthusiast and have sailed on over 30 cruises. On dry land, I am a Head of Design at a digital media company based in London. I have had the opportunity to work with brands such as the Financial Times and The Telegraph.