Terrapin Pumpkinfest Spicy Crab Bisque

Terrapin Pumpkinfest Spicy Crab Bisque has all the great flavors of fall. I’ve incorporated all those beautiful fall flavors in this off the charts bisque. Paired with the Terrapin Pumpkinfest Salted Caramel Crusted Beer Bread, your tummy will be very happy. In fact, I’d say you’ll “fall” for it!

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4 Tbs butter

½ cup finely chopped shallots

½ cup finely chopped onion

4 cloves garlic

1 tsp fresh grated ginger

½ tsp kosher or sea salt

½ tsp ground nutmeg

¼ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper

¼ tsp cayenne pepper

1/8 tsp ground cloves

1 ½ cups chicken broth

1 ½ cups seafood stock

12 oz Terrapin Pumpkinfest

2 (15oz) cans pumpkin puree

1 cup heavy cream or half & half

½ lb lump crab meat

1 cup shredded smoked gouda

Sour cream or plain Greek yogurt for garnish

Chopped parsley for garnish


In dutch oven, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallots, onions, garlic, & ginger until tender, stirring occasionally. Lower heat to medium low, add next 7 ingredients, cook for 2 minutes. Add broth & Terrapin Pumpkinfest. Bring to just to a boil; reduce heat. Add pumpkin & heavy cream. Simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Allow to cool slightly; blend soup using an immersion blender (you can use a stand blender, but allow to cool longer). Return to heat & add cheese & crab. Garnish with sour cream or Greek yogurt, & parsley.

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