Pumpkin Wine, Grown on the Vine.
3 quarts cider
1 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon whole cloves or allspice
8 sticks cinnamon
½ cup lemon juice
1 quart orange juice
1 quart ginger ale
1.Boil together five minutes one quart cider, sugar and spice, stirring till sugar is dissolved. Cool and strain.
2.Add lemon and orange juice and chill.
3. Pour over ice in a hollowed-out pumpkin or punch bowl, and add ginger ale just before serving.
Yield: about four and a half quarts
New York Times, 26 October, 1951