The handcrafted soda maker Maine Root, based in Portland and run by brothers Mark and Matt Seiler, pays homage to autumn with Pumpkin Pie Soda. Sounds dubious — and there’s no pumpkin in this seasonal offering — but the flavors come through in spices like allspice, ginger, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sweetened with Fair Trade organic cane sugar, the orange-colored drink tastes like spiced cream soda. Says Mark Seiler, “While adults are drinking pumpkin beer, this soda gives kids something special.” Or drink it yourself, as a mixer with a jigger of spiced rum. Available at Harvest Co-op, 580 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617-661-1580, and 57 South St., Jamaica Plain, 617-524-1667; Dedham Square Country Store, 626 High St., Dedham, 781-326-8944; Wegmans, 9102 Shops Way, Northborough, 508-936-1900; or go to to www.maineroot.com.