• LothosLothos
    Posts: 2,146
    PUMPKIN ALE
    7 lbs. - LME – boil 60 minutes
    1 lb. - 20-40L crystal malt – steep then boil 60 minutes
    • Steep grain (malt) for 30 minutes in 160 deg. water.
    7 – 10 lb. Pumpkin
    • Roast pumpkin chunks for 1 hour, then insert in to beginning of boil of wort. After boil (60 minutes), mash pumpkin in strainer back into wort.
    1oz Mt. Hood Hops
    • ½ oz at beginning of boil
    • ½ oz last 15 min. of boil
    Yeast
    • English Ale Yeast - Add after wort has cooled between 85 – 75 degrees
    Spices
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground nutmeg last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground all spice last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice - ½ tsp at beginning of boil, ½ tsp last 15 minutes of boil
    • ½ tsp cloves last 15 minutes of boil
    Optional
    • 1 lb. Corn sugar
    • ½ tsp Irish moss for beer clarity


    here is one that a friend gave me its not bad for taste
    but it was his first try at brewing
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  • ThymThym
    Posts: 109,752
    Sounds good. I made a pumpkin spiced ale once. Used a Wit ale base and modified the spicing. I thought it was good, very festive. Most people wouldn't even try it because it sounded "strange"
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  • LothosLothos
    Posts: 2,146
    i need to load it into my beer program and tweek it so it has more creamy mouth feel
    and bigger body
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  • LothosLothos
    Posts: 2,146
    ok here it is just made it


    Killer Pumpkin Ale


    0- Untitled Style

    Author: Lothos


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    Size: 6.0 gal

    Efficiency: 81.0%

    Attenuation: 75.0%

    Calories: 273.68 kcal per 12.0 fl oz



    Original Gravity: 1.082 (1.000 - 1.100)

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    Terminal Gravity: 1.020 (1.000 - 1.100)

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    Color: 16.31 (0.0 - 50.0)

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    Alcohol: 8.09% (0.0% - 10.0%)

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    Bitterness: 28.6 (0.0 - 50.0)

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    Ingredients:



    14.0 lb Maris Otter

    3.0 lb Crystal Malt 40°L

    7 lb Pumpkin (fresh) - added during boil, boiled 0.0 m

    1.0 oz Cascade (5.5%) - added during boil, boiled 60 m

    1.0 oz Crystal (3.3%) - added during boil, boiled 30 m

    0.5 oz Cascade (5.5%) - added during boil, boiled 15 m

    1.0 tsp Irish Moss - added during boil, boiled 10 m

    1.0 ea White Labs WLP001 California Ale


    Schedule:



    Ambient Air: 70.0 °F

    Source Water: 60.0 °F

    Elevation: 0.0 m




    Notes


    Roast pumpkin chunks for 1 hour, then insert in to beginning of boil of wort. After boil (60 minutes), mash pumpkin in strainer back into wort.

    Spices
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground cinnamon last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground nutmeg last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp ground all spice last 15 minutes of boil
    • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice - ½ tsp at beginning of boil, ½ tsp last 15 minutes of boil
    • ½ tsp cloves last 15 minutes of boil


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