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Pumpkin Beer V4

217 calories 20 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: Partial Mash
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.29 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.088 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 68% (brew house)
Source: Mark Santangelo
Calories: 217 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday August 2nd 2014
1.066
1.013
6.96%
24.53
13.49
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
5 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light5 lb Liquid Malt Extract - Light 35 4 36.9%
0.5 lb Brown Sugar0.5 lb Brown Sugar - (late addition) 45 15 3.7%
0.5 lb Honey0.5 lb Honey - (late addition) 42 2 3.7%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 7.4%
1.5 lb Belgian - Biscuit1.5 lb Biscuit 35 23 11.1%
1 lb Flaked Wheat1 lb Flaked Wheat 34 2 7.4%
3 oz Rice Hulls3 oz Rice Hulls 0 0 1.4%
2 lb American - Pale 2-Row2 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 14.7%
30 oz Canned Pumpkin30 oz Canned Pumpkin 0 12 13.8%
13.56 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.7 oz Challenger0.7 oz Challenger Hops Pellet 8.9 Boil 60 min 15.94 63.6%
0.4 oz Sterling0.4 oz Sterling Hops Pellet 8.4 Boil 60 min 8.59 36.4%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
qt -- 155 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
2.5 each Vanilla Beans Flavor Secondary 0 min.
1 each Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
2.5 tsp Cinnamon Spice Boil 2 min.
0.5 tsp Allspice Spice Boil 2 min.
0.5 tsp Nutmeg freshly ground Spice Boil 2 min.
0.5 tsp Clove Spice Boil 2 min.
1.25 tsp Freshly grated Ginger Spice Boil 2 min.
1 tsp Graham cracker extract Flavor Secondary 0 min.
0.5 tsp Wyeast nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
Amount:
1
Attenuation (custom):
80%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
72 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 404 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Corn sugar       Amount: 4 oz      
 
Target Water Profile
New York City + 1 tsp Gypsum
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
70 1 7 9 158 18
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Mixed canned pumpkin with 8 oz honey and baked at 350 for 60 minutes. Let cool, placed in nylon grain bag and boiled for 60 minutes.

Sliced Vanilla Beans lengthwise and scraped out seeds and everything inside into jar, covered beans with vodka. Chopped bean into 1/4 inch pieces and added to solution as well. Marinated for 2 weeks and then added to secondary.

Add .5 tsp of Capella's Graham Cracker Extract to secondary. Add the other .5 tsp to bottling bucket.

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  • Last Updated: 2014-08-02 19:00 UTC
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