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Pumpkin Ale

168 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Keith / Dr. Sherlock
Calories: 168 calories (Per 12oz)
Share: <EMBED>
1.051
1.012
5.09%
12.53
17.53
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7 lb American - Pale 2-Row7 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 62.9%
2 lb American - Munich - Dark 20L2 lb Munich - Dark 20L 33 20 18%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 9%
9 oz Belgian - Biscuit9 oz Biscuit 35 23 5.1%
9 oz German - Melanoidin9 oz Melanoidin 37 25 5.1%
11.13 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
0.5 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Boil 90 min 12.53
1 oz Mount Hood1 oz Mount Hood Hops Leaf/Whole 4.8 Boil 0 min
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Infusion156 °F90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
60 oz Canned Pumpkin Other Mash 1 hr.
1 tsp ground cinnamon Spice Boil 1 hr.
1 tsp vanilla bean Spice Boil 1 hr.
0.5 tsp nutmeg Spice Boil 1 hr.
0.25 tsp All Spice Spice Boil 1 hr.
0.5 tsp Ginger Spice Boil 1 hr.
1 tsp Whirlfloc/Irish Moss Water Agt Boil 15 min.
58 oz Pumpkin Pie Cans Spice Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 197 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes
Spread 60 oz canned pumpkin on a cookie sheet and bake for 45 minutes @350* - looking for caramelization of sugars.

Mash in for Add canned pumpkin @90min mash
Looking to stabilize at 154°-156°
Vorlauf and drain
Batch sparge with water @ 170°-175°

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The longer mash time is for the pumpkin pie mix.

The longer boil time is because of the high altitude and to ensure boil off of DMS.
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Water Requirements:

Total mash water needed
8.7 gal
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb
4.17 gal
Remaining sparge water volume
4.53 gal (you may need more depending on how the pumpkin reacts)
Grain absorption losses
-1.39 gal
Mash Lauter Tun dead space
-0.25 gal
Amount going into kettle
7.06 gal
Boil off losses
-1.5 gal
Hops absorption losses
-0.06 gal
Amount going into fermentor
5.5 gal

Total: 8.7 34.8
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