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Spiced Beer - Autumn Seasonal Beer


An amber to copper, spiced beer that often has a moderately rich body and slightly warming finish suggesting a good accompaniment for the cool fall season, and often evocative of Thanksgiving traditions.

Flavor Profile: Many interpretations are possible; allow for brewer creativity as long as the resulting product is balanced and provides some spice (and optionally, sugar and vegetable) presentation. Spices associated with the fall season are typical (as mentioned in the

Ingredients: Spices are required, and often include those evocative of the fall or Thanksgiving season (e.g., allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, ginger) but any combination is possible and creativity is encouraged. Flavorful adjuncts are often used (e.g., molasses, i

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Top 10 Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Pumpkin Cream Ale
5.5 gal 2.9% 23.27 1.027 1.005
All Grain 4183
Panty Dropper Pumpkin
5.75 gal 9.6% 55.6 1.092 1.019
All Grain 3186
Amber - Turkeyfest
5 gal 6.76% 42.37 1.069 1.017
extract 2878
Sweet Spud Ale
5.5 gal 9.92% 85.35 1.100 1.024
All Grain 2450
Winterale
25 L 6.83% 30.64 1.067 1.015
All Grain 2186
Smashing Pumpkin
5.5 gal 5.69% 27.4 1.054 1.010
extract 2072
Pumpkin Ale 8/04/12
82 L 5.23% 27.78 1.050 1.010
All Grain 1999
Great Pumpkin
5 gal 8.87% 42.21 1.088 1.021
Partial Mash 1916
Crustless Pumpkin Pie
5.5 gal 6.65% 35.02 1.072 1.021
BIAB 1868
Porter - Pumpkin
5 gal 5.89% 22 1.059 1.014
extract 1659

Newest Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
coffee ale 2024.5.19
115 L 4.51% 25.23 1.045 1.010
All Grain 27
Pumpkin
5.5 gal 7.42% 25.69 1.078 1.021
All Grain 212
Gingerbread cookie saison
5 gal 6.91% 18.62 1.067 1.014
extract 127
Smashing Pumpkin Ale
5 gal 6.68% 31.53 1.063 1.012
extract 144
Pumpkin Ale
25 L 4.82% 35.5 1.049 1.012
BIAB 150
Mashing Pumpkins (Pumpkin beer mashed IN pumpkin)
3 gal 5.06% 11.59 1.050 1.011
All Grain 202
The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown?
5.5 gal 8.55% 25.88 1.073 1.011
extract 212
Omage to Anchor Holiday Brew
5.5 gal 7.02% 42.01 1.070 1.017
BIAB 122
Trying OBC recipe 2
20.8 L 6.22% 34.06 1.066 1.018
All Grain 133
Pumpkin Beer 2023
6.25 gal 6.07% 31.29 1.068 1.024
All Grain 174

Fermentables Used In Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
US - Pale 2-Row 93 US Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 62% 14% - 93%
Brown Sugar 76 Sugar sugar 15°L
45 7% 1% - 100%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 56 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 53% 10% - 88%
Munich - Light 10L 55 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 21% 3% - 72%
Pumpkin (fresh) 53 Fruit fruit 0°L
1 22% 5% - 45%
Pumpkin (canned) 52 Fruit fruit 0°L
8 19% 4% - 47%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 44 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 1% - 91%
American - Victory 33 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 15%
Lactose (Milk Sugar) 33 Sugar sugar 1°L
41 5% 1% - 8%
Flaked Oats 32 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 2% - 60%

Hops Used In Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Magnum 39 15 70% 17% - 100%
Northern Brewer 35 7.8 82% 33% - 100%
Cascade 35 7 49% 15% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 30 5 52% 17% - 100%
Fuggles 25 4.5 57% 2% - 100%
Willamette 22 4.5 54% 9% - 100%
Saaz 22 3.5 35% 14% - 100%
Cluster 19 6.5 61% 10% - 100%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 12 3.75 59% 6% - 100%
Mount Hood 11 4.8 55% 20% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 10L 4 American Grain crystal malt 10°L
35 63% 50% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 4 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 35% 1% - 100%
Caramel / Crystal 60L 4 Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 54% 1% - 100%
American - Chocolate 4 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 38% 20% - 50%
American - Pale 6-Row 4 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
35 54% 16% - 84%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 67% 50% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 3 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 19% 11% - 33%
Briess - Caramel Malt - 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
35.4 76% 29% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 20L 2 American Grain crystal malt 20°L
35 51% 22% - 80%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 22% - 33%

Yeasts Used In Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 65 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 34 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 18 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 15 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 12 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 10 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Imperial Yeast - A07 Flagship 6 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium-low 73% 60°F 72°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 6 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - Liberty Bell Ale M36 5 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 76% 62°F 74°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 4 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Autumn Seasonal Beer Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 55 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 77%
Nutmeg 39 Spice Boil 8% 0% - 43%
Whirlfloc 32 Water Agt Boil 22% 3% - 85%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 28 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 80%
Cinnamon 26 Spice Boil 21% 0% - 91%
Lactic acid 25 Water Agt Mash 36% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 25 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 53%
Ginger 23 Spice Boil 7% 0% - 66%
Cinnamon stick 22 Spice Boil 28% 0% - 75%
Pumpkin pie spice 18 Spice Boil 44% 0% - 100%

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