pumpkin ale, fruit beer, extract
Source: Erik Vanthilt (email@example.com),
HBD Issue #2238, 10/18/96
As for the Pumpkin Ale, I just brewed 7.5 gal of the stuff, and my
recipe seemed to work well. I did an extract, I find it easier with
fruit beers, using specialty grains.
Haven't tried it yet, bottle it today, but it smells great.
Good luck on your pumpkin ale.
Ingredients: (5 gallons)
- 7 lb pale malt extract syrup
- 1 lb crystal 60L
- .5 lb cara-pils dextrine (optional)
- 1 oz cluster 60 min
- .5 oz hallertaur 30 min
- 2/3 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
- 1/2 tsp irish moss
- wyeast #1056 American ale
- 1 pumpkin, about 12 pounds
Use a pumpkin about 12 pounds in size, carve, clean and peel. Do your
grains... add extract... start boil, add hops, at 30 min add pumpkin
and hallertaur hops, at 15 min add spices and irish moss. When boil is
done, remove pumpkin, add to carboy containing 2.5 gal water, pitch