Original Pumpkin Ale Recipe

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Original Pumpkin Ale

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All Grain
5 Gallon(s)
6.5 Gallon(s)
60 min
60%
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First attempt at recipe, turned out really good, wife liked it too and she is not a beer drinker, OG came out lower than expected. Efficiency was more at 60% than 70% as hoped. I decided to make another batch but wanted it to be sweeter, more like a pumpkin pie.

This recipe was cloned from Hail Hail Pumpkin Ale.

Fermentables

% lb fermentable ppg   L   usage  
85% 15 Pilsner - US 34
Mash
6% 1 Victory Malt - US 34
28°
Mash
4% 0.75 Caramel/Crystal 80 - US 35
80°
Mash
3% 0.5 Brown Sugar - US 46
10°
Late
3% 0.5 Lactose - Milk Sugar - US 41
Late
17.75 lb

Hops

oz variety type usage time AA   IBU  
0.5 Mt. Hood Pellet Boil 60 minutes 6.0 8.9
0.25 Willamette Pellet Boil 60 minutes 5.0 3.7
0.25 Saaz Pellet Boil 15 minutes 3.8 1.4
1 oz IBUs calculated using the Tinseth formula

Yeast

name attenuation  
Danstar Nottingham 75%
 

Other Stuff

amount unit name usage
4 each Cinnamon Secondary
1 tsp Allspice Boil
1 tsp Nutmeg Boil
2 lb Pumpkin Fruit (1.8 lb can) Mash
1 tsp Clove Boil
1 tsp Vanilla Extract Secondary
1 tsp Capella Gingerbread Extract Secondary
1 tsp Irish Moss Mash
1 tbsp Gypsum Mash
1 tsp Pie Spice Boil
 

Mash Steps

No Mash Steps in this Recipe

Special Instructions

  1. Heat 5 gallons of strike water for mash to 174F, heat 4 gallon of water for sparge to 170F for a 7 gallon of mash for boil based on 1 gallon of loss per hour.
  2. Adjust extract flavorings in secondary to meet prefered taste.
  3. Primary fermentation 14 days at 67F and rack to carboy
  4. Secondary fermentation 30 days at 67F, add finings once FG is reached, allow 4 weeks

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Recipe Facts

Original Pumpkin Ale
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.077
1.019
12.5° SRM
60%
14.1 IBU (tinseth)
0.18
7.5% ABV
265 per 12oz
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