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The Great Pumpkin Ale All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.049
FG1.013
IBU27
ABV4.60 %
SRM7
BJCP Style
22. Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer, Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Description
Brewed to celebrate people getting rid of their jack-o-lanterns...and to have a nice festive ale for xmas drinking.
Submitted by hopfenundmalz on 18-Jan-2008

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes a real holiday crowd pleaser. just the right bit of spice to remind you it's xmas. med-light body, orangey hue, a little residual sweetness, noticable pumpkininess, perfect balance of hops. next time i will use fresh grated ginger instead of powder.
Awards
Boil Volume 5.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast white labs WLP004 Irish Ale (73% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 9 days in plastic
Secondary Fermentation 30 days in corny keg
Other Fermentation
Procedure single-step infusion 14 liters of water 150F for 70 min and sparging with 12 liters at 175F. put on yeast bed of previous beer racked same day (irish stout).
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.049
FG 1.013
IBU 27
SRM 7
ABV 4.60
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
63.6 % 7.00 Canadian Two-row Pale 31.2 2.1
27.3 % 3.00 German Munich 13.8 8.0
9.1 % 1.00 German Carahell 4.2 12.0
  11.00     49.2  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
50.0 % 1.00 Goldings Whole/Plug 5.2 5.2 60 0.242 18.9
25.0 % 0.50 Goldings Whole/Plug 5.2 2.6 20 0.147 5.7
25.0 % 0.50 Goldings Whole/Plug 5.2 2.6 6 0.057 2.2
  2.00               27.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 lb Libby's Canned Pumpkin added to mash
1 tsp irish moss in boil 10 min
1 tsp cinnamon in boil 10 min
1/2 tsp nutmeg in boil 10 min
1 tsp ginger in boil 10 min