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Offline mainebrewer

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Re: Pumpkin beer
« Reply #15 on: September 09, 2019, 12:54:51 PM »
I do 4 lbs of roasted pumpkin in a paint strainer bag in the mash and boil.  I do BIAB, so no stuck sparred.  Good to see the anti-pumpkin goons out in full force.


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Offline hopfenundmalz

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Re: Pumpkin beer
« Reply #16 on: September 09, 2019, 02:38:44 PM »
A pro friend had a local BBQ place cook his pumpkins on a smoker. At least he got some smoke flavor out of his pumpkins beer!
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Re: Pumpkin beer
« Reply #17 on: October 16, 2019, 01:38:49 AM »
I chop and roast a pie pumpkin and a butternut squash (it has more flavor than pumpkin) and add the pieces to the boil.
Also, I use saison yeast instead of ale yeast to add a bit of the spice notes to the beer.