Author Topic: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice  (Read 1095 times)

Offline Fire Rooster

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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #15 on: September 30, 2021, 06:15:31 am »
https://www.olivenation.com/search-results?search_query=pumpkin

I'm not a pumpkin beer fan.
Just a thought, I can't vouch for or against the link above.

I've used some Olive Nation stuff before. Also Amoretti. I will probably go that route. I was just thinking if someone had a tried and true extract or powder that uses such and such amount for 5 gallons ... I'm lazy!

https://www.olivenation.com/pumpkin-pie-natural-flavor-organic-compliant.html

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"Outstanding! I am a home brewer a friend recommended this pumpkin flavor to me and I was a bit skeptical at first. After smelling and tasting it in my craft beer I can say without any reservations that this stuff is great for brewing. Try a few drops in a glass of nondescript beer I bet youll be impressed. Aroma and flavor are great! I do not bottle only keg my beer but in kegs I use a couple oz in 5 gal. (only a starting point for you)"

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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #16 on: September 30, 2021, 07:37:54 am »
I don’t like pumpkin spice beer generally but every year I have a couple at the brewery in town, Stone Cow, it’s actually quite good. They use a brown ale and add a ton of roasted pumpkin they grow on the farm and use a moderate amount of spices.
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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2021, 08:22:48 am »
  Human beings, especially Americans, friggin overdo spices every damn time.

Damn straight!  Every pumpkin beer I have had except for one which was homebrewed by a member of one of the brew clubs I belong to, who unfortunately passed in the last year, were way too damn spicy.  His was had best pumpkin beer I ever tasted and luckily he had given me the recipe.  Less spice is always better!
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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2021, 11:36:00 am »
This July, I was at Weyerbacher and had their Imperial Pumpkin Ale as it was coming down the bottling line and getting boxed up.  After a little bribery, the bartender appropriated one off the line for my drinking pleasure.  Pretty solid, for a style that isn't my cup of tea.

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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #19 on: September 30, 2021, 12:38:44 pm »
Um, is this the 10 step program where we start by admitting we like pumpkin beer?

Hi, my name is Tommy and I like pumpkin beer.

PS. I don’t brew it, but I buy a six pack every year and enjoy it. A few years ago a local bar had pumpkin beer on special in like January. I went back another day for more ;)

It decidedly is NOT. And I'm a little ashamed of you Tommy.  :P

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Re: *cringe* ... Pumpkin Spice Advice
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2021, 04:51:58 pm »
Just finished a Whole Hog Pumpkin Ale from Stevens Point, WI.  My first pumpkin beer of the season. Not bad!