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Pumpkin Beer?

Brewing one.
31 (31%)
Not brewing one.
20 (20%)
MIght brew one.
10 (10%)
Will buy some.
18 (18%)
Won't buy some.
9 (9%)
Might buy some.
7 (7%)
may try a sample if you hand me your home brew but I don't want a full pint
5 (5%)

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Offline Tristan

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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #30 on: September 21, 2011, 06:49:12 PM »
I just brewed a Pumpkin "Pi" Ale this afternoon.  I've never brewed one up until today and I've always wanted to.  The wort smelled and tasted delicious.  I'm not sure if it's a beer I'll want to drink a lot of in one sitting.  It will be a nice beer to give sixers of to friends and family; or if I like it too much just to hoard.
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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #31 on: September 22, 2011, 09:53:23 PM »
You could brew a pale ale and put the pumpkin in the mash and just tell that it is in there, but the pumpkin adds a nice flavor and slight aroma to the pale ale.
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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #32 on: September 23, 2011, 10:09:24 AM »
I made my first last year and it was fantastic!  I am NOT a fan of ANY fruit/vegetable additions to beers, but I do like the Pumpkin Ale.  I made mine with a lot of spices and added a quartered and baked 15lb pumpkin to the mash.  It came out at 8.3% and tasted like Pumpkin Pie Beer.  MMMMMMMM!

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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #33 on: September 23, 2011, 08:04:26 PM »
St. Arnolds out of Houston made a divine reserve Pumpkin Ale a few years ago and it was gr8!  They plan on making it a seasonal brew, but I am anxious to try one of my own.
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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #34 on: September 25, 2011, 06:08:09 AM »
Brewed up some pumpkin ale yesterday. I got the color as close to pumpkin orange as I could.

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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2011, 09:55:36 AM »
I've had requests from friends to brew a pumpkin beer but personally i find pumpkin disgusting in any form, except carved on the front step, and even then i won't go near the guts as it activates my gag reflex as soon as the smell hits me. Put me down for not brewing one.
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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #36 on: September 26, 2011, 05:17:10 PM »
I've had requests from friends to brew a pumpkin beer but personally i find pumpkin disgusting in any form, except carved on the front step, and even then i won't go near the guts as it activates my gag reflex as soon as the smell hits me. Put me down for not brewing one.

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Re: Pumpkin Beer
« Reply #37 on: September 27, 2011, 09:30:09 AM »
haha love it oscar!
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