Sam Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin?
Best pumpkin beer I have tasted. Anybody have a clone recipe? I know Sam Adams lists the ingredients on their website, but I am still pretty new at brewing and need help figuring out a recipe.
Does anybody who has tasted this beer have any ideas? Here is what the Sam Adams website says for the profile.
Flavor: Rich & smooth with a roasty maltiness and hints of molasses & caramel. Full and sweet from teh pumpkin and warming spices that are complemented by earthy UK hops.
Color: Rich copper, 25 SRM
Original Gravity: 20.7° Plato
Alcohol by Vol/Wt: 8.5%ABV – 6.6%ABW
Calories/12 oz.: 288
Malt Varieties: Samuel Adams two-row pale malt blend, rye, Special B, and smoked malt
Hop Varieties: East Kent Goldings and Fuggles
Special Ingredients: Real pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice
Yeast Strain: Samuel Adams ale yeast
Availability: Limited Release
First Brewed: 2011
I know this is a necropost but I just tried a bottle.... How about this:
13# 2 Row Malt
1.5# Special B
0.5# Smoked Malt
1oz Fuggles @ 60 min
1oz EKG @ 60 min
2tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice @ 0 min
Wyeast 1968 ESB
BeerSmith gives me 1.088 OG, 1.022 FG (right about what I measured Fat Jack at), 24.8 IBU, 26.8 SRM.
The commercial Fat Jack tasted very similar to a Fullers ESB if I took away the pumpkin flavors so I think ESB yeast and optic malt would be ideal for this recipe. Also the beer was very thick for my taste. Almost like a Barleywine or a Scotch Ale.
How about some flaked barley and/or Munich to help with the mouthfeel?
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