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Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 08-14-2012 at 05:15 AM
Its about that time of year again! I brewed another 5 gallon batch of this yesterday so it will
be ready for Oktoberfest. I can't find any pumpkins yet so I put two pounds of pumpkin puree in
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 11-30-2011 at 05:25 PM
Guess I'm not the only person with a carbing problem. Mine's been in the bottle for almost 2
months now, and it's just not carbing. I didn't put enough sugar in when I bottled, but I also
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 11-28-2011 at 10:39 PM
So over Thanksgiving I took a bunch of my Pumpkin monster that I call "Trick or Treat" down to
enjoy with the family....My Aunt and Uncle are beer nerds like me, everybody else there falls
into the "I...
Posted in thread: Stolen Rouge on 10-29-2011 at 04:57 PM
So you mentioned adding yeast to the secondary, did you use the same 550 that you pitched in
the primary? What about making a starter for it?With the cherries, I've heard of people using
cherry pie fi...
Posted in thread: Stolen Rouge on 10-29-2011 at 02:03 AM
I'd like to try this one out...wife loves the Kasteel Rouge and is currently pregnant, so it'd
be easier for her to wait while the beer finishes up.Does anyone have any other modifications
that might ...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-28-2011 at 08:27 PM
How much brown sugar did you use? I'm going to pumpkin pie filling ~60 oz with a stout kit then
add some coffee into the 2ndary fermenter.1 pound in the boil, 4 oz to prime
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-26-2011 at 10:59 PM
you boilded it as well correct? i am getting ready to do this as soon as i get off work and
want to make sure i have my ducks in a row. at what point in the boil did you add your pie
filling?I put the...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-26-2011 at 10:27 PM
when you transfer your wort to the primary, are ya all straining it? or just putting everything
in the primary pumpkin puree and all? thanks!I used pumpkin pie filling and I put it all in the
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-25-2011 at 03:35 AM
I put my pumpkin brew in the bottles today and man... it's gonna be a one and done beer. It
came out STRONG. The pumpkin and spice are all there, and I bottled with brown sugar. I had
about 1.5 or 2 g...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Spiced Ale on 09-19-2011 at 05:31 PM
For the reasons you mentioned, a secondary is not needed. Personally, in a beer like a pumpkin
with spices and pumpkin mush floating around, I would strongly consider a secondary, however.