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Old 06-13-2011, 09:14 AM   #591
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Yuri is (as usual) completely right.
Drink this beer early and often!!
I made the mistake of putting these away in the cellar to condition, then totally forgot about them.
The pumpkin and spices fall out very quickly. =(
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Old 06-20-2011, 06:10 PM   #592
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Where did you find these? There's a local kosher store that carries a wide variety of craft beers, but I've never seen that Pumking beer.
Typically pumpkin beers are seasonal and aren't around except for fall/thanksgiving, with the rare exception of a great store. Thanks
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Old 06-20-2011, 10:17 PM   #593
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My local beer store has the most incredible selection of beers from around the world. hundreds if not in the thousands of selections...

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Old 06-21-2011, 01:39 PM   #594
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I have been seeing a lot of people using grain bags to put the pumpkin in so it doesn't get as messy when when going into the carboy. Are you all adding the pumpkin to your mash and putting it in a grain bag? Or are you boiling it in your grain bag? I'm going to do the extract version soon so I didn't know if the grain bag technique was only good for those doing a mash with the pumpkin? Or if it would be a good idea to do my 60 min with the pumpkin in the grain bag or just freely dumped into the pot?

 
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Old 06-25-2011, 02:40 AM   #595
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I used a bag for mine and didn't run into any issues.
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Old 06-26-2011, 01:50 AM   #596
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I threw my pumpkin straight in, and didn't have any problems (other than a lot of pumpkin in the bottom of my kettle, which just rinsed right out, so no problems). No bag.
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Old 06-29-2011, 11:11 PM   #597
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I used canned organic pumpkin puree, baked in a casserole dish, then added straight to the kettle. No bag. I figure with the puree, a bag probably would have been messier anyways. All the trub settled out in the primary, then i autosiphoned off the top of it into secondary for more settling. It's pretty crystal clear right now. I'll be making another spice tea when i bottle, and will prime it with a spiced dextrose concoction.
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Old 06-30-2011, 01:26 PM   #598
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When are people going to start brewing their pumpkin beers?

 
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Old 07-06-2011, 07:44 PM   #599
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I just bottled mine last week.
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When are people going to start brewing their pumpkin beers?
My pumpkin porter will be brewed in about 4 weeks or so.

 
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