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Old 08-28-2011, 09:28 PM   #661
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I do the same thing and I also just brewed a pumpkin ale 2 weeks ago. 3 gallon boil and topped it up with cold water to 5 gallons. Took the first taste/gravity reading after fermentation and it is AWESOME!!!!

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Great! Thanks for the above replies. Did you brew this particular pumpkin recipe? It looks delicious, excited to try!

 
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Old 08-29-2011, 03:48 PM   #662
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I plan on buying the ingredients for this brew next week and want to do the extract version. So I usually make 5g batches could someone break down the steeping grain changes for me. THANK YOU! !

 
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:33 AM   #663
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The volume issue comes up a lot. The reason I made a 6 gallon recipe is to overcome the inevitable massive pumpkin trub. If you want 5 gallons of beer into bottles or a keg, you pretty much need to brew 6 using this recipe.
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:36 AM   #664
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The volume issue comes up a lot. The reason I made a 6 gallon recipe is to overcome the inevitable massive pumpkin trub. If you want 5 gallons of beer into bottles or a keg, you pretty much need to brew 6 using this recipe.
You got it, time to finish the keg kettle conversion I put aside I guess cheers.

 
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Old 08-31-2011, 01:52 AM   #665
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Why is the amount of spice added to clearing a lot less in the AG version than the extract version. It seems like 1.5tsp for 15 gal isn't very much. Are you really getting that much pumpkin flavor out of the mash?

 
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Old 08-31-2011, 03:04 PM   #666
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The 15 gallon recipe calls for 1/2 Tbsp not tsp.

 
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:55 PM   #667
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The 15 gallon recipe calls for 1/2 Tbsp not tsp.
Negate my response..

 
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Old 08-31-2011, 07:59 PM   #668
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Because spices are strong. It takes very little to get a big effect.
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Old 08-31-2011, 09:22 PM   #669
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Would it be ok to add half of the pumpkin to the mash then the other half into the boil? Minimize the amount of pumpkin in the mash.
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Old 09-01-2011, 02:20 AM   #670
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Would it be ok to add half of the pumpkin to the mash then the other half into the boil? Minimize the amount of pumpkin in the mash.
That's what I plan on doing.

 
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