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Old 09-07-2011, 10:51 PM   #1
Nov 2009
Birmingham, England
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I made a relatively unsuccessful 1gal batch of ginger ale using lemon, ginger, brown sugar and ale yeast. I then steeped with cinnamon, lemon rind and lime rind when it had finished fermenting. It's rather boring, but I'm wondering how I can add some pumpkin flavour and perhaps serve it over bonfire night. Any ideas?

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Old 09-07-2011, 11:16 PM   #2
Oct 2010
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i used pumpkin pie spice in my pumpkin ale. its a preblended mix of spices traditionally used to give pumpkin pie its flavor.

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Old 09-08-2011, 02:55 AM   #3
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Nov 2009
Ashland, Kansas
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If your lookin for pumpkin pie flavors definitely go with the spices as above, if your goin for pumpkin pumpkin flavor if you can find one now, get a pumpkin, scoop the guts out, cube and bake it for an hour or so. Worked great for my thanksgiving ale last fall
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