Recipe Type: All Grain Yeast: California WLP001 Yeast Starter: No Batch Size (Gallons): 5 Original Gravity: 1.051 Final Gravity: 1.010 IBU: 8.5 Boiling Time (Minutes): 60 Color: Orange Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 9 Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 13 Tasting Notes: True to the style, biscuit.. finishing with Pumpkin Spice Notes .....
8# English 2-row
1# American Wheat
.5# Rice Hulls
60oz Libby's canned pumpkin (not prespiced pie filling) baked @ 350* with 1/2 tbl spoon pumpkin pie spice and 1/4 cup brown sugar for 25 min
Grain bill rice hulls and 40 oz of pumpkin mashed at 154* for 60 min
Sparge 170* 10 minutes
60 hop addition 1 oz Magnum
last 10 minutes 1 tsp Irish moss
20 oz pumpkin
flame out 1/2 tbl spoon of pumpkin pie spice.
Added 1 vanilla beans seeds soaked in vodka and 1/2 tsp of Capella graham cracker extract (ala pumking) to secondary
Looks like I posted the ratio which was .812 ..... yep .... 45.1 Ibu's ..... but I am far from a hoppy fan.(Cant drink IPA's) and there is very little hop profile, just enough to to some what offset the sweetness...... beer taste awsome .....
White Labs WLP001 California .... made two batches dumping second batch on top of the first yeast cake..... came out great no off flavors from over pitching..... I may try WLP002 next time to keep a bit more sweetness....
This beer is long gone.... had a couple of my tell me what you really think tougher critics say it was one of their favorite pumpkin beers they have tried...... including the guy at the home brew store...... 10 gallons was not enough....