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Old 08-06-2012, 12:19 PM   #21
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FWIW, a friend of mine that's been brewing about 20 years told me to add the pumpkin to the mash last after mashing in the grains. Seemed to work well for me. Make sure to grab a pound of rice hulls too.


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Old 08-06-2012, 12:21 PM   #22
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Ferment your pumpkin beer INSIDE of a pumpkin.

Do it!


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Old 08-06-2012, 03:06 PM   #23
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I just did mine yesterday. Baked 60oz of canned pumpkin with a bit of brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice for an hour at 350.

I then mashed in my grains first, then added the pumpkin, didn't use any rice hulls and didn't have any problems with my sparge. Everything went great, smelled amazing in the mash tun and the wort actually was very pumpkin-y.
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Old 09-16-2012, 12:15 AM   #24
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I just bottled some and kegged the remainder tonight. Dropped into the keezer and hooked up the CO2, bled off the air and letting it carb up. Cant wait to try this one in a couple days..Ill report back with the results :0
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