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Old 12-08-2012, 02:56 AM   #1
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Im thinking about what I am going to make next and thought that I may end up with a small kit in the next week or so (other than my Mr. Beer). Wondering if a pumpkin beer would be good? Never tried one. What are they like? Anyone have any good recipes for one?
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Old 12-08-2012, 03:56 AM   #2
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Yuri's Thunderstruck Pumpkin Ale seems to get the best reviews around here. They use real pumpkin which is good but causes a large amount of sediment.


This is a 6 gallon batch so you can scale it to whatever size you are looking for.

Here are a list of some to try before you try to make one.

Personally I enjoy the pumpkin variety in the fall and stronger warmer brews in the winter(Scottish Strong, Barleywine, Heafty Stouts) Have you looked into any of the Brooklyn Brewing Kits. They are a 1 gallon Brew in a bag(BIAB) and they make some pretty good beer. The Coffee Donut Stout is very good. 40$ gets you what you need or you can part it together from your own LHBS


Good Luck, Have fun and keep the ?'s coming

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Old 12-08-2012, 04:07 AM   #3
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Pumpkin beers are ok They're fun during autumn and some professional brewers make exceptional pumpkin beer but mostly it's just blah.

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