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Old 10-07-2007, 06:48 PM   #1
captainsock
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I'm planning on making a pumpkin ale this afternoon, but when I went to pick up the pumkin I learned that there are different types!! Who'd of thought... Any way, should I just get a regular pumkin or should I get a cheese cake pumkin. The kind lady at the farm stand informed me that the cheese cake pumkin is generally used in pies. Appreciate everyones help



 
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Old 10-07-2007, 06:52 PM   #2
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Don't get the big carvin' kind. Get the smaller kind, the one for pies...those have a better taste/texture.



 
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Old 10-07-2007, 09:20 PM   #3
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The best flavor wise that I have tried are the white ones. I cook a few pies every year and they are quite good & sweet. The flesh is more yellow than orange.
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:56 AM   #4
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I went the easy route and used 30 oz of canned pumpkin in the mash. Worked out perfectly. I just bottled, so I'll really know how it turned out in about 2 weeks.

 
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