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Want to try a wild fermentation so made a basic pumpkin ale and fermented inside a pumpkin after a week I transferred back to a secondary ...Definitely have something wild going on...I created a sour pumpkin ale :) has a slight acidic smell and taste with a pumpkin finish ...going to let it ride awhile and let the science experiment get funky

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Yeah, I'd say it was infected with something.
What was your process with the cleaning of the pumpkin. I'm curious.
 

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I'm going to comment just so I can keeps tabs on this.......interesting. I have 3 little pie pumpkins I will be doing something with right after Halloween, just undecided right now.
 

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This is a pretty awesome idea. I'm interested. Did you pitch yeast in the pumpkin as well, or just let it wild ferment?
 

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What kind of pumpkin did you use in the brew itself? That looks like a carving pumpkin, not good for eating. Nice looking pellicle though.

What yeast (if any) did you pitch?
 
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I pitched with us-05

Canned pumpkin in the boil

I just scraped out the seeds ...didn't do any other cleaning of the pumpkin wanted what ever was in there to infect the ale...

This is 2 gallon batch only about 1 1-2 gallons made to the pumpkin
 
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