I would respectfully disagree with you. Have you ever had a dogfishead punkin ale? The taste of pumpkin is distict and apparent, in addition to the spices. The amount of flavor imparted by the pumpkin is purely a function of how its added and in what quantity relative to the rest of the brew.I'm actually omitting the pumpkin all together... the real flavor is going to come from the spices... The pumpkin juice is really not going to provide all that much flavor and or color...
I racked my to two 3 gal kegs and forced one just to taste it and man it was good, lots of spice and definitely pumpkin flavor. But now I have the same problem keep drinking it now or try to hold off for another few weeks! I came to the conclusion that one pint a day cant hurt!I bottled this today and even flat and warm it tasted AWESOME.... I can't wait to try this in a few weeks. Is 3 weeks to soon to be drinking this?
Could be light struck. Did you ferment across from a window?I kegged mine the other day...and I may have an issue
While kegging I noticed it stunk something bad...but I tasted a sample and it tasted fine albeit warm and flat, but good.
It's been in the fridge carbing for the week...going to give ti another try this weekend.
Nope never had direct sunlight.Could be light struck. Did you ferment across from a window?
I strained it using one of those hops boiling bags, the pumpkin fiber clogged the bad pretty well, it tool a long time and a lot of squeezing to get all the fluid out, there were hops leaves and pellets in the bag too so i"m sure that didn't help at all. Even after that there was still a lot of sediment in the bottom of the primary, I haven;t opened up the secondary yet.When brewing the extract version of this receipe, has anyone filtered out the pumpkin first; or, do you let it sit in the primary, then transfer to the secondary?
I let it sit in the primary. When I racked to the secondary, it all stayed behind. It was unbelievably clear too. On a side note, we bottled this two days ago and it tatses fantastic. Can't wait to taste the finished product.When brewing the extract version of this receipe, has anyone filtered out the pumpkin first; or, do you let it sit in the primary, then transfer to the secondary?