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Pumpkin Carvings

Pumpkin Carvings

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer : All Grain : 5 gal

Howling Hour Brewing

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July 22, 2013 at 10:47am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 9.5 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .5 lbs 2-Row Carapils® Malt; Briess

    2-Row Carapils® Malt; Briess

    Very low color or flavor contribution. Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs Honey Malt

    Honey Malt

    Nutty honey flavor. For brown ales, Belgian wheats, bocks and many other styles.

  • 2 lbs Cargill White Wheat; Cargill Malt

    Cargill White Wheat; Cargill Malt

    Produced from the finest American Soft White Winter Wheat, Cargill White Wheat may be used in amounts up to 60% in creating many styles of wheat beer and in smaller amounts (5 -10%) to aid in head retention.

  • .25 lbs Crystal Malt 60°L

    Crystal Malt 60°L

    Sweet caramel flavor, deep golden to red color. For dark amber and brown ales.

  • .25 lbs Caramel Malt 10L; Briess

    Caramel Malt 10L; Briess

    Candylike sweetness, mild caramel flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam, foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • Caramel 10L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts golden color. • Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. • Use 5-15% to provide color, sweetness and color to light amber beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .25 lbs Chocolate Malt; Breiss

    Chocolate Malt; Breiss

    Rich roasted coffee flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Chocolate Malt is used in all beer styles for color adjustment with minor or no flavor contribution. • Use 1-10% for desired color in Porter and Stout Beer. • The chocolate flavor is very complementary when used in higher percentages in Brown Ales, Porters, Stouts and other Dark Beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • .5 lbs Candi Sugar Clear

    Candi Sugar Clear

    Smooth taste, good head retention, sweet aroma and high gravity without being apparent. Use in Belgian and holiday ales. Use clear for tripels, amber for dubbels, and dark is used in brown beer and strong golden ales.

  • 1 lbs Wheat Flaked

    Wheat Flaked

    Belgian White Ale(wit), other specialty beers.

  • .5 lbs Honey

    Honey

    Imparts sweet and dry taste. For honey and brown ales. Also: specialty ales.

  • 0.5 oz Centennial - 10.6 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Centennial

    Aromatic but acceptable for bittering. Medium aroma with floral and citrus tones. Good in medium to dark ales.

  • 0.50 oz Mt. Hood - 3.6 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Mt. Hood

    Used mainly for aroma and flavor in American and German style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant, light, and clean.

  • 0.50 oz Liberty - 4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Liberty

    Used mainly for finishing German and American style ales and lagers. Aroma is mild and pleasant.

  • .5 tsp Allspice - and 1 oz fresh ginger (omitted from calculations)

    Allspice

    A spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name.

  • .25 oz Grains of Paradise - (omitted from calculations)

    Grains of Paradise

    Pungent peppery flavor.

  • 3 lb Pumpkin (fresh) - (omitted from calculations)

    Pumpkin (fresh)

    Mild earth spicy flavor. Pumpkins are fruits from the gourd family.

  • 1 tsp Cinnamon (ground) - (omitted from calculations)

    Cinnamon (ground)

    Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamomun family. One of the more common trees from which Cinnamon is derived is the cassia. Ground cinnamon is perhaps the most common baking spice. Ground cinnamon is ground from long pieces of bark that are rolled, pressed, and dried.

  • .5 tbsp Nutmeg (ground) - (omitted from calculations)

    Nutmeg (ground)

    Nutmeg is pungent and sweet. Nutmeg is the seed of Myristica fragrans, an evergreen tree native to the Molucca Islands. Interestingly, the tree produces both Nutmeg and mace, and grows up to 60 feet tall. Although the tree takes seven years to bear fruit, it may produce until the 90th year. Both spices come from the trees fruit, which splits into a scarlet outer membrane, mace, and an inner brown seed, Nutmeg.

  • WYeast 1056 American Ale™

    WYeast 1056 American Ale™

    Used commercially for several classic American ales. This strain ferments dry, finishes soft, smooth and dean, and is very well balanced.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 21 - Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer

Subcategory: A - Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.078 1.026 - 1.120
Terminal Gravity: 1.017 0.995 - 1.035
Color: 17.0 SRM 1 - 50
Alcohol: 8.0% ABV 2.50% - 14.50%
Bitterness: 32.1 IBU 0.00 - 100.00

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