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Drunken Pilgrim Pumpkin Ale

Drunken Pilgrim Pumpkin Ale

Belgian Dark Strong Ale : Extract : 5.5 gal

sweazel

Delicious pumpkin ale that I brewed for the family Thanksgiving gathering.

December 6, 2013 at 09:37pm

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Ingredients (Extract5.5 gal)

  • 0.33 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.

  • 0.66 lbs Belgian Biscuit

    Belgian Biscuit

    Warm baked biscuit flavor and aroma. Increases body. Use in Belgian beers.

  • 0.66 lbs Belgian Cara-Pils

    Belgian Cara-Pils

    Significantly increases foam/head retention and body of the beer.

  • 0.66 lbs Honey Malt

    Honey Malt

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

  • .66 lbs German Light Munich

    German Light Munich

    For a desired malty, nutty flavor. Lagers, Oktoberfests and bock beer.

  • 3.3 lbs CBW® Munich Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Munich Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Munich (liquid malt extract) is 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% malt and water. This specialty malt extract is made using a traditional multiple step mashing process to achieve higher levels of fermentability. It is made from 50% Munich Malt and 50% Base Malt to produce a very rich, malty, amber colored extract. CBW® Munich can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. Use alone for styles such as Oktoberfest, Marzen or Bock beers. Use with a blend of extracts or grains to add rich malty character and reddish hues to any beer style.

  • 4 lbs Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Reportedly lightest colored malt extract available.

  • 2 lbs CBW® Golden Light Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    CBW® Golden Light Liquid (Malt Extract); Briess

    Malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • CBW® Golden Light is a liquid, 100% pure malted barley extract made from 100% Briess malt and water. • CBW® Golden Light can be used in the production of all extract beer styles and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers. • Advantages of using extract in a brewhouse include: o Save time. o Increase capacity/boost productivity. o Extends the brew size by adding malt solids to the wort. o Boost gravity. o Adjust color. o Improve body and head retention. • Briess Malt & Ingredients Company is the only vertically integrated malting company in North America. That means we make our pure malt extracts from our own malt so you are assured of receiving only the fullest flavored, freshest, pure malt extracts for top brewhouse performance. Applications: • All styles of extract beer, and to adjust the color, flavor and gravity of all grain beers.

  • 0.5 lbs Molasses

    Molasses

    Imparts strong sweet flavor. Use in stouts and porters.

  • .75 oz Nugget - 10.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Nugget

    This is very bitter and often used in medium to dark ales and lagers. Aroma is quite heavy and herbal.

  • 1 oz Hallertau - 4.1 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Hallertau

    Good for all around bittering and finishing stock ales, Belgian ales, and continental style lagers. Aroma is mild, pleasant and flowery.

  • .5 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 oz Liberty - 4.0 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Liberty

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

  • 44 oz Pumpkin (canned) - (omitted from calculations)

    Pumpkin (canned)

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

  • 1 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice - (omitted from calculations)

    Pumpkin Pie Spice

    Often contains cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves.

  • 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.

  • 1 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • 1 tsp 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.

  • White Labs WLP530 Abbey Ale

    White Labs WLP530 Abbey Ale

    Used in two of the six Trappist breweries remaining in the world, this yeast produces the distinctive fruitiness and plum characteristics. Excellent yeast for high gravity beers, Belgian ales, dubbels and trippels.

Notes

Steep grains with 29 oz. can of pumpkin at 153 degrees for 60 minutes. Add DMEs at 60 min. Add LME, 15 oz. can of pumpkin and spices/molasses at 20 min. Chill wort and pitch yeast at 73 degrees. OG 1.074. FG 1.019. ABV 7.3%.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 18 - Belgian Strong Ale

Subcategory: E - Belgian Dark Strong Ale

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.075 1.075 - 1.110
Terminal Gravity: 1.017 1.010 - 1.024
Color: 20.1 SRM 12 - 22
Alcohol: 7.6% ABV 8.00% - 11.00%
Bitterness: 30.6 IBU 20.00 - 35.00

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