Frost on the Pumpkin Ale (v2.0) (10.03.2009)
Ingredients (10 gallon batch)
Original gravity: 1.051
Secondary transfer: 1.016
Final gravity: 1.014
3.8% by weight
4.8% by volume
Slice pumpkin in half, seed, place on baking sheet face down with
¼ inch of water, roast at 350° for 60 min, shell, place on cookie
sheet, broil on top rack for 5 min.
Roast seeds - set to broil for 2 min, stir, broil 1 minute, watch closely.
Boil 1 qt of water, added spices and boil for one minute, pour
half into each secondary.
Water-spice mixture foamed when added to water, mixture became very
slimey, use more water next time?
Pumpkin pie spice: ¼ c cinnamon, 2 tbsp ground ginger, 1 tbsp nutmeg,
1 tbsp ground cloves.
Not much hot break, temperature maxed out at 211°.
Tasted really bad when kegged.
Tasted really good after aging ~1 week.