Roasted Imperial Pumpkin Ale

Pumpkin Beer - Partial Mash

Recipe Description

This is a robust pumpkin ale. It's dark and smoky with a hint of pumpkin spices. The high alcohol content makes this a great beer for a chilly fall day. It's made with bits of real pumpkin so you know it's good.

  • Batch Size: 5 gal (18.9 L)
  • Boil Size: 6.5 gal (24.6 L)
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

Ingredients

  • Grains/Fermentables
  • After Boil
  • 4 oz (113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Crystal 60 (60 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Special B (180 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 kg) Roasted Barley (300 °L)
  • 3.3 lbs (1.5 kg) Light Liquid Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 4 lbs (1.81 kg) Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • Hops
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) East Kent Golding Pellet 5.5% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.5 oz (14.17 g) Warrior Pellet 16% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 1 oz (28.35 g) Cascade Pellet 7% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Miscellaneous
  • 1/2 tsp (2.46 mL) Yeast Nutrient Powder (Boil - 10 mins)
  • 2 tsp (9.86 mL) Pumpkin Spice (Boil - 5 mins)
  • 1 tsp (4.93 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 15 oz (425.24 g) Pumpkin Puree (Boil - 60 mins)
  • Yeast
  • American Ale Yeast II (Wyeast 1272) (Liquid)

Directions

Pour pumpkin puree (canned is fine) into the mash pot with 2.5 gallons of water. Bring mixture to 155 F and soak with speciality grains in a grain bag for 60 mins. Strain the mixture through a cheese cloth. Add the dry extract, liquid extract, top off to 6.5 gallons and bring to a boil. Add hops and misc ingredients at times indicated.

Cool and transfer to the primary fermentor. Shake and stir well and pitch your yeast.

Corn sugar is used for bottle priming.

Hold in primary fermentor for 10 days at 66 °F (19 °C).

Transfer to secondary fermentor for 11 days.

Allow to carbonate and age for 14 days.

Info Changes

  • Name: Roasted Imperial Pumpkin Ale 1 Gal - All Grain
  • Recipe type: 32
  • Batch size: 15.00
  • Boil size: 1.46.50
  • Mash effeciency: 7285.00
  • Primary aging days: 610
  • Secondary aging days: 811

Ingredient Changes

  • 1.24 lbs (0.541.81 kg) 2-Row Malt (2Light Dry Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 13.3 lbs (0.41.5 kg) Amber Malt (22Light Liquid Malt Extract (4 °L)
  • 0.21 lbs (0.0945 kg) Roasted Barley (300 °L)
  • 0.21 lbs (0.0945 kg) Special B (180 °L)
  • 0.21 lbs (0.0945 kg) Crystal 60 (60 °L)
  • 0.84 oz (22.68113.4 g) Corn Sugar (Dextrose) (0 °L)
  • 1 lbs (0.45 k5 oz (425.24 g) Pumpkin Puree (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 0.21 tsp (04.993 mL) Irish Moss (Boil - 15 mins)
  • 0.42 tsp (1.979.86 mL) Pumpkin Spice (Boil - 5 mins)
  • 1/42 tsp (1.232.46 mL) Yeast Nutrient Powder (Boil - 10 mins)
  • 0.21 oz (5.6728.35 g) Cascade Pellet 7% AA (Boil - 60 mins)
  • 0.15 oz (2.8314.17 g) Warrior Pellet 16% AA (Boil - 30 mins)
  • 0.15 oz (2.8314.17 g) East Kent Golding Pellet 5.5% AA (Boil - 15 mins)
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