+- +-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Gallery

Shoutbox

combat32 says: Happy Fathers Day
combat32 says: Happy Easter
Brew Beerymore says: Happy Easter!  8)
combat32 says: Happy St Patricks day
combat32 says: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays
combat32 says: Happy Labor Day
Brew Beerymore says: Cheers, 17'ers!
combat32 says: Happy 4th
combat32 says: Happy Memorial Day
Thank you to all our Veterans past, present and future ones.
17
combat32 says: Kentucky derby time

+-Top Posters

combat32
Posts: 4410
vic
Posts: 3672
DamoNinja
Posts: 2865
CorronZenith
Posts: 2766
Greedy Dragon Brewing
Posts: 2496

Author Topic: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend  (Read 969 times)

Black Dog Brewery

  • Hero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 553
Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« on: August 05, 2018, 09:01:10 PM »
Even though it felt like 1000 degrees out this weekend, it's hard to believe it's time to brew Pumpkin Ale so it will be ready for the Fall.

It was way too hot outside for one long brew day . . .

So I mashed and sparged to the BK on Saturday, and then did the boil with all of the spices on Sunday.
« Last Edit: August 06, 2018, 06:33:30 PM by Black Dog Brewery »
Cheers & 17,

Jim,
New York

combat32

  • Master Brewer
  • Superhero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 4410
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2018, 09:08:49 PM »
i hear ya, i brewed last weekend and it was humid outside and hot.
and the summer is flying by as usual.
17
Keg 1- HB Cream Ale
Keg 2- Chocolate Milk Stout
Keg 3- HB Peach Sour
Keg 4- HB Hefeweizen
Keg 5- Muntons IPA kit
Keg 6- HB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1- 
FV2- 
Planning- a Raw Ale

Black Dog Brewery

  • Hero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 553
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2018, 06:38:22 PM »
The fermentation is doing nicely after 24 hours . . .

I'm lucky that despite extremely hot or cold temperatures outside, the un-finished part of my basement always stays around 68'f / 20'c
Cheers & 17,

Jim,
New York

Black Dog Brewery

  • Hero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 553
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2018, 09:08:21 PM »
It was recently pointed out by Comabat32 on another post how important it is to take notes about your brew day.  Even if your brew day goes totally right, or totally wrong.

The reason I didn't start out with a 2-piece air lock for this Pumpkin Ale is because of my past brewing notes.

Notice the before and after pics of what can happen in just 48 hours, even on a brew that I really don't consider a high gravity brew.
Cheers & 17,

Jim,
New York

vic

  • Superhero Member

  • Offline
  • *****
  • experienced elbow bender

  • 3672
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2018, 05:07:17 AM »
krausen hausen. bloody hell. 17.
beer makes you feel the way you ought to feel without beer.....Henry Lawson.

combat32

  • Master Brewer
  • Superhero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 4410
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2018, 07:45:40 AM »
Holy Krausen  :o
Nce sign of a great fermentation.
what yeast did you use?
I brewed my Hefeweizen 3 weeks ago and usually WLP300 is a beast and blows out, not this time though. it only formed a inch and a half krausen and its not as hazy this time. still got the Banana notes and some clove which is what i shoot for.
17
Keg 1- HB Cream Ale
Keg 2- Chocolate Milk Stout
Keg 3- HB Peach Sour
Keg 4- HB Hefeweizen
Keg 5- Muntons IPA kit
Keg 6- HB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1- 
FV2- 
Planning- a Raw Ale

Black Dog Brewery

  • Hero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 553
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2018, 09:47:35 PM »
Holy Krausen.  Nice sign of a great fermentation.
what yeast did you use?

I used US-05 in a 1000ml least starter.

But it's a great coincidence that you mentioned your Hefeweizen and the WLP300 yeast.

The only reason that yeast number sounded different to me is because I just had the recipe out for a Paulaner clone that I sort of like and was about to brew again.

I think I'll try your WLP300 this time instead of the WLP380.

Thx.

Cheers & 17,

Jim,
New York

combat32

  • Master Brewer
  • Superhero Member

  • Offline
  • *****

  • 4410
Re: Brewed my pumpkin this weekend
« Reply #7 on: August 09, 2018, 07:45:50 AM »
quick note for ya, I wanted the banana esters so i pitched it straight into the fermenter no starter and fermented at 70F. last years Hefe i fermented at 73F maybe 3 degrees has that much of an effect on the yeast growth? i dont know but i didnt lose a gallon of beer to a blowoff  ;D
Donosborn just put up a video the other day about Banana in a American wheat using imperial yeast. he fermented it at 80F  :o he said it went higher then he planned, but it still turned out great.
17
Keg 1- HB Cream Ale
Keg 2- Chocolate Milk Stout
Keg 3- HB Peach Sour
Keg 4- HB Hefeweizen
Keg 5- Muntons IPA kit
Keg 6- HB Oktoberfest
Keg 7-
FV1- 
FV2- 
Planning- a Raw Ale

 

Recent Topics

Pumpkin 2019 bottle day FG reading by Hplovecraft07
October 14, 2019, 11:10:09 AM

Pumpkin 2019 brew day by Hplovecraft07
October 14, 2019, 11:08:46 AM

Bottle day by Hplovecraft07
October 14, 2019, 11:07:01 AM

I got some hops, need help with recipe by combat32
October 11, 2019, 10:34:24 PM

I brewed a Munich Dunkel! by DrHans
October 08, 2019, 12:20:05 PM

What did you just pour? New Thread by Siambrew
October 06, 2019, 04:38:34 AM

How to store homegrown hops! by DrHans
October 05, 2019, 10:29:55 AM

Why and How to Passivate Stainless Steel Fermenters and Equipment [VIDEO] by DrHans
September 29, 2019, 11:57:09 PM

Dry Irish Stout - Guinness clone by combat32
September 27, 2019, 08:58:35 PM

Finally! I can start interacting with you folk. My first Cider. by johnnyingeorgia
September 24, 2019, 05:46:27 PM

Bitter as f@#k! by TowelBoy2013
September 15, 2019, 12:53:43 AM

Maintaining Fermentation temperature at 68 degrees F? by TowelBoy2013
September 08, 2019, 01:16:05 AM

What's everyone brewing?? by ryan88dozer
September 02, 2019, 12:19:48 PM

I brewed with 15months old yeast [VIDEO] by DrHans
September 01, 2019, 05:46:46 AM

Piney Flavor IPA?? by combat32
August 31, 2019, 06:59:21 PM

Bourbon barrel oak chips by Black Dog Brewery
August 26, 2019, 09:26:39 PM

Been a while... How about alcoholic Vanilla Creme Soda by Jaymcmlxx
August 26, 2019, 08:54:49 PM

I tried to filter beer for the first time [VIDEO] by DrHans
August 25, 2019, 02:48:27 AM

4th Hop growing update [VIDEO] by DrHans
August 25, 2019, 02:44:27 AM

Brand new brewer! Thanks for having me! by Jaymcmlxx
August 23, 2019, 09:30:51 PM

WLP820 slow going by combat32
August 23, 2019, 02:23:02 PM

Vermont yeast. by combat32
August 19, 2019, 07:49:42 PM

Thirsty Thursday part 1: PirateLife IPA. Ink-Bird and 'What the Hell Is That @ 5 by TowelBoy2013
August 15, 2019, 02:33:59 AM

Hello from Australia by combat32
August 14, 2019, 07:50:18 PM

When to make a mead into a melomel? by combat32
August 04, 2019, 09:28:29 AM

+36% acid malt experiment sour IPA by DrHans
August 04, 2019, 06:10:22 AM

US-05 @ 59°F/15°C by combat32
August 03, 2019, 09:08:18 AM

HBW Seventeeeeen! by TowelBoy2013
July 31, 2019, 02:46:00 AM

4 reasons on why to prune your hops in the spring! by maxmon
July 24, 2019, 08:01:55 AM

Is homebrewing worth it [BLOG POST] by combat32
July 23, 2019, 08:34:40 AM

HBW XVI by TowelBoy2013
July 21, 2019, 04:49:42 AM

Hello everyone by dangquan09
July 20, 2019, 09:50:48 PM

Smoked Porter Yeast Stall by Zodiass
July 18, 2019, 04:41:38 AM

Adding fruits to secondary fermentation by Zodiass
July 18, 2019, 04:39:31 AM

I did a Mash pH experiment video by DrHans
July 13, 2019, 11:48:15 AM

New to here and hello everyone! by DrHans
July 13, 2019, 11:47:33 AM

Wort didn't ferment that long by DrHans
July 13, 2019, 11:47:15 AM

Fermentasaurus by DrHans
July 07, 2019, 08:12:43 AM

Just finished my first beer ebook, get it for free! by DrHans
July 07, 2019, 08:11:51 AM

Watermelon blond by Black Dog Brewery
July 02, 2019, 07:13:54 PM

Live Beer review Zombie Dust Clone by DrHans
July 01, 2019, 12:09:39 PM

2nd attemt at Mobile Live stremin a beer review in aout 20min from now! by DrHans
June 28, 2019, 01:11:09 PM

How about building a small kegerator with the part I got on the mail! by DrHans
June 26, 2019, 01:12:38 PM

Check out the roots on my hydropnic hops! by DrHans
June 23, 2019, 11:59:45 AM

My YouTube channel about brewing is about to hit 6K on my birthday tomorrow! by DrHans
June 17, 2019, 11:36:23 AM

This accident taught me how to dry hop under pressure safe :D by DrHans
June 14, 2019, 03:09:13 PM

Question for Mac: How do Nano Breweries fly sparge by susan063
June 13, 2019, 05:35:55 AM

Hello by combat32
June 12, 2019, 07:15:23 PM

BIAB 15 Gal Pot Advice by combat32
June 11, 2019, 09:10:27 PM

Dubbel IPA homebrew review and recipe! by DrHans
June 11, 2019, 02:20:33 PM

Stc 1000 probe by Black Dog Brewery
June 10, 2019, 07:22:14 PM

Petition to Legalize Home Distillation in US by combat32
June 02, 2019, 09:44:07 AM

Update video nr3 in my hop growing mini series by DrHans
May 31, 2019, 03:09:50 PM

Counter pressure bottle filler by combat32
May 29, 2019, 07:44:59 PM

tmp subject by Siambrew
May 29, 2019, 12:11:47 PM

Powered by EzPortal