Saturday, September 29, 2012

“Peter Peter Porter Eater" Pumpkin Porter [Bottled]

Bottle date: Sept. 28, 2012

  • 16 oz water
  • 87 g Light DME

Bring water to boil. Remove from heat. Slowly stir in DME. Boil 5-10 min. Slowly add priming solution to bottling bucket while still racking beer from carboy. Stir priming solution into beer. Bottle.

  • FG: 1.020 (1.019 @ 70 'F) - A little higher than I wanted but its been almost two weeks and the flavor and mouth-feel is good now.
  • Desired vol. of CO2: 2.3
  • Desired conditioning temp: 66 'F
  • Taste: Pumpkin, but not over-powering at all. Nice roasty balance against hop bitterness
  • Color: Black. Nice clarity
  • Smell: Pumpkin, allspice, roasty, hint of hop

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