Batch 61: Pumpkin Dubbel 2016!

To be entered into the homebrew competition for the 2016 Baltimore Craft Beer Festival ๐Ÿ™‚

Recipe Type: All-Grain
Yeast: WLP500
Yeast Starter: 1L and 0.5L starters from two separate pure pitch packs
Batch Size (Gallons): 10.5 gallons
Original Gravity: 1.075 (+0.064 w/ D90 โ‰ˆ 1.081)
Final Gravity:
IBU: ~25
Boiling Time (Minutes): 75
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):

18# Maris Otter
6# German Pilsner
2# C60
2# CaraAroma
2# D90 (after krausen falls)

2oz Northern Brewer (7.8 AAU)

(6) 16oz Organic Pumpkin packages and (1) Libby’s 15oz pumpkin can (111 oz) bated at 350* for 60 minutes

half of the pumpkin (roughly) went into the mash, half into the pot

1# rice hulls

Mashed inย 10gal water at ~163*, ended up somewhere around 146* mash temp

3 tsp pumpkin spice at 15 min

Sunday 9/25: pitched one package of D-90 in each carboy

Thursday 9/29: FG 1.010 in each carboy (9.6%) Woot!!