Pumpkin Ale is a nightmare to brew. The mash becomes impermeable and it takes forever to collect the wort from it. In this beer we used dried pumpkin. The run-off took 7 hours. We still enjoyed it, though.
Beer Styles: The Ingredients (Part Five: Adjuncts)
Adjuncts are anything added to beer that are not one of the four main ingredients. In this final part of The Ingredients series, we look at the much maligned, but often necessary, adjuncts.
Fall-ing in Love With Beer
Most breweries get into the seasonal spirit with specialty features. Being a whole-hearted Autumn fan, I have compiled a list of some of my favorite Pumpkin and Non Pumpkin Fall Craft Beers in the West. When the sun goes down and the leaves change color grab one of these 13 beauties to warm you up.