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Jackie-Os Barking Pumpkin


Brewed by Jackie-Os Pub & Brewery
Athens, Ohio USA
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable | Ratings: 22 | Autumn Seasonal | Alcohol: 7.6%
Pumpkin Ale
A huge malt bill gives this fall seasonal beer its unique canvas. 60 pounds of locally hand picked pumpkin are roasted and glazed with brown sugar and honey in our pubís pizza oven. The pumpkin flesh (no skin, it adds an astringent bitterness) is added to the mash melding with the already complex grist. American hop varieties provide a formidable bitterness and some great flavor and aroma. At the end of the boil the wort is spiced with ginger, coriander, cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg, and more brown sugar help sculpt this 7.6% pumpkin beer. After the fermentation the beer spends a little over a week on vanilla beans and cinnamon sticks!

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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alcohol, banana, bubblegum, butterscotch, clove, cooked vegetables, cough drop, ginger, licorice, raisin, rotten eggs, soy sauce, skunky, smoke, vanilla, woody
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