This year’s pumpkin

I’ve got enough pumpkin this year for two nice batches of my pumpkin ale. I’m thinking I’ll make my regular recipe for the first batch, and then maybe experiment with an Imperial Pumpkin style recipe for a Christmas/winter ale. Or maybe start with the heftier beer since it’ll take longer to mature.

Of course, the "Imperial" concept is something I’ve talked about before; I suppose it was just a matter of time before someone (Weyerbacher Brewing, in this case) came up with a pumpkin version. 8% ABV, not bad.

Maybe I’ll have to take it up a notch and add cranberries or something to my version…