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    I’m a little late posting this, but I wanted to get it in before November ended as Christmas is pretty much in full force already. The process for this was really a lot of guess work. I just got a pumpkin that looked like it could hold 2.25 pounds worth of grain (easier said than done though) and mashed in with 1.5 gallons of water (2 qts per pound of grain). I then carved off the top and took out all the seeds, and simply mashed in. After about 75 minutes, I collected 1.2 gallon-ish at 1.035, and had just under a gallon at 1.054 post-boil after adding some DME at the start of the boil. Piece of cake, right? […]