[tps_title]Step 9: Sparge[/tps_title]
Add more hot liquor into the mash tun for good measure. Now, because pumpkin mash can be quite tricky to leave out for a certain period of time, it’s important to scrape the top of the mash to prevent any gelatinous layer forming on top of it. This way, sparge water will be able to flow through the mash. Adding more hot liquor to the mash helps draw more sugar off the mash and increases the volume and viscosity of the wort.