Saison Project

I reviewed a number of Saison recipes on line and I decided to stay somewhat basic for this 2-part homebrew Saison Project.

Brew #1

Recipe Details

Batch Size 5 gallons

Volume Boiled 6.5 gallons

Total Grain 11.63 lbs

Anticipated OG 1.060

Anticipated SRM 6.08

Anticipated IBU 29

Brewhouse Efficiency 75%

 

Grain Bill

10.25 lbs German Pilsner Malt

1 lbs German Wheat Malt

.38 lbs Aromatic Malt

Hop Schedule

.80 oz Hallertauer Hersbrucker pellet 2.4% AA @ 60 min

.80 oz East Kent Goldings pellet 6.1% AA @ 60 min

.20 oz East Kent Goldings pellet 6.1% AA @ 15 min

Extras

.50 oz Bitter Orange Peel @ 15 min

.50 oz Coriander Seed @ 15 min

.10 oz Grains of Paradise @ 15 min

1 Whirfloc Tab @ 15 min

.25 oz Coriander Seed @ 5 min

Yeast

White Labs WLP568 Belgian Style Saison Ale Yeast (with starter)

Brewday Specifics

Brewed 7/29/11 @ 8am

Mash 154 degrees for 70 minutes. 1.25 water to grain ratio

Mashed in 14.5 quarts of water @ 166 degrees & 1 tablespoon of Mash Stabilizer

Continuous Sparge for 60 minutes @ 170 degrees

Pre-boil Gravity 1.054

Post Boil Gravity 1.060 

Fermentation Temperature 78 to 80 degrees

Fermented in a 6 gallon Better Bottle

 

Notes: Air Lock was bubbling in around 6 hrs after pitching yeast.

 

 

 

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