Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Can someone take a look at this Saison recipe?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 01-22-2011, 04:36 AM   #1
tomlivings
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: chicago
Posts: 81
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Can someone take a look at this Saison recipe?

Im no expert at this, its my 6th batch. Ive made a saison before and loved it, so Im attempting another. I forgot my recipe sheet when I went to the LHBS, so I guessed a couple of things. I only bought for 5.5 gallons, but Im going to make 8 so Ive stretched a couple of ingredients...
Any help much welcomed!!!
Tom:

Recipe Specifications
--------------------------
Batch Size: 8.00 gal
Boil Size: 10.26 gal
Estimated OG: 1.056 SG
Estimated Color: 4.7 SRM
Estimated IBU: 31.8 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
------------
Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel (3.0 SRM) Grain 64.52 %
2.00 lb Wheat Malt, Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 12.90 %
1.00 lb Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 6.45 %
1.00 lb White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 6.45 %
0.50 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 3.23 %
1.00 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (60 min) Hops 8.7 IBU
0.50 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 6.0 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 11.9 IBU
0.50 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (10 min) Hops 3.4 IBU
0.50 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (5 min) Hops 1.9 IBU
1.00 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (0 min) Hops -
1.00 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
1.00 lb Cane (Beet) Sugar (0.0 SRM) Sugar 6.45 %
1 Pkgs French Saison (Wyeast Labs #3711) Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Total Grain Weight: 14.50 lb
----------------------------
Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
75 min Mash In Add 4.53 gal of water at 161.4 F 150.0 F


tomlivings is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2011, 04:42 AM   #2
ChshreCat
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ChshreCat's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Camano Island, Washington
Posts: 11,576
Liked 532 Times on 426 Posts
Likes Given: 21

Default

Gotta say, you aren't going to need that orange peel in there. That yeast will give you a good dose of citrus flavor and with that big load of hops at 60, it'll be plenty bitter.

The more I look at it, the more that looks like a ton of bittering hops for a saison.


ChshreCat is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2011, 05:53 PM   #3
tomlivings
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: chicago
Posts: 81
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I think youre rght. Like I said, Im stretching ingredients from a purchase for 5 gallons. So I was going to use up some hops Ive got in the freezer. Ill not put in the Cascade, they were picked form a friends garden in October and are not looking too fresh anyhow.
tomlivings is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2011, 01:58 AM   #4
tomlivings
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: chicago
Posts: 81
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

So here is what happened, not exactly as planned but due to scaling the recipe, forgetting recipe at brew-store and general hap-hazard thinking it is what it is...

Recipe Specifications
--------------------------
Batch Size: 8.00 gal
Boil Size: 10.26 gal
Estimated OG: 1.058 SG
Estimated Color: 4.7 SRM
Estimated IBU: 16.6 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
------------
Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel (3.0 SRM) Grain 64.52 %
1.00 lb Wheat Malt, Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 6.45 %
1.00 lb Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 6.45 %
1.00 lb White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 6.45 %
0.50 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 3.23 %
1.00 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (60 min) Hops 8.5 IBU
0.50 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (15 min) Hops 2.9 IBU
0.50 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (10 min) Hops 3.3 IBU
0.50 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (5 min) Hops 1.8 IBU
1.00 oz Motueka [8.60 %] (0 min) Hops -
1.00 oz Basil (fresh, chopped) (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
1.00 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
2.00 lb Sugar, Table (Sucrose) (1.0 SRM) Sugar 12.90 %
1 Pkgs French Saison (Wyeast Labs #3711) Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Light Body
Total Grain Weight: 13.50 lb
----------------------------
Single Infusion, Light Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
75 min Mash In Add 4.22 gal of water at 161.4 F 150.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 2.70 gal of water at 200.2 F 168.0 F
-------------------------------------------------
Actual OG around 1.052
Ill post results as and when!

Edit: I forgot, I put the basil in a grain steeping bag and dunked it for final 5mins of boil. I also threw the frozen cascade buds (2oz, whole, old) in the bag as I figured hop aroma is never a bad thing. Also, I kept the boil small as I was doing this indoors on a gas stove that struggles to boil more than 5 gallons. Then I put 3 gallons of bottled water in after the boil; is this ok? It had the added bonus of bringing down the temp fast after the boil, but Im not sure Ive heard of anyone doing it before.

Any comments on my days work are much appreciated.
tomlivings is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Saison Recipe? HopHead10 Recipes/Ingredients 11 02-10-2015 02:57 AM
Thinkin' on a Saison recipe ChshreCat Recipes/Ingredients 15 01-03-2010 08:12 AM
Saison recipe?? Homercidal Recipes/Ingredients 16 08-20-2009 05:25 PM
Anyone have a good AG Saison recipe zman Recipes/Ingredients 5 07-23-2009 03:38 PM
Saison Recipe Saccharomyces Recipes/Ingredients 2 07-01-2008 08:02 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS