02-25-2012, 03:21 PM
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All-Grain - Smoked Saison
Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Yeast Harvested from Sierra Nevada Saison
Yeast Starter: 1 liter
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: White Labs California Yeast
Batch Size (Gallons): 6 gal
Original Gravity: 1.06
Final Gravity: 1.016
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 days
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 days
Tasting Notes: The flavor is nice and smokey with a hint of banana
Just finished bottling and kegging my first all grain Saison brew. I must say that I am extremely happy with my first attempt. Here is my recipe:
10lbs American 2 Row
1lb Smoked Malt
1oz Nugget Hops - 60min boil
1tsp Irish Moss
White Labs California Yeast
Saison Yeast Harvested from Sierra Nevada.
I mashed at 155F for 60min. I also made a yeast starter with both types mixed and pitched at 65F.
The brew was in the primary for 1 week at a temperature of 58-66F. The beer was fermenting in my garage thus the temperature fluctuations. I transferred the brew to the second fermenter for one week.
The flavor is nice and smokey with a hint of banana.