I was recommended by a friend to brew this so I'm doing my first Saison as my 9th batch of beer. It's going to sit for month or so in the primary before I serve it at our company party the 3rd week of September. So, I have about 2 months on this one to brew and keg and carbonate.
This is the beer I'm cloning.
I went ahead and added it to my BeerAlchemy software with a couple of changes.
So, basically it is the same recipe but a few changes:
- I don't have Belgian Clear Candi Sugar so I'm going to make my own amber sugar in the sauce-pan from table sugar. (using this guide)
- I'm also going to add 1 pound of honey but I'm going to add it to the carboy (there wasn't an option for this in my software).
- Finally, I have 4 ounces of sweet orange peels that will be boiled for a minute or so and then added to the carboy 1 week into fermenting
This does put me outside of the Saison style just a tad but I think it's going to taste great. Not critiquing the recipe, are these 3 changes to it I just listed going to do anything terrible? I'm still pretty new so want to make sure these don't ruin it.