Strong banana flavor with Belle Saison

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VV_Wildcatfan

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So I've brewed two different saisons and used belle saison yeast. Both have come off with strong banana flavored. Now the most recent one was just transferred to secondary last night and I will leave in secondary for another 6-8 weeks before bottle aging for at least that long. I'm hoping the flavor will fade in that time, but I was wondering if anyone else has had this problem?
 

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What fermentation temperatures? I have used it several times and haven't had any banana, I also havent had very interesting saisons using it.
 

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I've had friends use Belle at Florida room temp (78) and have saisons that were almost clean. I pitched it the other day and am getting some banana in the upper 70's. I wonder if it has to do with oxygenation?
 
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64F for 72 hours then room temp for 2 weeks so around 72 deg ambient temp
 

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With those temperatures I would attribute it to inadequate oxygenation prior to fermentation
 
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