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The Bitter Saison

146 calories 11.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Mixed-Style Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 146 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 11.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday June 1st 2016
1.045
1.006
5.1%
39.0
8.1
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.50 lb Belgian - Pilsner7.5 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 85.1%
10.50 oz Belgian - CaraMunich10.5 oz CaraMunich 33 50 7.4%
10.50 oz Belgian - Cara 20L10.5 oz Cara 20L 34 22 7.4%
141 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
12 g Huell Melon12 g Huell Melon Hops Pellet 6.3 Boil 45 min 10.41 14%
12 g Mandarina Bavaria12 g Mandarina Bavaria Hops Pellet 7.6 Boil 45 min 12.56 14%
15.50 g Huell Melon15.5 g Huell Melon Hops Pellet 6.3 Boil 15 min 7.27 18%
15.50 g Mandarina Bavaria15.5 g Mandarina Bavaria Hops Pellet 7.6 Boil 15 min 8.77 18%
15.50 g Huell Melon15.5 g Huell Melon Hops Pellet 6.3 Boil 0 min 18%
15.50 g Mandarina Bavaria15.5 g Mandarina Bavaria Hops Pellet 7.6 Boil 0 min 18%
86 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Infusion -- 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp Irish moss Fining Boil 30 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - French Saison 3711
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
84%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
65 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes

I undershot my OG a little bit when I brewed this (66% brewhouse eff. instead of 70%). The Belgian pilsner malt might have been the culprit.

If you brew this, please let me know how you like it. I'll probably never make it again since my girlfriend says it's "too floral" for her. Whatever.

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