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Big Sack Saison

169 calories 14 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Saison
Boil Time: 70 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.074 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 55% (brew house)
Source: AMA
Calories: 169 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday May 21st 2017
1.052
1.008
5.7%
33.1
16.1
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
0.75 lb Belgian - Special B0.75 lb Special B 34 115 6.2%
0.80 lb German - CaraMunich II0.8 lb CaraMunich II 34 46 6.6%
7 lb American - Pilsner7 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 58.1%
0.50 lb American - Red Wheat0.5 lb Red Wheat 38 2.5 4.1%
1 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light1 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 8.3%
2 lb American - Munich - Light 10L2 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 16.6%
12.05 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.70 oz Magnum0.7 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 70 min 33.12 46.7%
0.80 oz Styrian Goldings0.8 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 0 min 53.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
12 qt Infusion -- 150 °F 45 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - Belgian Saison II Yeast WLP566
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 78 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
72 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 183 B cells required
WLP565 Belgian Saison I
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
0%
Flocculation:
Optimum Temp:
0 - 0 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
72 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 183 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Corn sugar      
 
Target Water Profile
Blacksburg, VA, USA
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
8 6 10 15 2 55
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Medium-brown color, light full head
Light caramel aroma (minor oxidation)
Flavor is a balance of Belgian yeast esters, light malt roast, and hop bitterness
Mouthfeel is light and true-to-style, easy-drinking
Finish is crisp with minor astringent bitterness

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  • Last Updated: 2017-05-21 23:11 UTC
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