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NB Petit Saison D'ete

NB Petit Saison D'ete

Saison : All Grain : 5 gal

nshack

I wanted to re-crunch the numbers on a Northern Brewer kit recipe. I changed the Belgian Pils malt to Domestic 2-Row, and upped the ingredients to account for my system efficiency. I'm using French Saison yeast, but couldn't find it in the list.

November 11, 2012 at 09:01am

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 6 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    2-Row Brewers Malt; Briess

    Mild malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Base malt for all beer styles • Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slightly higher yield than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Slight lower protein than 6-Row Brewers Malt. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 3 lbs American Munich

    American Munich

    Munich Dunkels. Adds color/nutty flavor. Sometimes called Aromatic.

  • 1 lbs Torrified Wheat

    Torrified Wheat

    Helps head retention and mouthfeel, used in some pale ales.

  • 1 oz East Kent Goldings - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • .5 oz Styrian Goldings - 6.0 AA% pellets; boiled 10 min

    Styrian Goldings

    Mild, pleasant.

  • 1.5 oz Saaz - 5.0 AA% pellets; boiled 2 min

    Saaz

    Used for finishing pilseners, continental lagers, and wheats. The aroma is spicy and pleasant with fragrant overtones.

  • WYeast 3724 Belgian Saison™

    WYeast 3724 Belgian Saison™

    Classic farmhouse ale yeast. Spicy and complex aromatics including bubble gum. Very tart and dry on palate with mild fruit. Finishes crisp and mildly acidic.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 16 - Belgian and French Ale

Subcategory: C - Saison

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.045 1.048 - 1.065
Terminal Gravity: 1.005 1.002 - 1.012
Color: 8.4 SRM 5 - 14
Alcohol: 5.1% ABV 5.00% - 7.00%
Bitterness: 29.5 IBU 20.00 - 35.00

Discussion

nshack

Good stuff!

2012-12-11 2:56pm

The ale turned out nice and dry with a pleasant hoppy flavor. The yeast contributed some nice fruity esters that make it interesting. The Wyeast French Saison yeast is a winner. It's a great session ale, it's easy to have a couple of pints. I will definitely brew this again.

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