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Summer Saison
By snowtiger

I wanted to try a beer with Grains of Paradise
For 5 gallons: GRAIN 8oz Belgian cara-pils 1lb flaked wheat 1lb flaked oats 2lbs wheat malt 6lbs pilsner malt 1lb turbinado sugar (added for 30 minutes) HOPS .50oz Amarillo (8%AA) first wort hop .75oz Amarillo (8%AA) for 75 minutes .50oz Amarillo (8%AA) @ knock-out 1/3 tsp crushed Grains of Paradise @ knock-out YEAST White Labs Saison Ale Yeast
1. Mash-in with 15 qts water @ 128F for protien rest @ 120F for 10 minutes. 2. Raise temp to 150F for starch conversion of 60 minutes. 3. Raise temp to 168F for mash-out of 10 minutes. 4. Sparge with 6 gallons water @ 170F. 5. Boil for 90 minutes with hop and spice additions as noted above.<\b> 6. Pitch yeast @ 70F. Ferment @ 80F for 7 days. 7. Transfer to secoandary for 14 days. 8. Cool to 32F, carbonate and let rest for 14 days. Brewers specifics: OG 1.065, FG 1.015, IBUs 37, SRM 8 This beer should improve with age for about 3 months and will keep for a year without loosing character, but is best fresh.

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