18.0 lb Cargill IdaPils™
3.0 lb Oat Malt
1.25 lb Pale Chocolate Malt
0.5 lb Carafa® TYPE II
2.0 lb Avocado Honey (Cold Packed Honey Pacifica) - added at knockout and whirlpooled for 10 minutes
1.0 lb Rye Flaked
Mashed for 60 minutes at 150F
1. oz Magnum (12.9%) for 60 min
2.0 oz Hallertau Sapphir (Organic) (4.4%) for 10 min
5.0 gallons of the batch got a tincture of: (approx 1.5 tsp of each)
Crushed Chile Peppers
Lime Zest (2 limes)
Sun dried Tomatoes (not the oil packed variety!)
The tincture was vodka based (3/4 cup), spices soaked for 1 week and filtered twice through a coffee filter. The tincture was then added at kegging.
WLP568 - Saison Blend - pitched into the piece that became "Saison Guacamole"
WLP566 - Saison II - pitched into the piece known as "Alligator Pear Saison"