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Saison d'Hiver

Drew and Jim inspired by a trip to the Fantome Brewery, we present a Winter Saison Style (It does exist!)
Brewed By: 
Drew Beechum, Cullen Davis, Jim Kopitzke, Kent Fletcher, Tom and Stephen Agar
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Batch Size: 
12.5 gallons
Boil Time: 
90 minutes
Original Gravity: 
1.080 O.G.
22.0 IBUs

26.0 lbs Belgian Pilsner
1.0 lbs DWC Special B
0.5 lbs Weyermann Carafa II
1.0 lbs Weyermann Munich Malt
1.0 lbs Weyermann Vienna Malt
2.0 lbs Dark Candy Sugar

Mashing Instructions: 

128 F 10 minutes Strike 9 Gallons
131 F 15 minutes Direct
145 F 30 minutes Strike
154 F 30 minutes Strike


2.50 oz Styrian Goldings Pellet 4.0% AA 60 minutes
2.0 oz Saaz Pellet 3.9% AA 20 minutes

Extra Ingredients: 

1 Vanilla Bean
2 Cinnamon Sticks


White Labs WLP565 Belgian Saison Liquid Ale
White Labs WLP400 Belgian Witbier Liquid Ale

Special Instructions / Notes: 

Mash schedule based upon some typical belgian regimes.
Vanilla bean and cinnamon stick were added at knockout.
Beer will be fermented warm (aka upper 70s).
12 Gallons was split into 2 6 gallon batches (half fermented by Drew, half by Jim K.). The last .5 gallons was placed into a gallon growler and pitched with the Wit yeast and will be cared for by Cullen.

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