This typical saison is amber in color with a pleasant citrusy hop hop flavor and aroma.
Specialty malts: flaked wheat, red wheat
Featured hops: Tradition, Cluster, Saaz
Other additives: coriander
The coriander will need to be cracked before adding it to the wort.
O.G. = 1.051
F.G. = 1.011
Approximately 5.2% ABV
Approximately 169 Cal / 12 oz
Makes 5 US gallons
Payment & Security
Your payment information is processed securely. We do not store credit card details nor have access to your credit card information.
A different spin on Saison. More hoppy than my typical Saison and a milder yeast flavor. (I used Fermentis T-58.) Friends who have tasted this batch liked it. Goes down very easily here in the warmth of Florida. A nice summer beer.
I have been making this with Mangrove Jack's M27 Belgian Ale Yeast. It has become a staple in my household as I can let it ferment up to 90F without temperature control. It gets tricky in the summer when it pushes beyond that but for 9 months out of the year it is a breeze as my temperature rarely gets below 70F and above 87F for 9 months of the year. I usually add 1lb of Corn Sugar to get the ABV above 6% without impacting the flavors.
Great Beer! This was my second batch to brew ever and it turned out great. Fermented at 73-76 degrees F and the fruit esters as well as spice are apparent. Initially I was concerned with the primary Fermentation being slow but after talking with the guys at AHS turns out I did not have an airtight seal. No problem, as those little yeasts did their thing. It's currently about a 103 degrees F here in the deep South and this beer is quite refreshing on a hot summer day.
Agree with OP. I brewed a little warmer - maybe in the 73 -75 range. Secondary for 2 weeks. I did add 1 oz of Saaz pellets in the secondary for 7 days and used the Saison Yeast upgrade - great spice and esters, very distinctive yeast. This was a wonderful brew - wheat through and through. Great reviews from the various recipients of my stock. I will also definately brew this one again - next time as AG.
Just finished bottle conditioning my second batch of this Saison. I wanted to see if I could reproduce the same success I had with the first batch. Absolutely, fantastic. I recently read an article about this strain of yeast and that it likes to ferment at warmer temps even as high as mid 80's to low 90's. Great spice notes on this batch. Very good on a hot day. Thanks again AHS! and Happy Anniversary!