BrewBlog: Alt.Saison
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain

6/21/2015 - Blowout before 24 hours, though I think that has more to do with the very high percentage of wheat than anything else.  Indicated temperature was 70F, and is being lowered by a wet towel.  Indicated down to 68F in a 66F room.

Comments

Based on the NB Synchronicity Saison

Scale Recipe
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 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Adjuncts
0.50 pounds Honey  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Belle Saison
Manufacturer: Lallemand
Product ID: Belle Saison
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Amount: 12 gr
Equipment Profile

Red rectangular cooler

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 7 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 80% Mash Tun Weight: 10 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: .3 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Suitable for larger batches, up to 25 pounds of grain in a thick mash.

Water Profile

Hastings, Minnesota

Calicum: 55 ppm
Bicarbonate: 196 ppm
Sulfate: 7.9 ppm
Chloride: 8.9 ppm
Sodium: 3 ppm
Magnesium: 24 ppm
PH: 7.4%
Notes:

Taken from:
"Ground Water Quality in Cottage Grove, MN, June 2000"

Prepared by GWMAP

Procedure

Mash in with 2 gallons at 136F to hit a rest at 125F (protein).  Rest 20 minutes, then infuse with 4.5 quarts of boiling water to hit a sacc rest temperature of 152F - rest 60 minutes.  Infuse with 6 quarts of boiling water to hit a mash out temperature of 170F.  Drain the tun and sparge with an additional 3.5 gallons at 170F.

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