Hoppy Spelt Oats Rye Saison

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I don’t have a scoring system yet for saisons, but man this beer was outstanding.

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Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain
SRM: 4.0
IBUS: 34.2
Batch Size: 6 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Final Bottling Vol: 5 gal
Efficiency: 75.00 %


I decided not to do a hopstand with this saison.

I ended up adding about 3/4 can of liquid DME because of really low efficiency (I had the can as a prize from a homebrew competition, first time using this messy stuff). Later found out my hydrometer was 7 points low.


Final Numbers:

Original Gravity: 1.052
Final Gravity: 1.006
ABV: 6.0%
Keg or Bottle: Keg
Keg Hops: Yes
Oxygen: 45 Seconds Pure Oxygen

Water Profile:


Amt Name Type # %/IBU
5.90 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 1
2.00 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 2
7.10 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 8
2.40 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 9
R/O Tap Water Gypsum (gram/gal) Epsom Salt (gram/gal) Sea Salt (gram/gal) Baking Soda (gram/gal) Calcium Chloride (gram/gal)
Yes No 0.5 0 0 0 1.5


Calcium Magnesium Sodium Sulfate Chloride Bicarbonate Cations Anions Total Hardness Alkalinity RA S04/CI Ratio
138.6 0 0 73.7 191.3 1 6.9 6.9 347 1 -98 0.4

Mash/Grain Profile:

Mash at 154.0 F for 60 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
7 lbs 8.0 oz Organic 2-Row (2.0 SRM) Grain 3 71.4 %
1 lbs Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 4 9.5 %
1 lbs Rye, Flaked (2.0 SRM) Grain 5 9.5 %
1 lbs Spelt, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 6 9.5 %

Boil Ingredients:

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
12.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 7 24.3 IBUs
7.10 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 8
2.40 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 9
28.35 g Citra [12.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 9.9 IBUs


Starter: No

Yeast: From Tired Hands Saison

Temperature: Ambient 78-80 F Average

Dry Hopping:

Kegged in purged keg with 56g equinox and 56g Nelson Sauvin. Harvested Yeast. Put in fridge at 70 degrees for 5 days then into keezer without removing the hops.

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
56.00 g Equinox [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 11 0.0 IBUs
56.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 12 0.0 IBUs

1 Comment

  1. Name *Paolo

    Quando posso non fare il mash out di 78 gradi


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