Simcoe Nelson Mosaic Saison Data and Results


Descriptors: lifesavers, citrus,earthy, stone ground mustard, pine, plum

Fairly cloudy still after a month in the keg. At first pour there is about an inch of head with pretty tight bubbles, then starts to fade after a couple minutes to a very fine thin spotted layer. Smell is outstanding, it’s a weird citrus/mustard thing with a touch of earthiness/pine. Mouthfeel is good, Medium-low thickness and delicate/soft. Bitterness is about right where I like it for a sasion. Faintly tart and very flavorful. Great beer.


Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain Oxygen: 40 seconds Mash Efficiency: 80.00% Target Carbonation: 2.5 Dry Hop as % of Total Hop Build: 72.97%
IBUs: 34 Original Gravity: 1.044 Days in Fermenter: 24 Real Attenuation: 94.10% Bitterness to Original Gravity: 0.77
SRM: 3 Final Gravity: 1.004 Cold Crash: No Apparent Attenuation: 90.91% Bitterness to Final Gravity: 8.5
Boil Minutes: 60 ABV: 5.20% Mash pH: N/A Total Grams Hops Used: 148 Dry Hops in Keg: Yes
Starter: Yes Batch Size: 6 Final Beer pH:  Hop Stand as % of Boil: 0.00% Stir During Mash: Yes

Taste Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Beer Score: 63 Hop Aroma Detectability: 4 Head Retention: 2.25 Minerality: 1.5 Pleasing Mouthfeel: 2.75
Excitement Level: 4.25 Pleasing Hop Aroma: 4 Alcohol Detectability: 1.5 Dryness: 4.5 Harsh Bitterness: 1.5
Drinkability: 4 Hop Flavor Detectability: 3.25 Maltiness: 2 Sweetness: 2.5 Pleasing Bitterness: 4
Clarity: 3.5 Pleasing Hop Flavor: 3.75 Tartness: 2 Mouthfeel Thickness: 2.75 Off Flavors: No
Beer Stability: 4 Head Size: 2.25 Sourness: 0 Mouthfeel Softness: 3.5

Aroma Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Fruity: 2.75 Spicy/Peppery: 0 Tropical Fruit: 2 Orange: 0 Pear: 0 Grapefruit: 2 Bubblegum: 0 Coriander: 0
Citrus: 4 Tobacco/Earthy: 0 Pine: 3.5 Cherry: 0 Cocoa: 0 Resin: 0 Vanilla: 0 Brett Funk: 3
Stone Fruit: 2 Woody/Cedar: 2.25 Grassy: 2 Melon: 0 Banana: 0 Dank: 4 Tea: 0 Brett Fruitiness: 0
Floral: 3.5 Herbal: 1.5 Berry: 0 Apple: 0 Pineapple: 0 Onion/Garlic: 0 Licorice: 0

Water Profile:

Reverse Osmosis Water: Yes Baking Soda (gram/gallon): 0 Total Sulfate: 73.7 Total Hardness: 347
Gypsum (gram/gallon): 0.5 Calcium Chloride (gram/gallon): 1.5 Total Bicarbonate: 1 Total Alkalinity: 1
Epsom Salt (gram/gallon): 0 Total Calcium: 138.6 Total Cations: 6.9 Total RA: -98
Sea Salt (gram/gallon): 0 Total Magnesium: 0 Total Anions: 6.9 S04:Cl Ratio: 0.4

Mash Profile:

Mashed at 157 for 60 Minutes


Yeast 1: Tired Hands Saison Ounces of Yeast 1 Slurry: 4.5 Yeast 1 Generation: 3 Yeast 1 Slurry Days Old: 38
Yeast 2: N.A Ounces of Yeast 2 Slurry: N/A Yeast 2 Generation: N/A Yeast 2 Slurry Days Old: N/A
Stage 1 Fermentation Temperature: 78 Stage 2 Fermentation Temperature: N/A Stage 3 Fermentation Temperature: N/A Ambient Temperature: Yes

Dry Hopping:

Dry Hop Temperature: 67 Dry Hop Dose Left in Keg: 1
Dry Hop Dose #1 Days: 7 Dry Hop Dose #2 Days: N/A


Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Beer:

Beta Acids: 5.45 Linalool: 0.68 Humulene: 23.31
Alpha Acids: 12.88 Caryophyllene: 8.62 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 26.93 Farnesene: 0.44 Other: 12.67

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Boil:

Beta Acids: 6.13 Linalool: 0.65 Humulene: 26.54
Alpha Acids: 13.37 Caryophyllene: 9.43 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 3.43 Farnesene: 0.56 Other: N/A

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition at Flameout:

Beta Acids:  Linalool:  Humulene: 
Alpha Acids:  Caryophyllene:  Geraniol: 
Myrcene:  Farnesene:  Other: 

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Dry Hop:

Beta Acids: 5.18 Linalool: 0.689 Humulene: 22.028
Alpha Acids: 12.685 Caryophyllene: 8.304 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 36.288 Farnesene: 0.399 Other: N/A

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