Session Saison

Brewed 6/4/16
Bottled 8/20/16

Ballast Point Homework Series #7 - Session Saison. Added 2 ounces of dried chamomile flowers, which completely overpowered any maltiness trying to come through. If you didn't know it was chamomile, it could easily be interpreted as medicinal.

Gravities:

Original: 1.035
Final: 1.000
4.59% ABV How is this calculated?

Ingredients:

4.0 lbs Pilsner Malt
1.0 lbs Vienna Malt
1.0 lbs Munich 10L Malt
1.0 lbs Flaked Rye
1.0 lbs Flaked Wheat
1.0 oz Norther Brewer hop pellets (6.0%) @ 75 minutes
2.0 oz dried chamomille (about 2 cups) @ 15 minutes in steeping bag
1/2 tablet whirfloc @ 15 minutes
1.0 oz Hallertau hop pellets (2.7%) @ 5 minutes
1 pouch Lallemand Belle Saison dry yeast

Directions:

Mash with 3 gallons water at 150 for 45 minutes.
Sparge to collect 5.5 gallons.
Boil for 60 minutes, then add whirfloc and chamomile.
Boil an additional 15 minutes. Cool to 90.
Pitch yeast, and ferment at 72-74 for 8 weeks.
Transfer to secondary. Allow to settle for 2 weeks.
Bottle with 3/4 cup sugar.

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