APRICOT SAISON ("Drink Me")

Fruited Saison

 

Brewer: Ed and Nick DeMayo

Competition: Oregon Brew Crew Fall Classic (2016)

Place: 1st - Wild Specialty Ale

 

Batch Size: 10 gallons

Mash: 60 min at 150 F, Fly sparge at 168 F

22 lbs Belgian Pilsner 

2.5 lbs Flaked wheat

 

Boil: 60 minutes

2 oz Styrian Goldings at 60min

1 oz East Kent Goldings at 30 min

 

Yeast:

The Yeast Bay  Melange

 

Fermentation:

Pitched yeast at 78 F for 2 months, then decrease to 72 F for 1 month before bottling

Added 5 lbs of fresh apricots after primary fermentation complete

 

OG: 1.066     IBU:28

FG:  1.008