Saison – All Grain GONE


General Info

A saison brewed w/ Thai Black Rice has a mild grape flavor and lavender color.  Using Nelson Sauvin hops to accentuate the grape flavor and just a touch of citric acid to bring out some wine-like character.  A touch of 10 L crystal added to bring some sweetness to an other wise very dry beer.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
7.30 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 67.6%
1.00 pounds German Light Munich Malt 9.3%
2.00 pounds Flaked Rice 18.5%
0.25 pounds Crystal Malt 10L 2.3%
0.25 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 2.3%
10.80 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%


Amount Hop Time AA
0.30 ounces Magnum 75 min 14.7%
1.00 ounces Nelson Sauvin 10 min 11.0%
1.00 ounces Nelson Sauvin 0 min 11.0%
2.30 ounces Total Hop Weight


Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
French Saison Wyeast 3711 50 ml

Mash Profile Single Infusion Mash, Light Bodied Beer


Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In 75 min. 150°F

Add 75% of mash water at 162° F / 72° C

2 Mash Out 10 min. 168°F

Add 25% of mash water at 200° F / 93° C


Heat canned rice w/ 2.5 qts water to 155 deg (was hoping for 152).  Mash-in malt at 157 to compensate.  Overall temp was 148 for 10 minutes.  Heat added to 153 deg.  Mash-out at 166. 

Black Rice Wine Saison

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Brew Day Data

  Target Actual Notes
Strike Water Amount: 3.6    
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Sparge Water Amount: 4.2    
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Pre-Boil Gravity:      
Pre-Boil Amount: 5.5    
Post-Boil Amount: 5    
Boil Time: 75    
OG: 1.057 / 14° P    
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