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Old 04-12-2017, 09:44 PM   #31
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Quite a few places in the UK have had stock of Saison D'epeautre recently. Beergonzo have it online.



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I've brewed 2 saisons this year using Mangrove Jacks M29 (I think?). They were very dry but refreshingly fruity. I used about 40% wheat malt, the rest lager malt. They need time to mature so don't drink it all before it's ready! I still have a couple left so I might have one tonight.
1.054 OG ended as 1.003 which is 6.7%ABV, but it's so light you'd never guess it from the taste.
I know it's rude to blow your own trumpet but after 5 or 6 months I've just tried one of my last bottles of Saison. Wow! Amazingly clean. It isn't as bone dry as I remembered. I'll be brewing next summer and not touching it for ages. I made it with a reasonable amount of hops, which I think were Hallertauer Blanc.
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