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Nouveaux Amis Saison - Extract Beer Kit

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A very traditional saison style farmhouse ale with a fantastic twist - white wine grape must!  This recipe kit comes from the mind of our friend Jeff, and is so incredibly delicious and complex that when Jamil Zainasheff, founder of Heretic Brewing Company, tasted it at a BJCP judging workshop that we held, he immediately invited Jeff to brew a commercial batch using locally sourced grapes and put it on tap!  Expect the classic phenolic complexity of a traditional French Saison, but with tons of extra floral and fruit characteristics due to the wine must.  This beer has insane dimension and perfect balance, giving you a show stopper of a saison that everyone will love! 

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This is the coolest story!  So, we invited Jamil Zainasheff down to run an informal, fun, BJCP style tasting workshop.  What we did was told everyone local to bring in whatever they had ready, and we all sat down around a GIANT round table, poured all the beers one at a time, and were coached step by step by Jamil as to how to properly taste and judge individual beers.  It was ridiculously cool, informative and fun for everyone involved.  This recipe was one of the beers that Jamil really enjoyed and gave top marks to, as well as everyone around the round table.  When we were all done, he approached the brewer, Jeff, and asked him if he wanted to brew it on a 5 barrel system!  So they exchanged emails, sourced some local grapes from outside of Fairfield, CA, crushed them on site, brewed the bejeezus out of it and threw it on tap at Heretic Brewing Company!  This recipe is Jeff’s original recipe that we tasted on that BrewWorkshop day, pre-set for 5 gallons of magic in your keg!


25B Saison with Wine Grapes

Recipe Kit Details:

ABV: 6.5%
Estimated OG: 1.058
Estimated FG: 1.008
IBU: 22
SRM: 6

Included In Kit:

  • All Malt Extracts Listed in Recipe
  • All Grains Listed in Recipe, Ground and Bagged Together
  • All Hops Listed in Recipe
  • 5" x 28" Grain Bag
  • 4 oz Bottling Sugar
  • Extract Beer Recipe Kit Instructions

Not Included in Kit

Yeast Suggestions:

B64 Imperial Organic Yeast B64 Napoleon
WLP 566 White Labs WLP566 Saison II Ale Yeast
Wyeast 3711 Wyeast 3711 French Saison Ale Yeast

NOTE: YEAST is NOT included.

Instructions and Home Brew Recipe Download:

PDF icon  Download the Recipe HERE!
PDF Icon Download Brewing with Extract Guide HERE!

NOTE: Beer Recipe and Extract Brewing Kit Instructions are in PDF format.