Cherry Sour


Doing some updates! Have done quite a few beers over the last few month going to add a few of the more interesting ones up here. First up a dark saison. 

I’m lucky enough to have a massive cherry tree in my garden and as we had a good summer i ended up with about 50kg of cherries so decided to brew up something with cherries in, this is what i settled on.

Cherry Sour Saison
Final Volume: 23 Litres
Original Gravity: 1.068
Final Gravity: 1.006
Alcohol Content: 7% ABV
Bitterness: 16 IBU
Colour: 20 SRM

Pilsner 2.000kg
Vienna 2.000g
Wheat 500g
Pale Chocolate 100g
Carafa special III 100g

Hallertaur Hersbrucker 30g 60 Min

3kg of pitted cherries

White Labs 565 Belgian saison + WLP650 Brett B + Sour dregs

31/05/2013 Brewed
3/06/2013 Fermenting Nicely at 18c will let it come up to 20/21c
21/06/2013 Down to 1.014 added a tube of brett WLP650 and 3kg of pitted fresh cherries
1/07/2013 Add the dregs of two bottle of brodies sours I drank
8/11/2013 Still in the fermentor


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