Challenge Beer - Beet Saison

Our first recipe challenge tackled is this suggestion from Eric Pierce, combining Saisons and Beets! Get your vegetables while getting your grains!

Recipe Author: 

Drew Beechum (suggested by Eric Pierce)

Beer Style: 

Saison

Batch Size: 

5.50 gallons

Boil Time: 

60 minutes

Original Gravity: 

1.066

IBUs: 

25.00

SRM: 

4.40

ABV: 

6.90% ABV

Malt/Grain/Sugar/Extract: 

10 lbs Mecca Grade Peloton Malt / Weyermann Barke Pils

1 lbs Munich

1 lbs Wheat malt

2 lbs of Steamed/Roasted/Boiled Beets - peeled and pureed.

Mashing Instructions: 

Mash grains at 148-150°F for 60 minutes

Hops: 

0.5 oz Magnum Pellets 15%AA 60 minutes

Yeast: 

Wyeast 3726 Farmhouse or Yeast Bay Walloonian Farmhouse.

Special Instructions / Notes: 

Peel and then Steam/Roast (no oil)/Boil the beets until tender. Mash into a paste and add that to the boil kettle.