What is hiding behind the word “Saison”, this highly popular, perhaps THE MOST POPULAR Belgian beer style? You’ve heard of “Farmhouse Ale”, perhaps you’ve heard of “Biėre de Garde”, or even “Grisette” … in this post, we’ll explain and clarify the definitions of all these exciting related terms.
For every Gallon of water weighing 8.34 Lb, you need on average about 2.5 Lb of grain to brew a craft beer. This means grains account for 30% of the weight of the finished beer. That’s a lot of grains! Up to 85% of the brewing waste. After water, this is the most important ingredient in quantity in your beer composition.