Bootleg Biology BBX0104 Saison Parfait Yeast Blend
Saison Parfait: New World Saison Blend
Saison Parfait™ is our New World Saison Blend, a new take on the modern Saison yeast flavor and aroma profile. Saison Parfait™ pairs classic pepper & spice saison phenolics with prominent juicy fruit esters that evoke citrus and lemon peel, and a touch of banana for complexity. Even more unique, it finishes with a balanced, full-bodied and silky mouthfeel despite its high attenuation.
Saison Parfait™ means the “Perfect Season”, and is our ode to the fall harvest season. A time for hard work and also celebration. The peasants of rural Flanders and Wallonia created the Saison, and what we now call Farmhouse beers, to drink for sustenance and merriment. Bruegel likely depicted the drinking of Saison beer in his classic paintings of rural country life, “The Harvesters” and “Peasant Wedding”.
BBX0104 Saison Parfait Yeast Blend Description:
- Flavor/Aroma: Peppery spice, juicy citrus, hints of banana
- Fermentation Temp: 65 - 77°F
- Attenuation: 90 - 100%
- Flocculation: Medium to High
- Final pH: 4.1 - 4.3
- Source: A unique blend of previously unavailable commercially used Saison cultures.
This culture is part of Bootleg's Dusty Bottoms Collection™ and is their ode to unique and hard-to-find cultures sourced from commercial fermentations. As much as we love local yeast, there are just some flavors and aromas that can’t be reproduced by plucking yeast out of thin air. Many of these cultures have been used for generations to make some of the most consistently wonderful beverages in the world. Whether it’s brewer’s yeast, Brettanomyces, or Lactobacillus…these aren’t Local Yeast by our definition, but certainly were local at one time.
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