Castle Malting: Beer recipe Sahti Beer
Sahti Beer Beer recipe
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ABV 7.5% Colour 12 EBC Bitterness 13 IBU
Description
Sahti is a traditional beer from Finland made from a variety of grains, malted and unmalted, including barley, rye, and oats. Traditionally the beer is flavored with juniper berries in addition to, or instead of hops given a sweet aroma and taste to it in addition to herbal, floral, and spicy aromas from hops.
Service:
Glass: Tall glass
Temperature: 4 - 8°C
BREWER`S TIPS
You can add Juniper Berries as much as you want. Just be careful to do not to overdose it.

25 g/hL will give a nice touch.
Castle Malting S.A.,
94 rue de Mons,
7970 Beloeil, Belgium
T:  +32 (0) 87 66 20 95 info@castlemalting.com www.castlemalting.com
RECIPE FOR 100L
MALT

Château Pilsen 2RS 76% // 19.4 kg
Château Rye Malt 15% // 3.8 kg
Château Peated 4% // 1.0 kg
Château Cara Blond® 5% // 1.3 kg
HOPS

Brewers Gold (6.0% aa) 85 g
YEAST

SafAle S-33 70 g
SPICES

Juniper Berries 25 g
Mashing temperature
Step 1: Mashing
Mash-in and fallow the profile below:
pH 5.3 Mix Ratio 2.7 L/kg
Mash-in at 62°C
Rest for 45min at 62°C
Rise to 72°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 15min at 72°C and do the Iodine Test
Rise to 78°C at 1°C/min
Rest for 2min at 78°C to mash out

Once the mash is done, filter and sparge with water at 78°C
Step 2: Boiling
Boil for 60min.
Hop addition: After 10min add Brewers Gold.
Spices addition: After 50min add Juniper Berries.
Whirlpool to remove the trub
Total evap 6.0% Batch size 100L OG 16.5oP Efficiency 85%
Step 3: Fermentation and Maturation
Cooldown the wort to 16°C and pitch the yeast.
Ferment at 16°C for 2 days then rise to 20°C. Once the fermentation is done (FG reached and off-flavors removed – about 7 days), drop the temperature to 8°C and rest for 1 day, and then harvest the yeast. Drop the temperature to 2°C and rest for 7 days.
Attenuation 80% FG 3.30oP
Step 4: Cold Aging and Packaing
Cold age the beer for at -1°C for 5 days, remove the residual yeast, and carbonate until 2.5 volumes of CO2. The beer is ready to package and drink. Enjoy!

*For refermentation in the bottle, add brewing sugar and SafAle F-2.
This recipe is provided by Castle Malting®. Please note that this recipe is just a guideline allowing you to add a personal touch to your beer. Please note that some modifications may be required to meet the specific technological conditions of the brewery defined by equipment, water etc.
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