Beer Style: Belgian and French Farmhouse Ales

Includes both saison and bière de garde recipes.

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Gordon Strong’s Saison

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I like my saisons like my cocktails, with some rye in them. In this case, I’m using some flaked rye but malted rye can be substituted.

Prairie Artisan Ales’ Prairie Ale clone

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The inaugural Prairie Artisan Ale, a dry, effervescent Belgian-style farmhouse saison that drinks smoothly for a beer of its size.

7venth Sun Brewery’s Saison in Paradise Clone

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With a subtle spice character and quick turnaround time, this is a great summer sipper.

Gordon Strong’s Bière de Garde

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An amber bière de garde in the style of Jenlain using (mostly) malts from the area.

Fair Isle Brewing

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A brewery that eschews IPAs in the modern craft beer world is seemingly a rare commodity. Take a trip to the Pacific Northwest to visit a farmhouse-style focused brewery that does exactly that.

Allagash Brewing Co.’s Saison clone

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Allagash Brewing Co.’s Saison clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.046  FG = 1.000IBU = 30  SRM = 8  ABV = 6.1% Allagash’s interpretation of a classic Belgian farmhouse-style ale. Saison is spicy, light, and super drinkable, featuring yeast-derived light peppery notes. Ingredients7 lbs. (3.2 kg) 2-row pale malt1.5 lbs. (0.68 kg) rye malt0.75 lb.

To Better Times (Farmhouse Table Beer)

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To Better Times (Farmhouse Table Beer) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.035  FG = 1.007IBU = 10  SRM = 3   ABV = 3.7% This recipe was created with one purpose in mind — to make a refreshing, tasty beer out of very little. The hops used are an illustration, but really any will do —

Boulevard Brewing Co.’s Tank 7 clone


Boulevard Brewing Co.’s Tank 7 clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.071  FG = 1.007IBU = 38  SRM = 4  ABV = 8.5% Tank 7 has become one of Boulevard’s most recognized brands

Kent Falls Brewing Co.’s When Life Gives You Grape Must clone


Kent Falls Brewing Co.’s When Life Gives You Grape Must clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG* = 1.048  FG = 1.000IBU = 10  SRM* = 3  ABV = 6% *Both the original gravity and SRM

The Lost Abbey Brewing Company’s Ten Commandments clone

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(5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.089  FG = 1.006 IBU = 34  SRM = 33  ABV = 11% Ingredients10 lbs. (4.54 kg) 2-row pale malt 1.5 lbs. (0.68 kg) crystal wheat malt (55 °L) 0.75 lb. (0.34 kg) Special B malt0.75 lb. (0.34 kg) melanoidin malt0.75 lb. (0.34 kg) flaked barley0.4 lb. (0.18 kg)

Hippie Farm

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Hippie Farm is a light and refreshing saison that marries the flavors of a simple, traditional farmhouse-style saison with hints of lemon and lavender.

Session Saison

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Already a dry, thirst-quenching style, this saison is brewed to a more sessionable ABV so you can drink a couple on a hot summer day without wiping yourself out.

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