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Monthly Archives: December 2012

How to cut out the top of a Beer Keg, turn it into a Keggle

Here is an affordable way to cut out the top from a industry standard 1/2 barrel (15.5 gallon keg).  I used a 4″ inch cutting wheel (rated for stainless steel) mounted inside of a 4″ grinder.  Later once hole cut … Continue reading

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Silver Dollar Porter – All Grain Recipe

Silver Dollar Porter – O.G. 1.052 – 1.056, F.G. 1.012 – 1.016. Bitterness 43; Color 40 SRM (80 EBC) This is a great porter to start out with if you have never brewed a porter. A full-bodied bittersweet version of … Continue reading

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Copper Ale – All Grain Recipe

Copper Ale, 5.2% Alcohol, OG 1.052, Avg IBU 31 [time to ready 6 weeks] – use 1.25 quarts per lb of grain for Mash, then 1/2 gallon per pound of grain for the Sparge. Total boil after mashing – 1 … Continue reading

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Noble Trappist Ale (Belgian) – All Grain Recipe

Noble Trappist Ale (Belgian), 5.3% Alcohol, OG 1.053, Avg IBU 37 [time to ready 2 months] – use 1.25 quarts per lb of grain for Mash, then 1/2 gallon per pound of grain for the Sparge. Total boil after mashing … Continue reading

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a 10% Belgian Tripple Ale – 5 Gallon All Grain Recipe

Belgian Triple Ale In case you are wondering if a 10% ABV beer would taste different, this one doesn’t really, and YES! a single glass WILL KICK YOUR ASS!  This is NOT a Coors Light, drink slow and responsibly – … Continue reading

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Belgium Beers

We here at Kodiak LOVE!!!!! Belgium type of beers.  Our favorite is the Belgian Dark Strong Ale in the Winter months and in the summer months we like to brew the slightly lighter style, the Belgian Tripple Ale, which is … Continue reading

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