Author Archives: Kodiak

Pear and Apple Hard Cider

This year yet again we pressed some asian pear and mixed apple juice to make hard cider. I used a press that a friend of mine has access to via membership through a local tool library in Seattle, but I … Continue reading

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next Brew – Baltic Porter

more to come…

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Scottish Blonde Ale

So this is basically a regular Blonde Ale recipe using a Scottish yeast, the Scottish Ale #1728 this yeast is pretty versatile, we did the Scottish Scotch Ale previously, so wanted to re-use it in something else and also save … Continue reading

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Strong (Wee Heavy) Scottish Scotch Ale – All Grain Recipe

Pandemic Brew 2020! About two and a half months ago, in the middle of our Regional Pandemic, I brewed this Scottish Ale. It felt weird and strange brewing it in the middle of the happening. Basically the recipe was used … Continue reading

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Belgian/French Saison aka Farmhouse Ale Recipe +Fruit – All Grain

Brew in 2020: Belgian Saison (no fruit additions) Beer came out delicious – this yeast/beer needs conditioning and aging, right off the bat it doesn’t taste all that good, but give it 3 months and what a difference, give it … Continue reading

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London Stout

8/31/2019 10-gallon primary batch sparge 18 lb 2-row Northwest Pale 1.5 lb Crystal 60 1 lb Chocolate malt 350 love 1.5 lb roasted barley 300 love Hops: 1.0 whole hops Yakima – start of boil 1.5 ounce Norther Brewer hops … Continue reading

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London Brown Ale 10 + 5 gallon batch

Today I am brewing a Brown London Ale using Wyeast 1318 yeast, which is a “London Ale III”. Here I will do my standard 10 gallon batch sparge, but also do a 2nd running on the (same grain) and brew … Continue reading

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Wild Blonde Ale

About 5 weeks ago we brewed a Blonde Ale / here I wanted to experiment more with the wild yeast culture that I have collected from raspberries in summer of 2018. This is my second attempt, the first was brewing … Continue reading

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Wild Farmhouse Ale

some warning – this was my first time collecting wild yeast and fermenting using it, there is a lot more to wild yeasts than meets the eye and more than I wrote in this blog, I am aware of it … Continue reading

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Kviek Norwegian Farmhouse Ale

10 gallon batch. Today 1/6/2019 we brewed a Norwegian Farmhouse Ale – but not using any traditional means, just a farmhouse grain stack with yeast – Imperial Yeast A43 Loki. I will brew this again in the future using the … Continue reading

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