Author Archives: Kodiak

Electric Brewing // Automating the Mashing Phase – 120 Volts // 1,650 Watts // 13.5 Amps

Up to now – we have been brewing with natural gas or propane, while this works really well, and there are many advantages, like nice strong boils, etc…, there are also some draw backs – as with everything. Here are … Continue reading

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Beeruino // An Intelligent beer data logger and controller

Beer + Arduino + # = #Beeruino   Beeruino – is an #arduino based data logger and controller project that I dreamt up after my second pint of #homebrew.  Here is an older video before the buttons were added for … Continue reading

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Beer Fermentation Beer Data Logger // Beer Analytics

Update: since this blog was written, the Project was transferred to a more professional looking project box and is now called the Beeruino, please search to see that blog – also code has been posted to Git. parts used: empty … Continue reading

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American Brown Ale 10 gallon batch

attempt #1 pic below – Brew date: 3/26/1016 attempt #2 pic below – Brew date: 7/10/2016 10 gallons. This beer was modeled after the Diamond Knot Brown Ale per the grains/hops posted on their web site, and simulated for ABV/SRM … Continue reading

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Version 2.0 // Python temperature logging script Arduino + Raspberry Pi

Above is a temperature probe jig, it captures and logs the temperature from inside of the fermentor. Plotting the data using a web API: The plot above was generated using sample data and the service – https://plot.ly ( once you … Continue reading

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Apricot Belgian Blonde 10 Gallon Recipe // All Grain

brew-day: 12/26/2015 // OG – 1.072 // Update on temp. chart of fermentation later along with FG, we are hoping for 8%.  This recipe originally called for 3lb of sugar, we used 1.5lb.  If you want 9%, add that extra … Continue reading

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Arduino + Raspberry Pi to measure fermentation temperature

This is the original Version #1 // it will get you going – please see Version #2 for the dynamic sensor processing and more on plotting the data using an API and code. temperature logging sensor jig above in fermentor… … Continue reading

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Imperial Brown Stout 10/11% All Grain Recipe

Mashout, brew date: 9/20/2015 ( next to an IPA on the right, our previous brew ).. OG 1.086 // FG after 2 week fermentation 1.025 – 8% ( we didn’t hit our goal of 10% because of the yeast that … Continue reading

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Semper fIPA – All Grain Recipe

  Above picture credit: Danny Ferguson next we are going to try a recipe by a fellow brewer from the Brew Nerds community on Google+  credit goes to Danny Ferguson The Semper fIPA was targeted 7% ABV & 70 IBU / … Continue reading

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Dog Biscuits/Treats from Spent Grain (Beer Brewing)

Dog Biscuits/Treats from Spent Grain You can now buy these from us – this is our way or raising cash to fund our operation/blog, since we can’t sell you beer.   HOPS ARE POISONOUS TO DOGS – if you add … Continue reading

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