Author Archives: Kodiak

English Brown Ale – brewed by a robot

So in case you haven’t seen in my recent posts, I have acquired a few picobrew machines / the original Zymantic and the Z1 and also a picostill (which I plan to use to make extracts with). Sadly the company … Continue reading

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picobrew Zymantic leak fix

I have acquired some picobrew machines cheap / the original Zymantic, the Z series and even a new picostill. The Zymatic had [past tense 🙂 ] a leak, because the original seal that connects the internal bucket to the pump … Continue reading

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EPOS ES14 speakers and custom tweeter Baffle – an adventure in HiFi Audio

So up to now this Blog site has been dedicated only to Beer Brewing, but I am going to start expand it a little bit into my vintage Audio hobby as well, so with that, this will be the first … Continue reading

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Belgian/French Saison Winter 2023

This winter I’ve brewed a 10-gallon batch / more to come including the recipe I followed and how I mixed yeasts ( kind of unplanned ) but beer came out awesome…

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Next Brew / a Gulden Draak clone

Next up / I attempt to brew my first Clone of the Gulden Draak beer.

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Steuben Wine 2022

There is nothing quite like HomeGrown! +++++++++++++++++++++++++ The pour sample (picture below) of our wine from this year / when it was being transferred to secondary fermentation. It came out superb in color and taste! Of course it is still … Continue reading

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British Brown Ale – rebrew 2022

Just a rebrew of our current recipe, it’s beautiful, isn’t it? Use the Search function to look for it if you want to brew it.

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Brewing a Saison using yeast from Mute Dog Brewing

The Beer came out Delicious!!!!! —++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I have not brewed any beers in at least 5-6 months, simply because it takes much longer to go through what I brew and I also drink other craft beer, since social interactions have … Continue reading

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next Brew – Baltic Porter

On 2/12/2021 – I brewed a 10 gallon batch of Storm Surge Baltic Porter, rated at 9.6% ABV. This beer has a large grain bill, as in expense, almost $70 just for the grains. Also reused the grains and reboiled … Continue reading

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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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