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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 02-07-2013, 05:29 PM
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Posted By bobjohnson
The recipe in your link is based off the CYBI...

The recipe in your link is based off the CYBI show and the work they have done to clone this beer. Here is a link to the podcast for this recipe.

http://http://thebrewingnetwork.com/shows/697
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Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 08-07-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By bobjohnson
The something about it... is that something...

The something about it... is that something like....

hot alcohol bite
sour taste
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-21-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By bobjohnson
http://hambydairysupply.com fixed...

http://hambydairysupply.com


fixed spelling of supply for ya.. ;)
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-19-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By bobjohnson
Yeah, for transfering I leave my dip tube at its...

Yeah, for transfering I leave my dip tube at its regular length (joke in there somewhere). I use a picnic tap to pour out about only 1/2 pint actually before it starts running perfectly clear. I...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-19-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By bobjohnson
yes, you need either a air lock or a blow off...

yes, you need either a air lock or a blow off tube. What you do is attach a gas side quick disconnect to the gas side of the keg. YOu can rig a air lock up to the disconnect with a short piece of...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-19-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 18
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Posted By bobjohnson
Watch the classified section here or eBay for 10...

Watch the classified section here or eBay for 10 gal corny kegs. They will run $100 to $150. I have one and love it. Plenty of head space for a 5 gal batch. Biggest advantage is being able to do...
Forum: Recipes/Ingredients 06-14-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,010
Posted By bobjohnson
How to create a Black IPA

Using the old Keep It Simple method, is it nothing more than taking your favorite IPA recipe and tweeking the grain bill to include about 5 % carafa II or III special?

Been looking at Stones Self...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 06-09-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,157
Posted By bobjohnson
Who has piped a water line to fill top tier and...

Who has piped a water line to fill top tier and maybe middle tier? Curious to see how you attached it and how you dealt with the height. To fill the top tier, you would need any pipe to extend...
Forum: Fermentation & Yeast 06-02-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
Posted By bobjohnson
From listening to jamil on the brewing network,...

From listening to jamil on the brewing network, he suggests going low temp on hefe's. 62 to 64 degrees. Let it sit there until done. It's hard to do it that low initially, but try it. It really...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-27-2012, 04:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By bobjohnson
I only tried to use mine to help boil 1 time. A...

I only tried to use mine to help boil 1 time. A 10 gal batch (99% of the time I do 5 gal) when it was like -5 degrees in jan. stupid time to try and do a bigger batch. Any way, it seemed to me...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-26-2012, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By bobjohnson
I use this exact unit for heating my strike...

I use this exact unit for heating my strike water. I bought a appliance grade timer and with that and the heat stick,begin heating my strike water while I sleep. Wake up to 170 degree water. ...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-24-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By bobjohnson
$20 for corny's though is awesome!

$20 for corny's though is awesome!
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-20-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By bobjohnson
Just got home and the keg was well received. A...

Just got home and the keg was well received. A few people who must dabble in beer said it had a fruity background to it. I think the dry hop helped balance it out. So if you ever a faced with a...
Forum: General Techniques 05-19-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By bobjohnson
Any chance you reused yeast from one batch to the...

Any chance you reused yeast from one batch to the other? Or we're all 3 of the problem beers made with fresh yeast? What is you current/previous method for sanitizing your hop bag? You mentioned...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-14-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By bobjohnson
pjj2ba - thank you, that sounds interesting. I...

pjj2ba - thank you, that sounds interesting. I am going to see what it is like this Thur night and if the tartness is still there, might try the baking soda.

manybrews - I pulled up my...
Forum: General Beer Discussion 05-13-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By bobjohnson
help save tart pale ale for party

Made a pale ale about 5 weeks ago to serve at a party my wife is having this coming Saturday (5/19).

2 row
crystal 60
falconers flight @60
citra @ 30
Cascade @ 10
wyeast 1056 (saved...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-10-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,531
Posted By bobjohnson
Got any updates to this? I have a party in 2...

Got any updates to this? I have a party in 2 weeks and was thinking of putting one of these together for it. Interested to see how the skirt ended up looking. Any advice or suggestions for someone...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 05-10-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,157
Posted By bobjohnson
When you move it, you tilt it and walk/roll it. ...

When you move it, you tilt it and walk/roll it. Like a large dolly. Therefore no problem getting it out a sliding door.
Forum: DIY Projects 05-08-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By bobjohnson
I recently bought one and use it for fermenting 5...

I recently bought one and use it for fermenting 5 gal batches. Best thing ever. Plenty of space to contain foam and my main reason, you can do closed transfers from the 10 gal keg/fermenter to a...
Forum: DIY Projects 05-01-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,921
Posted By bobjohnson
Also, you don't want copper coil in contact with...

Also, you don't want copper coil in contact with the fermenting beer. I don't have the links available but do some searching here to find info. Copper is ok in the boil, but toxic in the ferment.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-11-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,172
Posted By bobjohnson
dry hop w/pellets in keg, no sack. crazy?

I have begun fermenting in a 10 gal corny and now have a pale ale that I need to dry hop with 1/2 oz of simcoe (pellets). So, my options are to dry hop in the 10 gal fermenter or the 5 gal serving...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-05-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By bobjohnson
getting keg to show condensation

Recently picked up a 10 gal corney for fermenting and doing closed transfers to my 5 gal kegs via CO2. Did my first transfer last night and it went great, with the exception that I never was able...
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 991
Posted By bobjohnson
bringing up a semi old thread... what is the...

bringing up a semi old thread...

what is the PH range for starsan that means it is still OK ?
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-03-2012, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,941
Posted By bobjohnson
With the Blichmann, you just select the natural...

With the Blichmann, you just select the natural gas option when ordering and they will send the orifice and needle valve you need for natural gas. This is about as plug and play as you will find.
Forum: Equipment/Sanitation 04-02-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By bobjohnson
I'll try again.... ...

I'll try again....

http://www.thebrewingnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=25640&sid=fe7f7e68a39fbfde7fca5d12a1429627
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