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  • Posted in thread: Yeast immobilization: magic beans of fermentation on 10-28-2015 at 02:43 AM
    We appreciate the update blizz81!

  • Posted in thread: Tips for the Infamous "super hoppy" IPA/IIPA on 10-03-2015 at 03:49 PM
    Night shift whirlpool wins in the aroma department. I can smell one from down the street.

  • Posted in thread: Announcing My Brewery - Hailstorm Brewing Co on 09-30-2015 at 01:57 AM
    Awesome! Now to get there...

  • Posted in thread: Announcing My Brewery - Hailstorm Brewing Co on 09-28-2015 at 04:55 PM
    If I'm not mistaken, Congrats on the Silver medal!305966What's that from? Don't say GABF..

  • Posted in thread: Lake Walk Pale Ale on 08-28-2015 at 12:14 PM
    Hmm, maybe Chinook?

  • Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 08-19-2015 at 01:01 AM
    I went back and read Martin's comment once more and now I see what you're questioning. The data
    I know of tells us that the pH is the principal driver behind tannin, ash, and silicate
    extraction. But ...

  • Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 08-17-2015 at 12:43 PM
    It's all in the phosphate buffering power at high gravity concentrations that keep the pH low.

  • Posted in thread: Co2 filled in MA on 08-11-2015 at 12:00 AM
    Good points! Yes I think both of these things are quite standard in the industry, and if not
    they should be.

  • Posted in thread: Kettle PH on 08-10-2015 at 11:54 PM
    Keep in mind that as the kettle run off becomes low gravity, in the 1.011-1.009 range, it has
    very little buffering power and thus the pH is likely to easily rise to the 6.0 range. This
    promotes tanni...

  • Posted in thread: Co2 filled in MA on 08-05-2015 at 04:33 AM
    I thought I updated this thread but apparently not. I got a fill at Speedway in Gloucester, 20
    lb for around $22 or $23 including tax. Still great folks over there. They do beer gas too for
    those inte...

I read that drinking is bad for you. That's when I decided to quit reading..
April 8, 2014  •  03:10 PM
AHS Budget IPA is a quality 14B IPA, and the loss leader price is very good. OTOH, it is currently out of stock (which means one or more ingredient is out of stock since AHS makes the kit when ordered.). Recipe: Pale Ale Malt 3.5 lb.; Crystal 60L 0.5 lb.; Crystal 40L 0.5 lb.; Extra Pale LME 5 lb.; 1 oz. Magnum (60 min.); 1 oz. Cluster (15 min.), 0.5 oz Falconer's Flight (5 min.); WLP001.

If I was a high volume brewer, I'd brew again. Instead, I only brew one IPA a year, alternating between a clone and an AHS kit that I haven't brewed, and if I ever run out of AHS 14B kits (at one every two years I won't run out of AHS 14B kits), then I would make my own recipe.