2017 July HBOY Mini Comp | California Common Results

Congrats to Kevin Lott! His brew beat out 10 other entries to win the July HBOY California Common mini-comp and a brew day at Oro Brewing. I’m looking forward to having your California Common on draft.  Huge thanks to the judges and mini-comp organizer Danielle Schanke. Score sheets will be mailed out on August 16, and the […]

Competition Corner | Arizona Fall Classic & NHC

Arizona Fall Classic Brewing for the Arizona Fall Classic homebrew competition? The GRAND prize will be announced at the August general meeting, and the competition website will go live after the meeting.   NHC 2018 Competition Tip It’s never too early to start thinking about the National Homebrew Competition (NHC). Consider putting aside at least six bottles of […]

2017 July HBOY Mini Comp | California Common

It is encouraging to see so many of our members accepted the challenge to brew for the July competition that BYOB sold out of California common ale yeast. I can’t wait to judge your entries. In the meantime, I’ll be sure to review the commercial examples: Anchor Steam, Flying Dog Old Scratch Amber Lager, Schlafly Pi […]

Competition Corner: HBOY Leaderboard

The 2017 grand prize ASH Homebrewer of the Year will get to collaborate with and brew one or two of his/her winning recipes at The Perch for inclusion in a special beer pairing dinner, prepared by Chef Gidi Goldberg at The Hungry Monk.  This year’s ASH HBOY will also win a 14-gallon conical fermenter     […]

Get Your Beer Knowledge Published

As many of you are probably aware, John Palmer came out with his latest edition of “How to Brew” (http://a.co/hqqiKIb). To prepare for the latest version, he did some extensive research and experimentation to revamp his processes. In keeping with the spirit of research and experimentation, we want to open up the virtual floor to […]

From the President: The Future of the Club

After seven years on a month-to-month lease, the Rose Market era is officially coming to a close.  ASH has been served notice to vacate Wilshire Plaza by May 31st. We had a sweetheart deal during the recession, but someone else who can pay full price is interested in the suite. Of course, this will be […]