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AHA and Cups
« on: March 07, 2011, 05:04:38 AM »
It's a shame the AHA doesn't have a means in place to get a discount for homebrew competitions to get standardized cups. We use Comet/Sweetheart T7T and have an online supplier which offers the best price we have found, but it still is not inexpensive.

I know at one time the AHA had medals available, why not cups?
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011, 09:35:27 AM »
That is a good idea.  Do you think that maybe it would be more under the purview of the BJCP?
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011, 03:15:51 PM »
Nahh, the BJCP doesn't purchase cups already and the AHA does. There should be power in that...
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2011, 04:07:32 PM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2011, 07:54:34 PM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2011, 05:31:24 AM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.

We used the corn starch cups at a couple of recent sessions and found them to work well, plus they are recyclable.  I know that I'd heard of a problem with head retention before, but we had no issues with that. 
Perhaps if the order is big enough they would become less expensive.
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2011, 05:32:39 AM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.

We used the corn starch cups at a couple of recent sessions and found them to work well, plus they are recyclable.  I know that I'd heard of a problem with head retention before, but we had no issues with that. 
Perhaps if the order is big enough they would become less expensive.

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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2012, 04:49:01 AM »
Really? $85 per case, that is the best the AHA can do?
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2012, 10:02:21 PM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.

We used the corn starch cups at a couple of recent sessions and found them to work well, plus they are recyclable.  I know that I'd heard of a problem with head retention before, but we had no issues with that. 
Perhaps if the order is big enough they would become less expensive.

Yes...the law of averages.

I think you mean economies of scale.
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #9 on: January 08, 2012, 10:48:34 PM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.

We used the corn starch cups at a couple of recent sessions and found them to work well, plus they are recyclable.  I know that I'd heard of a problem with head retention before, but we had no issues with that. 
Perhaps if the order is big enough they would become less expensive.

Yes...the law of averages.

I think you mean economies of scale.

I was thinking he meant the adiabatic lapse rate...   ;)
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #10 on: January 09, 2012, 07:40:46 AM »
I'll try to remember to mention it on our GC call tomorrow.

If you don't mind, let us know what everyone has to say.

I also think this would be a good idea.

We used the corn starch cups at a couple of recent sessions and found them to work well, plus they are recyclable.  I know that I'd heard of a problem with head retention before, but we had no issues with that. 
Perhaps if the order is big enough they would become less expensive.

Yes...the law of averages.

I think you mean economies of scale.

I was thinking he meant the adiabatic lapse rate...   ;)

This is what happens when you start thinking again.  ;D
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Re: AHA and Cups
« Reply #11 on: January 10, 2012, 05:57:08 AM »
Back to my now lost comment, $85 + ship for 500 cups, REALLY?
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