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ObSession IPA - Extract Beer Brewing Kit (5 Gallons)
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If you're looking for a new IPA to obsess over, look no further!  We recently changed this recipe slightly, making all finishing hops Centennial (rather than a blend between Centennial and HBC-342).  We made sure to keep the Simcoe dry hop though, as we felt this really brought a "pop" to the aroma!  

While the general rule of thumb has been "one or two IPAs and you're feeling it", at just under 5%, we like to think of this beer as a hop lovers dream.  The type of IPA that you can open up at noon, get the grill going, and forget worrying about how you're going to feel after drinking 8% IPAs for a few hours!  (Yes, we know that feeling too...)

A half pound of corn sugar helps this one finish out nice and dry, while a small amount of acidulated malt will help make those hops pop. The clean bitterness of Warrior balances perfectly with a slightly sweet malt profile, all topped off with a white, frothy head thanks to the wheat malt.

So what are you waiting for?!  Order your kit today and let the obsession begin!


Estimated Original Gravity: 1.048-1.052

Estimated IBUs: 58-62

Estimated ABV%: 4.8-5.2%

Estimated SRM: 5-6

Item # KIT272
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 10LBS
ABV %4.9
Beer StyleIPA & Imperial IPA
Ready to Drink Within2-4 Weeks
Alcohol ContentLow (3-5%)
BitternessHigh (46-70ibu)
Fermentation Temp Range64-72
Brewing MethodExtract
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4.6 / 5.0
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Nice flavor
Has good flavor and a lower ABV%. Nice IPA flavor for a summer day since it is not too heavy.
January 24, 2018
1 month ago
So Good!!
This is only my 4th brew, but I have to say this is my favorite! Great hops flavor, excellent aroma and love the color. I will be ordering another one, so that when this one is gone, the other will be ready for drinking. If you like IPA's, try this kit, you won't be disappointed.
September 18, 2017
What an IPA should taste like.
I've been eyeballing this one for a long time and finally ordered and brewed it. I was not disappointed. The first thing I noticed after pouring was the beautiful light color and clean white head. The aroma of the Centennial and Simcoe is awesome. It's almost one of those beers you could be satisfied just smelling. It's an easy drinking IPA that won't knock you on your rear. I definitely recommend it.
October 13, 2016
Overall good
This is really a good IPA. Great blend of hops, not too bitter at all. Mostly nose feel especially with the dry hop. This is a good thing since the body is a little light malt wise. Great for hop heads who want to be able to have a few, or more... Certainly no kick your butt double IPA, but that's exactly what you need some times. Pitched dry yeast US-04, bottled at 2 weeks, perfect flavor after a month. Worth trying for anyone looking for a light IPA.
December 27, 2015
Good Brew
I like this easy to make IPA. With he secondary hopping, it;s 'great. I'd do this one again
May 5, 2015
This could be my summer go-to beer
I'm a newb brewer but with 30 plus brews come and gone in the nine months since I started. I accidentally over-diluted an early batch and have since had all my brews come in on the heavy side. So with a fridge full of strong porters and double IPAs I was looking for something I could consume and still function. This session IPA has a beautiful light color and that nice hop nose. Very drinkable, but still has a lot of personality. My first batch came out 5.6% abv. I know there will be more to come.
April 4, 2015
Response from MoreFlavor
Updating this. Just ordered my 11th obSession kit. This is a solid recipe!!!
December 14, 2017
George W
Response from MoreFlavor
Updating this. Just ordered my 11th obSession kit. This is a solid recipe!!!
December 22, 2017
George W
a huge hit! even with the hop-averse
Re-ordered this one. Best home-brew I've cooked up yet! Even known hop-haters enjoyed this one cold. Hoppy aromas and flavors really come out if you let it warm slightly before drinking, and ~2wk bottle-conditioning is a must if you want to actually taste all the awesome flavors. I left it dry-hop for a couple extra days - mainly due to laziness, but it turned out great!
July 18, 2014
Started out strong but lost that nice hop aroma
Nice beer, when kegging it I thought it tasted and smelled great. After 1 week in the keg it started smelling a little grassy. Also the hop flavor seems to be dissipating the longer it sits. This is only my 3rd brew, so I am still a newb, so maybe it is me.
May 30, 2014
Surprised at how well this turned out...
Even after coming up short on my OG (1.045) and dry hopping just before fermentation finished out (7 days in), I was amazed at how delicious this one turned out! Great nose feel with all of the hop aromas distinctly coming through. Finishes very smooth and well balanced like your standard IPA, but at 4.5% it's hard to have just one! Will definitely be ordering this again soon.

Bottle conditioned at 70* for 2 weeks.
May 22, 2014
Response from MoreFlavor
What yeast did you use?
December 14, 2017
Response from MoreFlavor
December 14, 2017
Chris N
Response from MoreFlavor
What yeast did you use?
December 22, 2017
Response from MoreFlavor
December 22, 2017
Chris N