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Old 01-02-2013, 12:12 AM   #1
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Default Goofed on my Hops

Added all 2oz of hops at boil.realized towards then end that I need to add .5 oz last 15 min and .5 oz @ last minute of boil. I removed the bag of hops about 3/4 of the way through, had some saiz hops and I tossed some in towards then end...guess my beer won't be Brown Nut Ale per recipe. I tasted it just before goin in carboy and tasted bittery. I guess time will tell after I bottle.

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:10 AM   #2
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Give it time - it'll be beer! Maybe better than expected...

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:24 AM   #3
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dry hop it for sure.

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Old 01-02-2013, 03:29 AM   #4
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That will change things but I doubt that it will be bad at all.

Don't judge the final flavor by anything before it is fully carbonated. It will likely change a lot during the process.

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dry hop it for sure.
please elaborate
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please elaborate
it means....add hops to the secondary for about a week.
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it means....add hops to the secondary for about a week.
why add hops when I think it's already "too hoppy"?
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why add hops when I think it's already "too hoppy"?
Dry hopping adds aroma and a little flavor, no bitterness. It would help balance out the unexpected higher IBU.
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I might do a drive by at the LHBS and pick their brain as it's their kit

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