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Old 08-20-2012, 03:00 PM   #1
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Default First All Grain, but forgot to do something!

So late last night I was brewing my first all gain beer. I used this recipe: http://www.mashspargeboil.com/belgian-cookie-ale-recipe/

I did everything correct up till I was supposed to add the spices for the last 5 min of the boil. So when I woke up this morning I was thinking "Man this beer is gunna be awesome!", when I realized that I didn't add the spices. So I then got all the spices that I was supposed to put in and added it to the fermentation bucket and stirred them in as best as I could. So will that mess anything up? Will the beer be less favored? Thanks!



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Old 08-20-2012, 03:06 PM   #2
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Good question. Next time before you ad anything, boil it up or soak it in vodka. Your chances if an infection are really slim, but its still worth the precaution.



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Old 08-20-2012, 03:30 PM   #3
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The spices will have a 'cooked' flavor in the cookies and adding them to the boil would have aligned those flavors more closely. Not cooking them will give you a slight difference in spice character but I wouldn't say you messed anything up flavor wise.

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Old 09-14-2012, 07:17 PM   #4
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So everything seems to be good with this batch. Phew! I will most likely add some more spice to the priming sugar when I make it for the bottling part. Thanks for the help guys!

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