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Old 04-01-2006, 12:16 AM   #1
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I turned my back for a few minutes and the Hefe I was brewing boiled over. I think mostly the foam came boiled over.

ya'll think this will have any bad effects? Should I throw it out?

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Old 04-01-2006, 12:18 AM   #2
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boil overs are rather common... DONT THROW IT OUT! =)

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Old 04-01-2006, 01:00 AM   #3
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Ditto to the last comment!

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A watched pot never boils. An ignored one boils over.

I don't know what you're boiling on, but once your temp gets close to boiling, roll off the heat a little. You can also keep a spray bottle of water on hand, and give it a few squirts when it starts coming up. Do that a few times, and it will usually subside into a nice rolling boil.

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Old 04-01-2006, 01:39 AM   #5
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It might be darker and sweeter than you intended due to caramelization. If there isn't any char on the bottom of the kettle, it shoudn't make much of a difference.

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