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Old 11-07-2009, 01:35 PM   #1
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Hey fellow brewers, I have a Northern Brewer Cherry Stout kit and had a question regarding boil time. Does this stout need to have a two hour boil?

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Old 11-07-2009, 02:03 PM   #2
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Most likely not. When is the first hop addition? Longer boils like that are usually only for big AG beers.

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Hi Wollen. I made a cherry stout recently (its bottle conditioning now). It was all-grain and I did a regular one-hour boil, fermented as normal, then racked to a secondary over cherry puree.

What do your directions say? I agree with Parker, a two hour boil seems too long.

Completely but . . . which Manhattan do you live in?

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Old 11-07-2009, 10:04 PM   #4
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@ Pappers - Manhattan Kansas. And the directions are for a one hour boil. The only reason I asked was because Northern sends out a standard instruction sheet with their kits and I recently did a Scottish Wee Heavy that I should have done a 2 hour boil on , but the instructions only said 1 hour. So, I just wanted to make sure a 1 hour boil was enough on a stout.

@Parker36 - I think the hop addition is a 60 min. addition so for the whole boil.

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Got it. Yes, for your normal gravity stout, a one hour boil is perfect.

For your Wee Heavy, a longer boil is often used to:

1. Promote some carmelization of the wort and

2. Because it is a high gravity beer (more boil off = higher OG)

Good luck with the stout!

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Old 11-08-2009, 04:51 PM   #6
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Thanks all, looking forward to brewing this baby tonight!

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A longer boil will also drive off more dimethyl sulfide precursors, but an hour is usually sufficient anyway.

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30 min. into the Dark Cherry Stout boil... any thoughts on names? Right now, I'm thinking along the lines of "Pop Your Dark Cherry Stout"

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I have a good friend in Manhattan KS named Jake B.

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@jackson d - cool... we have a population of around 50k so even with an initial it's tough to pinpoint. Does he brew? We have a local brew club here and if he brews he may be a member.

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