Originally Posted by mdgagne
There is no need to do longer boils for extract + grain brews because the extract has already been boiled; in fact a lot of brewers put half or more of their extract in at the end of the boil.
I split my extracts with my partial extract brewing. Since I am doing a partial boil, I add half at the beginning at the rest at the end of the boil. I saw on a youtube video that if you add all the LME or DME at the very beginning , it messes with the characteristics of the hops.
edit: The video was by a guy who calls himself Craigtube on youtube
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