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Old 05-14-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
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Default OOOPS! Added late addition malt early....

Not paying attention like i usually do, I added the 1lb late addition dme
at the begginning when I added the 6lbs lme. What will this do to my blonde
ale. I was trying to make it nice and light.

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Old 05-14-2011, 11:56 PM   #2
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Your blonde ale will be a little darker that's all. No worries.

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Old 05-15-2011, 12:01 AM   #3
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Im genarally a dark beer drinker, but this one is for the friends. Anything darker than a hefe and they won't drink it. Piss on em. I guess this one is all mine.....

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It won't be that much darker. You probably won't even notice the difference.

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Old 05-15-2011, 12:29 AM   #5
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If you added 6 lbs LME at the start it would make no difference if you added 1 lb DME at start or late. It is the long boil on the LME that is going to give you a little darker color. But if you didn't add any crystal or darker steeped grains you should still get a decent light color.

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