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Old 09-23-2012, 04:46 AM   #1
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I've got my second batch going. It had a 55 min boil. I was supposed to but bittering hops in at the start and flavoring hops 10 min from the end.

Unfortunately I put both in at the start.

It's witbier kit. Any idea how bad I screwed up?

Thanks

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Old 09-23-2012, 04:49 AM   #2
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All,

I've got my second batch going. It had a 55 min boil. I was supposed to but bittering hops in at the start and flavoring hops 10 min from the end.

Unfortunately I put both in at the start.

It's witbier kit. Any idea how bad I screwed up?

Thanks
You will wind up with a more bitter beer with less hop flavor and aroma than intended. You could pick up some additional aroma hops and do a dry hop after fermentation to make up some of the loss. It won't be the same beer but it will still be great!
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:50 AM   #3
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Probably not at all, wits are hopped at such a low rate that I doubt it will matter.

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