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Old 02-06-2012, 07:36 PM   #1
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So I just brewed my first batch and I'm stoked, but as I was reading on here, I realized something. I never boiled the water I added my wort to after it brewed. Am I hosed or will my beer be ok?

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:37 PM   #2
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The beer will be fine.

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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Awesome, Thanks!

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:38 PM   #4
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Agreed. The yeast take over pretty quick and make it inhospitable for anything else. 99% sure you'll be just fine.

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:43 PM   #5
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I am relieved.

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:45 PM   #6
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If its clean enough to drink without making you sick its ok to top off post boil.

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Old 02-06-2012, 07:45 PM   #7
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I don't even add pureified water lol. I just add normal water. No problems yet!

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Old 02-06-2012, 08:20 PM   #8
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It'll be fine. The only reason we started using bottled is because the tap water in my neighborhood reeks of Chlorine.

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It'll be fine. The only reason we started using bottled is because the tap water in my neighborhood reeks of Chlorine.
That's a shame, the water in my area is considered one of if not the best in the state.
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