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Old 07-22-2006, 02:16 AM   #1
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Well i've sent my second batch to the secondary today and stoll a bit of a taste. All in all its pretty good, but... Well it tastes a bit sweet, So can i boil up some hops and add it to the secondary before bottleing?

BTW its a brown ale, and no matter what whould be pretty good..

 
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Old 07-22-2006, 04:04 AM   #2
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Did you use any hops for the boil? How long in the primary?

I would leave it as it is and take some notes on what you did (times, ingredients,
tastes at various stages, etc) and chalk it up to experience. Your beer will taste different in a week, in 2 weeks, in three, and four. Let the yeast do its thing and carefully sample on various stages on the way (maintaining sanitary conditions).
Your notes will help you next time to adjust hops, alcohol by volume, carbonation, etc.

PS.. it is possible to add hops though.

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Old 07-22-2006, 04:50 AM   #3
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Do a search here on hop tea.
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Old 07-22-2006, 01:22 PM   #4
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Obviously a London-style brown. Give it a couple more weeks and add a little hop tea if necessary.
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