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Old 05-02-2012, 05:53 PM   #31
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My preference is to do a 90 min boil, I dont start counting down until im at a rolling boil AND the hot break has passed. After that happens, I boil for 30 min then start my hop schedule. BUT I did try a 45 min boil the other day just for the sake of experimenting. I will probably not stray from my 90 min boils in the future though, I like caramelizing the wort a bit.


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Old 05-02-2012, 05:57 PM   #32
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I don't start timing my boil until reaching a true rolling boil. Your 22 minutes does not enter into my calculations. I didn't see any indication on the site you referenced that the counted the non-boiling time, either. So from my way of thinking, you are doing a 60-minute boil, like most everyone else.
True...so my 90 minute boils are really 68. I'm doing one gallon batches as well. If I swirld the wort at all I can get a boil much faster but I've really got it down to a science on my time and volumes...allows me to do other things
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Just tried a brew from the 45 min boil batch. Everything is fine and really tasty.
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