I've noob-brewed myself into an interesting situation and would appreciate some advice.
Situation: I brewed Biermuncher's AG centennial blonde yesterday but b/c I have a cheap analog scale my hop measurements were waaaaay too big and it's bitter as heck. It was only a 4-gal batch and yielded about 3.6gal in fermenter (it's getting shredded by S-04 now). OG was only a point high. All other numbers were surprisingly good.
Today i'ma brew a 3-gal batch with really low hops" ferment it separately, then blend the two for bottling.
1) with AG, is a 60-min boil absolutely necessary? I'd like to boil 30-40 mins only, using 2-3 pellets at start of boil, then adding only 15- and 5- min hops.
2) would it be a disaster to add the new wort with a fresh starter of yeast to the already fermenting batch? I can chill the wort to 63 to match the fermenter temp, and I do have room in the fermenter but have never heard of such an addition.
3) is this whole idea just stupid?
Thanks for any input!
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