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Old 08-13-2012, 12:40 AM   #1
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Here heres a quick question getting done with my wort. Getting rdy to chill and i found out i forgot to add my extra PME. How bad will this make my brew? Brewing a BB oktoberfest. Meaning i only added one PME of two canisters.


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Here heres a quick question getting done with my wort. Getting rdy to chill and i found out i forgot to add my extra PME. How bad will this make my brew? Brewing a BB oktoberfest. Meaning i only added one PME of two canisters.
Can you add it now? Maybe add it to as small amount of water as possible, and bring it up to a boiling temperature, cool it, and then add it?


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Can you add it now? Maybe add it to as small amount of water as possible, and bring it up to a boiling temperature, cool it, and then add it?
Chilling now sgould u stop?
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If you haven't started to chill, it isn't too late to add it. Just boil for 5-10 min after you add it. I would recommend adding it. Leaving out half your fermentables will make a big difference.

Adding malt extract late in the boil is a common practice.
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If you haven't started to chill, it isn't too late to add it. Just boil for 5-10 min after you add it. I would recommend adding it. Leaving out half your fermentables will make a big difference.

Adding malt extract late in the boil is a common practice.
At 120 dagrees right now i just stopped. Start my boil over again with my PME?
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Well brought it back to 200 dagrees added second PME. Let boil for 7 mins. Now cooling again with wort chiller. Guess we'll see how this BB kit turns out. Thanks for the quick input fellas. Im still a noob only me and my buddys second batch.
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I think it'll turn out fine. If there were some late hop additions they may provide less aroma, but I think that's a better option than leaving out the extract.
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I think it'll turn out fine. If there were some late hop additions they may provide less aroma, but I think that's a better option than leaving out the extract.
Hope so. Took my OG it was 1.51 a bit over than what the kit called for. We'll see in about four weeks.
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I can tell you from first hand experience, your beer will be fine.
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If you haven't started to chill, it isn't too late to add it. Just boil for 5-10 min after you add it. I would recommend adding it. Leaving out half your fermentables will make a big difference.

Adding malt extract late in the boil is a common practice.
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At 120 dagrees right now i just stopped. Start my boil over again with my PME?
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Well brought it back to 200 dagrees added second PME. Let boil for 7 mins. Now cooling again with wort chiller. Guess we'll see how this BB kit turns out. Thanks for the quick input fellas. Im still a noob only me and my buddys second batch.
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