Spike Brewing Giveaway - New v3 Kettle

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Uh oh - stay fresh boiled
Thread Tools
Old 01-09-2013, 01:23 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Sheboygan, WI
Posts: 126
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default Uh oh - stay fresh boiled


Brew day goes well. Brew buddy removed the five Stay Fresh packets from the foil vac pack. Half pound of Centennial whole leaf hops into the mesh bag. Boil.

Clean-up. Dumped out the hop bag and out comes packet #6, damn! Boiled for 10 mins in a 10gal batch.

Is the wort ruined?

"Get that damned Dog off my leg...!"
SmokingDog is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2013, 02:54 PM   #2
Look under the recliner
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
pjj2ba's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: State College, Pennsylvania
Posts: 3,374
Liked 200 Times on 165 Posts
Likes Given: 22


If this is the standard ubiquitous keep fresh packets that seem to be found in nearly everything then you are fine. Most of the packets simple contain silica "gel" which is fairly inert and non-toxic. Their job is to absorb and stray moisture to help prevent rot.
On Tap: Ger. Pils, OKZ (std Amer. lager), CZ Pils, Maibock,
Kegged and Aging/Lagering:CAP, CAP II, Wheat lager, Imperial Pilsner, Ger. Pils, OKZ (std Amer. lager), OKZ II (for base malt comparison), light beer - yes, light beer, Belgian IPA, IPA,
Primary: Pale Ale
Brewing soon: Saison
Recently kicked : ( IPA, Bock, Saison,
Pilsner Urquell Master Homebrewer
(1st NYC 2011, 2nd NYC 2012)
P U crowns winners in its inaugural master HB competition
pjj2ba is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 01-09-2013, 03:29 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
homebrewdad's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 3,269
Liked 382 Times on 278 Posts
Likes Given: 252


Agreed, you are fine. I wouldn't toss them in intentionally, but it won't ruin the beer.
Check out the priming sugar calculator, yeast starter calculator, and the beer calorie calculator.
homebrewdad is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
how long will my ipa stay fresh in my keg under co2 brewtus72 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 12-14-2012 11:01 PM
how long will grains stay fresh? ozziej All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 5 11-06-2012 01:08 PM
How long will beer stay fresh in a keg? GRHunter Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 12 11-17-2011 04:22 PM
How long does DME stay fresh? robertbartsch Extract Brewing 8 07-31-2010 01:30 AM
How Long Does It Stay Fresh? oneawesomeguy Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 1 02-23-2010 04:19 AM

Forum Jump