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Old 01-19-2013, 06:46 PM   #1
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Why do some add ingredients at "flame out"? What is the result or the goal of this? Do you only do this with dry or liquid extract (if extract brewing) or both?

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:50 PM   #2
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So you don't boil off flavour or aroma's in what you're adding.

 
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:09 PM   #3
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...or in the case of the extract, it's to prevent caramelization and maximize hop utilization.
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