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Old 02-15-2013, 09:39 AM   #11
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I go until there is reflux at the top of the flask, and then two minutes or so. This ensures that the entire interior has been cooked to 100degC.


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Old 02-15-2013, 03:20 PM   #12
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Couldn't you just starsan your flask and then boil for even less time?
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Old 02-15-2013, 03:24 PM   #13
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Personally I boil in a small saucepan for 5 - 10 minutes with the lid on the last few minutes. I sanitize my flask, then i put the hot/boiling wort in the flask, and then put the flask in the ice bath with aluminum foil on the top.
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