Florida oak leaf

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floridarunner68

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A Florida Oak (dead/brown) leaf fell into my wort while it was boiling. Not sure how long it was in there. Should I be worried? I assume not since every thing is aged in oak barrels.

Also, in the last 15 minutes of my 90 minute boil, I threw in the irish moss and 10 minutes later with 5 minutes to go, it almost boiled over. I have never seen that before. I usually only see it at the beginning not the end. Is it normal?

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You have absolutely nothing to worry about. The oak leaf couldn't cause infection while the wort was boiling, and it probably added no flavor whatsoever.

A boilover after adding hops or Irish moss is pretty common.
 
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