LME added at the end of a boil - no hot break?

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I've read that you don't have to boil LME, and that boiling the LME has a risk of scorching.

Wouldn't the LME cause a hot break when boiled? Otherwise, it is just boiling water.

It's been a while since I've used just LME, but I have boiled some LME batches.
 

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I've read that you don't have to boil LME, and that boiling the LME has a risk of scorching.

Wouldn't the LME cause a hot break when boiled? Otherwise, it is just boiling water.

It's been a while since I've used just LME, but I have boiled some LME batches.
I think it's common to not get a hot break at all with LME, as it's already been boiled and processed by the manufacturer. I do occasionally get a hot break with DME though.
 
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