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Re: Why are 60 and 90 minute boils the norm? Why not longer?
« Reply #30 on: May 14, 2012, 09:24:43 AM »
... Is there a reason I shouldn't boil all my worts for 120min?

The short answer...because in most cases you simply don't need to.

Al, you get today's Gold Star for Pragmatism!

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Re: Why are 60 and 90 minute boils the norm? Why not longer?
« Reply #31 on: May 14, 2012, 09:37:25 AM »
I feel like the gold star for pragmatism isn't very pragmatic.

A top hat and cane is a little overdoing it, isn't it?
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Re: Why are 60 and 90 minute boils the norm? Why not longer?
« Reply #32 on: May 14, 2012, 11:11:41 AM »
... Is there a reason I shouldn't boil all my worts for 120min?

The short answer...because in most cases you simply don't need to.


Al, you get today's Gold Star for Pragmatism!



Thanks, Denny...I'd like to thank the Academy for this award...
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