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DMS in extract kit
« on: April 21, 2013, 01:35:30 PM »
Is DMS not a concern for an extract kit? And if it is not, does this mean I can avoid boiling the mash for 60 minutes? Thanks.

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« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2013, 01:42:09 PM »
You're correct.  The only reason to boil extract for 60 min. is for hop utilization.
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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2013, 01:42:32 PM »
Boiling is going to do more than eliminate dms.  Your bitterness will be partly determined by boil time among other things

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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2013, 01:56:01 PM »
Extract is pre-boiled, so the DMS should already be driven off.  Hop utilization would be the reason to boil longer. 

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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2013, 01:59:08 PM »
So hypothetically if a kit came with one hop addition at 30 minutes, I could theoretically only boil for 30 minutes? (Considering the full instructions stated a 60 minute extract boil)

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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2013, 02:05:18 PM »
Yup

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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2013, 02:40:02 PM »
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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2013, 03:52:02 PM »
Absolutely. I do his all the time when trialing new ingredients. Look up the 15 minute Amarillo Pale Ale Episode on Basic Brewing Video for some good info.
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Re: DMS in extract kit
« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2013, 08:12:16 PM »
Is DMS not a concern for an extract kit? And if it is not, does this mean I can avoid boiling the mash for 60 minutes? Thanks.
DMS has been boiled off in the manufacture of the extract.  A boil is not necessary.  Going for a pasteurization temperature and time may not be a bad idea.  If you do boil the extract, and the boil is not vigorous, you will create the precursors for DMS.  Found this information at Coopers, AU last night.