I have heard mention of late addition of extracts. I was under the impression that you need to boil the extract to kill off any possible nasties? When I brew, so far always from a prepackaged kit, ...
Still back on extract brews due to time/equipment constraints, but I am making a cream ale this week. Have one lb of flaked maize for a 5 gallon batch (along with 6 lbs of DME), and I understand that ...