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Forgot to add fermentable sugar

It's not too late to add the missing sugar. Just boil it in a small amount of water, but be sure not to burn it. You'll want to use just a few ounces of water to avoid diluting the beer (or over ...
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American Stout addition Suggestions

Basically, you don't need to worry about it. I add coffee beans without any sanitation at all. I've even added unsanitized mushrooms right out of the woods without problem. By the time you add that ...
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Fixing a "Watery" beer

Carbonation level has a significant influence on mouth-feel. You could try carbonating it up a bit further, maybe to 2.8 or 3.0 volumes of CO2. Obviously this isn't going to "fix" everything. This ...
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whirlpool/ hop stand duration and temps

We did an experiment about this at www.experimentalbrew.com for our Experimental Brewing podcast. Here is a link to the experiment parameters and results....https://www.experimentalbrew.com/...
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Advice on my second batch

For a double IPA, I suggest a moderate-to-high bitterness and a massive hop flavor, with ABV in the 7.5-10% range. Denny is right-- You can really play with those hop additions and find your own ...
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Advice on my second batch

If you'd like to simplify your batch and increase the hop flavor and aroma, I'd make the following recommendations: Use just Simcoe for your bittering. It's likely you won't notice much of a ...
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Advice on my second batch

Boil time is not dependent on hop additions. There is no set time to wait. You can add whatever you like whenever you like to get the results you want.
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