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Ramping Up to a Boil

TroubleShooting

Kevin Dill asks,
Q

Does the amount of time it takes to get the wort to a rolling boil have an impact on the brew itself?

A
n a very general sense the time required to bring wort to a boil can cause problems when the time is too long. Holding hot wort for extended time periods leads to
Response by Ashton Lewis.