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Old 09-05-2009, 07:14 PM   #1
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I can't get a water report, but I know my water is really hard, about 300+ , and
all other parameters a high, too.

what water treatment can I use, assuming I can't get a water report, to bring my water profile to an "average" profile?

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Old 09-05-2009, 07:26 PM   #2
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You could dilute with distilled water, but without knowing the water profile before hand, it is going to be tough to get it into the range you want, especially since different beers like different water.

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Best bet would be to have a Reverse Osmosis system and then build up the water from that base which is basically a clean slate with a properly maintained system.

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Get a water report.

Use this calculator Brewing Water Chemistry Calculator | Brewer's Friend to figure out what percentage of distilled water you should use to bring your water within range of the flavor profile of the beer you are trying to make.

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Old 09-09-2009, 05:26 AM   #5
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Get a water report.
Great advice.
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well...

I live in Israel where there is only one water supplier.
Where you find monopoly, you find bad customer service.

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You could call to see if these people would be able to test your water if you sent them a sample.

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