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Old 10-26-2011, 12:22 AM   #1
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Default Building water for a Maibock?

Planning to do a Maibock but then it hit me that I have only ever had Glissade from Sierra Nevada and I have no idea as to how minerally or how soft they actually taste or if sulfates are even appropriate in this style.

Is shooting for
50-Calcium
5-Magnesium
0-Sodium
46-Chloride
20-Sulfate
(and some lactic to lower the pH if needed)

sound like it would stand up ok for a Maibock?

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Old 10-26-2011, 07:40 PM   #2
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Sounds good to me.

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Old 10-26-2011, 08:52 PM   #3
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Maibock is a light colored lager so you should be OK with those numbers although I would bump up the Ca+ just a bit (75ppm) with additional Calcium Chloride. Sulphates should be very low, so I would not add any gypsum.

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Old 10-26-2011, 11:35 PM   #5
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I know this is a simple fix and not what your even posting about...my bad I did a Maibock with this ...




Good Luck with your Bock.... mine turned out pretty darn good

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