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Old 01-21-2010, 01:25 AM   #1
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Default First stab at building my water. Critique?

Brewing a hoppy amber, this is my first stab at building my water. How's this look? I would really appreciate any help.

SRM is 16

Starting water is R/0.

Mash / Sparge Vol (gal):
14 / 3

Dilution Rate: 0%

Adjustments (grams) Mash / Boil Kettle:
CaCO3: 9 / 1.928571429
CaSO4: 7 / 1.5
CaCl2: 2 / 0.428571429
MgSO4: 7 / 1.5
NaHCO3: 9 / 0
NaCl: 3 / 0.642857143
HCL Acid: 0 / 0
Lactic Acid: 0 / 0

Mash Water / Total water (ppm):
Ca: 108 / 108
Mg: 12 / 12
Na: 69 / 61
Cl: 52 / 52
SO4: 125 / 125
CaCO3: 185 / 167

RA (mash only): 100 (13 to 18 SRM)
Cl to SO4 (total water): 0.42 (Very Bitter)

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if this works I'll be super happy!

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