Originally Posted by SpeedYellow
So your plan is to reduce Cl, SO4, and just accept the minimal Calcium (13) that results from that strategy? I'm not so sure that's a great idea, since it's recommended to keep Ca at least 30 or so, and at least 50 if possible.
I was looking at the Pilsen style in BruWater and it had its Calcium levels at 7ppm so I hadn't thought that was an issue. Increasing Calcium would be fine but my options are adding CaSo4 and/or CaCl2 so that just makes my So4 and Cl ppm increase.
I have never had an issue getting close to my desired profile like this so I am happy for any feedback, I have made a similar Hefe with my existing water and the following water profile and it came out 'so so' this is why I wanted to try lowering these amounts.
Previous Hefeweizen that was OK:
Mash Water / Total water (ppm):
Ca: 81 / 81
Mg: 11 / 11
Na: 2 / 2
Cl: 96 / 96
SO4: 87 / 87
Cl to SO4 Ratio: 1.10 / 1.10