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Old 02-06-2010, 06:54 PM   #1
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Default Salts weight to volume conversion?

Some time ago, someone awesome posted a conversion for brewing salts by weight to volume. My scale is not accurate with very light amounts, so I REALLY could use that right about now! (As the mash water heats up...)

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Chalk and Epsom 1/8tsp per gram
Baking Soda and Gypsum 1/4tsp per gram

I don't have CaCl handy.

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See http://www.howtobrew.com/section3/chapter15-4.html

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Thanks! A bit late, but I managed to fudge it with the scale. My scale reads grams, but it only reads even numbers. if you had a bunch of grams to measure, you could get close with it. If you need accuracy at a small level, you have to "guess".

I'll remember to look on my How to Brew book for those next time.
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