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Old 09-26-2012, 10:30 PM   #1
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Hello All, I have searched, and I think I found the answer, but I'd like to ask and get a more direct answer to my question.

I know campden eliminates the chloramines & chlorine in the water, but can I add it to the strike water while it's boiling, or on its way up to boiling?

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Old 09-26-2012, 10:33 PM   #2
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Generally I add it the night before I brew and let the water sit overnight.

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I take my 10 gal mashtun and fill it with campden tablets & tap water. From that I measure out my strike and mash water and start the process.

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i cant answer your question directly, i can only tell you what i do. i fill two carboys the day before and add the campden to them and let them sit over night and them brew the next morning

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I add it to my water immediately before using it and do not have problems. Water meets grain sometimes a few minutes after adding camden.

You can add it and boil your strike water, yes. Just make sue any water that goes into your Brew is treated, including starsan

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Thanks for the help everyone, I appreciate the wealth of information you all have to offer!

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