I ordered some Burton Salts from Brewmaster's to adjust my brew water. I was going to use it with distilled water, but after comparing what they sell with the acutal water profile from Burton, they seem pretty worthless. Am I missing something? the PPM comparison is below.
Brewmaster's Warehouse Burton salts:
adding 1 teaspoon per gallon increases the hardness of the water by 889 ppm. They contain calcium sulfate, potassium chloride and magnesium sulfate. Breakdown on the water hardness: 135ppm Ca++, 388ppm SO4--, 19ppm Mg++, 183ppm K+ and 165ppm Cl-.
Burton water profile from Palmer's How to brew