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Posted in thread: Need help reading a Ward Labs Report for Northern KY on 07-30-2015 at 03:38 PM
A good overview can be found here:
https://sites.google.com/site/brunwater/water-knowledgeThat's fairly good water with manageable
alkalinity. You will need to use a small amount of lactic or phosphor...
Posted in thread: Some simple considerations for your recipes... on 07-29-2015 at 05:24 PM
Some of this is self evident, but worth repeating.
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 12:37 AM
Posted in thread: How to lower the PH of wort to 4.5 Pre-Fermentation on 07-21-2015 at 07:57 PM
I am more concerned with being able to move the wort PH down to 4.5 while in the fermenter
before I pitch lacto. This may be a very newb question but does the grain bill play a roll with
the wort PH ...
Posted in thread: How to lower the PH of wort to 4.5 Pre-Fermentation on 07-21-2015 at 03:55 PM
Adjusting into the fermenter would most likely require you to get the entire wort into your
desired pitching temperature range and pulling a liter. Dose that liter carefully with 1 ml of
lactic acid a...
Posted in thread: Water Water everywhere.. Beginner water help on 07-21-2015 at 03:02 AM
At my piddly little water supply company - they are one and the same. Probably also the poor
guys that change gaskets in the water tower. :)
Posted in thread: Water Water everywhere.. Beginner water help on 07-20-2015 at 08:58 PM
You could try to call the water supply company and ask to speak to one of their engineers. It
is likely they can give you the information directly. The Bru'n Water spreadsheet has the
Posted in thread: Water Water everywhere.. Beginner water help on 07-20-2015 at 12:30 AM
Personally, I would get a Ward's report and build my water to style.The issue is that we don't
know your preference for sulfate rich beers. Some people like really big sulfates (through
gypsum) and so...
Posted in thread: Another Ward Lab water report on 07-15-2015 at 09:18 PM
Post softener is a great place for it. You can check the output with a fairly inexpensive TDS
meter. You should be looking for a pretty low TDS - like around 10-15 for good rejection, and I
change my ...
Posted in thread: Another Ward Lab water report on 07-15-2015 at 12:44 AM
Carbon doesn't affect ionic content... so no. RO is your best bet for the reasons that AJ
outlined. For what it's worth, I have worse water. I bought a RO filter, build my water with
mineral salts and...