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Old 05-16-2009, 11:09 PM   #1
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Do you guys add in your strike water pre mash or in the wort?


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Old 05-16-2009, 11:38 PM   #2
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In the mash for pH purposes and in the boil for flavour purposes.


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Old 05-17-2009, 01:53 AM   #3
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In the mash for pH purposes and in the boil for flavour purposes.
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Old 05-17-2009, 02:51 AM   #4
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Thanks guys, guess I'll start adding 1/2 tsp to strike and 1/2 to wort
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Old 05-17-2009, 04:51 AM   #5
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If you add gypsum to the mash, doesn't it end up in the boil ?
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Old 05-17-2009, 02:05 PM   #6
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Yes it does but some people adjust their mash pH by using minerals such as gypsum to get better conversion. I personally am lazy and just use 5.2 in the mash and then use mineral additions in the BK to adjust the water to style.


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