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Old 06-12-2009, 02:14 AM   #1
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ok so i was looking today in BeerSmith and i saw they have boston water. Here are the vitals,

Calcium: 4.0 ppm
Sulfate: 8.0 ppm
Magnesium: 1.0 ppm
Chloride: 14.0 ppm
Sodium: 10.0 ppm Bicarbonate: 10.0 ppm
PH: 7.9

Would this be consider hard, soft, or somethign else.....
Also would there be any beer styles that might be more conducive to this water?
I thank you in advance.

 
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Old 06-12-2009, 02:26 AM   #2
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Very soft. Get your hands on some gypsum and calcium chloride (and chalk if you're making a dark beer).
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