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Old 08-02-2009, 11:44 PM   #1
coryforsenate
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The water that comes out of the faucet here is extremely high in sodium and bicarbonate (250ppm and 550ppm, respectively).

Any suggestions for what bottled water would be good for an IPA?



 
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Old 08-02-2009, 11:56 PM   #2
Duster72
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Yeah, buy RO water and build your own. Use the Bonnie Brew Water Calculator to get the salt additions correct. Google Bonnie Blue to find the great tool.



 
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Old 08-03-2009, 04:13 AM   #3
ikelso
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googled that and found nothing.

I've recently started using RO water mixed to the proper ph level with our tap water here in san antonio and it seems to work out fairly well. That method should really work out for everything except a heavy beer.

 
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Old 08-03-2009, 04:15 AM   #4
Rick500
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Bonnie Blue Brew Water Calculator

 
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Old 08-03-2009, 07:44 PM   #5
coryforsenate
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Thanks guys.

I have access to all the salts from my lab at work and have calculated what to add to create burton-on-trent water.



 
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