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Old 11-06-2009, 07:29 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by MarkF View Post

I batch sparge. So, I will add enough salts to my mash water of 3.5gal to get me where I want. Then add enough salts to the kettle for the additional batch sparge water I will be using:

The final volume in my kettle will be around 7.5 gallons. Do I add just enough salts for that additional 4 gallons?

I dont need to add salts to the batch sparge waters, do I?

I think I am very close in understanding this next step in making better beer.

You are right on! Your beer tastes better already

I add to the kettle for the sparge volume.

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Old 11-06-2009, 07:39 PM   #12
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I listened to the Brew Strong episodes from the Brewing Network on Water. Cant recommend all those shows enough. Read chapter 15 of How to Brew. And of course, lots of posts from this forum.

I am excited to see what this does.

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