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Old 01-03-2011, 10:13 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by jetmac View Post
What is wierd is, the final numbers of Ph, Alkalinity and all that were nearly the exact same numbers, but the Bonnie Blue Brew had me adding less salts to the boil.
It's probably just a silly math error I did. The calculator actually figures out the amount to add per gallon then calculates out to the mash and boil. I goofed on the boil calculation it seems. I mash with my full water amount (BIAB no-sparge) so I never even used that number. I don't use the calculator at all now since I bought a ph meter. I had the typical over "minerally" beer before I simplified and followed aj's advice.

No sparge, no chill, no MLT, no HLT, no propane, no worries...
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