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Old 04-29-2007, 11:52 PM   #1
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hi there i usually use bottled spring water to brew beer but i finally got a water profile from the district is it ok to brew with

Alkalinity (total) /mg/L as CaCO3 /108

Calcium (total) /mg/L /33
Chloride / mg/L /6.5
Colour (total) / mg/L /<5
Conductivity /umhos/cm /285
Hardness / mg/L as CaCO3 /118
Lead (total) /mg/L /<0.001
Magnesium (total) /mg/L /8.6
Mercury (total) /mg/L /<0.0002
Nitrate /mg/L as N /<0.01
Nitrite /mg/L as N /<0.01
Sodium (total) /mg/L /14
Sulphate /mg/L / 32

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Old 04-30-2007, 12:10 AM   #2
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Here's what I came up with using the nomograph from www.howtobrew.com:

So, unmodified, your water is ideal for darker brews.

Fortunately, your water is low in almost EVERYTHING, so you can really change it's profile easily by adding brewing salts.
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