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Old 03-21-2013, 02:10 PM   #1
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I am entering my first Homebrew competition in a few months and I want to create certain water profiles for each particular beer that I enter. Example I am entering a porter, I want to find the best water profile for that style of beer. Is there an App or a place via Internet I can go to help me achieve this? Thanks


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Old 03-21-2013, 02:51 PM   #2
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Bru'n water is probably one of the best out there.. That is what I use. It is online for download.

Also, check out the "Basic Water Primer" sticky in the Brewing Science forum - good intro, and then more information than you could ever want after. Also, chapter 15 of Palmer's book, how to brew....

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f128/bre...primer-198460/

I assume you are doing all-grain? Correct?


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Bru'n water is probably one of the best out there.. That is what I use. It is online for download.

+eleventy for Bru'n Water. Martin really knows his stuff.
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Bru'n water is probably one of the best out there.. That is what I use. It is online for download.

Also, check out the "Basic Water Primer" sticky in the Brewing Science forum - good intro, and then more information than you could ever want after. Also, chapter 15 of Palmer's book, how to brew....

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f128/bre...primer-198460/

I assume you are doing all-grain? Correct?
Yes. I am doing AG. Thanks for the help!
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+1 for the water chemistry primer. I do all my brews with RO water now from the machine at the grocery store. I stared with the base suggestion on the primer and have adjusted a little here and there with each successive brew of the same recipe until I get it to where I like it. I'm waiting for this one to come out to see what it has to say: http://www.amazon.com/Water-A-Compre.../dp/0937381993


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