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Old 01-09-2008, 02:45 AM   #1
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Im brewing my first batch tomorrow (english brown ale) and I have a pur water purifier that I was going to use to filter the water. Would this be necessary to add Burton Water Salts to my boil before the steeping of the specialty grains?
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Old 01-09-2008, 03:25 AM   #2
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A pur filter is fine. I wouldn't add any salts without knowing what your water is already - especially if you are doing extract.

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Old 01-09-2008, 03:27 AM   #3
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I wasnt sure b/c my lbhs just handed it to me w/o asking any questions.
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Nah, don't add the salts. Like GT says, unless you know the exact chemistry of the water going into the beer, don't try and change it.
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Old 01-09-2008, 03:45 AM   #5
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Ok thanks. Thats all i needed to know.
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If brewing with malt extract the water chemistry was taken into account in the process of mfg the extract.
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If that worried about it use spring water from the store. Brew on brother!
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