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Old 03-27-2008, 08:43 PM   #1
Mar 2008
Fairfax, VA
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I plan on brewing a Strong Ale using Wyeast #1318. Is it necessary to try and achieve the water profile for London using mineral additions? I'm extract brewing this time, but in general, is this necessary?


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Old 03-27-2008, 10:49 PM   #2
Sep 2007
Sheffield, UK
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No, it's not necessary. Water profile is sometimes important for all-grain brewing, but for extract you're OK as long as your water is drinkable.
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