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Old 07-15-2008, 02:34 AM   #1
Jun 2008
Northern Michigan
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I made a keggle on Saturday. I did my first successful boil Sunday, just h20. After I let the water boil about 20 minutes and drained the water there was a lot of white residue left in the bottom of the keggle. I am doing my first big ag batch this friday, should that worry me?

What was the thick white residue?

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Old 07-15-2008, 03:59 AM   #2
Apr 2007
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Had you cleaned the keggel thoroughly before the boil? With what?

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Old 07-15-2008, 03:18 PM   #3
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If you have hard water you may get bicarbonates to drop out during boiling. Easiest way to test this is probably just to take a regular pan you have and boil water from the same source for 20 minutes inside on the stove and see if you get similar residue
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