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    Water Profiles of Popular Beers

    Home brewers take great care when constructing a recipe for aroma, appearance, flavor, and mouthfeel. Almost always, water chemistry is an after-thought mainly because it is confusing. I hope to shed some light on how breweries basically have similar thoughts on addressing water chemistry. There...
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    The Importance of Brewing Water

    You may have noticed by now, that beer is over 90% water, so saying that brewing water is important is an understatement of galactic proportions. There are many books on the subject, but they are so in-depth usually that most home brewers either lose interest or mental capacity in the attempt...
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    Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 3

    This is the third installment in the Brewing Water series. The links below will direct you to parts one and two if you wish to read them to. Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 1 Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 2 Today we look at some of the easy to use tools that are...
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    Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 2

    This is the second installment in the Brewing Water series. The link below will direct you to part one if you wish to read it too. Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 1 Today we wade a little bit deeper into what goes on in the mash and how our brewing water can influence efficiency...
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    Craft The Perfect Draft - Brewing Water Part 1

    Every successful brew day begins with a well thought out plan based on a recipe using the perfect combination of grains, hops, yeast and the brewer's preferred brewing process. Of course the goal of every brew day is to brew the best tasting style of beer possible and to brew it as consistently...
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    paralysis by analysis - Brewing Water Modifications

    I want to start modifying my brewing water and i've overloaded myself with research. I have not gotten a water report yet. I did purchase a PH meter. I read and own Water by Palmer and Kaminski. I use a Culligan in-line filter on my outside hose tap for water and consistently make beers that...
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    ezRecipe - Beer Recipe Design The Easy Way!

    Beer recipe design has never been easier. Base your next recipe on any one of the many BJCP beer styles available. Then select your ingredients from a long list of popular hop varieties, grains, and adjunct types. Even predict the perfect mash pH tailored to your grain selection and type of...
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    Brewing water salts preparation

    Hi all. This is the first time dealing with brewing salts in my homebrewing journey. I have downloaded bru n water and calculated the additions i need for an ipa i am brewing tomorrow. I have a rather basic question. I was wondering if it would be ok to weight the salts and acid additions for...