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Really ? I've been reading you need minerals, little to non in Distilled.
 

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If you used Malt Extract it was already boiled with water with minerals in it.
 

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extract has all the minerals you need unless you are trying to duplicate a hard water regional brew. Just don't use distilled to rehydrate yeast.
 

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It doesn't matter with extract, because its already been mashed, and the extract has all the minerals that the yeast needs for proper nutrition. You're golden.
 
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helibrewer said:
extract has all the minerals you need unless you are trying to duplicate a hard water regional brew. Just don't use distilled to rehydrate yeast.
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bottlebomber said:
It doesn't matter with extract, because its already been mashed, and the extract has all the minerals that the yeast needs for proper nutrition. You're golden.
Thanks a bunch !
 

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You did good - one thing, as discussed earlier the extract has minerals in it already and one "problem" extract brewers have is that they DOUBLE the amount of minerals in their brews if they use tap water.

With distiller water the amount of minerals is "perfect-ish".
 
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