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vindee

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For my next Ale I'm am running up to the foothills to get 15 or 20 gallons of spring water which runs continually from a spring in the Cascades. People have been stopping by there for drinking water for years and it truly is the best water I have had.
However when it comes to brewing is there anything I should add to the water, Salts, Gypsum,ect. just for good measure? I don't want to shell out for an analysis.
I have a digital PH meter and some "next to worthless" test strips for alkalinity, hardness and some unrelated pond testing parameters.
Maybe the water doesn't need anything.
Thanks

Update: Here are some of the parameters I have tested. PH 7.33, GH around 50 or 60ppm, KH also around 50 or 60ppm.
 

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I wouldn't add anything to that water unless the style you are brewing requires hard water. That must be the best tasting water around.
 
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PH seems a little high to me. but I am by no means a water expert.
Thats kind of what suprised me too.
I brewed an Amber Ale with it today so we'll see how it turns out.
Didn't quite hit my pre boil gravity but I didn't check the mash PH so I don't know exactly what the cause was.
Come to think of it, I never hit my pre boil gravity so I don't think it is the water that caused it :)
 
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