ArticleManaging pH with Brewing Water Adjustments In this article, we will walk through the key concepts of residual alkalinity and some adjustments you can make on brew day to fine tune your wort pH. All pH readings areAlready a member? Log InWritten by Dave GreenYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY The Role of pH in Brewing pH plays a role in every step of the brewing process — from the time you mash in, all the way through to the final beer that fills the glass. Take a closer look at pH throughout the brewing process. Article MEMBERS ONLY Hop Extracts - Advanced Brewing These hop extracts roughly fall into two categories, those primarily intended to add bitterness and those where aromatics are the goal.