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Managing pH with Brewing Water Adjustments

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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 are


Brew-In-A-Bag Water Chemistry

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The first thing I do when discussing mash thickness is to calculate the liquor-to-grist ratio (water weight divided by grain weight) because this ratio is the basis for discussion related to thickness.

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Mash pH Importance

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Mash pH is extremely important. Enzyme activity is a function of pH and all enzymes are only active in a relatively narrow range around their optimum pH. In the case of mashing,

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Brewing Water Adjustments

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“Does your water taste good? Then it’s probably good for brewing.” That quote embodies the mantra of homebrewers for decades when it came to the fourth ingredient in beer. Good water should


Adjusting Your Brewing Water

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Beer is more water than anything else, which means that water is one of the most important ingredients in a brew. And, of course, water is a catch-all term for a solution

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Build a Mixing Valve for Consistent Water Temperature

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Every time I travel I try to visit the local breweries and, if I can, do a brewery tour of each of the establishments. After touring a few breweries I found that

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DIY Water Filter

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As homebrewers we strive for perfection in our brews. There is a lot going on to get that water flowing into your home and more that a homebrewer can do to control

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Water Filtration

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The answer to this question depends on what type of water filtration that you are planning to use. Carbon filtration is the most common type of home water filtration. Carbon filters contain

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Adjusting Water pH

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This is a question that I have never been asked and did a little digging. The reason for the digging is the very low pH of your well water. Most well water

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Chlorinated water

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You are one of those patients who comes in to the doctor’s office with a cold and already have your mind made up about the cause! Since you are convinced that you

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Reverse Osmosis Water

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The Wiz dives right into a question on water treatment and discusses lager conditioning.

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Well Water

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The Wiz makes waves in an answer about well water.

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