Topic: Water

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Well Water

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The Wiz makes waves in an answer about well water.

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Water Chemistry: Tips from the Pros

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Are your ideas about water chemistry all wet? Let Greg Noonan (Vermont Pub & Brewery), Keith Villa (Blue Moon/Coors) and Kraig Bridgeford (Butte Creek) give a cut and dried explanation.

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Calculating Water Usage

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Water, water everywhere….but how much do we need? We’ll give you the tools to calculate your predicted water usage and a quick primer on combatting chloramines.


Brewing Water: Tips from the Pros

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Greg Noonan of Vermont Pub & Brewery and Scott Schwartz of Nimbus Brewing Company dive into a discussion of water.

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Understanding Residual Alkalinity & pH

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Predicting mash pH based on residual alkalinity. Plus: What’s the best beer color for your water type?

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Sodium metabisulfite to clear chloramine

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This is an interesting question and I did some digging to come up with a good answer for you. Dechlorination is important to brewers for flavor reasons. Compounds called chlorophenols are formed

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Everything About Water for Extract-Based Brewing

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Water, water everywhere….but what’s an extract brewer suppossed to do with it? Get your feet wet in our guide to what extract brewers should, and shouldn’t, bother with when it comes to this all-important brewing ingredient.

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The Role of pH

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How the pH of wort and beer changes during the brewing process.

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Brewing with softened water?

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Water is said to possess “hardness” when it contains ions of calcium and/or magnesium. I have never really understood the origins of this term, since hard water feels as soft as, well,

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Temporary hardness vs. permanent hardness in brewing water

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The most basic difference between hard and soft water is that hard water reacts with soap to form solid soap scum, and soft water does not form soap scum. The formation of


The Salty Truth About Softeners

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Potassium chloride is commonly sold as an alternative to sodium chloride. Those companies that market potassium chloride make the point that it doesn’t do all the terrible things to the body that

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The Elements of Brewing Water

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Barley, hops, and yeast get all the attention, but water is the main ingredient in beer. The ions in your water supply directly affect the flavor of your beer — for good

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