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Events / Re: Need Tickets - SAVOR and Belgium comes to Cooperstown
« on: May 25, 2011, 11:25:37 AM »
If you still need a Savor ticket I have one extra that I am looking to get rid of.

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Ingredients / Re: Post your water report
« on: April 22, 2010, 10:31:33 AM »
Shrewsbury MA

pH: 7.5
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est: 376
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm: 0.63
Cations / Anions, me/L: 5.8 / 5.7

Sodium, Na: 71
Potassium, K: 10
Calcium, Ca: 39
Magnesium, Mg: 6
Total Hardness, CaCO3: 123
Nitrate, NO3-N: 0.7 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S: 9
Chloride, Cl: 138
Carbonate, CO3: <1
Bicarbonate, HCO3: 65
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3: 54

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All Grain Brewing / Russian Imperial Stout Water Help
« on: March 17, 2010, 12:33:36 PM »
I just recently moved and have all new water to contend with. In addition this will be my first attempt of a stout so I'm looking into how to adjust my water. Any input would be helpful as I'm just starting to get into water chemistry. Here's what I came up with for a 3 gallon batch...

Starting Water (ppm):
Ca: 39
Mg: 6
Na: 71
Cl: 138
SO4: 9
CaCO3: 54

Mash / Sparge Vol (gal): 3.5 / 2
Dilution Rate: 0%

Adjustments (grams) Mash / Boil Kettle:
CaCO3: 3.5 / 0
CaSO4: 2.5 / 1.4
CaCl2: 0 / 0
MgSO4: 0 / 0
NaHCO3: 3 / 0
NaCl: 0 / 0
HCL Acid: 0 / 0
Lactic Acid: 0 / 0

Mash Water / Total water (ppm):
Ca: 188 / 149
Mg: 6 / 6
Na: 133 / 110
Cl: 138 / 138
SO4: 114 / 114
CaCO3: 319 / 222

RA (mash only): 181 (20 to 25 SRM)
Cl to SO4 (total water): 1.21 (Balanced)

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All Grain Brewing / Re: Finally sent for water report
« on: March 16, 2010, 02:33:43 PM »
Shrewsbury MA

pH 7.5
Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Est 376
Electrical Conductivity, mmho/cm 0.63
Cations / Anions, me/L 5.8 / 5.7

ppm
Sodium, Na 71
Potassium, K 10
Calcium, Ca 39
Magnesium, Mg 6
Total Hardness, CaCO3 123
Nitrate, NO3-N < 0.7 (SAFE)
Sulfate, SO4-S 9
Chloride, Cl 138
Carbonate, CO3 < 1
Bicarbonate, HCO3 65
Total Alkalinity, CaCO3 54

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