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Offline nateo

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Aluminum pot and lime decarbonation
« on: October 05, 2012, 10:14:28 AM »
So, I normally do my lime softening in a food-grade plastic trashcan, but I only needed a little bit, so I used an aluminum stockpot. The inside of the pot turned dark gray after I drained it. I used the water to brew a batch of beer. I didn't think about aluminum corrosion until after I was done brewing.

The water sat at about pH 10 for 12-15 hours. Should I be concerned about excessive aluminum content in the beer?
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