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Re: Alkalinity reduction using lime
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2010, 07:07:42 AM »
Thanks for your reply. Did you have your water tested afterwards to see how much hardness was removed?
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Re: Alkalinity reduction using lime
« Reply #16 on: May 13, 2010, 05:06:50 PM »
Awhile back I was pondering using Masa flour as a corn adjunct, but some people warned against it because of the lime that is used in making it. Kai, are you suggesting that lime is OK with brewing?

If so, then Masa may be the cheapest corn adjunct out there with an over the top corn flavor ???
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Re: Alkalinity reduction using lime
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2010, 06:25:28 PM »
This lime treatment is different. The lime is allowed to react and the precipitate is allowed to settle and removed. You don't get that when lime is part of your grist. You could try a test mash to see what the pH is.

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