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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #30 on: February 06, 2015, 12:49:03 PM »
Good price.  $1.24 a gal


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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #31 on: February 06, 2015, 01:18:03 PM »
Good price.  $1.24 a gal


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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #32 on: February 06, 2015, 01:37:04 PM »
Sorry I don't really know how those translate into measurements I'd use in Bru'n Water.

To get me back on topic...

For all practical purposes 1 mg/liter=1 ppm.
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #33 on: February 06, 2015, 01:48:06 PM »
Sorry I don't really know how those translate into measurements I'd use in Bru'n Water.

To get me back on topic...

For all practical purposes 1 mg/liter=1 ppm.

Aha, I KNEW that!  8)
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #34 on: February 06, 2015, 02:54:35 PM »
As I mentioned earlier, blending that with tap water (high alkalinity) with RO (or spring water in this case) should get you close to a good mash pH for that porter. Bru'n can help you with the dilution factor... and since you know some of the ion concentrations, you could edit the RO or DI line on the Water Input page.
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #35 on: February 06, 2015, 04:26:16 PM »
Real Ale for sure over in Blanco - on the Dripping Springs side. It's a great tour and fascinating given their growth in the past 2 years. I would make sure to to it. Not clear on their hours early in the week.

Last I saw Real Ale was only doing tours on Friday and Saturday. They put some good stuff out for samples on the tour so it's worth going out there any time it isn't 100+ outside.
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #36 on: February 06, 2015, 04:42:15 PM »
As I mentioned earlier, blending that with tap water (high alkalinity) with RO (or spring water in this case) should get you close to a good mash pH for that porter. Bru'n can help you with the dilution factor... and since you know some of the ion concentrations, you could edit the RO or DI line on the Water Input page.

You have a spreadsheet walkthrough!!! Maybe there IS a beergod above!
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #37 on: February 09, 2015, 10:16:07 AM »
OK, with the help of http://accidentalis.com/archives/275, I managed to fill in the spreadsheet with the spring water data and have the adjustments generated for a porter. I actually had to add baking soda to increase the alkalinity, so next time I brew a dark beer I will look for a blend between tap water and spring water...

There may now even be some small parts of water chemistry that I actually understand. That's maybe.

Thanks for the help!
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Re: bru'n water alkalinity
« Reply #38 on: February 09, 2015, 12:47:52 PM »
Cool. Glad that helped.
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