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Re: 1st attempt at water chemistry mash pH VERY off. Help?
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2017, 08:35:17 am »
 It was two row. I went back and subtracted the three L I added and the program raise the estimate of pH to 5.5, which may have had a little to do with it.
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Re: 1st attempt at water chemistry mash pH VERY off. Help?
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2017, 08:49:48 am »
This is your first attempt. Don’t worry too much and try again next time.

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Re: 1st attempt at water chemistry mash pH VERY off. Help?
« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2017, 07:19:36 pm »
Yup, I guess I will add lactic acid to decrease it about 0.3 in the program and try again.
Would anyone have tried to adjust the mash at that time and how?  Same way with lactic acid?
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Re: 1st attempt at water chemistry mash pH VERY off. Help?
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2017, 08:48:13 pm »
I wouldn't do any adjustments until your papers and meter are in agreement. A single data point gives you no indication which is off.
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Re: 1st attempt at water chemistry mash pH VERY off. Help?
« Reply #19 on: October 23, 2017, 09:17:46 pm »
Yup, I guess I will add lactic acid to decrease it about 0.3 in the program and try again.
Would anyone have tried to adjust the mash at that time and how?  Same way with lactic acid?
Yep. This is what you need to do. 

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