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Offline mabrungard

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Re: How to calculate kettle acid addition
« Reply #15 on: January 28, 2018, 11:53:23 PM »
So in my example in reply #7, the correct kettle addition would be simply 0.7ml total?

I don't think its going to take that much. I think it will be the difference in the acid rate times the mashing water volume, not kettle volume. But do check my assumptions with actual trials and measurements. I haven't done so...yet.
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Re: How to calculate kettle acid addition
« Reply #16 on: January 29, 2018, 12:02:49 AM »
So in my example in reply #7, the correct kettle addition would be simply 0.7ml total?

I don't think its going to take that much. I think it will be the difference in the acid rate times the mashing water volume, not kettle volume. But do check my assumptions with actual trials and measurements. I haven't done so...yet.
Thanks, Martin.  I also looked back at the thread Jim mentioned above, and it provides anecdotal evidence of people (Jim and AmandaK I think) getting the desired result with the larger amount of acid.  I'll have another data point to add (one way or the other) in two weeks.
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