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Offline HopDen

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Water
« on: March 09, 2024, 09:07:44 am »
I forgot to turn my RO system off the other day and made more water than I need for Sunday brew day. Fortunately I fill 2 kettles simultaneously and my kettle not runneth over!! LOL
With that said, if I keg the extra water, place in my keezer, how long can I expect it to be good for brewing? Should I add anything to it? I expect to brew again in 4-5 weeks.

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« Reply #1 on: March 09, 2024, 09:14:49 am »
I would repurpose it by making coffee, tea, giving to the cat/dog, use it in the iron, ice maker, clothes washing machine, etc, etc.  I wouldn’t save it for brewing that far out.

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Re: Water
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2024, 10:00:57 am »
I would repurpose it by making coffee, tea, giving to the cat/dog, use it in the iron, ice maker, clothes washing machine, etc, etc.  I wouldn’t save it for brewing that far out.
Ok thanks. Just to verify, it doesn’t matter if it’s RO water?


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Re: Water
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2024, 10:14:15 am »
What could happen to it? Not only is it just water, it's RO water. You're going to boil it anyway.

I recall Martin Brungard commenting on this years ago. I believe he said it is very stable.

No different than the drinking water sitting on the grocery shelf.
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Re: Water
« Reply #4 on: March 10, 2024, 07:13:13 am »
I’d say it will be good for at least a millennia. Even if something grew in that water, brewing makes it a nonissue.
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Re: Water
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2024, 08:19:36 am »
I’d say it will be good for at least a millennia. Even if something grew in that water, brewing makes it a nonissue.

Good one Martin! +1
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Re: Water
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2024, 04:51:14 pm »
So, you’re saying it does go bad, eventually, then?

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Re: Water
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2024, 08:11:45 pm »
Save it for the Y3K disaster!
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