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Offline zwiller

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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #375 on: August 22, 2016, 08:25:29 AM »
This is a Ward Labs report from a few years ago. Pretty stable Lake Michigan sourced NW Indiana water. What do you all think of it?

Ca: 35ppm
Mg: 12ppm
Na: 8ppm
Cl: 18ppm
So4: 24ppm

Alk: 106
Bicarbonate: 128
ph: ~8

It looks like water from a Great Lake - they are all look similar.

Good for Amber-ish to brownish beers. You need to cut with RO or distilled water for light colored lagers or ales.

+1; You can also use acid to adjust for these quite successfully.   
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Re: Post your water report
« Reply #376 on: November 05, 2016, 07:02:56 AM »
Warren, MI (Detroit water), tested with LaMotte kit 10/5/16

pH 7

Total hardness 80
Calcium hardness 50
Calcium 20
Magnesium Hardness 30
Magnesium 7.2
Chloride 20
Sulfate 5
Total Alkalinity (CaCo3) 80
Sodium 13
Steve Smalenberg
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