Calcium Carbonate (1 lb)

Calcium Carbonate (1 lb)

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In beermaking: Chalk. Sometimes used for temporary hardness in dark beers. Adjusts pH up.

In winemaking: Used to lower acidity levels. 2.5 grams per gallon will roughly lower acidity by .1%. It does not require cold stabilization to precipitate-out acid like Potassium Carbonate does, but it takes longer, affects flavor, and it reduces tartaric before dropping out malic or citric acids. See AD640 for Potassium Carbonate.

A rough approximate of weight is 1 tsp = 2.7 grams. We highly recommend using a scale to weigh the product for an accurate dose. We do not recommend relying on these rough conversions for accurate dosage rates.

Item # WM20LB
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 1 LBS
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Rated 5 out of 5
Best price on the web
And I have looked everywhere. Most places want to sell you like 4 ounces in a bottle. Just get a mason jar and store it in that.
May 26, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5
Gets the water where it needs to be
If your PH is low this is the ticket to raise it up, I don't use a meter just strips and it works great for me. You can nail just about any water profile you want with the right adjustments.
May 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5
Great for all grain brewing
Pair this up with a pH meter and a couple other salts to really target the water profile you want
May 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5
a must have for allgrain brewing
I use RO Water and you must have your brewing salts. Great to bring the PH up in when mashing with dark grains.
May 7, 2013