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Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate)

Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate)

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Keeping track of your water chemistry pays off with outstanding tasting beer! 

 
If you have soft water and are brewing a hop forward beer, you’ll want some Gypsum on hand. Gypsum (calcium sulfate) is used to add permanent hardness to your brewing water in the form of calcium ions, which will increase the hop perception in your beer. 
 
1 gram of Calcium Sulfate in 1 gallon of water changes the salt levels by 61.5 ppm calcium, 147.5 ppm sulfate and adds 153.5 ppm to the hardness. 
 
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For Class
Wade M on Aug 18, 2022
Beer Smith water profile
steve m on Jul 31, 2022
For Class
Wade M on Aug 18, 2022
We moved and I can't find my chemicals!
Anthony L on Aug 9, 2022
Beer Smith water profile
steve m on Jul 31, 2022
Water chem
Rob Smith on Jul 30, 2022
Use it to adjust brewing water
Ross G on Jul 28, 2022
To make topo Chico at home
DYWANDA L on Jul 22, 2022
need this
Douglas Pyle on Jul 11, 2022
Getting started with water additions
BOB A on Jun 17, 2022
price
Locke on Jun 8, 2022
BSG only sells in 50lb
Jim G on May 17, 2022
Making clone seltzer recipes at home.
Brent S on May 16, 2022
Beer salts
Daniel Z on May 2, 2022
To make paint effect
Linda L on Apr 26, 2022
only option
Franklin M on Apr 7, 2022
I like to adjust my brewing water profile
Robin B on Apr 6, 2022
Adjust Water
Craig Bajada on Apr 1, 2022
Need it.
Zachary F on Mar 30, 2022
Running low
Jim B on Mar 24, 2022
Price
nick r on Mar 19, 2022
I need it for my recipe.
Gerardo B on Mar 10, 2022
used for years
michael m on Mar 1, 2022
Great price
Timothy M on Feb 28, 2022
Water treatment
Steve H on Feb 12, 2022
water treatment in brewing
Brendan M on Feb 7, 2022
Water chemistry
Robert S on Feb 4, 2022
customer
Donovan B on Jan 29, 2022
to lower the ph of wine
WAYNE A H on Jan 22, 2022
To make agar for mushrooms
Jill T on Jan 22, 2022
I grow mushrooms and I add gypsum to the substrate I grow the mushrooms on.
Peter P on Jan 11, 2022
I plan to add it to my water
Jamie M on Jan 10, 2022
started using ro water
Nicholas L on Jan 5, 2022
I ran out
Mike V on Dec 31, 2021
PH ADJUSTMENT
Christopher S B on Dec 18, 2021
water chemistry
Anthony Caezza on Dec 15, 2021
Im out
Jorge Luis V on Nov 25, 2021
ingredients
Brad K on Nov 25, 2021
inventory
Jed r H on Nov 20, 2021
Christmas gift
Ashley R on Nov 19, 2021
Always adjust my brewing water.
michael p on Nov 13, 2021
I was out
Doug S on Oct 31, 2021
Water adjustment
Valued C on Oct 30, 2021
make a beer
Andres M on Oct 26, 2021
making tofu!
Robin D on Oct 18, 2021
This is a standard chemical for my water requirements.
Dennis on Oct 15, 2021
more flavor in my beer!
Chris Dornbach on Oct 11, 2021
I use RO water so I use it to adjust my water chemistry.
D S on Oct 8, 2021
To brew
Glen W on Oct 8, 2021
to recreate water profile
Robert W on Sep 30, 2021
Growing mushrooms
Don M on Sep 16, 2021
as a brewing mineral additive
Dale W B on Sep 14, 2021
We moved and I can't find my chemicals!
Anthony L on Aug 9, 2022
Water chem
Rob Smith on Jul 30, 2022
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Gypsum
First time adjusting water chemistry. Worked great.
June 17, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Ca and SO4 Source
Water chemistry adjustment
May 19, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago