Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer

Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer

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Never worry about pH again! One tablespoon of 5.2 per 5 gallon batch and your water is instantly adjusted to the perfect pH of 5.2, no matter what your starting pH was. It will not add any flavors to your mash water whatsoever. 5.2 optimizes the enzymatic activity of your malt, helps to clarify the wort, and may even help to raise your starting gravities. Also, using 5.2 in the boil will give you more consistent hop usage, and will also keep hard water salts in solution, which will result in less scaling in your heat exchangers, fermenters, and kegs. If you are doing all-grain you add it to your mash water - 1 tablespoon per 5 gallon batch regardless of mash water volume. You do not need to add any extra to your Hot-Liquor tank or Boil Kettle.

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Never ph my mash, wanted to see if this would give me better efficiency
Benjamin C on Apr 21, 2022
trying it for the 1st time
Pete T on Dec 30, 2021
Never ph my mash, wanted to see if this would give me better efficiency
Benjamin C on Apr 21, 2022
Try it out
gary lynn on Mar 3, 2022
trying it for the 1st time
Pete T on Dec 30, 2021
Brew Day
derek b on Dec 24, 2021
Water treatment
CJ on Dec 15, 2021
Almost out
Kirk S on Dec 7, 2021
Rodney D on Dec 1, 2021
ph adjust
Timothy P on Nov 3, 2021
I always use it to stabilize my well water pH in my mash
Gary on Oct 30, 2021
I need to optimize the ph of the water used in my proccess
Ivan J on Oct 11, 2021
It helps me with my mash.
Michael H on Aug 4, 2021
stabilize mash pH
Mark F on Jun 19, 2021
More mash consistency
Eric M on May 29, 2021
To help beer ph
Michael D T on May 20, 2021
makes getting mash pH simple and it works
Todd O on May 19, 2021
Because i step of getting the ph right is always better then 2 steps.
billy w on May 11, 2021
Hard seltzer
Justin L on May 6, 2021
I use this every time
Jens Michelsen on Apr 17, 2021
Sounds like it will help stabilize my water which is a higher pH
William S on Feb 19, 2021
For Seltzer
Derek H on Feb 3, 2021
Great for mash conversions
Adam Peppas on Jan 29, 2021
Trying to improve the product
Aron Thomas M on Jan 11, 2021
works really well for my application
Gerald D on Dec 18, 2020
alkaline tap water
Clifford A on Dec 16, 2020
Simplify my water ph process
Adam D on Nov 24, 2020
Tried it and like it.
Mark G on Nov 3, 2020
To make PH Balance easier
Gary E N on Oct 7, 2020
This plain works.
Brian H on Oct 2, 2020
works best for my water
Paul P on Sep 29, 2020
I was out!
Richard Mortimer on Sep 17, 2020
Great product to ensure proper Ph
Timothy E on Jul 30, 2020
Try it out
Jeffrey F Cook J on Jul 23, 2020
Because you put it in your recommendations
Nik D on Jul 9, 2020
for mashing
Wayne L M on Jul 3, 2020
need mash pH at 5.2 for optimum fermentation
John L on Jun 25, 2020
To make my life easier
Brian M on Jun 23, 2020
I have enjoyed success with this product and needed to restock
Todd P on Jun 17, 2020
Try it out
Daniel A on Jun 17, 2020
troy s on Jun 10, 2020
Wanted to try it
Sarah H on Jun 2, 2020
Improve beer quality
Nick S on May 20, 2020
Deal of the day!
Robert S on May 20, 2020
It takes some of the guesswork out of water chemistry.
Gailen on May 14, 2020
It was recommended in the All-grain brewing instructions
Scott S on May 14, 2020
Giving it a try instead of acid malt
Dominic D F on May 12, 2020
Mash insurance
Donald S on May 9, 2020
In case I need to adjust ph levels on wort
Starting all grain
Aaron D on May 4, 2020
I want a simple ph solution I don't have to think about
Jason H on Apr 11, 2020
Have used for the last 10 years. Works well are keeping mash and wort within PD range
MATTHEW C on Apr 9, 2020
Try it out
gary lynn on Mar 3, 2022
Brew Day
derek b on Dec 24, 2021

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Rated 5 out of 5
The only chemical altering additive I use
February 9, 2022
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This stuff is the bomb
Want to take the guess work out? Use this stuff. I believe in using local water to give your beer local flavor, but the ph where I live is terrible. Fixed my problems right now.
August 10, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 1 out of 5
Not impressed.
Chemical engineer here. It just doesn’t buffer well enough at the dosage recommended. I had a fermentation stall with this product used. The pH was less than 3. My starting pH was 5.8. I will make my own buffer in the future.
February 16, 2021
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Boiling pot
I decided I wanted to try out the 5.2 Ph stabilizer as an experiment when I made my next batch of beer. Wow what a difference it made. The yeast went crazy and the airlock looked like a pressure valve on a pressure cooker. Really impressive.
September 30, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Increases efficiency by 20%
Fantastic product. My well water and water filtration system in my new house has great tasting water, but due to high PH & total alkalinity was impacting the brew house efficiency compared to my previous location. I used this product with 6 brews and increased efficiency by 20%! Easy to use and no impact on taste and hitting my OG as planned!
August 6, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
This is excellent stuff! Always helps with every mash I do!
June 26, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
good stuff, fast service
good product....fast service,,,,
June 22, 2020
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Only in the Mash
I've been using this for years. 1 tablespoon per 5 gallons, set it, and forget it.
April 28, 2020
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Works as Designed
Or local utility (EBMUD) delivers ~8.3 pH water; which is >30 times more alkaline than should be used for brewing. In turn, I use 5.2pH Stabilizer to manage down that number. Although I need to use 1.25x the suggested amount to get within range, I do usually get down to 5.3 or 5.4 pH.

Is it perfect? No.

Does it effectively work in my situation on Muni-water? Absolutely.

I then add various other items to get the water closer to the intended 'style'; epsom, calcium, gypsum, etc.
April 7, 2020
Rated 5 out of 5
Mash stabilizer
Works well in stabilizing you mash
May 17, 2019
over 3 years ago