DetailsCalcium Chloride is used by brewers to lower the pH, and add water hardness to the beer. Use up to 1 teaspoon per 5 gallons before the boil.
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Gravity Level Medium
5.0 / 5.013 ReviewsPlan ahead, or buy smallI bought the 1lb bag and it has been a great addition to my all-grain brewing, and nearly impossible to beat for this price! The only thing that could improve this is if it came in a resealable package or bottle. It comes in a standard vacuum sealed bag that you either have to reseal every time or find another way to store.March 13, 2014Can't brew all grain without itGreat price for an essential salt. Without this my all grain beer would not taste as good. This package lasts a lot of brews too.January 20, 2014Source of CalciumIts the best way to add calcium to your mash water. I use a teaspoon for every 5 gallons.December 10, 2013A must for All GrainI just recently got into adjusting my water and it has made a WORLD of difference in my beer. The small 2 oz. bottle is very fair in price and will go a LONG way when you consider that you will be adding 1.0-2.0 grams per batch of beer at the most. The bottles are also reusable and provide a good seal so the product doesn't soak up too much moisture between uses. Highly recommended.December 3, 2013a staple for all grain brewersIts the best way to add Calcium to improve the mash efficiency. It does't take much either, so get a good scale and a small spoon.November 3, 2013All grain brewers should have thisI got a Ward labs water test and know how much Calcium to add to get a healthy fermentation. I usually add 3 grams, plus some Gypsum. Just add it right to the mash water.October 2, 2013make your beer taste betterAdd a tea spoon if you use low mineral water like NYC tap water or distilled water. It helps the mashing process and improves the taste of the beer. It gives the yeast calcium without the mineraliness of Sufates.August 28, 2013For non-hoppy beersI brew all grain and like to adjust the water for the style of beer I'm making._x000D_I use it to adjust the Chloride - Sulphate ratio for when I make non hoppy beers. _x000D_It's not very effective for adjusting mash pH, for that I either use acid or acidulated malt.July 29, 2013Adds calcium for all grain mashingBased on a water report and a spreadsheet I add 4 grams of Calcium to my mash water. It helps the yeast and improves the flavor,June 21, 2013
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