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One-Step Water Treatment Calculator

2-22-2009

We are pleased to announce this upgrade to our brewing water treatment calculator. With existing water treatment calculators, choosing the types and amounts of different additives needed to get your water to match a target ion profile is a tedious, trial-and-error process. Because the underlying math of this problem is challenging, we can understand why a single, push-button calculation was difficult, until now. With our upgraded brewing water treatment calculator, you first select the target water profile of a classic brewing location (e.g. Pilsen, Burton-on-Trent) and then enter the ion concentrations for your source water (e.g. calcium, magnesium, bicarbonates). Then, simply push the AutoCalc button. In one step, our calculator will return the mix of brewing salt types (e.g. Epsom salts, baking soda) and amounts for each that you need to match the target profile. There is no more adding and subtracting amounts over and over until you get close to the water profile that you want.

One of our passions here at Brewer’s Lair is finding new and better ways to get the computer to help you the brewer focus on your beer. So, we hope this new calculator feature helps you to spend less time with brewing software and more time brewing beer.

You can find this calculator in our Brewhouse section. Cheers!

One-Step Water Treatment Calculator