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Welcome to the Chemicals and Sanitizers Section
These additives are used when your brewing water is either too soft or too hard. It adds needed ions for better results in your wort.

Before using these, however, we recommend you request a water report from your local water company to find out the hardness or softness. It's better not to have to guess at this question!

Burton water salts: 2 oz.
Hardens brewing liquor for creating Burton-on-Trent style pale ales or hard water beers.
item #8100

the price $1.50
Burton water salts - 2 oz. (item #8100)
  Calcium Chloride: 2 oz.
In brewing beers (esp. ales and bitters), calcium chloride is sometimes used to correct mineral deficiencies in the brewing water (calcium is important for enzyme function during the mash, for kettle protein coagulation (the "hot break") and yeast metabolism) and adds permanent hardness to the water. The chloride ions enhance flavor and give a perception of sweetness and fuller flavor, whereas the sulfate ions in Gypsum, which is also used to add calcium ions to brewing water, tend to impart a drier, crisper flavor with more bitterness.
item #8098

the price $1.50
Calcium Chloride - 2 oz. (item #8098)
Lactic Acid: 2 oz.
88% Strenth. Use 1 to 2 tsp of acid in 3 cups of water to adjust pH of sparge water. Use with caution. Highly corrosive. Keep away from eyes and skin.
item #8240

the price $4.50
Lactic Acid - 2 oz. (item #8240)
Gypsum: 2 oz.
Also called Calcium Sulfate. Hardens soft brewing liquor. Settles out suspended particulate matter, especially pale ales. Also lowers pH.
item #8105

the price $1.05
Gypsum - 2 oz. (item #8105)
Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer (item #8243A)Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer: 1 lb.
A proprietary blend of food-grade phosphate buffers that will lock in your mash and kettle water at a pH of 5.2 regardless of the starting pH of your water.

5.2 is safe for your mash and WILL NOT add any flavors to your beer. 5.2 will provide consistency of pH in any water conditions, but the most significant gains will be obtained if you are brewing in hard water.
item #8243A

the price $16.50
Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer (item #8243A)
Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer (item #8243)Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer: 4 oz.
A proprietary blend of food-grade phosphate buffers that will lock in your mash and kettle water at a pH of 5.2 regardless of the starting pH of your water.

5.2 is safe for your mash and WILL NOT add any flavors to your beer. 5.2 will provide consistency of pH in any water conditions, but the most significant gains will be obtained if you are brewing in hard water.
item #8243

the price $7.95
Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer (item #8243)
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