Author Topic: Where to add Carbonate in water profile  (Read 1134 times)

Offline TwoThings

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Where to add Carbonate in water profile
« on: July 30, 2020, 12:10:37 PM »
I have a Ward's Lab Water Report. Where would I add carbonate in BS3 for my water profile? I see place for Bicarbonate, but not Carbonate.
My report:https://imgur.com/VfGUvzv

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Re: Where to add Carbonate in water profile
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2020, 01:24:23 PM »
The carbonate content is taken into account by the Bicarbonate value which is the active form of Carbonate in the water. 
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Re: Where to add Carbonate in water profile
« Reply #2 on: July 31, 2020, 08:55:13 AM »
Then why is the Alkalinity in BS3 so much lower than in BruN' Water?  BruN' Water has you add in the carbonate as well as the bicarbonate.  When I start adding in my carbonate number to bicarbonate in BS3, then it begins to start to match the BruN' Water numbers.
On Tap as of 1/1/2021

-German Southern Lager
-Elysian Space Dust IPA Clone

Fermenting:
-Oatmeal Stout

Go to commercial beers:
-Stag

 

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