Water Chemistry Calculator

This Water Chemistry Calculator calculates the ppm of all the important brewing ions based on the water volume and the mass of the salts you add.

Instructions:

  • Make sure you have Javascript enabled.

  • Enter the volume of water you are treating.

  • Enter a number for each salt you want to add (under the Mass Added column) and click Calculate

  • If you don't have a scale use the following:
    CaSO4 (gypsum) 0.25tsp / g
    NaCl (table salt) 0.17tsp / g
    MgSO4*7H2O (epsom salt) 0.22tsp / g
    CaCl2*6H2O 0.29tsp / g

Mineral Ions in Brewing Water:
Water Type     Ca   Mg     Na   HCO3     SO4     Cl
Burton-on-Trent Strong pale ales 268 62 30 141 638 36
London Sweet stout, porter 90 4.2 24 123 58 18
Yorkshire Malty pale ale 105 17 23 153 66 30
Dublin Dry stout 80 19 1.0 164 5.0 1.0
Edinburgh Malty amber, brown ales 140 36 92 270 231 60
Dortmund Export lager 260 23 69 270 240 106
Munich Dark lager 80 19 1.0 164 5.0 1.0
Pilsen Hoppy pale lager 7.0 0.8 3.2 9 5.8 5.0


Calculator Copyrighted © 1997
by Glenn Tinseth
All Rights Reserved


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Reproduced with permission. 4/2001.


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