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A watery aftertaste can come from several sources: Simply too little malt or bittering hops in the beer, for example, you used kit that contains a lot of sugar rather than malt, the back end of the beer can taste watery, simply because there is nothing to provide any aftertaste. Insufficient salts - water salts affect the taste of the beer including the ...
By watery, I assume you mean the body is lacking. You can typically tell how much body you're going to have by the final gravity reading. You're on the lower end of 1.012, which means it's ~12 gravity points above what plain water would be, so technically it isn't a whole lot but it is definitely noticeable (and frankly, about standard for a wheat beer). ...
I think you should brew beers with the resources at hand. If your water is very hard, you may try dark ales like stouts rather than trying to modify your pH... Here is a usefull link to some US cities water profiles Hope this helps!
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