Questions tagged [chloramines]
Chloramines present in the water can combine with malt phenols in the wort to create a compound called chlorophenol.
How do you let water sit until the chlorine vapours off without any contamination?
So, apparently if you let tap water sit for a few days the chlorine will evaporate off but how can one safely expose the water to the the air without risk of contamination from airborne particles?
Do darker ales suffer less with choloramines/chlorophenols?
I have done many many brews with untreated local tap water, and I have only 3 times had an issue with chlorophenols. I now treat the tap water with 1 campden tablet/100l/20gl. But, revieing my records ...
Recommended dose of Campden Tablets to remove chloramine
I'm trying to determine the proper dosage of Campden Tablets to remove chloramine from water. I keep seeing 1 tablet per 20 gallons posted all over brewing forums, but I never see a source for this ...
Do Some Carbon Filters Remove Chloramines, While Others Don't?
I thought that carbon filtration removed both chlorine and chloramines from water. However, the seller of a reverse osmosis system on Amazon answered a question with this: This system can remove up ...