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Re: confusion about using baking soda to adjust ph

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  • tgfoitwoods
    Stan, I m really glad the advice worked, even though it as just a guess. I m not always so lucky! [:(] Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller Making Fine Spirits
    Message 1 of 6 , Nov 21, 2011
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      Stan,

      I'm really glad the advice worked, even though it as just a guess.

      I'm not always so lucky! :(

      Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller Making Fine Spirits


      --- In new_distillers@yahoogroups.com, lacrossestanley@... wrote:
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      > The stripping batch with the baking soda came out just fine, new batteries in the pH meter but same values so just by setting for a period of time it needed an adjustment, everything is good!
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      > Thank you for the help,
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      > Stan
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      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: tgfoitwoods zymurgybob@...
      > To: new_distillers new_distillers@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tue, Nov 15, 2011 12:41 pm
      > Subject: [new_distillers] Re: confusion about using baking soda to adjust ph
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      > Stan,
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      > With a pH of 4.3 somewhere near the beginning of the ferment, you should be in great shape, and I see no reason to expect blue distillate. Note that the pH will go down some during the ferment, but that will cause no trouble.
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      > I'm really glad you found the pH anomaly. Let us know how the batch turns out.
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      > Zymurgy Bob, a simple potstiller Making Fine Spirits
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