Magnesium Sulphate 1kg

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Otherwise known as brewing salt, adjusts the ion content of your wort and enhances enzyme activity in your mash. It also lowers the pH by a small amount. This all aids to the desired flavour profile in your beer.


Use 1 gram per 1 gallon (3,8 litres).

Put 55g per 5 litres warm water and soak hands and feet for temporary pain relief after a long day’s brewing…

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Magnesium Sulphate 1kg

Magnesium (Epsom Salt or MgSO4): Provides hardness to the water, amounts op 30 ppm or more it can provide a sour or bitter flavour. Malt provides all of the magnesium required for yeast health.

Sulfate: Used to enhance hop bitterness. For IPA’s or highly hopped, APA’s desired ppm would be 150 – 300 ppm which will make the beer more crisp and dry. The chloride level should be under 50 ppm to avoid a mineral finish to the beer.


If you want to read more about Brewing Water Basics click here.

Additional information

Weight 1.01 kg
Dimensions 20 × 20 × 5 cm


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