Does anyone use distilled water for making their priming solution? I do all grain batches was just wondering if it can be done wihout having any negative reprocutions on the finished beer. It just occured to me I have been using untreated tap water(boiled of course) but without using campden.
Not any kind of problem using distilled water. It is just a delivery system for the sugar.
I don’t think the untreated tap water is an issue either because you’re going to boil off the chlorine and the priming solution is so small in relation to the beer.
Unfortunately this is not the case for chloramine.
Thanks flars. I only keg these days but started making belgians and want to share them for the holidays
Just avoid distilled/RO for rehydrating dried yeast. The lack of minerals causes the walls to rupture.
Other than that distilled or RO water is tops. For extract it won’t add any additional minerals. For AG you can build the desired water profile.