Brewers Connection
Enzymes and Minerals
  ENZYMES:  
BSG Handcraft
Amylase Enzyme Formula - 1.5 oz - item 6404
Usage varies. 1tsp. Breaks 1,4 linkage in starch during liquefication, producing dextrin and a small amout of maltose. Leaves 1,6 links, therefore self-limiting.
 
$2.09
 
 
 
Alpha Amylase Enzyme - item 6410
Alpha Amylase Enzyme 4g - item 6410
High temperature tolerant Amylase for conversion of starch into sugars. 4g packet.
 
$2.99
 
Endo-Alpha Amylase Enzyme
Liquid Endo-Alpha Amylase - 4 oz - 6408
Used as a mashing aid, Liquid Endo-Alpha Amylase converts starches into sugars which can then be fermented by brewing yeast. Thins out the mash, making it easier to deal with as well as increasing the alcohol yield.
 
$4.99
 
Exo-Alpha
Liquid Exo-Alpha Amylase - 4 oz - item 6407
Used as a mashing aid, Liquid Exo-Alpha Amylase converts starches into sugars which can then be fermented by brewing yeast. Thins out the mash increasing the alcohol yield. Being exo-alpha amylase, it trims simple sugars off of the end of starch molecule branches.
 
$4.99
 
6381 Pectic Enzyme Solution $2.59
6382 Dry Pectic Enzyme $1.99
9480 Turbo Yeast Nutrients - Makes 2 gallons $1.99
WLN4000 White Labs Clarity-Ferm $11.99
  MINERALS:  
Calcium Chloride
Brewcraft Calcium Chloride 1 oz - item 6450
For Temporary Hardness. 1 tsp. of Calcium Chloride per gallon adjusts water hardness by 297 ppm Ca2+ and 531Cl-.
Brewmaster Calcium Chloride 2oz - item 6451
$1.99
 
$2.49
 
 
Gypsum (Calcium Sulphate) 2 oz
Gypsum adds hardness to soft brewing water. Brewers that use distilled water like to add some gypsum back into the water to give it some hardness. Gypsum can also be used to lower the pH of water. Use 1 teaspoon per 5 gallons.
 
$1.39
 
 
 
Potassium Carbonate
Brewcraft Potassium Carbonate - 5 oz Package - item 6454
Reduces acidity in wine; use 3.8 grams/gallon to reduce acidity by 0.1%.
 
$3.99
 
6456 Calcium Carbonate 8 oz $2.99
6458 Calcium Carbonate 5 oz $1.99
6460 Burton Water Salts 1 oz. $1.99
6800 Five Star pH Stabilizer® 4 oz $7.99
6802 Five Star 5.2 pH Stabilizer 1 LB $14.99