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Re: Calcium Chloride - Granular, How Dilute
« Reply #45 on: May 12, 2015, 03:26:31 PM »
I did the same thing Shane (brewing supply on Amazon) but mixed a more dilute solution to add directly.  Dissolved 12g CaCl2 in a 16oz bottle of water and it works out to 1 Tbs. per gal. milk; 1/4 cup per 4 gal., etc.  Just one less thing to dilute when making cheese :) but I like the simplicity of Pav's suggestion. 

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Re: Calcium Chloride - Granular, How Dilute
« Reply #46 on: May 12, 2015, 04:01:10 PM »
Good idea. Did your mix come out clear? Mine had a reddish tinge. I grabbed some coffee filter papers from the supermarket and passed it through that. It is now nice and clear. I now have 1L of calcium chloride which should last me many years. I also have another 200 odd grams of granules left to make more.

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Re: Calcium Chloride - Granular, How Dilute
« Reply #47 on: May 12, 2015, 05:16:44 PM »
I got mine from LD Carlson and it was clear. Did a test with saturated solution and it still was clear.