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Offline Jon L

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30% Calcium Chloride to match liquids sold for cheese making?
« on: February 27, 2011, 09:43:18 AM »
Hi Folks,  We have a home-brewing store (Hops & Vines in Asheville NC) that sells food grade 100% calcium chloride for $3 a pound in little pellets.  I just put 1/3 cup in 1 cup of distilled water.  Is it that simple? I want to match what other cheese making sites sell the premix with instructions of 1 teaspoon to set two gallons of pasteurized milk or whatever would be the appropriate measure for my four gallon batches.   I got confused when I looked on the forum and saw lots of discussion that left me baffled.
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Re: 30% Calcium Chloride to match liquids sold for cheese making?
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011, 05:38:15 PM »
Jon, I'd have to read back through the thread, assume you've found this one which should answer your question.

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Re: 30% Calcium Chloride to match liquids sold for cheese making?
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011, 07:15:20 PM »
Thanks John,  Your replies on the thread you sent have me straightened out.  I did not use my scale.  Duh!   
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Jon
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