Water Profiles

Water Profiles

Below you will find some member compiled water profiles for Guelph, Kitchener-Waterloo, and Cambridge. To learn more about water in brewing, you may wish to read the Bru’n water page on water knowledge. Software such as Beersmith, Bru’n Water, and Brewer’s Friend, all support calculations involving water chemistry.


Guelph, Ontario (2017)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
118.5 37.8 106 64.6 150 352.3 (HCO3) 7.9

Guelph, Ontario (2016)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
114 34 118 66 128 335 (HCO3) 7.9

Kitchener, Ontario (Greenbrook)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
122 35 107 33 146 303 (HCO3) 7.59

Kitchener, Ontario (Mannheim)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
86 25 38 26 67 236 (HCO3) 7.81

Kitchener, Ontario (Short Finger Brewing Company)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
92 27 43 50 92 236 (HCO3) 7.75

Kitchener, Ontario (Strange St.)

Ca+2 Mg+2 SO4-2 Na+ Cl Alkalinity pH
154 40 109 70 138 352 (HCO3) 7.62

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