View Full Version : Potassium carbonate vs Bicarbonatr

11-29-2015, 10:42 PM
So I am looking into ordering some pH modifier. I was just curious if there was any difference between Potassium Carbonate vs Bicarbonate.
I know it takes less carbonate than bicarbonate but is there any other differences? Does either impact final taste, aging times, or???

Thanks in advance for any info/experiences you would like to share.

11-30-2015, 12:08 PM
They have equal buffering capacity, so it doesn't matter which you use.

At the amounts we generally use, there is no flavor contribution that I can notice.

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