LaMotte - BrewLab Plus Water Test Kit 7188-01

LaMotte - BrewLab Plus Water Test Kit 7188-01

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The BrewLab Plus® water test kit, model 7188-01, for home brewers quantifies 6 important water test factors. Includes everything in BrewLab Basic kit plus a high quality digital pH meter for monitoring batches from start to finish. Experts agree water conditions affect your final product, so take the mystery out of making great beer.

Trust LaMotte, the water analysis experts since 1919, to help you control your most important ingredient—water!

Visit HomeBrewFinds.com for a hands-on review of the LaMotte BrewLab water test kit.

For more information on water and its role in the brewing process, check out John Palmer's Water, A Comprehensive Guide for Brewers. For help with water adjustments, download Palmer's Brewing Water Adjustment App, currently available for iOS devices and coming soon to Android.

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Item # MT201
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Availability California - In Stock
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Weight 3LBS
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Due to the recommendation of other home brewers.
Craig C on Oct 10, 2019
Friends told me about it
JIM T on Sep 17, 2019
Due to the recommendation of other home brewers.
Craig C on Oct 10, 2019
John Palmer recommendation
Los Angeles Ale Works on Sep 21, 2019
Friends told me about it
JIM T on Sep 17, 2019
Can’t get usable water data from my water company and I have a water softener
Valued C on Aug 28, 2019
To up my water game!!
Scott M on Aug 28, 2019
price and I shop with Morebeer
William F on Aug 28, 2019
Recommended by other homebrewers, to improve my brewing.
Jeffrey J on Jul 25, 2019
im a geek
joseph j on Jul 16, 2019
Spoke with them at Brew England HomebrewCon
David C Lavery on Jul 2, 2019
Craig R on Jun 26, 2019
Cost and reviews
Joe W on Jun 17, 2019
Also had pH meter
Catherine Asleson D on May 29, 2019
I think this will be better than an RO system
Gregg J on May 28, 2019
John palmer recommends it
Steven K on May 18, 2019
John Palmer
Michael S on May 3, 2019
Please ship via Fedex overnight
Irvin S on Mar 15, 2019
Best kit I can find. A little pricey
James B on Feb 11, 2019
water treatment
Sean B on Jan 26, 2019
John Palmer recommended
Allen G on Jan 6, 2019
Gift for husband for home brewing
Glenda M on Dec 11, 2018
Wanted to improve the quality of the water used for brewing
Eric P on Dec 5, 2018
New Years Resolution - Get serious about brewing water!
Greg Lemermeier on Nov 29, 2018
My son wanted it for Christmas.
Tonij on Nov 28, 2018
Son wanted it
Kathleen M on Nov 24, 2018
Going for more consistency. Felt this was another thing to do right.
Michael Kropp on Sep 17, 2018
Listened to podcast of Brew Strong
Jereme T on Sep 10, 2018
Because I need it
Zachary H Y on Aug 28, 2018
Controlling brewing water
Carl T on Jul 25, 2018
I am working to improve my brewing water
Gary R on Jul 4, 2018
Gift for me
Peter M on Jun 26, 2018
To make better beer!!
Tracy Crenshaw on Jun 26, 2018
Because It's time to get REAL
Zach H on Jun 11, 2018
Because of John Palmer
Patrick C on May 21, 2018
Palmer recommended it
William J R on May 18, 2018
has what i need
Christopher E on May 1, 2018
to get faster results and because it'll pay for itself vs lab testing and costs to ship
Brad F on Apr 19, 2018
Need to work on the main ingredient of beer
Dave C on Apr 14, 2018
Need to test my water
Scott R on Apr 9, 2018
so i can adjust my water to specific water styles
Daniel R on Mar 16, 2018
test my water
Chris R on Mar 16, 2018
I want to make better beer. My beers have done well in competitions, but I will continue to strive for better results. Water chemistry and water profiles should help step up my game. Looking forward to diving deep and coming up with gold.
Duane W on Mar 1, 2018
New beer enthusiast
Victor Manuel Mora P on Feb 19, 2018
I was looking for a PH meter anyway and was going to send my water to Ward labs for testing. I decided to do my own testing and this fit the bill.
Michael Gordy on Feb 17, 2018
Recommended from BYO Boot Camp
Andrew St. M on Feb 9, 2018
To test water and brew better
Megumi H on Jan 27, 2018
To test brewing water. Duh! ;-)
John M on Jan 15, 2018
Wanted to be able to measure a full range of water variables.
Douglas L on Jan 10, 2018
John Palmer recommendation
Los Angeles Ale Works on Sep 21, 2019
Can’t get usable water data from my water company and I have a water softener
Valued C on Aug 28, 2019
Are probes on the pH meter replaceable?
Tracy Crenshaw on Jun 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, the meter comes with a replaceable tip, and requires replacement at regular intervals or after long term storage.
Does this kit come with ph meter storage solution?
Chris Herb on Nov 5, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, it does not come with the storage solution. I use the 4 ph solution to store it though (recommended).
What temperature is the pH probe good to? A lot of pH meters are good to 125F, some are good up to 212F.
Brad Probert on Aug 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The operating temperature of the ph meter recommended by the manufacturer is 32 to 122 ° F (0 to 50 ° C), the important thing is always gauge at the sample temperature. According to manufacturer the temperature range of the meter is from 23 to 194 ° F (-5 to 90 ° C)

4.8 / 5.0
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Works Well
Instructions included on how to complete all tests and does all the tests necessary.
June 20, 2019
4 months ago
Nunca un análisis de agua fue tan facil, y ademas viene con un phmetro muy necesario para la elaboración.
April 29, 2019
6 months ago
Ain't Bad
Does what it's suppose to do. Wish this either came with more ph tablets or ph calibration solution.
February 14, 2019
9 months ago
Handy system
Simple to use. Instructions are also simple, however, I would have appreciated more info on the units of the results and how to convert them to use with different brewing software. For example, Beersmith does not take the test values in CaCo3.
Another confusing thing was according to instructions, during alkalinity test, the solution should turn green at first, but instead, it turned blue, so that made me doubt whether the solution in the container was the correct one.
January 2, 2019
10 months ago
Don't know how I lived without it
I know, it's a bit pricey. But demystifying your water will make your beer go from good to great. This is a very useful kit. Very worth the cost.
October 1, 2018
1 year ago
I was skeptical, but it made me a believer.
I was skeptical that all this "chemistry lab stuff" would be a real hassle, but it wasn't. Process was simple, didn't require any lab skills per se, and gave me confidence in the results. I was thinking it would be something crude like comparing a color tone like pH strips. But it's very specific and obvious color changes you see. You count the number of drops and then multiply by a scaling factor and you have your mineral content. It's great knowing it's designed specifically for brewing.
August 28, 2018
Feel like an uber beer nerd with this at home water test kit! Absolutely wonderful product, takes out a lot of the guess work, and improves your homebrew quality! Absolutely love this product!
August 4, 2018
1 year ago
Water chemistry made easy
I've been curious about what my city water comes out to and is it good for my beer. The LaMotte test kit proved to me that my city water is good to use. Of course I'm still learning on what adjustments I need to make based on the style of beers I'm making, but that'll come in time once I get to reading John Palmers book on Water. But the LaMotte kit has great instructions on how to test for the different elements in your sample water. They also provide methods to convert some of the measurements to apply towards online brewing calculators. This is very helpful. I feel a lot better knowing more about my brewing water.
July 31, 2018
1 year ago
July 24, 2018
1 year ago
fast delivery. accurate description. quality product.
July 13, 2018
1 year ago