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Old 03-19-2009, 02:04 AM   #11
Dec 2007
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Wow, I just opened a can of worms didn't I? Where should I go to learn more about treating water for optimal brewing results?
I'm married to yeast.

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Old 03-19-2009, 11:35 AM   #12
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Read Chapter 15 of Palmer's How To's online.
Early brewers were primarily women, mostly because it was deemed a woman's job. Mesopotamian men, of some 3,800 years ago, were obviously complete assclowns and had yet to realize the pleasure of brewing beer.- Beer Advocate

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Old 03-27-2009, 07:30 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by menschmaschine View Post
-Favorably affect yeast flocculation (Fix & Briggs)
-Aid beer clarification during maturation (Fix)
True. I used a very soft botteled water for my pilsener, and it just didn't want to get clear, even after 5 week of lagering.

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