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Old 10-14-2012, 05:25 PM   #1
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Is Crystal Geyser Alpine spring water ok to use to brew my beer ?

 
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:29 PM   #2
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Not confident in my tap water

 
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:42 PM   #3
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FWIW They have several sources and each gives a water report.


Benton, TN

Moultonborough, NH

Mt. Shasta, CA


Norman, AR

Olancha Peak, CA

Salem, SC

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Old 10-15-2012, 12:24 PM   #4
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I've used Ohio spring water in some of my extract brews. I think the minerals in helped it taste better vs tap water.
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:12 PM   #5
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yes, bottled spring water is great for brewing. I also use distilled water for brewing with good results but I believe that makes the water softer and not suitable for some beers?

 
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:49 PM   #6
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Check out the brewing network's podcasts on water.

 
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Old 10-15-2012, 07:59 PM   #7
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Some told me using distilled water untreated for my 1st partial mash would result in a bland tasting beer. IDK,it tastes a lot like SNPS to me...just fresher & cleaner.
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