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Old 05-29-2008, 07:18 PM   #1
Mar 2008
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Where I live they both chlorinate and fluoridate the water.
I have a Pur water filter that I got at CostCo to help get most stuff out of the water.

What I have been doing in the past is pouring filtered water into my brew kettles then boiling the water for about 45 minutes...

I made a batch of beer last night, but I didn't have the time to get 7 gallons of water boiling (take a LONG time) and let if boil for 45 minutes.

So I just filtered the water, brought it to 160deg and threw my grain bag in.

Aparantly the Pur water filter willg et the chlorine out.
So do I need to worry about some off flavors in this batch or is the Pur water filter sufficient?
Primary: Saison on Brett
Secondary: Oud Bruin ale.
Kegged: None :,(

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Old 05-29-2008, 08:57 PM   #2
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Feb 2005
Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
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I use the blue 3-stage PUR filter.

I top off with unboiled tap water and haven't had any problems.
HB Bill

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Old 05-29-2008, 09:55 PM   #3
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North Idaho
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For the most part, if your water (post pur filter) tastes good to drink, it will not have any negative effects on your beer. Our well water tastes fine, so I dont even filter it.
Primary- Export Stout
Kegged - Mt

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I see a ripped bag in your future BM :)

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