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Old 06-27-2008, 01:37 AM   #1
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Getting ready to brew tomorrow. My friend and I each just moved, and no longer have a gas stove to brew on (just an electric stovetop...) So I bought a turkey fryer...uhm...I mean a beer brewing kettle with propane burner. My question is, can I use water from the garden hose, or will it give my beer some off flavors? Am I better off filling up a bucket from inside and dragging it outside?

 
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:40 AM   #2
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off flavors and lead both.. lol

IMO bring the water from inside.. or better yet, get some spring water from the store for 70 cents a gallon. There tends to be a lot of unwanted chemicals in tap water..

 
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Old 06-27-2008, 12:40 PM   #3
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When I'm out working in the yard I like drinking from the hose but no way would I consider using that water for my beer.

 
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Old 06-27-2008, 01:04 PM   #4
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Go to Home Depot, Lowe's or Wallyworld and get a white food grade RV water hose. If you go to Wallyworld, you can get an inline filter for about $17 that will take care of chlorine and a bunch of other stuff.

 
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:15 PM   #5
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Is there a special section for RV stuff or is it mixed in with the garden hoses and other water filters?
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Old 06-27-2008, 02:25 PM   #6
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At WallyWorld, you will find the RV hose and RV Filter near the automotive section.

 
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Old 06-27-2008, 04:45 PM   #7
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Is there a special section for RV stuff or is it mixed in with the garden hoses and other water filters?
At Lowes it is with the garden hoses. It is probably called marine instead of RV. Look for the white one.

 
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