Originally Posted by Kilburnj
I had used san star. I used Deer Park water to rense everything this go around so it seems to smell a bit less. I guess I won't know for certain with this batch until next week. My tap water does have heavy amounts of chlorine.
As long as you're not brewing with tap water, you should be ok. I clean with chlorinated tap water and brew with spring water. I never have the smells you're describing. How are your fermentation temps?