Beer = Water, plus a few things

November 3rd, 2019

Everyone knows beer is 90-95% water.  So it should go without saying, that to make great beer, you must first start with great water!

After water, you add a unique mix of hops, malts and other flavorings to create your favorite styles,

For homebrewers and craft brewers, water is important.  You should start with a check of your local water quality report with the County or City you live in.  Test your PH levels and adjust your water as needed to be closer to the water characteristics of the water where your beer style originates.

Brewers need to consider PH, hardness, alkalinity, and other flavor ions. Check out this article for more details and resources.