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From: JUEAL.S@AppleLink.Apple.COM (Jueal, Stacey)
Subject: Mountain View water *OPINION*
Date: 1992-06-11 17:00:00 GMT

Geoff -

>Finally, why are you worried about Mountain View water? I brewed in Menlo<
>Park and the water was pretty good for brewing and great for drinking. Does<
>Mountain View get Santa Clara well water instead of Hech Hechy (sp) reservoir<
>water?


As a homebrewer who's located in Mountain View,CA, I'd like to share my
opinion. Let me state first, I've never asked the water company for a report
on the water. I *DO* know that I don't like the taste of the water that comes
out of the tap, so we get bottled water for drinking. My partner and I use the
same bottled water for our beer. The rationale -- if it doesn't taste good,
don't use it. Works for us. We get our bottled water at a local store(Pure
Water is the store name) for only $.25/gallon. There's probably isn't any
safety hazard in using the tap water, we just choose not to! Anyway there's my
two cents worth:-)!

Damn it Jim, I'm a homebrewer, not a scientist,

Sweetie(of the award winning homebrewing team of Slug & Sweetie)


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