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From: roberts%studguppy@LANL.GOV (Doug Roberts @ Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Subject: It's the water?
Date: 1989-10-22 19:22:59 GMT

> I recently read a newspaper interview with the brewmaster at a local
> micro-brewery here in San Diego. In the interview, he claimed that
> San Diego tap water (which is truly scummy) is great for brewing with.
> He said that, in general, the more gunk is in the water, the better it is.
> Now, I'm a neophyte to brewing, so I don't know if this is tongue-in-cheek
> or not. Any opinions?

I've heard the same thing said with respect to the River Lithy(sp), from
which Guiness is made.

--Doug

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