Water makes up seventy percent of the Earth’s surface, sixty-five percent of your body, and about 90% of the beer you brew. Did you know that the water you use to brew your beer has a huge impact on the quality and type of beer you produce?
Historically a correlation was observed between the liquor composition of an area and the type of beer that the region could best brew. The Pale Ales of Burton-on-Trent and Edinburgh, Porters of London, Stouts of Dublin and Lagers of Pilsen are classic examples. Read more about water quality and brewing.