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What the Frack? The Surprising Connection Between Clean Water and Good Beer

By Heritage Radio Network

By Briana Kurtz, HRN Writer

Its never a bad time for a beer. But this week its official! It’s beer week ladies and gentlemen! From IPAs and Porters to Saisons and German Helles, there is something for everyone on the beer spectrum. While styles and personal preferences may vary the base for all beers is the same; malt, hops, yeast and water. This last one often gets overlooked but beer is actually about 90 percent water. To produce their brews, beer makers are very dedicated to their local water sources. But clean water is becoming more and more of an …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green