Pure Water Brew: It’s not special because it’s particularly tasty (although it is) or because it was made by exceptionally talented people (although it was). This beer is special because it’s brewed from water that was recently sewage. We call this beer "Pure Water Brew" because the water used to make it showcases cutting edge water purification technologies. When it went into the brew kettle, this water was some of the most pure on the planet. It just goes to show: No matter where it comes from, we should be judging our H2O by its quality, not by its history.
All water we drink has at one point been consumed—and will be consumed again.
Beer is 90% water.
The water used to make Pure Water Brew was purified using ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis and advanced oxidation, making it cleaner than the water used to brew your coffee this morning (unless you have a high purity water system in
Day in and day out, utilities like Clean Water Services use state-of-the-art treatment technologies to clean millions of gallons of used water to nearly drinking water standards.
Pure Water Brew is a demonstration of water purification technology that could help solve water shortages.
Sixty percent of the American West was experiencing moderate to exceptional drought at the end of June 2015, the warmest June since 1895. (source: U.S. Drought Monitor)
In Oregon, brewing has grown into a $4.49 billion dollar industry Oregonians consumed 650,500 barrels of beer produced in Oregon in 2015, which is more than 22.1% of all beer consumed in the state. Portland has the most microbreweries of any city in the world. (source: Oregon Brewers Guild)