Secrets of ‘Brooklynizing’: How to Replicate NYC’s Tap Water

October 27, 2010  |  

(Wall Street Journal) — It took six months of tinkering with a water-filtration system before a team of entrepreneurs in Florida believed they had successfully recreated New York City’s distinctive tap water.  Howard Sackel, an engineer from New Jersey, was part of the team that developed the so-called “Brooklynizing” technology used by Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. in Delray Beach, Fla. “We were looking to replicate a New York bagel, which is widely known as the best in the world,” he said in an interview. “Most bakers will tell you that what gives New York bagels its characteristics is the water.” Sackel, who is also a shareholder in the bagel shop, described a discovery process that took the water replication team to several rented bakeries where the formula was tested and refined.

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