I've noticed that water obtained from melting ice cubes (by keeping them in the open) tastes different from water cooled to the same temperature.
Furthermore, the taste goes away if you keep it in the open for a sufficient duration of time.
I can think of these possible explanations:
- Dissolved gases being released
- Something to do with the crystal structure of ice
- Something to do with dissolved minerals
The Internet is giving me all sorts of varying answers.
Exactly what chemical differences exist between meltwater and cold water?