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Fridge died...
« on: June 28, 2012, 02:53:57 PM »
So another fridge died on me.  This was my fermenter fridge, so there's currently 4 carboys in there.  The stick on thermometers read 78 right now.  Everything is done fermenting.  Will it be ok for a few days at this temp, if the temp doesn't go up?  Or should I expedite getting a new fridge?
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Re: Fridge died...
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2012, 03:16:03 PM »
it'll probably be fine. hopefully there isn't much o2 in there so oxidation is not much of a worry and the yeast are done so yeast derived off flavours shouldn't be a worry. wouldn't wait all summer but a few days is not going to hurt anything.
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Re: Fridge died...
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2012, 04:43:01 PM »
If they are done fermenting, I'd have friends over to help bottle them up (or keg) in order to easily move to other climes (cooler storage locations).  Once bottled, I am sure that you may find friends willing to hold on to them for you for a small take.  ;D

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