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Offline reverseapachemaster

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Re: Refrigerator or chest freezer?
« Reply #45 on: September 13, 2013, 02:58:43 PM »
I have a small fridge that tightly fits a tall 7.9 gallon bucket. It's larger than the usual small fridge but much smaller than a regular fridge. Found it on craigslist for $40. Some guy was using it as a kegerator so it has the hole drilled in the top. It fits corny kegs (barely) so it may have a future use as a kegerator. Like everybody else I run it on a digital controller.

It doesn't get cold enough to lager and I don't keg to justify a chest freezer so I can't lager beers properly. I can get beer down to the low 40s which gets me in the neighborhood of a decent lager. So what you brew makes a big difference in which option might work best for you.
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