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shawnx86:
I have converted my freezer using this as a guide. http://www.oregonbrewcrew.com/freezer/freezer.html I noticed that he is putting a lightbulb in the freezed to adjust the temp. Will this skunk the beer? Would a red reptile infrared heat lamp work better?

Thanks for your reply.

denny:
Incandescent light will not skunk beer.

a10t2:
Well... incandescent light will not skunk beer *as quickly*. The tail of a tungsten spectrum extends well into the UV band.

I just found this really neat site: http://www.gelighting.com/na/business_lighting/education_resources/learn_about_light/distribution_curves.htm

denny:
Thanks for the correction!

MDixon:
An incandescent bulb mainly puts off heat and has NEVER skunked a beer in a carboy or bottle for me with at least 10 years of using it to heat the space.

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