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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #15 on: February 15, 2011, 01:03:40 PM »
I think the problem is that the floor in our house is too cold, so your feet get cold, so your whole body feels cold.  There's plenty of insulation under the house though.  We need those radiant heat floors :)
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #16 on: February 15, 2011, 02:30:20 PM »
Besides, my wife sits around in the 69F house fully dressed including a sweater with shoes on, and under a blanket if she's on the couch. :)

Sounds like a good reason to raise the thermostat way up, get her out of all those clothes  ;D
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #17 on: February 15, 2011, 03:07:54 PM »
I think the problem is that the floor in our house is too cold, so your feet get cold, so your whole body feels cold.  There's plenty of insulation under the house though.  We need those radiant heat floors :)

Maybe try a pair of slippers in addition to the sweater.
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #18 on: February 15, 2011, 03:14:00 PM »
I keep my house at 58 during the winter. What are you guys trying to do, cook your selves? ;)

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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #19 on: February 15, 2011, 03:31:46 PM »
 ;D No, I've always been this way. In addition to wanting to conserve energy and save money I don't enjoy warm houses. I hate that feeling where a heater is blasting dry heat through the house. Just not my bag. Wife is the same way or I'd probably be cooking like the rest of you guys.  That, and I'm made of sterner stuff than most of ya'll.  :P ;)
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #20 on: February 15, 2011, 04:08:17 PM »
My house fluctuates between about 10 and 80°F, depending on the weather and which room you're in. All you guys with central heat can eat it. ;)
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #21 on: February 15, 2011, 04:40:34 PM »
Central heat??  What's that????  I've got one baseboard in the living room and a woodstove.  No heat in the rest of the house.
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #22 on: February 15, 2011, 04:47:00 PM »
Do you make trips to the outhouse too? ;D
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #23 on: February 15, 2011, 04:58:18 PM »
And haul water up from the crick?  :D
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #24 on: February 15, 2011, 05:00:59 PM »
And haul water up from the crick?  :D
Yeah, but they have to walk uphill both ways, barefoot ;)
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #25 on: February 15, 2011, 05:30:24 PM »
Why?  My heating bill is probably still less than yours ;)

Besides, my wife sits around in the 69F house fully dressed including a sweater with shoes on, and under a blanket if she's on the couch. :)

 We must have married sisters ;D

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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #26 on: February 15, 2011, 05:58:12 PM »
Do you make trips to the outhouse too? ;D

May have to when we remodel the one bathroom we've got!
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #27 on: February 15, 2011, 06:08:19 PM »
Do you make trips to the outhouse too? ;D

May have to when we remodel the one bathroom we've got!

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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #28 on: February 15, 2011, 06:27:47 PM »
Do you make trips to the outhouse too? ;D

May have to when we remodel the one bathroom we've got!

The good ole' simple life...simpler is better. :)

Up to a point!  At least I'm consistent about carrying Cheap'n'Easy over to my life.
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #29 on: February 15, 2011, 06:45:27 PM »
Do you make trips to the outhouse too? ;D

May have to when we remodel the one bathroom we've got!

The good ole' simple life...simpler is better. :)

Up to a point!  At least I'm consistent about carrying Cheap'n'Easy over to my life.

Hey Denny...how does it feel to be AHA headlines with your pic and all. It's guys like you that make this great hobby so much better. Congrats!

Sorry for the thread hijack.

I just wanted to mention that my cellar is running between 59-60F right now. I brewed an ESB on Sunday using WLP002 and pitched it at 59F. It's aggressively fermenting in basement at 60F as I type. The point being...cellar temps are fairly ideal for fermenting ales.  
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