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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #30 on: February 15, 2011, 11:59:50 PM »
We must have married sisters ;D

Hey! >:( Your wife is not the sister always calling wanting to borrow money is it? >:( >:(
Uhhh . . . it's going to brewing gear, so that's ok, right?
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #31 on: February 16, 2011, 05:50:32 AM »
The good ole' simple life...simpler is better. :)
The point being...cellar temps are fairly ideal for fermenting ales.  

Not my cellar in the winter.  Lager season!

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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #32 on: February 16, 2011, 07:50:07 AM »
The good ole' simple life...simpler is better. :)
The point being...cellar temps are fairly ideal for fermenting ales.  

Not my cellar in the winter.  Lager season!

Geothermal ground temp is about 56F which is a little too cold for most ales but I have alot of luck at 60F in my cellar.  :)
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #33 on: February 16, 2011, 08:34:44 AM »
majorvices lagers in his living room!    :D
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #34 on: February 16, 2011, 01:08:46 PM »
majorvices lagers in his living room!    :D

Like one takes apart a Harley in the kitchen. I tried to put a fermenter in the dining room (which we, of course, never use....) That didn't go over too well.... "What if it explodes?" She knows too much.....
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #35 on: February 16, 2011, 01:24:49 PM »
I'm home today and running the oven on "clean cycle" - even with the doors open the house is up to 66... figured you guys would be proud.
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #36 on: February 16, 2011, 02:54:19 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 #37 on: February 16, 2011, 02:57:19 PM »
Don't know how old you guys all are..... but at some point the thermostat in the wife is going to go apeshid. Whether she was always chilly or not before, she will go from bathing in sweat in January in a cold house to chilled to the bone in a July heatwave....

There is NO WAY to mechanically deal with this even if you wanted to.....

It goes away eventually, but in the meantime....strap in.
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #38 on: February 16, 2011, 03:24:55 PM »
Don't know how old you guys all are..... but at some point the thermostat in the wife is going to go apeshid. Whether she was always chilly or not before, she will go from bathing in sweat in January in a cold house to chilled to the bone in a July heatwave....

There is NO WAY to mechanically deal with this even if you wanted to.....

It goes away eventually, but in the meantime....strap in.

Yeah, you right.  We're there......
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #39 on: February 16, 2011, 04:09:35 PM »

70f in winter - wife freezing, "please turn the heat on"!

70f in summer - wife dying a slow death, "please turn the air on"!
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #40 on: February 16, 2011, 04:10:43 PM »
We must have married sisters ;D

Hey! >:( Your wife is not the sister always calling wanting to borrow money is it? >:( >:(
Uhhh . . . it's going to brewing gear, so that's ok, right?

 Then you should have a full fledged commercial brewery by now :D
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #41 on: February 16, 2011, 04:22:11 PM »

70f in winter - wife freezing, "please turn the heat on"!

70f in summer - wife dying a slow death, "please turn the air on"!
So you've met my wife it sounds like...
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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #42 on: February 16, 2011, 05:29:54 PM »
Don't know how old you guys all are..... but at some point the thermostat in the wife is going to go apeshid. Whether she was always chilly or not before, she will go from bathing in sweat in January in a cold house to chilled to the bone in a July heatwave....

There is NO WAY to mechanically deal with this even if you wanted to.....

It goes away eventually, but in the meantime....strap in.

I have plans for a faux thermostat upstairs with the real one in the basement.

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Re: Too warm to have added yeast?
« Reply #43 on: February 16, 2011, 10:40:12 PM »

70f in winter - wife freezing, "please turn the heat on"!

70f in summer - wife dying a slow death, "please turn the air on"!
If we can keep the house down to 70 in the summer I'm happy.  We have no air conditioning :)


We must have married sisters ;D

Hey! >:( Your wife is not the sister always calling wanting to borrow money is it? >:( >:(
Uhhh . . . it's going to brewing gear, so that's ok, right?

 Then you should have a full fledged commercial brewery by now :D
Well, then there's the percentage that went into my beer recycling program.  A large percentage.  ;)
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