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Offline weazletoe

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New temp control
« on: April 28, 2011, 09:27:36 PM »
  My first batch here in Idaho, did all right, as far as the fermentation temp goes. Was able to keep it around 65*. But, with summer coming up, I knew I needed to do something, since I don't have that sweet fermatorium that I built under my basement steps back in Ohio. Don't know why I didn't think of it sooner, but I had a small fridge laying around that I took out of our camper, when we got the propane fridge. So, I cleaned it up today, and installed my Love temp control in it. Works like a dream. It's holds a bucket of carboy just fine, with room left for a blow off bucket. Sure, my demi-jon won't fit, but that thing is a pain in the sack anyways. Think I am going to hit the scrap yard tomorrow and get a piece of diamond plate for the front of it.



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Re: New temp control
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2011, 09:51:30 AM »
Nice. I've fallen in love with mine.
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Re: New temp control
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2011, 09:57:39 AM »
That ought to keep you brewin' through the summer.  Cheers!!!
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Re: New temp control
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2011, 10:01:12 AM »
Nice job Barry!

IMO..a fermentation control chamber is one of the most important pieces of equipment that a brewer should own. The beer will only suffer without it.
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Re: New temp control
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2011, 01:03:43 PM »
So true Bluesman. Anyone can brew beer, but the fermenation is where it's at.  Gotta be able to control it.
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