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Old 01-28-2009, 05:57 PM   #1
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I bought an old refridgerator and am just putting my kegs in it to keep them cold until I can change it into a kegerator. The kegs froze as the garage got down to low 30's, causing the old fridge to keep running I guess. I have already purchased and external thermostat controller to fix that problem, but what about the frozen beer? Will it affect anything?

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Old 01-28-2009, 07:24 PM   #2
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I've had similar issues before. If you put the keg at room temperature for a day or two then put it back into your fridge with the external thermostat you should be fine. I've heard of people having more problems with the equipment than the beer due to freezing...

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Old 01-28-2009, 07:33 PM   #3
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I froze 10 gallons of beer (pretty rock solid) in the primary when crash cooling and forgetting to put the temp. control probe into the freezer. Thawed the beer, bottled it, and it turned out great.

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Make an Eisbeer (Ice Beer).

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Old 01-28-2009, 11:40 PM   #5
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Thanks, will bottle a couple and take it to the local homebrew meeting tonight.

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