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Old 02-17-2012, 10:53 PM   #11
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I think that's probably it. D47 gets nasty quickly above 20c but I've had no problems since controlling the temp and it packs tighter than anything else I have used which is good for reducing racking losses.

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Old 02-18-2012, 12:46 PM   #12
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D47 is perfect for my house in the wintertime. I program my thermostat at 58º when I'm away or asleep, and 67º when I'm home and awake.

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Old 02-18-2012, 03:52 PM   #13
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Huh.... mine too and all my batches that used d47 just weren't very good. I figured it was mainly the temperature variances between night and day. The same exact recipe brewed at the same time with 71b was great.

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