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Old 03-25-2013, 02:20 PM   #1
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So it's been in the closet less than 9 hours so I'm not even concerned at this point. The temp on my bucket is showing 63-65. It's 21 outside right now and I know it will warm up here as it will outside (high 50's). Should I just let it be or should I wrap it in a towel or something


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Old 03-25-2013, 02:23 PM   #2
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Does your closet stay at that temperature? If it only gets to the high 50s outside I wouldn't expect the closet to change a whole lot unless its on the outside of the house that sun would beat on it. So I would leave it alone. You can always opt for the swamp cooler approach


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Temps seem fine. Don't warm it up, it'll warm up during fermentation, just make sure it stays below 70. I assume this is an ale?


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