*Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway - Enter Now!*

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Question on keeping warm
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-04-2013, 03:55 AM   #1
jmcvay131
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 104
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default Question on keeping warm

Ok so the wife hate the smell of me make beer lol so can anyone tell me a way I can have my fermenter in the garage with out freezing it and keeping it between 65 and 75 F?

__________________
jmcvay131 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2013, 04:54 AM   #2
EPS
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Raleigh, NC
Posts: 234
Liked 10 Times on 9 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

You could maybe wrap it in a electric blanket if it has a high enough setting and depending on how cold your garage is the best way iv seen is get a bin put water in it and put your fermenter in there and buy a couple small aquarium heaters with temp gauges on them and put them in the bin set temp 2 desired temp should heat it up pretty well and keep a towel wrapped around your fermenter

__________________

Without beer, life would be a mistake.

EPS is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2013, 04:54 AM   #3
BigFloyd
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
BigFloyd's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Tyler, Texas
Posts: 4,806
Liked 626 Times on 548 Posts
Likes Given: 575

Default

Take a look at my post here about making a dual temp controlled chamber using a STC-1000 http://http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/keeping-fermentation-warm-386327/index2.html

I also use the DIY paint can (with lightbulb inside) heater. It works very well and costs little.

__________________
BigFloyd is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-04-2013, 05:00 AM   #4
helibrewer
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
helibrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Santa Rosa, CA
Posts: 3,288
Liked 209 Times on 185 Posts
Likes Given: 52

Default

With a controller and some FermWrap your troubles are over....even just using a controller and heating pad works....some heating pads have a safety feature that shuts them off after a certain period so you have to watch for that.

__________________
Something is always fermenting....
"It's Bahl Hornin'"

Primary:
Brite Tank/Lagering:
Kegged: Hefeweizen, Chocolate Hazelnut Porter, Kumquat Saison, Tart Cherry Cider, Belgian Tripel, Maibock Bock, Ommegang Abbey Ale Clone, Belgian Golden Strong, German Pils (WLP830)
Bottled: Belgian Quad (Grand Reserve), Derangement (Belgian Dark Strong)
On Deck:
My Site: www.restlesscellars.com
helibrewer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Keeping a whole hog warm. jmp138 Meat Smoking, Curing and Sausage Making 1 08-06-2011 07:55 PM
Keeping the Bottles Warm Weezknight Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11 12-05-2009 12:07 AM
Keeping Primary warm Hopmunky Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 6 03-04-2009 07:07 PM
Keeping Warm justin8425 DIY Projects 16 12-15-2007 04:34 PM
keeping a keg warm scottfro Bottling/Kegging 11 12-14-2007 02:05 AM