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  • Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 01-01-2015 at 09:10 PM
    Thank you to this thread for giving me the courage and resources to build my cold room.It is
    much smaller scale but perfect for my needs and space. I took an existing interior garage wall
    and built a ...

  • Posted in thread: Mounting a beer tap in drain pipe,... on 11-27-2014 at 07:34 AM
    I know this is a 5 year old thread. Wondering how it worked out for you? I'm looking to add
    drain pipe manifold to my walk in cooler. It will have 90 degree elbows at both ends to allow
    air flow to ke...

  • Posted in thread: Brewing a Stout with Star Anise? on 11-17-2014 at 04:11 PM
    I also just brewed the star anise stout as a so cal winter warmer. Getting ready to add the
    star anise to a13 gal batch.Wondering how yours turned out and how much anise you added.

  • Posted in thread: Pressure cooker and beer on 11-02-2013 at 05:41 PM
    I know this is an old thread.I forgot my 30 minute hop addition in my brown. I'm pressure
    cooking wort tomorrow for my starters so thought I would throw in a jar of brown with hops in
    it. Because of t...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 10-31-2013 at 07:04 PM
    Sure, why not? There are many examples of this in the real world.I went with a Coolbot as my
    plan was to have only two outlets in the cooler. If I used a heat tape, I'd have both outlets
    full all the ...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 10-29-2013 at 05:35 PM
    Do you think wrapping the thermostat sensor with heat tape would work versus investing in a
    coolbot? Cost of $10 vs $400.

  • Posted in thread: Can you Brew It recipe for Fuller's ESB on 09-17-2013 at 09:22 PM
    I'm looking to brew this next Thursday. Any updates on your successes and failures?

  • Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 08-19-2013 at 11:04 PM
    Irrenarzt, thank you for your reply. It jives with the information that I got from Ron.I sent
    an email to Ron from Coolbot, what a great resource he is. if anyone is looking to build a
    cooler there is...

  • Posted in thread: My Latest Project - Walk-in Cooler on 08-18-2013 at 05:37 AM
    05m50dan, That is basically what I am doing with my walkin. I have my main space powered by the
    AC unit and then a lagering box that is maintained at whatever temp I want. If I need to cool
    the box, I...

  • Posted in thread: DIY Walk In Cooler Build on 08-17-2013 at 05:08 PM
    I've been researching building a cooler in my garage to replace my 5 tap keezer and full size
    frig. The cooler would be 36" x 63" x 7' high. It would also act as a temperature control for
    an existing ...