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Old 02-20-2009, 03:46 PM   #1
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The ignitor in my furnace went out overnight and the house dropped to a cozy 54 degrees. The temp of my primary dropped from 70 to 62. However, the Stout is settling as primary fermentation has been completed for the last 3 days. Is there any reason to be concerned about the one temperature swing?

And, yes, I fixed the ignitor and the house is back to 70.

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Old 02-20-2009, 03:51 PM   #2
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:14 PM   #3
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Same thing happened to me this morning and the house is really cold today.

My major concern is that the cold temperature will ruin brewnight.

Dancing Banana is cold today.
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Old 02-20-2009, 05:18 PM   #4
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No if it's just settling should be fine, might have even helped clear it up a bit.

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