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Old 05-27-2009, 05:38 PM   #1
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I will be fermenting a belgian strong soon and I was thinking about temp control in a large vessel. The desired temp I am shooting for is 70 but I think the primary fermenation is going to be very intense which could shoot the temps 10-15 in the center. It is a conical style vessal so the wet t-shirt isnt going to work. I am building a room with heating and cooling but I was thinking I should lower the temp in the room to 60 during the first 10 days. I plan on fermenting for 6 months. I also plan on pitching 2 gallons of starter. It will be a two stage boil 40 gal each time but I will pitch after the first batch has been entered.
Is this plan flawed?




 
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:26 PM   #2
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Wow its hard to be humble when your perfect in every way!



 
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Old 06-08-2009, 06:49 PM   #3
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Wow its hard to be humble when your perfect in every way!
ummm....If you're perfect, why are you asking our help?

On a side, more humbling note, Try over at probrewer.com. They may have answers for you're large scale questions. Not many do that around here.
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Old 06-08-2009, 07:23 PM   #4
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ummm....If you're perfect, why are you asking our help?

On a side, more humbling note, Try over at probrewer.com. They may have answers for you're large scale questions. Not many do that around here.
But not on a nano level though. They are atleast 3bbl systems over there. Like everything else my life I am to small to play according to her.

 
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