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Old 08-26-2009, 03:13 AM   #1
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my basement is at 72, so my beers were being stored in my converted freezer at 50 degrees. i just brewed a robust porter and the OG was a bit high at 1.072. to hopefully avoid too much of an alcohol taste, i wanted to ferment a bit lower than the ambient temp in the basement. i placed the carboy in the freezer and raised the temps to 67...so now everything is at 67 degrees.

 
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Old 08-26-2009, 03:26 AM   #2
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67 is perfect. In fact the BIG thing, like wine is fluctuation. Of course warmer is worse but by far the best thing is a constant temp.

67 is more then fine!!
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Old 08-26-2009, 03:29 AM   #3
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I've brewed many batches that sat in bottles at room temperature (71-72) in a hall closet. No problem at all. 67 is great.

 
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