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Old 01-30-2010, 11:33 AM   #1
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Default Lagering using my refrigerator?

I have a fairly new but basic refrigerator that I use simply for storing my homebrew...I want to try a lager that calls for a fermentation temp of 55 degrees for 30 days ( which is perfect right now for my basement ) but then another 30 days at 35 degrees...This mat be a dumb question but can I stick the fermentorright inside the fridge?

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Old 01-30-2010, 08:18 PM   #2
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As long as the fridge has a consistent temp, go for it. Just make sure that you are constantly opening and closing the fridge, although it probably won't effect the temp that much. Good luck!
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:59 PM   #3
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Thats how im lagering right now. My fridge usually stays about 38-42, so its pretty much perfect. Its been in there for a month now so I think next weekend I'll bottle it.
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