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Old 04-22-2007, 02:23 PM   #1
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Default warm weather is threatening my lager

my basement is still 52 degrees (standard long island basement temperature) so my primary lager fermenting is going great.

big problem though, my garage was 40 degrees (used for my secondary) but now its up to 52 degrees also...

i need cold, what can i do aside from buying a freezer?

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Old 04-22-2007, 02:30 PM   #2
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You could get a bug tub with a top, cover it with a blanket and then add ice every so often to try to regulate the temperature. Or check out to see if you can find any local deals.
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Old 04-22-2007, 02:32 PM   #3
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I bought an icecube cooler for $20 and then made a styrofoam lid to let the airlock poke through. Filled with cool water and then put ice bottles in it and changed them every couple of days. Granted, is was in the winter, but I lagered my beer for 4 weeks at 34 degrees! If you can keep it in the basement at reasonably cool temperatures, that might work.

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