Sunday - brewed 10G of braukaiser's Helles recipe, placed in my fermentation chamber made from a large chest freezer.
Monday-Wednesday - chugging happily away at 8C.
Today - Leaving for work, checked chamber as I normally do - 10.8C. WTF? Controller was calling for cooling but freezer wasn't running. Fast forward through troubleshooting and the freezer compressor is locked up. %#*#%&@&*@$!!!
So (here's the sad part) I emptied my kegerator, dialed it's temperature up (no readout, just a dial), and put the two carboys of unfinished Helles in there. I'm hoping that I'm close to the right temp for the helles, won't know till I get back home tonight. Meanwhile, I HAVE NO BEER TO DRINK since I had to empty the kegerator to save the helles.