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Old 01-12-2013, 05:16 PM   #1
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Default Cold crashing in the freezer?

Well, for once it looks like we have space in the freezer for me to remove a few shelves and possibly cold crash a batch (better bottle).

My question is, is it okay to cold crash in a not-temperature-controlled freezer? I still have food in there that SWMBO will not let me move. The thermometer says 30 degrees. All advice appreciated.


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Old 01-13-2013, 04:06 PM   #2
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Don't know if it is ideal, but I've been forced to cold crash in a freezer when my temperature controller broke. I only left it in there for a couple of hours, until I noticed my airlock freeze up. I pulled it out at that point and the brew turned out to be one of the clearest I've had yet.


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Just keep an eye on it. You don't want it to freeze.
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Thanks, Kaz, B-Boy, that makes sense. We'll see what happens...
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