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Old 09-09-2007, 12:39 PM   #1
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Hi, I have just kegged my first batches of brown ale, and apfelwien, and the fridge door was bumped open last night, and the temp was up to 60. I took this as an opportunity to defrost it.
Will it hurt the brews to sit in the hot sunroom for about 10-12 hours while I let the coils of the freezer clear out? Should I try to get them in my main fridge inside, or in a cooler with ice?


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Old 09-09-2007, 12:41 PM   #2
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RDWHAHB. Should be fine.


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Old 09-09-2007, 02:26 PM   #3
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I'd wrap a blanket or two around them & keep them in the shade.
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they're back inside, and the freezer is down to 30 deg, so theyre on their way back to coolsville! does kinda make me think about finding a dedicated fridge or freezer for beer though, as the kegs not sitting right in the bottom of the fridge is what caused this in the first place...
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Old 09-10-2007, 07:28 PM   #5
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Just hooked up my ranco temp controller to the GE 7 cubic foot freezer, set it to 38 degrees, should have an open fridge, and 3-4 cold kegs soon!
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Thanks to the board for the help (search) with wiring that controller! it was a little confusing at first...


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