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Old 02-05-2013, 01:58 PM   #1
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Default Non-DIY fermentation chambers?

Hello all,

I have a bit of extra cash, not enough time for another DIY project, and I need something to help cold-crash/cold-ferment my carboys.

Ideally, I want something that can easily get my beer's temperature down to 50F and 36-38F, without taxing the device's compressor -- something really made for this type of home-based fermentation. I see some jacketed conicals by Blichmann and the like, but really I want something freezer-like that can fit at least two carboys/corney kegs.

What non-DIY solutions, in your experiences, seem to be out there? Thanks for any input.

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Old 02-05-2013, 02:32 PM   #2
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A new/used top-fridge/bottom-freezer with an external temperature controller would get you 4 carboys in there. That's what I use.

In this picture I had 4 corny's + 2x 6-gal carboys.

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The cool brewing fermentation chamber works really well. Fill it with some water and bottles of ice and you can get beer down to and maintain at lagering temps.
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