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Old 03-17-2013, 10:09 PM   #1
Dec 2012
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If I built a bar and made an insulated box under the bar and installed a window air conditioner in it, would it be enough to cool the beer?

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Old 03-18-2013, 12:54 AM   #2
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Interesting ideas, but there are a lot of details where things could go wrong (condensation, leaks, temp control and AC strain).

I can see your idea of a custom fridge/freezer, but it might be a whole lot easier to go with something an engineer designed

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Old 03-18-2013, 12:57 AM   #3
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A window AC unit will only get down to about 55F at the lowest and will be very noisy (because it's designed to cool a room, not a box).

Instead, I would pick up a used fridge and use the guts out of it ... or better yet, a used chest freezer and just use it as-is (with a modified temp controller, of course).

Good luck!

If you're not having fun, lower your standards ...

My keezer build thread --> Mid-Missouri freezer conversion

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