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Old 05-30-2013, 04:07 AM   #11
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I used a wet-tshirt and it worked extremely well. My house went from 66 to 74 in the day. Wort was at 66 this morning, and went to 65 at the end of the day after applying the wet-tshirt. It is extremely dry here (8% humidity now), so the swamp cooler method works really well.

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wet t-shirts are always good...in many occasions.

...but in all seriousness, the wet t-shirt method is very effective in cooling down your fermenter.

what type of yeast did you use? those temps seem fairly appropriate for belgian yeasts.

the warmer = more esters (banana), the colder = more phenol (clove).

 
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Old 06-02-2013, 02:43 AM   #12
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So don't leave us hanging. How does it smell/taste??
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Old 06-10-2013, 01:09 AM   #13
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So don't leave us hanging. How does it smell/taste??
It came out great, it's all gone now The wet-tshirt method really works for me, since it's only 10% humidity, and 55-85 degrees in a day.

I brewed three more batches exactly the same way, using the wet-tshirt.

Now I've branched out into rice wine, and apple ciders.
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Nice!
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