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Old 12-06-2007, 04:28 PM   #1
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hey folks: Since I have a rather cool basement and no kegerator at this time I was thinking about this method. What are ideal temps for this process?
How much temp fluctuation can a brew handle? I'm going to sample the temperature over the next week to determine the highs and lows. To ensure less change I guess I can insulate my keg before putting in the right part of my basement. thanks Charlie


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Old 12-07-2007, 01:33 AM   #2
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Go to Basic brewing radio .com They just had a show on cask conditioned ales - Dirk


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Old 12-07-2007, 01:51 PM   #3
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I like 50F and insulating to reduce temperature changes is always a good idea.
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Looks like the little basement room is holding at 48-50F(8-10C). I think I'll carbonate the kegs at 65F and move into the chillly room. Free refrigeration.
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