Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Wine Chiller
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-07-2008, 10:57 PM   #1
Terry08
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 201
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default Wine Chiller

I brought a wine chiller for thos occations when a guest prefers a white. It consists of a ice bucket with freezer blocks that fit internally. A bottle is placed in and the container is filled with water.There is a impella that circulates the chilled water. In 10 mins the bottle is chilled.

Well after fancying a beer and no bottles were refrigerated I tried the chiller. I chose a Lager and the result was most pleasing. The beer was over 4 weeks in the bottle so it was fully primed. So I now have a great bit of gear on standby.


Terry08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2008, 11:59 PM   #2
rod
beer -just brew it
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
rod's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: brantford,ontario
Posts: 1,226
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

good thinking

i will stick them in the freezer when i run short - had a few slushies that way!
__________________
simplified signature:
beer, wine, cheese in various stages of production
rod is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2008, 06:22 AM   #3
Terry08
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 201
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Just check how long it takes to chill a bottle in the freezer, I would be surprised if you had to wait a m,inimum of 30 to 40 minutes not the 7 to 10 it takes with this device. I would not have believed how quickly it worked. Oh! yes there is a downside to sticking them in a freezer especially if in a glass bottle and you forget they are there, I will leave that to the imagination. I hate broken glass so crunchy in the mouth
Terry08 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wine Chiller for Temp Control Fermentation Jekster Equipment/Sanitation 8 12-05-2013 12:55 AM
Counter Flow Chiller vs Plate chiller UselessBrewing Equipment/Sanitation 18 01-28-2011 03:53 AM
Wine Chiller daveooph131 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 0 04-24-2009 01:42 AM
Wine Chiller / Fermentation Chamber daveooph131 Equipment/Sanitation 0 04-24-2009 12:36 AM
Good Wine Cooler/Chiller Model for single bucket fermentation? xinunix Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 0 03-09-2009 01:53 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS