Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Fire it up, inside the garage?
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-07-2008, 06:17 PM   #1
Aleforge
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Wentzville, Missouri
Posts: 1,356
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default Fire it up, inside the garage?

Do you guys think its a good idea to brew inside the garage if the door is all the way open for ventilation? Its going to be in the 40s and windy this weekend and I was thinking about just doing that to stay out of the high winds.


__________________
PRIMARY - Irish Red
PRIMARY - Apple Bee Cider
PRIMARY - Dunkelweizen
PRIMARY - Orange Blossom Mead

"A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes." -- Mahatma Gandhi
Aleforge is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 06:20 PM   #2
PsicloneRN
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
PsicloneRN's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Reno, NV
Posts: 168
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I brew in the garage. Don't worry about it. Just crack the base of the garage open and point a fan towards the door if youre worried about carbon monoxide


__________________
Code Blue Brewery


Planning- Centennial Blonde, SNPA clone
Primary- AG Bavarian Hefeweizen, AG Haus Pale Ale
Secondary- Blueberry Mead
Bottled- Dry. Dear lord no!
On Tap- Robust Porter, Old Ale
PsicloneRN is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 06:20 PM   #3
GilaMinumBeer
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
GilaMinumBeer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 51,902
Liked 5797 Times on 5052 Posts
Likes Given: 80

Default

I do this everytime.

Sometime I will just leave the garage dooor open 6" to a foot and open the side door for cross ventilation. Never had a problem.

Except I can never find the Advil.
GilaMinumBeer is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 06:20 PM   #4
ShortSnoutBrewing
Kwanesum Chinook Illahee
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
ShortSnoutBrewing's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 3,266
Liked 16 Times on 15 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

I often brew in the garage, with the garage door only open about 8" or so (so the pugs don't escape, and I leave the access door completely open. Never a problem.
ShortSnoutBrewing is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 06:32 PM   #5
wildwest450
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 9,099
Liked 170 Times on 155 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

It's the only place i've ever brewed.
wildwest450 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 06:32 PM   #6
mklawz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: western burb of Chicago
Posts: 203
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Absolutely. It's the only place I brew (well, on the back patio if it's completely still out).

Every once in a while you'll get a schmutz on a forum telling you it's still dangerous. Nonsense.
mklawz is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 07:29 PM   #8
Bigsnake
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Posts: 364
Default

Done it before as well. We don't really get freezing cold here. But we do get some serious rain. Sometimes it seems it rains everyday
__________________
6g Better Bottle: Belgian Abt 12 Style
Kegged: English Barleywine, debaniel's Bananas Foster
Bottled: Dude's Fat Tire Clone, Belgian Pale Ale, Orange Blossom Mead
Bigsnake is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 07:33 PM   #9
Mutilated1
Beer Drenched Executioner
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Mutilated1's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Hoover, Alabama USA, Alabama
Posts: 2,195
Liked 38 Times on 26 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mklawz View Post
Absolutely. It's the only place I brew (well, on the back patio if it's completely still out).

Every once in a while you'll get a schmutz on a forum telling you it's still dangerous. Nonsense.
If it worries you, your garage probably has a smoke detector in it anyway - and if not it needs one since that is where most house fires start.

A smoke detector will alert you if the Carbon Monoxide is a threat.
Mutilated1 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-07-2008, 07:36 PM   #10
Bigsnake
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Posts: 364
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Mutilated1 View Post
If it worries you, your garage probably has a smoke detector in it anyway - and if not it needs one since that is where most house fires start.

A smoke detector will alert you if the Carbon Monoxide is a threat.
You'd need a separate detector for Carbon Monoxide. Smoke Detectors don't always warn without the presence of smoke, unless you bought one that's designed to do both.


__________________
6g Better Bottle: Belgian Abt 12 Style
Kegged: English Barleywine, debaniel's Bananas Foster
Bottled: Dude's Fat Tire Clone, Belgian Pale Ale, Orange Blossom Mead
Bigsnake is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Who has a fire pit? amishland General Chit Chat 32 12-27-2011 07:22 AM
So... I set myself on Fire. brauhaus General Chit Chat 57 11-06-2009 01:48 AM
Brewing with propane inside the garage Baunno General Beer Discussion 32 01-19-2009 03:55 PM
Fire in Dallas Ryanh1801 General Chit Chat 2 07-26-2007 12:55 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS