move carboy?

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Mr. Awesome

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So the room my carboy is fermenting at as 65 degrees. The temp inside the carboy though is 70 degrees. Should I move it to a colder area or let it sit. I would go ahead and move it, but I dont have a handle for it yet, making it a pain in the butt (read: back).
 

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First leave it, its perfect right where it is.

Second don't move a carboy just by the handle. Always get underneath it to lift it when full. Handles just make them easier to handle when washing them and dumping out the water.
 

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you can move it if you like, but minimize shaking (no aeration)

it's not necessary though. 70F should be fine, depending on the style.

what type of beer is it?
 
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I believe it's an IPA, but I'm a bit of a rookie. It's the three hearted ale kit from Northen Brewer, I think it's a clone of the two hearted ale from bells. However, the two hearted doesn't taste much like an IPA to me, so I'm not sure.
 

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I was just going to suggest the brew hauler. I just picked one up recently and think it's top notch.
 

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Your beer will be fine. The reason the temp is higher is because fermentation generates heat usually about 5 deg. Don't worry have a :mug:
 
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