New fermenter with controlled temperature

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Hi from Italy, today I brewed a smoked beer and now we will see how the new conical fermenter and ice jacket works!Image


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fra77mo wrote:Hi from Italy, today

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Looking good Italy.

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Hi,

Can you post a pic of what you have on the inside of the freezer?

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Do you get enough energy from the freezer to cool you beer?

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Yes! Now the beer temperature is of 2 degree C.


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Do you use salt to keep water from freezing?

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A low % of glycol propilenic


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Still happy with the setup? Or did you find a downside on the setup?

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can someone help me out in explaining the benefits of this over a brew fridge- given it involves a freezer anyway?

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Some of the fermenters have a cooling element inside and a heater on the outside. You can keep the fermenter outside the fridge if have a coolant to cool the beer.

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Onthebrew wrote:can someone help me out in explaining the benefits of this over a brew fridge- given it involves a freezer anyway?
I guess it depends on the climate. In the UK we mainly need heating. Brew fridge probably better.

Hotter climes probably need more cooling?

But I still this a good brew fridge would cope?

Different folks different strokes...

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have a fridge getting dropped off for me tonight. Didn't think i would need one until summer as ambient temperature never get above 19c and i only brew ales. however latest fermenation with ringwood Ale yeast took the wort up about 4 degrees above room temp.

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