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I want to use a upright freezer instead of regular refrigerator

Any possible container to use to prevent beer to freeze if I put it in an upright freezer? I’m asking as I’m planning to buy a small upright freezer instead of this small refrigerator so that I can ...
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Where do I drill my homebrew fermenting fridge?

I just bought a freezer for use as a fermenting unit. How do I know where to drill my holes? Any advice greatly appreciated. I cannot see any specific advice on the net.
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Foam is gone after fridging, Should not I fridge?

After fermentation, I put priming sugar and put them to bottles and wait for 7-10 days in bottle. I open somt They look OK, good foam and carbonation. No fancy smell or off-taste. Then I put them in ...
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Bad food in the fridge! keep the hops or toss them?

Something went bad in my refrigerator. I had about 4 or 5 ounces of hops in there for my next couple of batches. Should I toss them? I'm kinda worried about that smell getting into my beer. I've ...
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How to keep my brew refridgerator dry?

I have a chest freezer that I operate at 60F/15C and brew all my beers inside of it. I also use a raspberry pi system that I keep inside the chest freezer. What can I do to prevent moisture growth ...
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How to choose a fridge to convert to a kegerator

I'm going to be building a kegerator pretty soon and I'm pretty sure that I am going to buy a new fridge. Now, I have 1 corny keg but in the future, I would like 4 kegs hooked up, my wife also would ...
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How to clean the inside of a refrigerator?

I bought a large chest freezer that I use to brew all my beer. It was always difficult for me to clean it because my brewing schedule did not allow for less than 3/4 of the freezer to be empty at any ...
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after fermentation (carboy) if I put it in the fridge what do with the air-lock?

listening to an interview with John Palmer he suggests putting the fermentation vessel in the fridge (after fermentation is complete) to drop out some left over trub and yeast. I figured I would give ...
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What to look for in a fridge to be used for kegging?

I'm sick of the hassle of bottling, so I want to get a fridge and keg setup. Obviously it needs to be able to fit the kegs, but is there any other things I should look for in a fridge? I don't mind ...
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List of current mini fridge makes/models that will fit 5-gallon kegs?

Any fellow homebrewers out there have a suggestion on a current make/model minifridge (not full-sized fridge or chest freezer) that will fit 5-gallon corny kegs? I've seen many suggestions of ...
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Choosing a good refrigerator/freezer for kegerator conversion

Does anyone have experience and recommendations for a good fridge/freezer for conversion into a kegerator? I'm basically choosing between a full sized fridge, a mini-fridge and a chest freezer. I'll ...
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What about opened LME cans?

Most LME come in 3 pound cans, which is a quite large quantity if you want to add just a little to your wort, just one pound for example. It's a shame to throw away the rest. If I open a LME can and ...
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Beer Refrigeration Suggestions (Long Term)

I currently have 4 fridges at my house. One is for food. One is my kegerator. One is for beer to drink now. One is for beer to drink later. The beer for now is creeping into my food fridge, as the ...
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