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Lagering with an Electrical Outage
« on: April 06, 2017, 10:31:51 AM »
I had planned to make my first lager tomorrow but I've just found out ESB are doing work on our area the Friday after so I'll be without electricity for approx 6 hours, possibly more. I use a standard larder fridge as a ferm chamber. Should I wait until after this break to make the lager or will it be ok?

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Re: Lagering with an Electrical Outage
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 11:35:32 AM »
You'll be fine I'm sure, the thermal mass of the beer itself will ensure it'll stay cool for 6 hours, and the fridge is well insulated too... Also, the outage will probably be less than 6hrs, Likely just the ESB giving a worst case scenario should they need it.


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Re: Lagering with an Electrical Outage
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2017, 12:56:42 PM »
Just reading the quick lagering method now, seems I should be ok since I have a week before the outage.

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Re: Lagering with an Electrical Outage
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2017, 01:20:28 PM »
Worst case get some of those cooler cubes that stay cool and chuck it into the fridge but you should be okay without it
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