I took me only 24 hours of staring at my new DIY Cube Fermenter to realize that I just wasn’t satisfied enough. Costco also had this great deal on a 7 Cu. Ft. Chest Freezer that I just couldn’t pass up. I looked for used ones, but none were quite good enough. Besides I wanted to minimize my electricity usage and was hoping a newer freezer would be more energy efficient.
Shortly after, I found myself at a local hydroponics store, which has a nice little corner for homebrew, and I picked up a Johnson Temperature Control so I can keep the freezer around 64-68 degrees.
Then off to Costco I went and picked up the freezer. Once home, I immediately plugged it in and cranked it all the way down. I wanted to get my day and a half old brew in it right away. The great thing about the freezer is that I can fit 2 – 6 gallon carboys and a short 5 gallon carboy (top cut down), if I wanted. So ultimately that leaves me with 2 on tap, 1 aging in my kegerator, and 2 fermenting. That can be a good flow.
Nice little setup going here….keep out!