YIKES! Freezer unplugged? Need Advice.

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YIKES! Freezer unplugged? Need Advice.

Postby herocomplex » Thu Sep 23, 2004 7:02 pm

So I opened up my beer cooler to check on some pilsners and was shocked to see the airlock of one clogged up (the carboy was a bit full). They had both been transferred to the second stage so I didn't expect so much activity. I then noticed that it quite warm in there...whoops, accidentally unplugged the sucker maybe a week ago. They'd already spent about 2 weeks in the primary at 50 deg. I'm sending them back down to 50 deg. and I'm wondering on how this might affect taste. 2 weeks at 50 then a week at 70 or so. Any ideas? Thanks guys, you've got some great advice here. I'm sooo glad this resource exists.

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You're totally screwed... start packing them up...

Postby Push Eject » Fri Sep 24, 2004 12:33 am

You know, it's really sad, but those pilsners are done. Please place them gingerly in bubble-wrap and send them to me in a refridgerated truck.

You can rest assured I will dispose of them properly.

Regretfully, but ever-honestly yours,
Charlie :)
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Postby just-cj » Sat Sep 25, 2004 7:48 pm

Sounds like you just did an extended diacetyl rest -- should be fine. 8)
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