Brew Jacket

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  1. MrBIP

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    This looks cool: http://www.brewjacket.com
    (looks like their website might be jacked up at the moment, but you get the gist).

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    Interesting. I wonder if it'll take off. Too pricey for me, though. I bought both by brand new freezers for the same amount. Of course, I also had to buy a controller and fermwrap for each unit.
     
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    I got one fridge set up now (for fermentation) and already thinking, geez, I could use another one. Then I start thinking about the space and cost ... and, really, I could probably keep three busy. It's pricey, but looks like it might be so convenient, easy and low cost operation. If they could do them for $100 instead of $300, I'd jump on it now.
     
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    Yeah, but I'll trust the dependability of my freezer much more than the brewjacket. Another question I have is whether condensation is an issue.
     
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    If you really wanted you could make this pretty cheap with an STC-1000 and a Peltier cooler with fan and heat sync. I'm not sure what the "removable rod" is made of but I'm assuming any good heat conductor would suffice. I'm surprised that a lager could be made with it though. This is one example... might be a little overboard but probably still cheaper than the brew jacket
    Peltier Cooler
     
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    A refrigerator, a thermowell and a temperature controller are much cheaper and have other uses than lagering.... Just sayin'.
     

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