Originally Posted by BioBrew
I just built a mash tun out of an igloo and copper tube. For the cleaning and sanitation, would soaking it in my no rinse solution be ok, or perhaps simply boiling it in some water before mashing?
You mean first-use cleaning and sanitation, or cleaning/sanitation for every brew?
After I mash in mine, I just rinse my cooler out and scrub it a bit with a sponge to get any stuck bits of grain or wort, and then do a quick final rinse. There is no need to sanitize your mash tun.