Last days to enter the BrewHardware Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Igloo Cooler
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-17-2006, 06:07 AM   #1
Bsquared
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Bsquared's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1,825
Liked 57 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default Igloo Cooler

I see a lot of posts about igloo ice cube's used for mash tuns. and I found this listing for an ice cube...
http://www.basspro.com/servlet/catal...=SearchResults

Is this too small for a 6gal mash? 50 Quarts?

sorry I think in liters...and after a few beers I don't do conversions...


looks like a good price for $30+ shipping

__________________
Bsquared is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-17-2006, 06:09 AM   #2
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 14,016
Liked 639 Times on 401 Posts
Likes Given: 63

Default

6 gallons = 24 quarts. 50 is plenty! You could even do a 10 gallon mash in that one. I do 15 gallon batches with a 60 quart Ice Cube - it's the bare minimum, but it works!

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-17-2006, 06:45 AM   #3
Bsquared
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Bsquared's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1,825
Liked 57 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

Cool, I like the set up I saw on a few of your earlier post regarding this subject. I am currently doing my mash in a 5gal cooler that has no outlet so I dump it into two 5gal buckets (one with holes ) to sparge. regarding this Igloo cooler, do you need to drill through it ,and if so what do you use to seal it?

__________________
Bsquared is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-17-2006, 06:48 AM   #4
Yuri_Rage
Gritty.
HBT_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Yuri_Rage's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Southwest
Posts: 14,016
Liked 639 Times on 401 Posts
Likes Given: 63

Default

You'll probably want to drill a hole and add a ball valve. Look at the Kewler Kits available at . They are basically the same as weldless kettle fittings but designed for coolers.

__________________
Homebrewed Blog..........YouTube Channel .......... Shirts, posters, etc
Yuri_Rage is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 11-17-2006, 06:51 AM   #5
Bsquared
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Bsquared's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: San Diego
Posts: 1,825
Liked 57 Times on 52 Posts
Likes Given: 22

Default

I see, I see said the blind man...Thanks

__________________
Bsquared is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Comments on Igloo Cooler jet35a Kettles, Mash Tuns, & Hot Liquor Tanks 6 09-21-2009 04:28 AM
Igloo 120 qt cooler p4ck37p1mp All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 3 08-06-2008 07:46 PM
Metal Igloo cooler for MLT? jwp1849 Equipment/Sanitation 1 04-22-2007 07:50 PM
5 gallon igloo cooler Ó Flannagáin All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 30 02-01-2007 12:12 AM
Igloo Cooler davidkrau All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 8 03-14-2006 01:35 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS