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Old 09-08-2011, 07:10 PM   #1
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Default Quick Question About Mash Tun Size

I have a 48-quart rectangular Coleman cooler laying around that I was thinking of making into a mash tun. My question is: will this cooler be okay for 5-gallon batches, or will the grain bed be too thin?

I tried looking around the forum for this, but I couldn't find a straight answer.

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Old 09-08-2011, 08:17 PM   #2
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I use a 48 quart rectangular and do 5 gallon batches batch sparging with no problem. If you're fly sparging you may have a problem.

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