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Old 01-30-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
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Default My 150 qt mash tun build

I am up-scaling my brew rig to make 25 gallon batches, that means that I needed to replace my old 48 qt tun with a 150 qt tun. Here is the result.

I started with this marine cooler that I received as a safety award years ago.

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Then I installed a drain system made from 1/2 in hot water pvc. None of the joints are glued and each of the lines has holes drilled one inch apart down the length of the pipe.

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The drip distribution system looks something like this. I will upload a pic of it soon.

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what is your efficiency on this setup?

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I have since upgraded to a HERMS and never tested the efficiency but it always made GREAT beer!

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