Originally Posted by kjm13
OK - I know this may seem like a silly question. I know the rule of thumb is to never cover your wort while boiling etc... Think there is any risk in covering it for like 2 minutes while I carry it outside to cool, so the snow dripping of the house doesn't fall in the wort?
Yes by all means cover it up, when people say do not cover your wort they mean during the boil, any other time it is best covered so nasties don't get into it, especially during cooling the wort.