*Ss Brewing Technologies Giveaway - Enter Now!*

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Snow Drift Chiller?
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-16-2010, 05:53 PM   #11
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 1,165
Liked 54 Times on 27 Posts
Likes Given: 1


Originally Posted by AnthonyD View Post
I put a tub of water outside before I start brewing. By the time my wort is ready, the water is just about freezing, usually with a film of ice over the surface. This brings 2.5-3 gallons down to 70F in about 1/2 hour with an outdoor temp in the high teens - 20's.

If you already have a bucket like this, it is a cheap and easy idea. If you put out a dozen or so water bottles to freeze overnight and then add them to the water bath, it will chill even faster.


Kegged: Belgian Dark Strong (8.9%abv)

Fermenting: Arrogant Bastard Clone, BCS Dry stout

Planned: Rye IPA, ESB, Oatmeal Pale Ale, Rye Amber

Can You Brew It Recipe Database
Convert an all grain recipe to extract
Hop Substitution Chart

EricCSU is offline
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Quick Reply
Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Snow! HomelessWook General Chit Chat 21 01-31-2010 08:30 PM
Effect of temp drift during the mash shimbii All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 2 12-09-2009 06:43 AM
Snow Day!!!! KingBrianI General Chit Chat 13 01-20-2009 11:32 PM
Anyone else getting snow? aekdbbop General Chit Chat 38 03-18-2008 02:16 PM
snow day tbulger Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 02-14-2007 09:45 PM