I've been cooling mine in the kitchen sink. My sink has 2 bowls, one really large, and deep enough that I have to hook weights to the pot so it doesn't float. The other bowl is a little one for the disposal. I run cool water into the sink while cooling - with the overflow going to the smaller sink and down the drain. Doesn't take too long to cool with the continuous flow of cold water. I'd think one could do a similar setup with a tote in a bathtub or just outside. And cut cooling time quite a bit.
Maybe eventually I'll make an IC but this method works better than a straight water/ice bath, is KISS, and is free. -- basic 4 gal SS pot for partial boil.
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