Originally Posted by eschatz
Wow, install a spigot on the side of that beast and get rolling. Now you just need 1000' of copper coil to get your immersion chiller going!
Actually, a good point.....sometimes, good luck is a two-edged sword. All I can think of is the changes in logistics required with a pot that big......starting with the fact that my little 25' copper chiller, fine for 5 gal, would be virtually useless with this thing.
As previously mentioned, installing a spigot is practically essential. Then there is getting the pot/burner up so it's more practical to drain. Then, if it's up, being able to get up to the top of that bad boy. Then there's the issue of organizing group brews (I can't imagine how I would handle almost a barrel of wort.....etc.
Of course, I'd have taken the thing too, if it was me......