Coolers for MLT - scratches - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Equipment/Sanitation > Coolers for MLT - scratches

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-16-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
pretzelb
Recipes 
 
Jul 2009
Prosper, TX
Posts: 1,078
Liked 81 Times on 68 Posts



Does a cooler used for an MLT need to be scratch free like a fermenter? I have an old cooler that I might convert to an MLT but I haven't analyzed it closely for scratches yet. I was thinking it might not be critical since after mash the wort goes into the kettle for boiling.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 01:55 PM   #2
Bobby_M
Vendor and Brewer
HBT_SPONSOR.png
 
Bobby_M's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Aug 2006
Whitehouse Station, NJ
Posts: 23,245
Liked 1695 Times on 1089 Posts


It's no problem at all. Use it.
__________________
Welcome to BrewHardware.com. I love you.
Corny Keg Dry Hop Canisters $26.50 for limited time
Chugger Pumps, Pump Kits, Camlocks, Sightglasses, Clear USA made Silicone Tubing, RIMS, Electric Install Parts, etc.

 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2009, 05:01 PM   #3
shortyjacobs
Recipes 
 
Aug 2009
Twin Cities, MN
Posts: 2,509
Liked 34 Times on 34 Posts


Nothing pre-boil, (or during boil), needs to be sanitized.

Scratches inhibit sanitation since bacteria can hide in them.

But nothing pre-boil needs to be sanitized. So no worries!

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scratches in plastic MLT Snafu Equipment/Sanitation 2 04-17-2009 01:54 PM
Scratches KaseySeim Bottling/Kegging 1 02-20-2009 09:48 AM
Want a clone for Vex coolers ? (fruit coolers) brewman ! Recipes/Ingredients 16 01-10-2007 12:52 AM
scratches in better bottles PaleAleMale Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 12-10-2006 03:30 PM
Rubbermaid coolers same as GOTT coolers? drinker Equipment/Sanitation 11 11-28-2006 09:35 PM


Forum Jump