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Old 10-17-2010, 04:56 PM   #1
Nov 2007
Montreal, Canada
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Hi all,
I was just wondering if anyone has used their MLT cooler as a hopback? I'm thinking of doing this... would there be any problems with the heat? Does the manifold filter whole/pellet hops well?
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Old 10-17-2010, 09:50 PM   #2
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Dec 2007
SE Michigan
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interesting idea as your mash tun is normally big enough to hold your final boil volume.

the only thing I see is that you may have to fully clean and sanitize your MLT after your mash is complete but before you use as a hopback.

I would like to know if anyone has done it before?

What is the melt deform temp on the Rubbermaid?

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