Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Winners Drawn!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing > Mashing out with Cooler
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-07-2012, 11:40 PM   #1
SONICYOUTH
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: ARLINGTON, VA
Posts: 77
Default Mashing out with Cooler

I have a converted igloo cooler (the rectangle kind) and have been having batches more watered down than I would like so I've been looking into mashing out. I can't heat my cooler with out some questionable side affects and wanted to know what would be the best way to mash out with what I have currently?


SONICYOUTH is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-07-2012, 11:49 PM   #2
iparks81
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: North Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 567
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

if you use beer smith it will tell you the amount and temperature of water to add to the mash to bring the temp up to 168 (or whatever your desired temp is)
Heating elements are kind of out of the question due to scorching.
__________________
I love Alcohol, its in my Blood.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Revvy View Post
go rinse your mind out with soap for even THINKING about tossing a batch of beer.
iparks81 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 02-08-2012, 12:25 AM   #3
ipsiad
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 121
Liked 6 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Yeah, add boiling water to get the temperature up. In addition to Beersmith there are online calculators you can use, like this one.
ipsiad is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mashing out in an igloo cooler? chefmatt34 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 21 12-08-2013 05:00 PM
Can I use this cooler for mashing? saintjondoe All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 7 11-21-2011 04:35 AM
Mash Tun Cooler or 2nd Pot for mashing? Dionysos911 All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11 08-20-2009 07:11 PM
Cooler for mashing... Jer All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11 12-14-2006 01:03 PM
Mashing with a cooler sdent All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 11 10-16-2005 01:18 AM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS