Originally Posted by Rau71
How fast should the wort go through the counter flow chiller? Should I just open up my valve all the way or should I have it barely open for a slow flow?
You want to run the water fast, and then the wort as fast as needs be in order to get the pitching temperature coming out. For me, I can run it almost wide open in the winter, when my tap water is 45 degrees, and then about 1/2 way in the summer when my tap water is 60 degrees.