Originally Posted by wesd25
O I'm brewing my second batch as we speak and since my first batch I made a wort chiller, was wondering if the chiller alone will cool the wort quick enough? or if I should put the pot in cold water as well? Also can I add the chiller to wort during the last couple minutes of boil? Thanks for responses!
Chillers definitely help. Lately, an emersion alone hasn't been enough for me, but I've been doing 11 gallon batches. Actually just finished a counterflow chiller today that I hope to test next weekend. I try to put the chiller in for the last 15 minutes of my boil.