I'd bet not so 'bad' as just 'different' than you expected. Hey, If things were REALLLY critical, beer would never have been invented.
Zip locks full of ice don't dilute the mash.
Remember to post how it tastes in about 6 weeks, OK?
So far, I've had more experience thinking than I've had brewing....you don't think they are mutually exclusive, do you?
72 batches so far,
48 wine, mostly Loquat, peach, plum, prickly pear
23 beers and ciders
1 Tequila, from a prickly pear wine experiment that didn't work. I call it "Prickly Heat"