If you batch sparge, it doesn't matter. If you fly, round is preferred.silver02ws6 said:http://www.igloo-store.com/product_detail.asp?T1=IGL+ICE+CUBE&HDR=icecubeseries
would this cooler get the job done or do i need a round one.
Me too. From what I've seen (and keep in mind I've never done all-grain), fly sparging utilizes a tricky bit of rigging that "rains" the sparge water down on the grain bed as the strike water is draining into the brew kettle. With batch sparging, you let the strike water drain completely and then pour in the entirety of the sparge water, making sure to let it clear again before letting it flow into the brew kettle.silver02ws6 said:What is the difference between batch and fly sparging exactly. Im still learning.