- Better than Ice – 2lb mid size gel pack makes items in cooler slushy cold (1/2 size of large pack) Click the blue “CoolerShock” at top of this page to see all versions
- Accelerates cooling with burst cooling at 18 degrees – 7 mil thick flexible 3 layer purpose built pack rapidly transfers energy
- Ships with CS dry mix, you hydrate and save. 2lbs gelled – simple instructions or website video – made in USA
- Non-toxic ingredients, child safe. Lasts up to 48 hours, reusable again and again…
- This 4 pack replaces 12 pounds of ice, no dirty water in your cooler. Ready to Use also available on Amazon. Over 120,000 Cooler Shock packs sold on Amazon!
I have several of these and they are amazing. The are made of thick mylar and come in several sizes and configurations.
Update: Since this post was published the price, availability or promotion has changed. Check the product page for up to the minute description, price and availability. Also: Today’s Deals on AmazonUses for Ice Packs
- The first and most obvious use for these… use them in your cooler to keep your homebrew, favorite craft beer and more cold. I went to ice packs instead of ice after watching a segment on packing your cooler properly on “Good Eats”. Thanks to Alton Brown I have been ice free since and haven’t looked back.
- Traveling someplace to brew – put your yeast and hops in a small cooler with an ice pack.
- I like to keep an ice pack next to yeast in my fridge to help temp stabilize it.
- If you’re using an ice bath to help keep fermentation temperatures down, use ice packs instead of ice. This method saves you needing to drain water from the bath like you would have if you had added more ice, adding more gel packs doesn’t add any additional water to the mix. If you’re in the practice of purchasing bags of ice for this, this method will also save you money in the long run.
- If you have warm ground water temps, set up your system with a pre-chiller and use ice packs to help chill down your ground water.
Cooler Shock Performance Chart via their 3 x Large Offering on Amazon
- Cooler Shock Gel Packs – In my opinion… these are amazing. The are made of thick mylar and come in several sizes and configurations. Some are pre-made and others are DIY. For the DIY versions you add the water to finish them off.
- Nordic Ice NOR1006 Reusable Long-Lasting 24 Oz Gel Pack – smaller size, handy for temp stabilizing yeast in the fridge.
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