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Reader Tip: 70 Quart Coleman Xtreme Cooler for $35.99 + Gear and Tips for Going All Grain

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Coleman 70-Quart Xtreme Cooler

70 Quart/17.5 Gallon Coleman Xtreme Cooler via Wal Mart.  This is selling for $35.99.  In store pickup is free or shipping is free on qualifying orders of $50 or more.

This would make a nice sized mash tun.

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Stainless Steel Bazooka Screen for Kettle or Mash Tun

Bazooka Screen For brew kettle or mash tun

Stainless Steel Bazooka Screen for your boil kettle or mash tun.

  • Use for straining hops in a boil
  • Or to Use in mash tun instead of false bottom
  • 12″ length
  • All stainless steel construction
  • 1/2″ MPT

Bazooka Screen For brew kettle or mash tun

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Coleman 48 Quart Cooler – $27.49, Best Price + Building a Mash Tun

Coleman 48-Quart Cooler

48 Quart/12 Gallon Cooler from Coleman 

Holds 63 cans, tall enough to carry 2 liter bottles, hinged lid, two way handles, rustproof and leakproof drain.

This is the same cooler that’s featured in the AHA’s Article… Building a Mash Tun has Never Been So Easy.  That build is based on Denny Conn’s design.

4/14/15 8:55 AM Central: This cooler is selling for $27.49.  That’s the best historical Amazon price I could find.  Shipping is free with Prime or a qualifying $35 order.  Check the product page for up to the minute price and availability.

Coleman 48 Quart Cooler

Also Consider: Two Piece Mini Keg Bung

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How to Build a Mash Tun from the AHA

A how-to video from the AHA – Join.  Director Gary Glass walks through putting together a Cooler Mash Tun Build based on this 48 Quart Coleman Cooler.

This setup is based on Denny Conn’s great design.  Denny is the co-author of Experimental Homebrewing and the keeper of Wyeast 1450 Denny’s Favorite 50.  Check out some of Denny’s recipes now available from Brewcraft.

See the AHA’s Article on this: Building a Mash Tun has Never Been So Easy

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Reader Tip: 10 Gallon Igloo Cooler – $39.99 Shipped

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Igloo 10 Gallon Seat Top Beverage Cooler with Cup Dispenser

10 Gallon Seat Top Cooler via Target for $39.99 with free shipping.

I use this model of cooler for a mash tun and it works great.  Could also be used as an HLT.

Features:

  • Cooler maintains ice for 3 days at 90°F!
  • High-visibility Safety Orange color
  • “Drinking Water” imprint meets OSHA labeling requirements for water used on jobsites
  • UV inhibitors protect against sun damage
  • Pressure-fit lid won’t trap dirt/mold
  • Keeper cord affixes lid to cooler for cleanliness and loss prevention
  • Recessed and angled drip-resistant spigot for easy dispensing
  • Reinforced handles for strength and product longevity
  • Lid loops on both sides of seat top lid allows you to lock the lid to side handles for added security and assurance of cleanliness
  • Convenient cup dispenser included
  • Flat lid creates a seat when not in use, and is stackable

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Igloo 10 Gallon Seat Top Beverage Cooler with Cup Dispenser – $39.99 + Free Shipping

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Reader Tip: 304 Stainless Weldless Bulkhead – $8.98 Shipped

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CONCORD 1/2" Weldless Bulkhead Fitting for Beer Wine. Full 304 Stainless Steel

1/2″ Weldless Bulkhead.  All metal parts are made from 304 stainless.

  • Easily attaches to any 1/2″ NPT Ball Valve, Thermometer, Etc
  • Easily installs onto your weldless brew kettle setup.
  • Solid 304 Stainless pieces will ensure to last a lifetime.
  • Silicone Orings

CONCORD 1/2″ Weldless Bulkhead Fitting for Beer Wine. Full 304 Stainless Steel – $8.98 + Free Shipping

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Recent Great Deals:

12″ Stainless Steel False Bottom – $32.99

12″ Stainless False Bottom.  Domed shape allows to use in any container larger than 12″.  An exact fit is not necessary.  3/8″ bar for use with 3/8″ ID Tubing (usually high temp).  Use in your mash tun or brew kettle.

840836 – False Bottom 12″ – Stainless – $32.99

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