5 Gallon Igloo Cooler – Convert to homebrew Mash Tun or HLT

Igloo 5 Gallon Seat Top Beverage Jug with spigot

5 Gallon Cooler by Igloo Products Corp

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  • Recessed and angled drip-resistant spigot for easy dispensing
  • Reinforced handles for strength and product longevity
  • Keeper cord affixes lid to cooler for cleanliness and loss prevention
  • Pressure-fit lid won’t trap dirt or mold
  • UV inhibitors and infrared technology protect the cooler against sun damage
  • Seat-top lid provides sitting surface

From HBF: Make sure the components you use are compatible and rated for your intended application.  Contact manufacturer with questions about suitability or a specific application.  Always read and follow manufacturer directions. prod:B000FDXEN2


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You could convert this to use as a mash tun for smaller batches (or for moderate gravity 5 gallon batches) or as an HLT,  The seat top style lid (not screw on) is handy because it allows you to run a temperature probe under the lid if you so choose.

Igloo 5-Gallon Heavy-Duty Beverage Cooler, Orange & Ultimate Drip Catcher Set – note: multiple variations of this may be available, as such, a different version may show up at this link

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