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mash tun
« on: May 19, 2015, 02:08:57 AM »
Looking at buying new brew gear and checking out coolers. I see Igloo has a new 55qt black and red one out. Anyone have experience with a black tun? What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2015, 09:45:02 PM »
Looking at buying new brew gear and checking out coolers. I see Igloo has a new 55qt black and red one out. Anyone have experience with a black tun? What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?

I wouldn't think the outside color makes any different.
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2015, 09:56:08 PM »
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What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?

Black is for dark beers, blue is for light.

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Re: mash tun
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2015, 10:05:00 PM »
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What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?

Black is for dark beers, blue is for light.

Yep, plus no stuck sparges in a blue. Best part is the extra 10% efficiency. 
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2015, 11:07:51 PM »
My silver/grey cooler holds temp more accurately.
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2015, 01:55:10 AM »
Looking at buying new brew gear and checking out coolers. I see Igloo has a new 55qt black and red one out. Anyone have experience with a black tun? What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?

I wouldn't think the outside color makes any different.

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Re: mash tun
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2015, 02:29:24 AM »
+1 to all above!
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Re: mash tun
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2015, 01:27:43 PM »
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #9 on: May 20, 2015, 03:45:27 PM »
Looking at buying new brew gear and checking out coolers. I see Igloo has a new 55qt black and red one out. Anyone have experience with a black tun? What efficiencies are you getting using black over blue? Denny?

I wouldn't think the outside color makes any different.

It has been proven that by using  blue cooler you get 135% efficiency.  Every 10 brews, a bag of grain magically appears in your garage.
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Re: mash tun
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2015, 10:01:20 PM »
It has been proven that by using  blue cooler you get 135% efficiency.  Every 10 brews, a bag of grain magically appears in your garage.

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