How to make an immersion wort chiller
Below are a few pictures, but definitely check out the VIDEO that includes all the action.
Camera centering test. :) Note the spouse-purchased beer glass cabinet behind me that was a birthday/Christmas present.
20 ft of 5/8" outer diameter copper tubing. $24
Laundry sing/garden hose female adapter. 5/8" x 3/4". $3.99.
3 hose clamps. $1.50 total.
Vinyl tubing. 8-10 feet. I got 5/8" inner diameter so it would fit over the 5/8" outer diameter of the copper. This would have been around $5 at Menards but they were out, so I got it elsewhere for a little more.
The finished product. Not the prettiest, but more surface area than my current one and (hopefully) it will cool down the wort faster than what I am used to.
Cost was ~ $34. Something like this retails at my local homebrew store for about $64 (and the copper tubing is not quite as thick).
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