I have been trying to think of a use for the old drink cooler has been sitting in my garage for some time now. Originally I have thought I might turn it into a second mash tun so I would have a different option to use when brewing. And then a strike of inspiration smacked me upside the head last night.
My first run with continuous sparging went well, but I saw a few problems that I have been wanting to rectify. The biggest problem came from the fact that without insulation on my bottling bucket I lost quite a bit of heat on my sparge water. Enter the drink cooler: