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An extra airlock isn't a bad idea, but I'd also recommend having a bucket and some sort of tubing/equipment for a blowoff tube setup. There seem to be a lot of ways people set this up, and it's nice to be able to swap out the airlock for a blowoff tube (I actually have a disassembled airlock with some tubing attached that I keep in a bucket for this purpose)...


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Pub/bar cellaring sites stock cleaning sockets but the cornelius keg is only used in homebrewing as far as I'm aware so your best bet is to speak to cornelius directly: https://www.corneliusbeer.com/en/product/cleaning-socket Alternatively try homebrewing sites such as MaltMiller or BrewUK. Before you recreate a proper line cleaning solution as used in bars, ...


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The shape of the cooler doesn't matter much. I use a rectangular one for my mash, given the same insulation, they will hold the temperature the same. After 1.5 hour, I lose only 1 or 2°C (and I open the lid to mix the mash at least once). Round tuns are practical since the lid can be screwed, they are more vertical and may have less dead space in the ...


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