A cooler with a valve installed is the first step in building various equipment for homebrewing beer. Once the valve is on, this cooler can be made into a mash tun or a wort chiller. This instructable is meant to be the first step in my following instructables on how to build these.
This will allow you to drain liquids from the cooler at a controlled rate and will be simple enough to disassemble and clean.
Step 1: Rule # 1 aka "The Golden Rule"
Please note: Have all of your materials on hand ahead of time. You don't need to be driving to the hardware store after following the golden rule.