Strike Water Temperature Calculator
This tool will calculate the strike water temperature for a mash.
Grain Amount (pounds):
Strike Water Volume (quarts):
The next two fields are used when you start with a cold mash tun. My tun is a 1/2 bbl keg, and using .3 and 30 lbs works for me. I would suspect that a mash tun made from a cooler would use a lower factor because the whole mass of the cooler may not need to be heated up.
Mash Tun Thermal factor:
Mash Tun Mass: (lbs)
Strike Water Temperature: