[Tastebridge] brew beer at Noisebridge!

Tony Longshanks LeTigre anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 01:35:06 PST 2012


I want to be in on this. I said it before but now I'll step up to the
plate. I'm too committed to take on the instigator / emcee role, but will
participate in a support capacity. Yerba matte beer sounds like a winner.


Tony

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 6:14 PM, David Stainton <dstainton415 at gmail.com>wrote:

>
> Greetings Tastebridgers!
>
> I recently quit my job so now I've got plenty of time to make sure
> Noisebridge starts a kick ass homebrew collective!
>
> Firstly, let it be known that I have zero experience with partial mash or
> full grain beer brewing. I'd like to learn but I want to make it clear that
> my priority is to use medicinal botanicals in our brews instead of hops!
>
> We've got some empty glass carboys already.
> There is a largish stock pot. Does it have a lid? Is it stainless steal?
>
> Here's what we need to get started:
>
> - malt extract: preferably a mix of different types to give it nice flavors
> - laboratory ale yeasts
> - bungs and air locks
> - auto siphone/racking cane
>
>  Nice to have:
>
> - hoses (these make great airlocks if used with a bucket of water as an
> overflow reservoir)
> - a sanitizing agent/detergent (although small amounts of diluted bleach
> will work)
> - a metal strainer (for straining herbal decoctions into the wort)
>
> When dealing with a stock pot with 5-gallons of sticky sweet beer wort I
> prefer to siphon it into the carboy instead of pouring it into a funnel.
> It's much cleaner!
>
> A couple of the glass carboys have a very wide opening.
> I wonder if we could find bungs that will fit.
> I didn't measure when I was there last: could someone post the
> measurements?
>
> I propose firstly we make a Yerba matte beer!
> I will buy the matte.
>
> Cheers,
>
> David
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Adam Engelhart <adam at tellumo.net> wrote:
>
>> Sorry if I've fallen out of touch, but I can't recall seeing much
>> about this recently--is this still a thing, or have I missed the boat,
>> or what?
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> --Adam
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 9:02 PM, Adam Engelhart <adam at tellumo.net> wrote:
>> > I'm pretty wide open--do you want to try to gather together a critical
>> > mass of aspiring brewers and set up a time for a meeting?
>> >
>> > My phone number is 415 418 4094, just so you have it. Thanks!
>> >
>> > --Adam
>>
>> >
>> > On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 3:31 PM, David Stainton <dstainton415 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> Cool!
>> >> When should we make beer?
>> >>
>> >> David
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Adam Engelhart <adam at tellumo.net>
>> wrote:
>> >>> I'd love to join in on this.
>> >>>
>> >>> --Adam
>> >>>
>> >>> On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 11:59 AM, John Adams <jna at retina.net> wrote:
>> >>>> I have so much beer making stuff it isn't funny, and all of it is no
>> longer
>> >>>> in use. Let me know if you need to borrow/buy it.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I've got bottle cappers, glass carboys, one plastic primary
>> fermenter,
>> >>>> hoses, airlocks...
>> >>>>
>> >>>> -j
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 5:44 PM, David Stainton <
>> dstainton415 at gmail.com>
>> >>>> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Hi,
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> I get this on again off again desire to brew beer at Noisebridge.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> I just recently brought a small setup to a friend's house in Oakland
>> >>>>> and we brewed a Lemon Balm ginger ale ~ 7% alcohol potential... it
>> was
>> >>>>> fun!
>> >>>>> Technically we made a braggot since the sugar source is half honey
>> >>>>> half barley malt extract...
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> The Lemon Balm is a vasodilator which I hear would make
>> >>>>> this beer fuck us up even more... in a good way.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> We have multiple glass carboys... but I wonder if we have an auto
>> >>>>> siphon, hose, bungs, airlocks, strainer, big ass stock pot etc.
>> >>>>> I will soon try to look around to see if we have this stuff.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Does anyone on this list want to help out?
>> >>>>> I've talked to multiple people at Noisebridge who said they're
>> >>>>> interested but they don't read the mailing lists.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> David
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