[Tastebridge] brew beer at Noisebridge!

David Stainton dstainton415 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 20:39:33 PST 2012


Hi,

I've decided to stay in Oakland for the night.
I will bring the brewing supplies to Noisebridge tomorrow afternoon
sometime after 3pm.

David

On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 4:10 PM, David Stainton <dstainton415 at gmail.com>wrote:

> i just now purchased $170 dolla worth of brewing supplies for noisebridge!
> i will deliver the goods as soon as bart will let me on with my bicycle and
> unweildy trailer (usually around 6:30pm).
>
> i want to start a beer tonight...
> is anyone interested?
>
> cheers
>
> david
> On Mar 2, 2012 9:22 AM, "David Stainton" <dstainton415 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Today I've borrowed a bicycle trailer and I am going to Oak Barrel brew
>> shop in Berkeley to buy the airlocks, auto siphon, hoses, yeasts, bungs,
>> and malt extract syrups.
>>
>> If anyone has any suggestions or advice on the type of yeasts, malt
>> extracts or anything else then please speak up soon via e-mail or call my
>> cell phone 415-205-6020
>>
>> Oh yeah I will also buy one of those big ass metal stir spoons!
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> David
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 2:15 AM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Ohhh guys, you are not making my life exactly easy. I have just found
>>> out that I have quite a pretty high chance to find a job in Japan and teach
>>> English for a year, putting on a side every month $1500 or so which
>>> considering my 2500 eu depth would be not bad. However I was planning to
>>> come back to SF  Bay area and start a major project on probiotics starting
>>> this summer. And now you are starting such a great project in Noisebridge
>>> which would be a homebase of my activities. Life is full of decisions ...
>>>
>>> One way or other best of luck and post, post, post!
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>>
>>> Frantisek Algoldor Apfelbeck
>>>
>>> biotechnologist&kvasir and hacker
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.frantisekapfelbeck.org
>>>
>>>
>>> "There is no way to peace, peace is the way." Ghandi
>>>
>>>   ------------------------------
>>> *From:* Tony Longshanks LeTigre <anthonyletigre at gmail.com>
>>> *To:* David Stainton <dstainton415 at gmail.com>
>>> *Cc:* tastebridge tastebridge <tastebridge at lists.noisebridge.net>
>>> *Sent:* Friday, March 2, 2012 6:35 PM
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Tastebridge] brew beer at Noisebridge!
>>>
>>> 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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