[Tastebridge] brew beer at Noisebridge!

David Stainton dstainton415 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 14:51:29 PST 2012


it's looking like the botany class im in right now is gonna go until 4pm.
just a heads up that i'll be at Noisebridge as soon as i can after class...
On Mar 2, 2012 8:39 PM, "David Stainton" <dstainton415 at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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