[Tastebridge] brew beer at Noisebridge!

David Stainton dstainton415 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 20:06:05 PST 2012


Hi,

Earlier this evening I dropped off the equipment at Noisebridge.
However I forgot the yeast! I left it at my girlfriend's house in Oakland
;-(

David


On Sat, Mar 3, 2012 at 2:51 PM, David Stainton <dstainton415 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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