Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > SWMBO is a Scientist
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 05-26-2011, 03:58 PM   #1
screamingcities
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Waterford, NJ
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default SWMBO is a Scientist

Yesterday SWMBO brought me home a stir plate, a thermometer, an Erlenmeyer flask, a graduated cylinder, some PH strips, a really cool 3 clock timer, and enough tubbing to last me until the end of the world REALLY happens... :P

She also saw me checking out the posts on how to make a yeast bank, and said: we can store it in my -80 freezer... they'll last much longer that way.

She then proceeded to read through a bunch of science pdfs about yeast storage/culturing.

My wife is awesome.


screamingcities is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:03 PM   #2
Daybis
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 628
Liked 5 Times on 5 Posts
Likes Given: 2

Default

That's awesome!


__________________
Ontap: Hard Cider
Primary: IIPA, All-Tythos IPA
On Deck: Munich Dunkel, Classic Rauch, Breakfast Porter, American Stout
Daybis is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:04 PM   #3
pwndabear
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: buffalo, ny
Posts: 995
Liked 23 Times on 20 Posts
Likes Given: 62

Default

i got one of those too. unfortunately all of my swmbo's stuff has had some pretty nasty items inside of them so i really dont wanna use any of it. it'd be nicer if she worked with yeast but NOOOOO it had to be the herpes virus...
__________________
So you want to be a leader? You want to change the game?
Turn your back on money, walk away from fame.
You want to be a missionary? Got that missionary zeal?
Let a stranger change your life, how's that make you feel?
You want to be a writer but donít know how or when?
Find a quiet place use a humble pen.
pwndabear is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:05 PM   #4
JetSmooth
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 1,882
Liked 43 Times on 39 Posts
Likes Given: 10

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pwndabear View Post
i got one of those too. unfortunately all of my swmbo's stuff has had some pretty nasty items inside of them so i really dont wanna use any of it. it'd be nicer if she worked with yeast but NOOOOO it had to be the herpes virus...
Yeah. You don't want to cross those two. You intend to brew a double IPA and get a "Herp Bomb" instead of a "Hop Bomb".

__________________
http://smokebubbles.wordpress.com - Brewin' and 'Quein' since last Tuesday.

Bottling the Belgian: A Photo Odyssey

Beer is the mind-killer. Beer is the little death that brings total obliteration. I will face my beer. I will permit it to pass over me and through me. And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see it's path. When the beer has gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.
JetSmooth is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:25 PM   #5
TopherM
BJCP ID: F0838
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
 
TopherM's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Posts: 3,955
Liked 439 Times on 347 Posts
Likes Given: 23

Default

I don't see Herpes on the Meilgaard Flavor Wheel, but a "Genital Surprise Schwarzbeir" is probably not going to go over well with the SWMBO. It'd be a hit with the BMC crowd, though!
__________________
Primary #1 - Midnight Ryeder (Midnight Wheat and Rye)
Primary #2 - Florida Weiss
Primary #3 - Kane-DOH APA (Honey Citra APA)
Secondary #1 - Downtown Flanders Brown (brewed August 2012)
Keg #1 - Raspberry Florida Weiss
Keg #2 - Cinnamon Raisin Cider
Keg #3 - NONE!
Bottled - NONE!
TopherM is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:26 PM   #6
screamingcities
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Waterford, NJ
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by pwndabear View Post
i got one of those too. unfortunately all of my swmbo's stuff has had some pretty nasty items inside of them so i really dont wanna use any of it. it'd be nicer if she worked with yeast but NOOOOO it had to be the herpes virus...
She controls the ordering, so she can bring home lots of nice clean stuff.
screamingcities is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:27 PM   #7
Nightbiker
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Nightbiker's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dover, FL
Posts: 563
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

Hmm... could be a 'dark ages' brew...
__________________
GOT BEER?
FERMENTING:
LAGERING/CONDITIONING:Simply Sweet Mead
Kegged: Big Bad Brown Ale (Brown Ale and Porter blend).
Bottled:

Plans: Oak-Smoked Porter, Honey Brown Ale.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaybird View Post
we do it for the love of beer! Not for the love of money! We can all make great BEER! Not so much when it comes to money!
Nightbiker is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:36 PM   #8
wildwest450
Registered User
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 9,099
Liked 170 Times on 155 Posts
Likes Given: 4

Default

Give her a big kiss, then throw out the ph strips when she's not looking.

_
wildwest450 is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:39 PM   #9
screamingcities
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Waterford, NJ
Posts: 61
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by wildwest450 View Post
Give her a big kiss, then throw out the ph strips when she's not looking.

_
Whysat?
screamingcities is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 05-26-2011, 04:43 PM   #10
Nightbiker
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Nightbiker's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dover, FL
Posts: 563
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

While I know they aren't as precise as a digital meter, whats wrong with test strips? They have been used for decades. Mind you, I lock my PH with 5.2 anyway as my water ph (form the well) tends to run a bit high. I've been getting good results with that addition and thats all that counts to me.


__________________
GOT BEER?
FERMENTING:
LAGERING/CONDITIONING:Simply Sweet Mead
Kegged: Big Bad Brown Ale (Brown Ale and Porter blend).
Bottled:

Plans: Oak-Smoked Porter, Honey Brown Ale.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaybird View Post
we do it for the love of beer! Not for the love of money! We can all make great BEER! Not so much when it comes to money!
Nightbiker is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
need help w/ swmbo coy General Beer Discussion 33 04-30-2010 03:49 AM
Swmbo KayaBrew General Beer Discussion 51 12-11-2008 05:16 PM
Swmbo??? isac777 General Beer Discussion 52 12-06-2008 09:17 PM
Went to CVS for SWMBO..... talleymonster General Beer Discussion 11 09-25-2008 03:42 PM
Swmbo colinwollmann General Beer Discussion 37 09-07-2007 08:08 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS