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Offline Ethan J

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Ethan from Northern VA
« on: November 16, 2015, 10:07:43 AM »
Hello everyone!

Long time lurker, first time poster (how often do these start with that?) My name is Ethan, I'm from Northern Virginia (across the river from DC). I've been a homebrewer for 2, almost 3 years, and consistently and seriously for the past year. I'm currently brewing 10 gallon batches doing BIAB and I'm slowly getting the pieces together for a stainless steel three-vessel system. I've just recently completed my first keezer build and started kegging, which has been fantastic.

I tend to brew every couple of weeks, brewing mostly American style IPAs, pale ales, ambers, stouts, and porters, but I also love brewing saisons and will be taking advantage of the cooling temperatures to brew some lagers (my fermenters are on our glassed-in porch). I've also just recently started 4 long term sour/wild projects in addition to my usual brewing. 

This forum and all of the folks contributing to it have been amazingly helpful in furthering my knowledge, I see great discussions here, it seems you really do learn something new every day.

Cheers!
Ethan


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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2015, 10:08:56 AM »
Welcome, Ethan !
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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2015, 12:15:49 PM »
Welcome to the mayhem.
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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #3 on: November 16, 2015, 05:29:18 PM »
Welcome ethan!  You're doing it right: Brew with what you have while piecing together what you want!

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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #4 on: November 17, 2015, 05:49:44 PM »
Welcome Ethan,  sounds like you caught the same bug as the rest of us pretty good
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Fermenting:
Conditioning: Saison on raspberries and something WILD
In Bottles: Saison with blend of 3724 & Napolean: half on blackberries, Evil Twin, GHE(Hoosierbrew's recipe) with 835, German Pilsner(Brulosopher's recipe) with 835
In the works: 2 Different Fest Bier recipes,Trad Bock, Doppelbock, Noti and Janet's Brown Ales

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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2015, 03:29:30 AM »
Welcome, Ethan. I am just south of you in Richmond. I have a good friend from college who lives in Fairfax and does 10 gallon BIAB batches all the time as well.


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Re: Ethan from Northern VA
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2015, 05:16:07 AM »
Welcome to the mayhem.

The best description of this obsession, I mean hobby, that there is.

Welcome Ethan.