July/August 2024

The July/August 2024 Zymurgy magazine is now available! Check out featured stories on Homebrewing with AI and IoT, Egyptian Drum Roasting, Bag-In-A-Keg systems and Munich’s seventh official brewery, Giesinger Bräu.

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About Zymurgy

Cover Story

AI-style rendition of a spilling beer

Homebrewing With AI and IoT For Precision and Control

By Aurelio Gonzalez

Learn how to streamline and monitor every aspect of brewing, from supplies, to mash, to fermentation and packaging, by using Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things tools.

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Ancient Egyptian art depicting people carrying grains

Zymurgy: July/August 2024

Egyptian Drum Roasting: An Invention That Changed Brewing History

Master brewer Luis Hernandez Martinez takes you back to ancient Egypt to show you how they brewed 5,000 years ago, and how their love of another roasty beverage led to a revolution in malting technology.

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Oktoberfest patron holding beer

Zymurgy: July/August 2024

From Garage to Oktoberfest: Giesinger Brau

It’s not easy becoming one of the official breweries of Munich allowed to pour at Oktoberfest. This is the story of the newest Munich brewery Giesinger Brau, and how they are carving their own unique path to delicious Bavarian beer.

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Cartoon depiction of homebrewing

Zymurgy: July/August 2024

Kegsack: Lose CO2 With BIAK

Genius tinkerers Pierre Margraff and Andy Tipler continue their three-part feature on eliminating the need for tanked CO2 with this third and final installment: dispensing homebrew from a DIY bag-in-a-keg system.

Recipes in this Issue

  • Koji-Aged Dry-Rub Tri-Tip Roast
  • LFC Best Bitter
  • Sprinter’s Stout
  • Monday Lager
  • Grain-Fed Marinara
  • Mexa Stout
  • Philly Sour Saison
  • Erhellung
  • Better Brezn
  • Festbier
  • Koji-Aged Braised Beef Tacos, Barbacoa-style
  • Red Ale
  • Koji-Aged Braised Teriyaki Beef
  • Summer Ale

Meet the Editor-in-Chief

Dave Carpenter

Dave brewed his first batch in 2009 and started writing about beer soon thereafter. In addition to geeking out on beer and language, Dave enjoys hiking, traveling, and other gerunds as well. Email Dave