March/April 2022

The March/April 2021 Zymurgy is now available! Check out featured stories including The Value of Malt Analysis, The Homebrewer’s Guide to Barrel-Aged Stouts, Does Your Beer Say “Aloha,” Skeptical Brewing, and Color Calculations and Measurements.

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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

The Value of Malt Analysis

By Joshua Cody

Understanding barley and malt analysis can be very useful for all brewers. From beginner homebrewers to the largest craft brewers, knowing barley is knowing beer.

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Zymurgy: March/April 2022

The Homebrewer’s Guide to Barrel-Aged Stouts

In this guide to non-adjunct barrel-aged stouts, we’ll break down the process of creating such beers from start to finish, with tips and tricks to help you brew them the same way top breweries in the world are brewing them.

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Zymurgy: March/April 2022

Does Your Beer Say, “Aloha?”

Pineapple sage transports one far away, with notes of freshcut pineapple and piña coladas. Use this unusual ingredient to deliver tropical notes that complement today’s most popular hops.

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Zymurgy: March/April 2022

Skeptical Brewing, Part 2

This second installment in the Skeptical Brewing series examines chalk additions, zinc toxicity, and aerobic fermentation. Challenge your assumptions!

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My Grandfather’s Crock

Grandpa’s beer was an acquired taste. I always wondered what it was like. Once the idea entered my head, it refused to leave. I had to do it: it was […]

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Zymurgy: March/April 2022

Color Calculations and Measurements: Evolution of Measurements

First in a three-part series examining how beer color is determined.

Recipes in this Issue

  • 01110011 01110100 01101111 01110101 01110100 Stout
  • Infinite Sequence
  • Cali Phone Ya Blonde Ale
  • A Lager He Couldn’t Refuse
  • Brewers’ Handshake Fernet Stout
  • Big Pink Flamingo
  • Grandpa’s Garage Swill
  • Terpenator Pilsner
  • The FarmHaus Porter
  • 20 Stout

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