Zymurgy-Magazine
May/Jun 2017

Summer is here and Zymurgy is taking a deep dive on three popular styles for the warmer months. Learn more about the history, ingredients and tips for brewing Mexican-style lagers, Kölsch, and the ever-popular IPA.

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Cover Story

Mexican Lager

By Amahl Turczyn

Mexican-style lagers are more popular than ever, but what makes a lager a Mexican lager? Learn to make your own summertime cerveza–lime completely optional.

Zymurgy: May/June 2017

Wicked Good IPA

Pendants can go ’round the rotary debating New England-style IPA’s stylistic legitimacy. Let ’em argue while you sit back and enjoy a silky, fruity, hazy homebrew.

Zymurgy: May/June 2017

Klösch

You’d be hard-pressed to find a more universally appealing beer style than Klösch. Bridging the gap between pale ale and pale lager, it is as approachable as it is flavorful.

Zymurgy: May/June 2017

Brewing with Rice

Oryza sativa, better known as rice, has unique properties that make it an excellent choice for a variety of flavorful beer styles. There’s much more to rice than macro lager.

Zymurgy: May/June 2017

The IBU is a Lie

In this landmark experiment, the mad scientists behind Experimental Brewing set out to discover how accurate those IBU equations really are.

Recipes in this Issue

  • Triple Down Belgian Triple
  • Basic American Pale Ale
  • Basic American IPA
  • Basic American DIPA
  • Angie’s Bursting Citra II (A.K.A. Juice)
  • Sure as Tootin’ Pupmernickel Stout
  • Adam
  • Christmas Ale
  • Bière de Garde Brune
  • Bière de Garde Blonde
  • The Most Interesting Beer in the World – Light Mexican Lager
  • Austrian Expat – Dark Mexican Lager
  • Mexican Logger
  • Focal Point (A Focal Banger Approximation)
  • Sloop Juice Bomb Clone
  • LIC Project Party Crasher
  • Bartolo Cologne Kölsch
  • Rice Makes it Nice American Lager
  • Dojo
  • Belgian Rice Ale
  • The Most Interesting Beer in the World – Light Mexican Lager
  • Austrian Expat – Dark Mexican Lager
  • Mexican Logger
  • Focal Point (A Focal Banger Approximation)
  • Sloop Juice Bomb Clone
  • LIC Project Party Crasher
  • Bartolo Cologne Kölsch
  • Rice Makes it Nice American Lager
  • Dojo
  • Belgian Rice Ale
  • Triple Down Belgian Triple
  • Basic American Pale Ale
  • Basic American IPA
  • Basic American DIPA
  • Angie’s Bursting Citra II (A.K.A. Juice)
  • Sure as Tootin’ Pupmernickel Stout
  • Adam
  • Christmas Ale
  • Bière de Garde Brune
  • Bière de Garde Blonde

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