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May/June 2000

May/June 2000

Check out the featured stories, such as Making Sense Of Making Mead, When Mazers And Mashers Meet: The Magic Of Brewing With Honey, Celis And Spice: A Beer With An International Following, Mastering Mead Formulation: The Art And Science Of The Sacred Honey Brew, and From Glorious Obscurity To Modern Production: The Buzz About Mead.

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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

Making Sense Of Making Mead

By Byron Burch

Champion mead maker Byron Burch shows up the mead-making ropes. Delicious results await!

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Zymurgy: May/June 2000

Celis And Spice: A Beer With An International Following

Greg Kitsock chronicles the life and beer of the man who has single-handedly revived and enshrined the wit beer style.

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Mastering Mead Formulation: The Art And Science Of The Sacred Honey Brew

Two masters of mead deliver a road map for marvelous musts.

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From Glorious Obscurity To Modern Production: The Buzz About Mead

Alan Moen sleuths the world of mead both modern and medieval. When you know where to look, the stuff is everywhere.

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When Mazers And Mashers Meet: The Magic Of Brewing With Honey

Two-time GABF Gold Medal winner Brad Kraus shares his secrets for honey beers that get respect.

Recipes in this Issue

  • American Style Ale
  • Herb and Spice Beer
  • Star Brew 1000 Wheat Wine
  • Bear Drool Brown Ale
  • Cotton Trail Mead
  • Belgian Style Lambic
  • Riesling Pyment
  • Traditional Mead
  • Belgian and French Style Ale
  • Honey Porter
  • “St. Elizabeth’s Day” Mead
  • Prickly Pear/Mesquite Melomel-sparkling
  • Big Brew 2000–Nearly Nirvana Pale Ale
  • Blue Agave/Guajillo Melomel-still
  • Smoked Porter
  • Jinx, Wit Recipe
  • Orpheo Roja Belgian-Style Red
  • Polish Porter
  • Ale Spice

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