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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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

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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.

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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.

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Zymurgy: May/June 2017

Klösch

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

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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.

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zymmj17-IBU

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

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