Zymurgy-Magazine
Nov/Dec 2016

The Zymurgy holiday gift guide is here, complete with unique and thoughtful gifts for the homebrewer or beer lover on your list. We’re also taking a look at session beers and a unique set of homebrewing runners who pair their brew days with actual marathons.

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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

It Takes a Lot of Beer

By Lew Bryson

Session beer is quick to brew, fast to ferment, and great for quaffing in thirst-quenching quantities. Learn why so many homebrewers are turning to low-alcohol libations.

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Zymurgy: November/December 2016

Zymurgy’s Holiday Gift Guide

New and Unique gifts for the homebrewer on your list (or for your wish list).

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Zymurgy: November/December 2016

You Need a Beercation

When you plan a vacation around tasting beer, your souvenirs are experiences that inspire recipes and improve your homebrewing. Sure beats a snow globe.

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Four Score and Seven Beers Ago

Two Albuquerque homebrewers wanted to build a space to brew and serve their guests’ recipes. But getting the brewery off the ground has taken a whole community.

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Elite Brewing

We’ve all had marathon brew days, but a select few pair their brew days with actual marathons. Meet the homebrewers for whom “beer run” means something else entirely.

Recipes in this Issue

  • Choco Red Rye Wedding Ale (All-Grain)
  • Choco Red Rye Wedding Ale (Extract)
  • Eagle Face Oatmeal Stout
  • Old Hound Dog
  • Brett C Berliner Weiss
  • Cluster’s Last Stand
  • 10A.35
  • ALTitude ALT
  • Forbidden City Alt
  • Hoppy Belgian Table Beer
  • Hoppy Grisette
  • New Mexico Wild Mountain Ale
  • Mt. Brandon Irish Stout
  • Jocassee Belgian Pale Ale
  • Cariño Sour
  • Eagle Face Oatmeal Stout
  • Old Hound Dog
  • Brett C Berliner Weiss
  • Cluster’s Last Stand
  • 10A.35
  • ALTitude ALT
  • Forbidden City Alt
  • Hoppy Belgian Table Beer
  • Hoppy Grisette
  • New Mexico Wild Mountain Ale
  • Mt. Brandon Irish Stout
  • Jocassee Belgian Pale Ale
  • Cariño Sour
  • Choco Red Rye Wedding Ale (All-Grain)
  • Choco Red Rye Wedding Ale (Extract)

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