November/December 2017 Zymurgy magazine
Nov/Dec 2017

The Zymurgy holiday gift guide is here, complete with unique and thoughtful gifts for the homebrewer or beer lover on your list. Plus, a look at brewing gluten-free homebrew and a look at the homebrewing culture (past and present) in Mexico.

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Cover Story

Gluten-Free Homebrew

By Clint Cherepa

Even if you don’t avoid gluten all the time, you might just discover that alternative grains offer their own unique delights.

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Session Beers

The term “session” is an adjective, an expression, a descriptor of certain beers rather than a style in and of itself. Defining session beer can feel like defining the undefinable.

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Craft Beer in Mexico

Homebrewers in Mexico are bucking the status quo in a power struggle that dates to the Spanish conquistadors’ introduction of malt beer to the Americas.

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Höfter’s Hallertau Hop Harvest

AHA member Ken Schultz spent a hop harvest in the Hallertau region. In this vivid narrative, Zymurgy readers gain a glimpse into that magical time of year in Bavaria

Recipes in this Issue

  • Boeing Smoked Apple Lager (All-Grain)
  • Boeing Smoked Apple Lager (Partial-Mash)
  • Imperial Rice Pilsner
  • SMASH Bohemian Pils
  • No Fail Stout
  • No Fail Extract IPA
  • Squatters Full Suspension Pale Ale
  • Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower Beer
  • Siebte Flasche
  • Squeeze the Day
  • No Fail Extract IPA
  • Squatters Full Suspension Pale Ale
  • Saint Arnold Fancy Lawnmower Beer
  • Siebte Flasche
  • Squeeze the Day
  • Boeing Smoked Apple Lager (All-Grain)
  • Boeing Smoked Apple Lager (Partial-Mash)
  • Imperial Rice Pilsner
  • SMASH Bohemian Pils
  • No Fail 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