Share Post


Cover Story

Brewing with Honey

Brewing with Honey

By Keith Seiz

Honey’s value in brewing derives from its functionality and flavor. It offers brewers a unique and often hyper-local story to tell about their beer, a story of terroir, floral source, and even the importance of honey bees to our entire food system.

Past the Finish Line

All the time and effort spent perfecting your favorite homebrew recipe can be compromised in just the few seconds it takes to pour a beer. These tips and resources on properly serving beer will get you past the finish line.

Engineering Better Beer and Mead

Engineers tend to share a keen ability to succinctly organize data, are drawn to orderly processes, and are driven to solve problems, especially those that result in the creation of something usable (or delicious). Perhaps that’s why so many of them home-brew.

Zymurgy’s 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Not sure what to buy for the homebrewer on your list (or yourself)? Here are 27 new or noteworthy items for all experience levels and budgets. Your 2020 resolution to brew more beer starts here.

Recipes in this Issue

  • Don’t Poke the Doughboy
  • Tepache
  • Klosterman
  • Chomolungma
  • Valhalla
  • Stone Ship
  • Wry Smile
  • Blueberry Vice Melomel
  • Mike’s Mild
  • Chateau Gates Cyser
  • Peppermint Porter
  • Buzzzed Cyser
  • Future Forward Sour Saison

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