Cover Story

Cold Fermented Ales

By Mark Pasquinelli

The author purposefully disobeys yeast manufacturer’s instructions and tries his hand at fermenting a hefeweizen and a Kölsch at the lower-than-reccomendedtemperatures.

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Zymurgy: November/December 2011

Going Pro: So You Want to Be a Nanobrewer

Your friends are drinking your homebrew faster than you can make it, and you’ve been toying with the idea of starting to brew professionally. Here’s a primer to get you started.

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Zymurgy: November/December 2011

Express Brewing: From Grain to Glass in 6 Days

The clock and the calendar inexorably march us to a beer serving D-Day and, if you’re like me, sometimes you wake up, realizing your party lurches near and you’re short of beer.

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Zymurgy: November/December 2011

Hop Experiment: American vs. German Hops in Pilsners

For years, the German variety Hallertauer Mittelfrüh has been the standard lager hop. Why, then, would we think about using North American-grown hops in lagers?

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Zymurgy: November/December 2011

Lager Brewing the German Way

The co-founder of Gordon Biersch uses his Weihnstephan training on a daily basis to produce the brewery’s authentic German lagers. How does it translate to homebrewing?

Recipes in this Issue

  • Falcons Gyre Rye IPA
  • Bastage English Summer Ale
  • Pliny the Toddler
  • Ball-A-Holic Hefe
  • Beer Diva Stout
  • Two Blue Dogs Barleywine
  • Barrel Run Oatmeal Porter (All-Grain)
  • Barrel Run Oatmeal Porter (Extract)
  • Wild Brew 2011 Belgian IPA
  • Weizenbock
  • Karol’s Kölsch
  • Hands Down Hefeweizen
  • German Pilsner
  • Blonde Bock
  • Märzen
  • Winter Bock
  • Single Shot
  • Expressway Mild
  • So Very Cherry White
  • Weizenbock
  • Karol’s Kölsch
  • Hands Down Hefeweizen
  • German Pilsner
  • Blonde Bock
  • Märzen
  • Winter Bock
  • Single Shot
  • Expressway Mild
  • So Very Cherry White
  • Falcons Gyre Rye IPA
  • Bastage English Summer Ale
  • Pliny the Toddler
  • Ball-A-Holic Hefe
  • Beer Diva Stout
  • Two Blue Dogs Barleywine
  • Barrel Run Oatmeal Porter (All-Grain)
  • Barrel Run Oatmeal Porter (Extract)
  • Wild Brew 2011 Belgian IPA

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