November/December 2021

The November/December 2021 Zymurgy magazine is now available! Check out featured stories including Clones from across the Land, Homebrewers Turn to Canning, So You Want to Go Pro?, From Homebrewer to Maltster, and Skeptical Brewing.

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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

Clones from across the Land

By Dave Carpenter

What’s your favorite beer? If you’re like me, you dread that question. It’s like being asked to name a favorite child, a favorite pet, or a favorite toilet-paper orientation (over […]

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Zymurgy: November/December 2021

Homebrewers Turn to Canning

When Tim Hobbs bought a hand-cranked tabletop can sealer at Homebrew Con 2017 in Minneapolis, he joined a growing list of homebrewers looking for a way to can their beers. […]

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Zymurgy: November/December 2021

So, You Want to Go Pro?

There’s a running joke when brewers meet other brewers: “What did you do in your previous life?” Brewers commonly have past careers that we worked at for years before deciding […]

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Zymurgy: November/December 2021

From Homebrewer to Maltster

Alan Gladish began homebrewing in the dark ages of the hobby. A 1971 visit to a winemaking shop in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, had piqued his interest in giving […]

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Zymurgy: November/December 2021

Skeptical Brewing

Cohumulone is one of the chemical analogues (aka one of the many compounds that are similar enough to all be included in the same family) that make up alpha acids. […]

Recipes in this Issue

  • Sid’s Serrano Ale
  • Cane & Ebel
  • Lunch
  • Fresh Hop Pale Ale
  • Imperial Coconut Porter
  • Big ’Stoner
  • Hoplandia
  • Arnie Gone Troppo
  • Floof
  • Cosecha
  • Frosty the Hazeman
  • Alaskan Pale
  • Das Überkind
  • River Trip
  • Timber Beast
  • Rod’s Best Cream Ale
  • Easy Peasy, Apple Squeezy
  • Zaison
  • Dunkles Leichtbier
  • Pipe Organ Pale Ale
  • Petite Saison
  • Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale
  • Shifty Session Lager
  • Galaxy Monster
  • Hopfeather
  • Tollhouse

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