Zymurgy-Magazine
Sep/Oct 2016

We’re taking a look at the winners of the winners of the National Homebrew Competition and sharing the 31 gold medal-winning recipes for you to try at home. Plus, a look at the homebrewing culture in Ireland.

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About Zymurgy


Cover Story

Winners Circle: National Homebrew Competition

By Amahl Turczyn

Nearly 8,000 beers were entered into the 2016 National Homebrew Competition. Judges selected these 31 gold-medal recipes as the best of the best, and now the winners share them with you.

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Zymurgy: September/October 2016

Homebrew in a Jar

Homebrewers in the land of saints and scholars are proving there’s more to Irish beer than pints of the black stuff. Learn what it means to brew in Ireland and why boiling in plastic isn’t as scary as it sounds.

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Zymurgy: September/October 2016

Beer for All

Gluten-intollerant drinkers no longer need to suffer through pints of “sort of” beer. With some unique ingredients and a little know-how, you can brew beer without the gluten (and it actually tastes good, too).

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Zymurgy: September/October 2016

Brewing up a Storm

Homebrewers at the foot of the Rocky Mountains set out to break a Big Brew record this year. Indeed, a record was set–just not the one they had in mind.

Recipes in this Issue

  • Drumph IPA (Best of Show)
  • National Homebrew Competition Gold Medal Recipes
  • Drak’n Weiss
  • Shina’s Helles-Pils (All-Grain)
  • Vulgar Display of Sour
  • Shina’s Helles-Pils (Extract)
  • Permission Stout
  • Back Bench Bitter
  • Give it a Go
  • Rod & Anne’s Gruit Wit
  • Finkel & Garf Oatmeal Milk Stout
  • Tej
  • Back Bench Bitter
  • Give it a Go
  • Rod & Anne’s Gruit Wit
  • Tej
  • National Homebrew Competition Gold Medal Recipes
  • Shina’s Helles-Pils (All-Grain)
  • Vulgar Display of Sour
  • Shina’s Helles-Pils (Extract)
  • Permission Stout
  • Finkel & Garf Oatmeal Milk Stout
  • Drumph IPA (Best of Show)
  • Drak’n Weiss

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