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Old 01-11-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
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Need a recommendation for a good beginner home brewing magazine. Beginner is the key word here. Something educational but something fun too. SWMBO is commenting on how it's taking me forever to read John Palmer's "How to Brew". I won't admit that I re-read chapters over and over for pleasure. Also she thinks I'm on facebook all day too. Too funny.

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Old 01-11-2012, 05:40 PM   #2
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There's really only two magazines, BYO and Zymurgy.

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join the AHA, membership comes with a subscription to Zymurgy, great mag. i also like BYO a lot and pick up each new issue at the LHBS when they come out.

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Old 01-11-2012, 05:42 PM   #4
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+1 to Revvy. I'm more of a fan of BYO than Zymurgy. BYO is more helpful to the homebrewer wheras Zymurgy caters a lot to the industry/brewing brotherhood.
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BYO for me! Brew Your On - BTW

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Both are great...

Give Beer magazine a shot too... WWW.thebeermag.com

They review beers and really stay updated on the craft community...
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Give Beer magazine a shot too... Beer Magazine - Everything you need for all things beer

They review beers and really stay updated on the craft community...
But they have little if any homebrewing information in it, right? The Op's looking for a homebrewing mag.
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For beginner info, listen to some of the Basic Brewing Radio podcasts. SOme are more advanced but many are basic. You can learn a lot from them. I know you asked for readin material... just saying, this stuff is good.

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Apparently BYO has a free trial issue if you sign up online. Next issue is getting mailed Feb 2nd

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Apparently BYO has a free trial issue if you sign up online. Next issue is getting mailed Feb 2nd
signed up for that in dec., sposed to get the jan/feb issue.... still waiting. maybe it'll be the march/april like you said.
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