Writer: David J. Schmidt

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Easy Tesgüino

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This recipe is easy to reproduce in a modern homebrewery. In the recipe for easy tesgüino, the fermentable sugars are derived from sugar rather than corn.


Tesgüino

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The Sacred Corn Beer of the Sierra Madre


Mexican Pulque

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Readers should keep in mind that it is difficult to replicate true pulque using only the ingredients in a home brewer’s pharmacopeia. It is common for pulque brewers in Mexico to reproduce their own strains of yeast, using a starter of fermented pulque (known as the “semilla”, or seed) to ferment a fresh batch of agave nectar. These yeast strains, like many tricks of the trade, are closely guarded secrets amongst pulqueros — indeed, some of these strains of yeast may be as old as the Aztec Empire itself.


Pulque: A Mexican Indigenous Brew

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Sure, Mexico is the home to many lagers served in clear bottles with a lime wedged in their necks. But if you dig a little deeper, you will find that it is also the land of many indigenous brews, including pulque.


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