Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty

DAVE & HARV :: Two Belgians (the beers, that is) – A Mixed Bag

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 09.06.2013

It’s been a bit since our last post.  First, my computer crashed, then the pump on our well died (still going to a friend’s to fill jugs and shower. Beer has been useful beyond the norm during this period), and finally caught up with a quick minute to offer up a couple recent tasting experiences: […]

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BEST STOUT I EVER TASTED + 53 Beers to Consider for New Years Eve

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 12.26.2012

Welcome to our last new post (we think) of 2012. We thought it might be helpful to re-publish our Top 19×2 plus honorable mentions list from this past August for reference as you head out to shop for  New Years Eve. It doesn’t contain, obviously, this year’s seasonal warmers, but still… if it helps, run […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Pairing a Great Beer and a Fine Cigar – Trappist Rochefort 10 and the Tatuaje Petite Havana Cazadores

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 12.10.2012

Here at YBN we love to pair beer with food, spirits, and cigars. We also post a blog, Thrift Store Records/Cheap Red  Wine, and as evidenced recently at our Beer Clinic, we even pair beer with Arias. This one involved a trip to a new favorite haunt, written about here recently, Havana House. Dave in town, […]

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YBN’s TOP 20 (19) BREWS x 2 :: Summer/Fall 2012

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 08.08.2012

Sorry this took so long! We’ve been posting a lot of interesting stuff from a bunch of interesting people about interesting places, and great brews, while digging in, drinking away, and continuing to sacrifice ourselves for you guys & gals. So it’s not like we’ve been totally remiss. But here it is! As you know, […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Harv’s Burger Bucket List, two Scottish Ales, AND an Imperial IPA!

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 07.20.2012

The other day, while thinking I was heading toward some sort of pictorial on local hookers , titled I believe “Akron’s Queens of the Devil Strip”, I found myself, sans such an article, on a site called Akronlife.com. To my delight, the first thing I spied was a piece on Great Burgers in the area. […]

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HARV & DAVE’S QUICKIE REVIEW :: Bottleworks 13th Anniversary Ale

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 06.29.2012

With their pals at Stone Brewing, who brew and bottle it, Bottleworks, a specialty beer emporium widely known in Seattle, presents this, unique by design, American Strong Ale. 11% ABV (why not 13?), the  conceit is 13 grains and 13 hops. As Dave said “ It’s like when someone says ‘They threw in everything but […]

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY… TO US!!!!

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 01.11.2012

It’s been a year now—about 16,000 visits and over 260 beers reviewed and paired since YBN first went live. We want to offer up a toast to everyone who has joined in the fun as contributors of blogs, ideas, and comments…also, to our pals who elbow up to the bar with us, cock an eyebrow, and […]

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FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Harv & Dave’s Big Mini-Session

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 08.25.2011

A lot of traveling has been taking place here at YBN, so when Dave and I got together last week to hang and taste, having been quite a while since our last get together, it made for an occasion. After a hearty lunch at a local haunt, Gasoline Alley, Dave going the corned beef route, […]

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TOP 20 BEERS :: YBN’s Spring Send-Off

by Harvey Gold - Dave Daugherty 06.19.2011

This is it, folks!! The opinions you’ve all been waiting for. Now you’ll not need to even THINK about what to buy for your fridge to prove you’re a Discriminating Beer Enthusiast (DBE). WE DID ALL THE WORK AND SACRIFICE FOR YOU!!! We were updating the list of beers we’ve paired, reviewed, and mentioned critically, […]

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