October 2011

DAVE SPEAKS :: Louisville Inn

by David Daugherty 10.30.2011

Got ghosts? Dave chats about the goings-on at the Louisville Inn. Many thanks to the YBN “Dave Speaks” Video Team: Francisco Escobar, Director of Photography/Editor — http://www.freskoimageworks.com/ Eugene Malkin, Gaffer/Grip — http://www.coyoteinternational.com

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Trick or Treat? A Tale of Three Beers

by Harvey Gold 10.30.2011

Sitting on the porch handing out treats while the little ones were being walked around the neighborhood, Halloween 2011 brought a couple of interesting taste sensations in additional to Skittles and Kit Kats. The first was Goose Island’s Christmas Ale for this year. Interestingly, the friend who brought it over had tried one and had […]

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BEER DINNER :: The Lockview Restaurant & Founders Brewing Company

by Harvey Gold 10.24.2011

Our friends at the restaurant (and former indie rock club) The Lockview, in Akron OH, have an eclectic menu centered around a substantial list of creative grilled cheese sandwiches and the BEST Mac ‘n Cheese for grownups (the fresh basil really makes it) you might ever enjoy. They offer specials of interest and, of course, […]

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ON AND OFF THE BEATEN PATH :: SPECIAL EDITION – Ring of Fire Festival, Surprise AZ

by David Daugherty 10.22.2011

On the weekend of October 8th, exactly one week after arriving in my new home here in Arizona, I took in the local craft beer/food festival in Surprise Arizona called “Ring of Fire.” The weather was hot, high 90’s with blue skies and what I had hoped was going to be a plethora of beer.  We’ll […]

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BEER CLINIC :: Alcohol Part 1 – Your Brain on Beer

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 10.18.2011

or… how to maximize consumption!! Why is it that some people can drink pint after pint of beer without getting wasted, while someone else will fall over after one drink? Today we’re going to answer this question. We’ll discuss alcohol intoxication, and give you a few tips on how to handle more beer with less […]

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Pic of the Day

by admin 10.16.2011

While researching, we came across this. There ARE no words…are there?

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by admin 10.10.2011

Ed. Aware that some of you are simply not facebook people, in the spirit of sharing the response to this really great query from Kirk Olmstead. with as many of you as possible, we reprint the answers to the above question from two Brewmasters: Garin Wright, co-owner and Brewmaster at Buckeye Brewing, Lakewood Ohio offers the […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Joining the Pennant Race

by Harvey Gold 10.08.2011

Walked into Lockview, the locale for our upcoming installment of BEERdinner (the beer, Founders, the experience, fabulous) for lunch last week. Wanting to try something new, I looked up at their big board and ordered, drawn from the tap, a Brooklyn Pennant 55 seasonal. An English Pale Ale with a drinkable 5% ABV,  I found it to […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: New York – A Quicky From the City

by Harvey Gold 10.02.2011

When in New York, where I lived for 20 years,  I have a few culinary needs to deal with. The first is easily accomplished by going to Murray’s Bagels on 8th Ave., between 22nd and 23rd Streets, and getting whitefish salad and raw onion on a rye bagel. Happily making it in from LaGuardia Wednesday […]

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