January 2013

PREMIERE :: “WASH IT DOWN with Scott Martin Brooks”

by admin 01.29.2013

Wassup!? Scott pays a visit to Church Brew Works, the award winning brewery and restaurant in Pittsburgh PA. Great brews, great food, housed in a spectacular former church. This YBN-originated webisode of “Wash it Down” is a quick distillation (oh my…did we write that?) of our visit. Video facilities provided by: Video Pro, Inc. Gold […]

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BEER CLINIC :: BEER BREAD

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 01.26.2013

Golden Warm Lager Bread 2 1/2 cups plain flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 2 tablespoons dried malt extract  + 1 Tablespoon of sugar or 2 Tablespoons sugar (if malt extract powder is not available) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 (12 ounce) can of lager (recommend * SBC Goldencold Lager) 1 cup […]

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GUEST POST :: Southern Beer Belles…

by admin 01.23.2013

5 Destination Breweries in the South by David Bryce Editors Dave and Harvey have been back and forth and through the South more than once in these last couple years, but today, I’d like to introduce you to and revisit a few breweries. If you live or visit the South you’ll be among some of […]

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ON & OFF THE BEATEN PATH :: 2012 Holiday Brews in Review

by David Daugherty 01.17.2013

Ed: While Dave was planning on doing some Holiday Beer posts during the holidays, Holidays got in the way of Work, Life got in the way of Work, Flu got in the way of Work, and Work got in the way of… this piece. That said, Dave alway provides some good insights and fun details, […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK :: Death By Burger!!!!

by Harvey Gold 01.11.2013

… and what a Happy Death it was! I’ve been writing about a Best Burger Bucket List, and will continue to work on it and report in. We’ve also had a couple brilliant one’s NOT on the akron.com list we’re basing these pieces on. Here again is one burger that was not on that original […]

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BEER CLINIC :: Beer in the Valley, Part II

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 01.09.2013

There are no gastro pubs in The Valley. EVERY pub serves good food– often homemade, and usually available until late. That’s just the way things are here in Luzerne County, PA, in the Wyoming Valley of the Susquehanna River in Northeastern Pennsylvania (NEPA). It’s one of the many delights of living in Da Valley, as […]

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VIDEO OF THE WEEK :: Oregonian Wines, Wynwood Custom Stogies and Dogfish Head Burton Baton

by admin 01.02.2013

HAPPY 2013!! When we received the link to this from Havana House we had no idea there was going to be such a kind shout out to us here at YBN as part of the clip, but it was sweet to see. We’ve written about these guys before, and as we move a little more […]

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