February 2013

ON & OFF THE BEATEN PATH :: Arizona Beer Week & a Sonoran Session

by David Daugherty 02.28.2013

With Arizona Beer Week coming to an end, I thought it would be nice to focus on a collection of beers I have gathered this past year from Sonoran Brewing Company in Scottsdale AZ. This time, I enlisted the help of my good friend and Arizona native Bryan Dunn, known to readers of this column […]

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NEWS OF THE DAY :: “Is That Water In My Budweiser?” – Forbes

by admin 02.27.2013

From Roger Dooley , reprinted from Forbes 2/27/13 Craft beer lovers may find brews like Budweiser a bit thin already, but the last thing the brand needs is for long-time Bud drinkers to get the impression that someone is adding water to their beer. As I discussed in my Maker’s Mark post, it’s not whether […]

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BEER CLINIC :: Beer Doc Takes 3rd in Homebrew Competition

by Dr. Carol Westbrook 02.18.2013

A few weeks ago I entered one of my homebrews, Turnagain Arms English Ale, in a regional homebrewing contest, and won third place! Every homebrew has a story, of course. My first beer love was the English bitter, which I drank in pubs while living in London. It’s difficult to find a true English bitter […]

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THE EDITOR’S DESK:: A YBN Posse Sessions Asheville’s Highland, NYs Southern Tier, and Philadelphia Brewing

by Harvey Gold 02.08.2013

Asheville NC, in craft beer terms, is a BIG DEAL. Awards for beers, brewers, even the city itself as a brew town have been pouring in, along with articles, blogs, etc. Dave posted a couple here at YBN from there, one A Quickie From Asheville in which he tested his capacity for breweries and brews, another […]

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