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About Matt Young
Matt is a family man with a great wife - Chris - and three awesome daughters. Matt has worked for IBM for over three decades in sales and marketing and communications. He is a guitar player in the local band - The Whisky Runners, an avid fisherman, outdoorsman, home brewer and a helluva cook with an opinion. Matt has been a contributor and consultant over the years for CaryCitizen.
Entries by Matt Young
Matt Young, a featured contributor for Food Cary, shares his entire step-by-step process for preparing and smoking eastern NC-style barbecue, from the grocery store to the best sides and sauces for serving time.
A couple of weeks ago, I visited Neighborhood Bottle – Cary’s latest foray in craft beer fun. The Neighborhood Bottle team have set up shop in the location that was formerly Mike’s Used Bookstore on Kildaire Farm Road, beside Trader Joe’s.
So…about the Guinness at Tra’Li – it tasted like Ireland (been there drank that). In the US, Guinness doesn’t always. I had no idea why. I took a sip and said, “Wow.”
Beltline Brew Tours visits breweries across the Triangle in a private bus. I took the newest tour of the Triangle’s hippest food destination – Durham.
Autumn beers. Like so many things we eat and drink, many of the best beer styles were born out of necessity. Thank you, necessity!
More and more we are seeing craft beers in cans. Craft beers. IN CANS!
The self-proclaimed greatest beer sippin’, bourbon tastin’, music listenin’, cigar smokin’, and barbeque eatin’ festival in the USA hit Cary this weekend. I’d proclaim it pretty darn good myself.
Beer might just be the great Fourth of July beverage. But how to explain the difference in taste between a Budweiser and a Duval Special Edition Triple? Just in time for Independence Day, here’s A Beer Drinkers Guide to Hops.
With Memorial Day behind us and the long summer stretching ahead, it’s time to talk about some 2012 Summertime Wine and Beer Pairings.