Monthly Archives: October 2014

The Answer is a Brewpub

The Answer is a Brewpub

Words By Dan Yarnall And Elizabeth Erschens Photos By Kathy Keeney   If the Richmond beer scene was a circus, there is only one man who could possibly stand center stage under the big top: An Bui, the eccentric owner of Mekong Restaurant and now the proud proprietor of The Answer Brewpub. The brewpub’s name

Yeast is the Beast: How three scientists in Virginia are improving your craft beer 

Words & Photos by Steve Deason Yeast is like the “Rodney Dangerfield” of craft beer.   It doesn’t get any respect.  Craft beer drinkers talk endlessly about hops.  For a dark beer, you might even hear them mention the wonderful chocolate malt.   Doubtful you’ll hear much about what great yeast this is or where it came