Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Path of Totality, Monnik Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 11/16/2017
So after passing this one by on multiple occasions over the last year, I found myself at the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2015 Imperial Stout X: Coffee, Boulevard Brewing Co (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/15/2017
Shuffled around and somewhat forgotten in my cellar, I opened this tonight, certain that I had... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Jam, Garr's Beer Co (TN)

Written By: Dion on 11/14/2017
So I think this is supposed to be a hoppy red ale with hints of strawberry. Unfortunately it comes... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2013 Barrel Aged Bigfoot, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 11/13/2017
Rich tones of caramel, raisin, and brown sugar are layered atop oaked whiskey and spiced citrus.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical Super Itchy, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 11/12/2017
So much tart fruit on the nose, with lemon and unripened peach leading the way. On the tongue is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chicken Scratch, Little Harpeth Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/11/2017
Sweet cereal grains, corn, and apple skin on the nose. Much the same on the tongue as the sweet... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Idlewild Vol. 2, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 11/10/2017
Lemon zest, mild orange, and dry grasses on the nose, all translating well to the tongue with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sixfold VI: Wild Sour with Blackberries, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/09/2017
A little late to the party on this one, but as they say, good things come to those who wait. The... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Garr's Tripel, Garr's Beer Co (TN)

Written By: Dion on 11/08/2017
Bubblegum, banana, and hints of caramel on the nose, joined a bit later by a touch of apricot and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blueberry Haze, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/07/2017
A very subtle blueberry graces the nose initially, blending nicely with the grapefruit peel and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: I Bet You Never Met a Grisette as Wet as We Let This Wet Grisette Get, Marz

Written By: Dion on 11/06/2017
Fairly subdued nose that does eventually open up to reveal some light apple & white grape... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Cherry Berliner Weisse, Honky Tonk Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/05/2017
Tart cherries and a bit of graham cracker on the nose, transitioning to the tongue in nearly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pleroma, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 11/04/2017
Tart raspberries greet the nose, turning sweeter and jammy with warmth as the vanilla begins to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Collaboration No. 7-Oak Aged Lager, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/03/2017
Aromas of ripe peach and lemon meringue atop a sweet, bready note. Warmth brings out oak and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Casper Gose, Jackalope Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/02/2017
Slightly sweet grains and a faint saltwater note on the nose. Sweet with a touch of apple skin... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Champion, The Black Abbey Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/01/2017
Very malt forward with bread crust and grain husk ahead of light pine and citrus. Very similar on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pump[KY]n, Avery Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 10/31/2017
This bottle has been tucked away quietly in my beer cellar for three years, with the thought being... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Forbidden Grapefruit Gose, Tin Man Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 10/30/2017
Being a fan of all things gose, I thought a grapefruit version to be a no-brainer. Opening with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: West Coast IPA, Honky Tonk Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/29/2017
Mostly orange and grapefruit on the nose with some dry grass and toasted malt on the backend. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ananda, Wiseacre Brewing (Memphis)

Written By: Dion on 10/28/2017
Nothing crazy or over-the-top here, just a nice aroma that leans primarily citrus with a hint of... (see more)