Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Shelby Blue Ribbon, New Day Craft Mead and Cider (IN)

Written By: Dion on 05/25/2017
Nose is sweet with the strawberry and rhubarb blending nicely with the honey note. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alt Nouveau, North Coast Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 05/24/2017
Lightly grainy and floral with hints of dry toast and pear on the nose. On the tongue is a subtle... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break, Evil Twin/Westbrook (NY/SC)

Written By: Dion on 05/23/2017
Two awesome beers are combined in one, and the result is stellar. Dark chocolate, mild coffee, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Birthday Bomb!, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 05/22/2017
Plenty of coffee and chocolate on the nose, with hints of caramel and vanilla as the glass warms.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rigor Mortis Abt, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel (Quebec)

Written By: Dion on 05/21/2017
Raisins, plums, toasted bread, yeast and spices on the nose. On the tongue are cooked apples and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fuego del Oro, Country Boy Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/20/2017
Much like the base beer, the aroma is predominantly coffee and chocolate. Tricking not only the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Spotlight, Braxton Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/19/2017
Nose is filled with mango, melon, and a bready malt. Warmth brings hints of banana and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Aún Más A Jesús (Brandy Barrel Aged), Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 05/18/2017
Chocolate and dark fruits hit the nose first, followed quickly by healthy doses of charred wood... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Juicy Truth, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/17/2017
Finally in the right place at the right time to try this one. Much fruit on the nose...pineapple... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ya Damn Skippy, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/16/2017
Playing (using that term loosely) in the Country Boy Half Pint Golf Scramble prevented me from... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Deadeye Jack, Lonerider Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 05/15/2017
Lots of chocolate on the nose, with hints of caramel, coffee, and roasted malts. On the tongue is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nu-Tropic, Stillwater Artisanal Ales (MD)

Written By: Dion on 05/14/2017
Tropical fruit goodness on the nose, with mango at the forefront. Decent amount of citrus zest as... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 99 Peaches But a Pit Ain't One, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/13/2017
Very subtle peach and lightly toasted grain on the nose. Peach is more prevalent on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sea Rose, Ballast Point Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 05/12/2017
After a quick check of Untappd, I realized I had actually tried a previous version of the North... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Berliner Weisse: Tart Cherry, North Coast Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 05/12/2017
Sour, slightly medicinal cherry on the nose with hints of wheat and graham cracker sweetness. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Apricot Funk, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 05/11/2017
Lots of tart fruits on the nose, with apricot (obviously) being joined by unripened peach and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Super Hop, Stillwater Artisanal Ales (MD)

Written By: Dion on 05/10/2017
Mango, peach, grapefruit,and melon all seem to jump on the nose, along with hints of a malty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Kölsch, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/09/2017
Not a style to which I typically gravitate, as I usually find a kölsch to be a little bland... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Kölsch, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/09/2017
Not a style to which I typically gravitate, as I usually find a kölsch to be a little bland... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Amy, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/08/2017
Very light, bready aroma with mildly sweet cereal grains and subtle grassy hops. Similar on the... (see more)