Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Mastodon Mother Puncher, Mikkeller (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 07/23/2017
No mistaking the farmhouse funk on this one as a dusty hay and Brettanomyces strike the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Phrenology (Batch #5), Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 07/22/2017
Funky on the nose with dried hay and flowers doing most of the work, but enough of a citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peach Better Have My Money, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/21/2017
Sour peaches lead the way on the nose, with some dry hay and yeasty notes lingering in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Margarita in Gose, Second Self Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 07/20/2017
With a nose that is ripe with lime and salt, this certainly delivers on its name. On the tongue, a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blood Orange Lorenzini Double IPA, Maui Brewing (HI)

Written By: Dion on 07/19/2017
Subdued citrus on the nose with a noticeable bread crust and caramel coming on later. Was hoping... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Devil's Harvest Breakfast IPA, Southern Prohibition Brewing (MS)

Written By: Dion on 07/18/2017
Very nice citrus and pine notes in a vibrant aroma. On the tongue, juicy orange provides a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wandering Blues, Orpheus Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 07/17/2017
My Summer of Sour continues with this tart blueberry offering. The fruit is evident on the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical Gose, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/16/2017
On its return engagement, the Tropical Gose gets a new, trimmed down recipe that highlights the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Squeezebox, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 07/15/2017
The nose is straight strawberry jam. Whether coincidental or not, warmth brings a hint of toasted... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fantasy Factory, Karben4 Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 07/14/2017
Tropical on the nose with pineapple pulling to the forefront; hints of caramel and pine with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Summarillo, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 07/13/2017
Lemon zest, white grape, and honeysuckle on the nose, backed by a high concentration of floral... (see more)


Year of New Beer: New England Style IPA #002, Braxton Labs (KY)

Written By: Dion on 07/12/2017
Tropical nose of pineapple and mango, with hints of grapefruit and peach. More of the same on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Harmony Creek Peachy Cream, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/11/2017
Perfect for a warm July evening, this cream ale is zesty and light, with slightly sweet grains... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fire Iron, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 07/10/2017
Straight, fruity goodness on the nose. Crazy amounts of guava and passion fruit are backed by... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): 7 Iron, 11 Below Brewing (TX)

Written By: Dion on 07/09/2017
Light citrus hops on the nose and tongue take the normally subdued blonde ale and turn it into... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Hopsmith, Potosi Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 07/09/2017
Juicy orange, honey, and caramel greet the nose and transition really well to the tongue. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shackmeister Ale, Brooklyn Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 07/08/2017
Brewed for Shake Shack, this pale ale offers up a very mild citrus on the nose that gives way to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Loral, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/07/2017
This IPA features a variety of elements on the nose, opening with floral grasses that warm to soft... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gentleman Caller, Urban Family Brewing (WA)

Written By: Dion on 07/06/2017
Peach, apricot, and red wine vinegar make up the bulk of the nose, with warmth bringing out some... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Belgian Dark, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/05/2017
Brewed in conjunction with Hidden Springs of Tampa, this strong ale boasts a hearty nose that... (see more)