Dion's Blog Entries

Bio: Our friend Dion is on a quest. That quest is to try one new beer every single day. Just one. He's been successful in this quest for over 1000 days so far ... and he's still going. He and his family are frequenters of our Lexington establishments and big fans of the food trucks. If you see him out, buy him a beer ... but make sure it's one he hasn't tried yet.

Year of New Beer: Oscillation Point, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 05/15/2018
Part of their Lexington Craft Beer Week Test Batch Tuesday, this one blends a cider and a lager to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Never Be Violet, Monnik Beer Company (Louisville)

Written On: 05/14/2018
A deliciously decadent barrel aged barleywine is given a shot of blueberries, and the result is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lexipolitan, Blue Stallion Brewing/Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 05/13/2018
Another collaboration for Lexington Craft Beer Week, with this one being a Pomegranate Hibiscus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alter Ego, Tree House Brewing (MA), Brain Damage, Gravely Brewing (Louisville)

Written On: 05/12/2018
Alter Ego, Tree House Brewing (MA): Floral grasses and mild citrus on the nose move to the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Backpack Fashion Show #3, Shared by Side Project (MO)

Written On: 05/11/2018
Mango and orange take charge of the aroma, with a background note of herbal grasses. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Country Western Volume Six, Country Boy Brewing/West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 05/10/2018
Early May means one thing to beer nerds...Lexington Craft Beer Week. And with it comes the de... (see more)


Year of New Beer: KMAG YOYO, Rubobrau (Louisville)

Written On: 05/09/2018
When a friend leaves a few cans of haze for you in Lex, one of which is his delicious homebrew... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dankwood, Founders Brewing Co (MI)

Written On: 05/08/2018
Caramel and citrus with cured tobacco, oak, bourbon, and hints of toffee on the nose. Warmth... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Braxton Labs New England IPA: Citra, Braxton Brewing Co (KY)

Written On: 05/07/2018
Lots of fruit on the nose as lemon, peach, pineapple, and grapefruit are all represented. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peanut Butter Porter, Back Forty Beer Company (AL)

Written On: 05/06/2018
Nose is malty with chocolate syrup and very light peanut butter. Pretty much the same on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Oud Bruin, BOCK Homebrew Club (Lexington)

Written On: 05/05/2018
When your fridge is running perilously low on new brews, it's nice to be able to turn to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Gose, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 05/04/2018
Take my favorite regular CB beer (Ghost Gose), and give it a subtle shot of strawberries? Winner... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Colorado Wild Sage, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written On: 05/03/2018
Very herbal on the nose as the sage stands out with a bit of a ginger lean; lemon in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sensibility, Blackberry Farm Brewery/Stillwater Artisanal Ales (TN/MD)

Written On: 05/02/2018
Slightly funky on the nose as damp hay is layered over tart apple, white grape, and a light yeast... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Jaune, Westbrook Brewing Co (SC)

Written On: 05/01/2018
Caramel, grape, and alcohol-infused oak lead the way on the nose. Cooked apple and freshly baked... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nomah!, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written On: 04/30/2018
So much tropical fruit on the nose...mango, pineapple, papaya...just awesome. On the tongue, it's... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Outlaw Bound, The Rare Barrel (CA)

Written On: 04/29/2018
Fortunate enough to have small tastes of several new beers today, but this one stood out for me.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Drivin' N Cryin' Straight to Hell/Mystery Road, Burnt Hickory Brewing (NC)

Written On: 04/28/2018
Pretty floral with a bit of orange marmalade and caramel on the nose. Fairly similar on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Denali Thunder Punch, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 04/27/2018
Candied pineapple, citrus peel, and hints of caramel and honey on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Single Barrel Belgian Style Quad, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written On: 04/26/2018
An effervescent pour yields a nose of slightly sour cooked apples, grapes, and toffee. Gets a... (see more)