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.

New Beer Release: Strawberry Ginger Golden Wild, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington, KY)

Written On: 02/03/2018
Cheers to 6 Years! Country Boy Brewing is another year older, and the calendar is full of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rubus Cacao, MadTree Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written On: 02/02/2018
Straightforward nose of chocolate covered raspberries, with undercurrents of light coffee and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Chocolate Milk Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 02/01/2018
Truth in advertising here as a rich cocoa aroma strikes the nose and transitions beautifully to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Falcon, Rooster Brew (Paris, KY)

Written On: 01/31/2018
Mild citrus peel, light caramel, and toasted grain on a nose that remains subtle throughout. On... (see more)


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

Written On: 01/30/2018
Pretty nice peach and orange notes on the nose, but not very distinct in the flavor department. A... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Flying Mouflan, Tröegs Independent Brewing (PA)

Written On: 01/29/2018
Caramel, butterscotch, raisins and light cocoa powder on the nose. Warmth allows bourbon, oak, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sixfold XIII: Wine Barrel Saison with Hibiscus, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 01/28/2018
Had somehow missed this on previous trips to the taproom, so I was glad to see it on tonight.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Houndstooth, Jackie O's Pub & Brewery (OH)

Written On: 01/27/2018
Got to try several new beers today, making it tough to narrow things down. First of all, kudos to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Snakes Ahoy!, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 01/26/2018
With a nose of brownie batter, oak, and rum spice, this puts patience to the test immediately... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sumpin' Easy, Lagunitas Brewing (CA)

Written On: 01/25/2018
Grapefruit pith, dank grasses, and a bit of chive on the nose. Taste buds experience a solid... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Moving to the Country, Braxton Brewing/Sweetwater Brewing (KY/GA)

Written On: 01/24/2018
This is supposed to taste like peach? Umm...no. I can't really describe what it does taste like.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wild Elf, Tröegs Independent Brewing (PA)

Written On: 01/23/2018
The nose on this is all about the cherries...tart and pungent against cursory notes of green apple... (see more)


Year of New Beer: King Billy, Central State Brewing (IN)

Written On: 01/22/2018
Juniper, ginger, hints of banana, and a bit of spicy yeast on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Impending Descent, Tröegs Brewing (PA)

Written On: 01/21/2018
Nose is filled with cocoa powder, charred oak, black licorice, and bourbon. Warmth allows a... (see more)


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

Written On: 01/20/2018
Only beer on the board that I hadn't tried, so...Light citrus and dry hay on the nose. Mildly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mo Beam, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 01/19/2018
Take an already awesome, hazy, New England style IPA and kick it up a few decibels? You have my... (see more)


Year of New Beer: NightCall, Karben4 Brewing (WI)

Written On: 01/18/2018
Light smoke, coffee, and chocolate on the nose. Pretty earthy bitterness on the tongue, giving way... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 30th Anniversary Fritz & Ken's Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written On: 01/17/2018
I figured a SN birthday beer was appropriate as I celebrate my own earthly anniversary. Nearly 8... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Little Thing IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written On: 01/16/2018
Fairly straightforward nose of orange, light grapefruit, and some dank grasses. Pretty seamless... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written On: 01/15/2018
Grapefruit peel, lemon, and dank grasses on the nose. On the tongue, citrus pith leaps to the... (see more)