Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Bolo Coconut Brown, Burial Beer Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 03/28/2017
Chocolate malt, light coffee, and roasted nuts greet the nose initially. With a little bit of... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 03/27/2017
Big fruity nose presents with a ton of grapefruit and pineapple initially. Both of these gradually... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Petite Sour Rosé, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 03/26/2017
Fantastic nose that features tart berries, light hay, earthy oak, and a nice Brett funk. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Old Ale, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/25/2017
I've always enjoyed a nice old ale. Put it in a bourbon barrel? Even better. This delivers on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 1927, Tennessee Brew Works (TN)

Written By: Dion on 03/24/2017
Juicy citrus and a touch of caramel malt on the nose. On the tongue, pithy citrus peel bitterness... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mosaic Sunset, Studio Brew (VA)

Written By: Dion on 03/23/2017
Caramel malt and alcohol seem to overpower pretty much any hint of Mosaic hops that might be found... (see more)


Year of New Beer: County Series: Nelson, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/22/2017
A tribute to Gethsemane, the oldest operating Trappist monastery in the United States, Nelson... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Son of Icarus, Southern Sky Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/21/2017
Very little to speak of in the aroma, with only a faint wheat and lemon zest; maybe a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pillar to Post, Trimtab Brewing (Birmingham)

Written By: Dion on 03/20/2017
Bread crust, caramel, rye spice, and hints of nuts on the nose. Bready malts greet the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Happy Hermit, Green Bench Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 03/19/2017
Fairly decent mixture of floral, fruit, and herbal grasses on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Kentucky Sunrise, Pivot Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/18/2017
Made my inaugural visit to Pivot today and came away very impressed. Cool space, friendly staff... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2014 Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Boulevard Brewing (Kansas City)

Written By: Dion on 03/16/2017
Hints of raisins, plums, and dates sit atop a sweet chocolate and light vanilla, all of which are... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye Barrel Aged Tzar, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/15/2017
Big, roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, and and woody spice on the nose. Very similar as it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Friend Zone, Monday Night Brewing (Atlanta)

Written By: Dion on 03/14/2017
Mild orange peel and a faint malt backbone are about all I get in the aroma. On the tongue is more... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Gose Weasel, Marz Community Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 03/13/2017
Pretty bland on the nose, with the expected brine coming on a little with warmth, along with... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Homestyle, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 03/12/2017
 Juicy citrus and tropical fruits offer up a "fresh-squeezed" type of aroma, augmented by a... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Koko Buni, Creature Comforts (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/12/2017
Very nice aroma of coffee, chocolate malt, nuts, and light coconut on the nose. Fairly similar on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Funken City Barrel Aged Wild Saison, Insight Brewing (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/11/2017
Crazy nose that hits you with waves of fruit, funk, and spice layered over delicious hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Murder of Cranberries, Lupine Brewing (MN)

Written By: Dion on 03/10/2017
Rich, roasty malts and light coffee highlight the nose and transition seamlessly to the tongue.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Misanthrope, Surly Brewing Co (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/09/2017
Surly Brewing is probably best known for big, brash beers that pummel you into submission with a... (see more)