Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Berliner Weisse: Passion Fruit Peach, North Coast Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 07/04/2017
Truth in advertising at its finest here...bright aromas of passion fruit and tart peaches, along... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 07/03/2017
So the hazy, "New England IPA" is all the rage right now. Turbidity is the name of the game, and... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 07/02/2017
Orange on the nose with coriander and saltwater joining in to form the bulk of the aroma. With... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Summertrip, Braxton Brewing Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 07/01/2017
Enjoyed on the grounds of the late 1700s stone house that my brother-in-law is rebuilding here in... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 06/30/2017
Some bright citrus, tart pear, and a touch of lemon are intermingled with dry grass, grain, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Anni Ale 13irteen, Short's Brewing Co (MI)

Written By: Dion on 06/29/2017
Sharp citrus and hints of red wine on the nose, with a touch of dry grass and dark fruits coming... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brewston, 8th Wonder Brewery (Houston)

Written By: Dion on 06/28/2017
Very light orange and cut grasses on the nose, with just a touch of malt sweetness upon warming.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bee Sting, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/27/2017
Initial aroma carries big notes of banana that fade with warmth, allowing lesser amounts of citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beer Camp Across the World: White IPA with Yuzu, Sierra Nevada/Kiuchi (CA/Japan)

Written By: Dion on 06/26/2017
The best thing I can say about this beer is thankfully there's only one of them in the Beer Camp... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beer Geek Limfjordsporter, Thisted Bryghus/Mikkeller (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 06/25/2017
This already roasty, chocolatey brew is kicked up a notch as the folks at Gralehaus give this tap... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Living Proof: Blackberry Wild, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/24/2017
Faint blackberry and an acidic punch on the nose. On the tongue, the fruit is dialed back a bit... (see more)


Year of New Beer (DAY 2000!) - 30th Anniversary: Jack & Ken's Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 06/23/2017
I've been drinking whatever craft beer I could get my hands on for nearly 25 years. For some... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Citra Extra Pale Ale, Knee Deep Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 06/22/2017
Surprisingly modest nose of grapefruit and orange zest with an underlying dry grass. Very similar... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hesperidium, St. John Malt Brothers Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 06/21/2017
Breaking one of my personal rules, I purchased an IPA in an undated can. The only explanation I... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 06/20/2017
Huge amounts of fruit on the nose as the listed pineapple and guava show up, joined by hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Calliope Hoppy Pils, Falls City Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 06/19/2017
Sweet cereal grains, traces of apple, and cut grass on the nose. Very similar on the tongue as it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Abyss (Rye Whiskey Barrel-Aged), Deschutes Brewery (OR

Written By: Dion on 06/18/2017
Decadent aromas of coffee, brownie batter, charred malts, and brown sugar. Hints of oak and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Enjoy By 7-4-17 Unfiltered IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 06/17/2017
Juicy grapefruit aroma with just a touch of grassiness and sweet malts as the can warms. As... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Beer Camp Across the World: East Meets West IPA, Sierra Nevada/Tree House

Written By: Dion on 06/17/2017
A dead phone causes yesterday's beers to show up a day late...This one features a nice citrus on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beer Camp Across the World: Thai Style Iced Tea, Sierra Nevada/Mikkeller (CA/Den)

Written By: Dion on 06/16/2017
Soft citrus and tea lead the nose, almost like an Arnold Palmer. With warmth comes a touch of... (see more)