Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Fruit Punch Double IPA, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 10/29/2018
Nose is very subdued, with some pineapple and hints of cherry making up the bulk of the aroma. A... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Upside Down Cake IPA, Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/28/2018
Strawberry jam and some citrus on the nose in the early going, warming to include a hint of... (see more)


Year of new Beer: Nate's Coffee Variants, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 10/27/2018
A few shot glass sized samples were enough to produce a couple of winners in Gtown today. Head and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oakspire, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 10/26/2018
Toffee, caramel, and a little vanilla on the nose. Don't really get much bourbon. Pretty malt... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Navel Gazer Specialty Batch, New Heights Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/25/2018
After first pouring this, I could have easily written it off and opted for something else. Aroma... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Denali Vision, Bearded Iris (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/24/2018
Bright nose of pineapple, mango, and a bit of orange. Warmth does allow a bit of cut grass to come... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fruitlands, Modern Times Beer (San Diego)

Written By: Dion on 10/23/2018
Tart fruits on the nose with passion fruit, guava, and lemon all coming forward. A faint mustiness... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Portal, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/22/2018
Less than a week in the can, this is about as fresh as it gets for an out-of-state brewery.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imperial Vanilla Black Currant Boysenberry Hill, Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville

Written By: Dion on 10/21/2018
An unbelievable nose that presents somewhere between raspberry truffle and freshly baked fruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze It Ain't So, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/20/2018
Nice blend of tropical and citrus fruits on the nose, transitioning nicely to the tongue with with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Chili Porter, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/19/2018
Mostly chocolate and malt on the nose with no real hint of the chili pepper influence until it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Et Tu Brut, New Heights Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/18/2018
Very mild citrus and cut grass on the nose, with little else that stands out. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mood Ring with Strawberry and Lemon, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/17/2018
Nose is lemon cream with very subtle strawberry. Hints of orange as well. On the tongue is a sharp... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bat Building, TailGate Beer (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/16/2018
Not a ton on the nose...primarily pine and some lesser notes of orange and grass. Comes off more... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Space Ways, Modern Times Beer (San Diego)

Written By: Dion on 10/15/2018
Mango and apricot lead the way on an aroma that also suggests melon and some dry field grass. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wavelength, Bearded Iris & Bivouac Black IPA, Hutton & Smith

Written By: Dion on 10/14/2018
Wavelength, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville). This is just a straight juice bomb. Grapefruit and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: PiƱa Colada Loud Whispers, Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/13/2018
As expected, coconut and pineapple really jump out on the nose, with just a hint of citrusy hops... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Batch Number 026: Orange Creamsicle Sour, Nowhere In Particular Promiscuous Ale Pr

Written By: Dion on 10/12/2018
I bought this not expecting much, honestly. I love surprises. The orange just pops on the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cone Crusher, 18th Street Brewery (IN)

Written By: Dion on 10/11/2018
Pineapple and mango on the nose with hints of honey and caramel malt. Comes off a bit more citrusy... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy & Juicy & Hoppy & Fresh, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 10/10/2018
Pungent tropical and citrus fruits on the nose, almost candied in nature. Mango, pineapple... (see more)