Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Petite Sour Reserva Passion Fruit, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2017
Tons of tart fruit on the nose. Lemon, peach, crabapple...backed by a dusty, oaky funk with hints... (see more)


Year of New Beer: DDH Chief of Chiefs, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/06/2017
Big tropical notes of mango, pineapple, and tangerine with a bit of herbal dankness on the nose.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dank Candy Rainbow Drops, 450 North Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 10/05/2017
Candied orange and pineapple on the nose, with a bit of honey and grain husk. On the tongue, very... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 10/04/2017
Grapefruit and orange are light on the nose with some herbal dankness coming on the backend.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Vengeful Spirit IPA, Stone Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 10/03/2017
Candied orange, sweet pineapple, and some mildly dank grasses on the nose. Fairly similar... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wings of Steel, Conshohocken Brewing Co (PA)

Written By: Dion on 10/02/2017
Most American barleywines are harsh, hoppy trainwrecks. This one, however, is a pretty solid... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blood Orange PsycHOPathy, MadTree Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/01/2017
So much citrus on the nose with orange and grapefruit dominating lesser grass and malt notes. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pale Ale, White Squirrel Brewery (KY)

Written By: Dion on 09/30/2017
Managed to find myself in Bowling Green for Squirreltoberfest, and White Squirrel Brewery was... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Puddlers Row ESB, Conshohocken Brewing Co (PA)

Written By: Dion on 09/29/2017
Slightly earthy and nutty on the nose with traces of apple, caramel, and floral hops. Fairly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Implication, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/28/2017
With kids, work, and a 25 minute drive to Lexington, I don't get to visit breweries as often as I... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Vieille Artisanal Saison, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 09/27/2017
Dusty earth, oak, dry grasses, and tons of funk on the nose. Crisp on the tongue with a touch of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged G & T Gose, Anderson Valley Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 09/26/2017
Sharp lemon, lime, and sour apple greet the nose, tinged with a moderate brine and faint bourbon.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: West Coast Style IPA, Uinta Brewing (UT)

Written By: Dion on 09/25/2017
Caramel, orange peel, and pine on the nose. Starts off a little fruit forward on the tongue, but... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Topless Wytch, 3 Floyds Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 09/24/2017
Roasted malts, bitter chocolate, and light coffee form the bulk of the nose. Warmth allows... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/23/2017
Light bread crust, nuts, and earthy hops on the nose. Very similar on the tongue, with a touch of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imaginary Friends, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 09/22/2017
Fairly mild nose of orange peel, cut grass, and light grains. More robust on the tongue as the... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/21/2017
For me, the Gose is the perfect style of beer for warm weather. Not sure why Stillwater waited so... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blasteroid, Country Boy Brewing/MadTree Brewing (Lexington/Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/20/2017
A perfect accompaniment to this (probably) final blast of summer temperatures, this sour IPA... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Siberian Black Magic Panther, Westbrook Brewing Company (SC)

Written By: Dion on 09/19/2017
On the nose, chocolate cake batter and sweet, dark fruits are intertwined with roasty malts... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Passion Dome, Grimm Artisanal Ales (NY)

Written By: Dion on 09/18/2017
Tons of fruit on the nose, with the advertised passion fruit leading the way, augmented by tart... (see more)