Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Beer Camp Across the World: Dry Hopped Berliner Weisse, Sierra Nevada/St Arnold

Written By: Dion on 06/15/2017
 Beer Camp Across the World: Dry Hopped Berliner-Style Weisse, Sierra Nevada Brewing/St.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ruinten Triple IPA with Orange Peel and Vanilla Bean, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 06/14/2017
Pungent orange strikes the nose first, with hints of honey and a slightly sweet vanilla following... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Velvet Lurker, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/13/2017
Deep, rich, vanilla-tinged, coffee-soaked brownie on the nose. Slightly floral hints of almond... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beer Camp Across the World: Atlantic-Style Vintage Ale, Sierra Nevada/Fullers

Written By: Dion on 06/12/2017
Hints of dark fruit, subdued caramel malt, and a bit of bread crust on the nose. On the tongue is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beer Camp Across the World: West Coast Style DIPA, Sierra Nevada/Boneyard (CA/OR)

Written By: Dion on 06/11/2017
Nice blend of citrus and pine hop aromas, slightly herbal with hints of tangerine. Flavors follow... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pale Sour Ale, Brewery Ommegang (NY)

Written By: Dion on 06/10/2017
Lemon acidity with some sour apple and dry grasses on the nose. A bit floral. Similar taste, but... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropicannon, Heavy Seas Beer (MD)

Written By: Dion on 06/09/2017
Smells like a tangerine lifesaver or gummy bear candy. Unfortunately that doesn't follow through... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fruition, Brewery Ommegang (NY)

Written By: Dion on 06/08/2017
Nose opens with more traditional banana, clove, and wheat notes. With warmth comes soft, slightly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cyanator, Blue Stallion Brewing/Monnik Beer Company (Lex/Lou)

Written By: Dion on 06/07/2017
Everything about the description on this label screams train wreck. Initially, the aroma does... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hoptical Delusion, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/06/2017
Citrus peel and hints of orange marmalade with pine resin and caramel malt on the nose. These... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fugli, Oskar Blues Brewery (CO)

Written By: Dion on 06/05/2017
Got caught up in this UK baseball game and forgot to post! Tons of fruit on the nose, both citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Paradise Pucker, Rogue Ales (OR)

Written By: Dion on 06/04/2017
While Rogue's Dead Guy Ale helped push me to a different level in my craft beer journey, a series... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Rye Lager, Falls City Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 06/03/2017
Desperately needing to make a beer run for some out of distro selections, I'm forced to begin... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Belgian Meadjito, Crafted Artisan Meadery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 06/02/2017
Honeysuckle, citrus, and hints of mint on the nose. On the tongue is a sweet, floral mixture of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Savant Brettanomyces IPA, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 06/01/2017
Lemon zest and just a ton of musty, yeasty funk on the nose. On the tongue the fruits are softer... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Homie 2017, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/31/2017
This year, the homebrew contest winner serves up a Belgian Dubbel with a nose that features light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical 'Itch, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 05/30/2017
Overall pretty light on the nose, with wheat and subtle notes of fruit that present as much peach... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Hop Madness, Great Lakes Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 05/29/2017
Juicy tropical fruit notes initially, with sweet malts and hints of dank grass coming with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Pooltime Ale, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 05/29/2017
Yeast, fresh baked bread, and very mild cherry on the nose. On the tongue is very similar, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye Barrel Chocolate Porter, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 05/28/2017
Some beers leave nothing to the imagination once you get that first wave on the nose. Sweet... (see more)