Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Hazy But Lazy, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/29/2017
The "New England IPA" craze finally hits the Bluegrass and the bar is set high, as Mirror Twin... (see more)


Year of New Beer: I Got 5 On It, Short's Brewing (MI)

Written By: Dion on 07/28/2017
Very citrus forward with some candied orange backed by floral highlights. Orange, grapefruit, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dark Saison, Southern Prohibition Brewing (MS)

Written By: Dion on 07/27/2017
Dark fruits, roasted malts, cured tobacco, and faint hints of Belgian yeast on the nose. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Living Proof: Gooseberry Berliner Weisse, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/26/2017
Full disclosure...I have no idea what a gooseberry tastes like. So consequently, I have no idea if... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Goselima, Avondale Brewing (Birmingham)

Written By: Dion on 07/25/2017
Straightforward on the nose, presenting pretty much like a margarita as lime and salt take center... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Raznarök, Central State Brewery (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 07/24/2017
Tart raspberries hit the nose initially, with warmth bringing roasty malts and hints of cocoa... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mastodon Mother Puncher, Mikkeller (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 07/23/2017
No mistaking the farmhouse funk on this one as a dusty hay and Brettanomyces strike the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Phrenology (Batch #5), Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 07/22/2017
Funky on the nose with dried hay and flowers doing most of the work, but enough of a citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peach Better Have My Money, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/21/2017
Sour peaches lead the way on the nose, with some dry hay and yeasty notes lingering in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Margarita in Gose, Second Self Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 07/20/2017
With a nose that is ripe with lime and salt, this certainly delivers on its name. On the tongue, a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blood Orange Lorenzini Double IPA, Maui Brewing (HI)

Written By: Dion on 07/19/2017
Subdued citrus on the nose with a noticeable bread crust and caramel coming on later. Was hoping... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Devil's Harvest Breakfast IPA, Southern Prohibition Brewing (MS)

Written By: Dion on 07/18/2017
Very nice citrus and pine notes in a vibrant aroma. On the tongue, juicy orange provides a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wandering Blues, Orpheus Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 07/17/2017
My Summer of Sour continues with this tart blueberry offering. The fruit is evident on the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical Gose, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/16/2017
On its return engagement, the Tropical Gose gets a new, trimmed down recipe that highlights the... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 07/15/2017
The nose is straight strawberry jam. Whether coincidental or not, warmth brings a hint of toasted... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fantasy Factory, Karben4 Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 07/14/2017
Tropical on the nose with pineapple pulling to the forefront; hints of caramel and pine with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Summarillo, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 07/13/2017
Lemon zest, white grape, and honeysuckle on the nose, backed by a high concentration of floral... (see more)


Year of New Beer: New England Style IPA #002, Braxton Labs (KY)

Written By: Dion on 07/12/2017
Tropical nose of pineapple and mango, with hints of grapefruit and peach. More of the same on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Harmony Creek Peachy Cream, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 07/11/2017
Perfect for a warm July evening, this cream ale is zesty and light, with slightly sweet grains... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fire Iron, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 07/10/2017
Straight, fruity goodness on the nose. Crazy amounts of guava and passion fruit are backed by... (see more)