Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Tangerine Express IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/30/2017
The innovators of the in-your-face, hop forward, bitter bomb, Stone returns primarily to their... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hello Nasty Dry Hopped Sour, Dois Corvos (Portugal)

Written By: Dion on 01/29/2017
A little funky on the nose with field grasses and fruit, most notably tart peach and and lemon. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pulp Fusion, Boulder Beer (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/28/2017
Pretty standard aromas of orange and grapefruit on the nose, with some subtle grass and lightly... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2017
When the tap room manager Jason Chism tells you that you need to try a beer, you listen.... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): A Cup of Big Headed Joe, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2017
Local homebrewer Joe Rice gets to scale up on the MTB system and the result is this bold... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): All French Saison, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2017
Brewed using (appropriately enough) all French ingredients, this saison hits the classic traits of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Unholy Trippel, Coppertail Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2017
Apple and grape lead the way on a nose that also includes a solid Belgian yeast note as well as a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Flowering Citrus Ale, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/24/2017
Lemon zest, honey, light hay, and an overall floral sweetness dominate the nose. On the tongue is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hallo Ich Bin Berliner Weisse, Mikkeller (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 01/23/2017
Sour cherry, damp wheat, and a touch of funk on the nose. On the tongue, sour cherries come... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Boogie Nights, Marz Community Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2017
One of the few Jungle Boogie variants I hadn't gotten around to trying, this one presents with a... (see more)


Rum Barrel Aged Old Gregg, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2017
Roasty and slightly nutty on the nose, with hints of chocolate and spice. The tongue follows with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Bible Belt, Prairie Artisan Ales/Evil Twin Brewing (OK/NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2017
Poured at a basement temp of about 62°, this releases a rich chocolate fudge, coffee bean... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rise & Pine, Uinta Brewing (UT)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2017
Charred malt, toasted bread crust, pine, and hints of citrus on the nose. The tongue is initially... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pilgrim's Dole (2015), New Holland Brewing (MI)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2017
Another beer that has inexplicably fallen through the cracks for me over the years. Dates... (see more)


Year of New Beer: New Year Old Ale, Monnik Beer Co. (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2017
A one-year, Brett-infused whiskey barrel slumber produces a complex nose of tart cherry, unripened... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger 8 Hop Pale Ale, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2017
Tropical fruits, light pine, and biscuit on the nose. On the tongue, a slightly dank, herbal hop... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mosaic IPA, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/15/2017
A burst of citrus greets the nose, followed by a really nice herbal component, with very little... (see more)


Year of New Beer: CitruSinensis, Lagunitas Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/14/2017
Even more citrus on the nose than the name can possibly imply. Tangerine, mango, and hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical Torpedo, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/13/2017
Passion fruit, mango, and hints of pine and cut grass press against a light bread crust on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chocolate Oak Aged Yeti, Great Divide Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/12/2017
Cocoa powder, coffee bean, and roasted malts dominate the nose, impressive for a nearly three year... (see more)