Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Wowie, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/27/2018
Really sweet with candied tropical fruit on the nose. Hints of white grape and sweet grain as... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Go Play IPA, Avery Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 09/26/2018
Citrus, melon, and cracker malt greet the nose and transition nicely to the tongue. A little bit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: No Exit, Stillwater Artisanal Ales (MD)

Written By: Dion on 09/25/2018
Dry hopped sour with white sage...hmmm...OK. Aroma seems to waver from lemon to herbs to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hopzeit Autumn IPA, Deschutes Brewery (OR)

Written By: Dion on 09/24/2018
This is pretty unusual, as the initial aromas are floral with bread crust, caramel, and nuts.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oktoberfest, Yuengling Brewery (PA)

Written By: Dion on 09/23/2018
Pretty sweet aroma with baked bread, caramel, and cooked apple doing most of the work. Sweet and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Helles Lager, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 09/22/2018
For me, this one checks all the boxes in regards to style. The nose is sweet cereal grain and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Single Fermented Belgian Golden Ale, Duvel Moortgat (Belgium)

Written By: Dion on 09/21/2018
Crisp and clean on the nose with classic Belgian yeast, lightly toasted grain, and a building... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Blooded American, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/20/2018
MTB is about to turn 2, so tonight is as good a time as any for me to finally get around to trying... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/19/2018
MT's birthday can #3 is this milkshake IPA loaded with lactose, vanilla, and blackberries. The... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Zodiak Multiverse, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 09/18/2018
Big candied fruit notes along with floral hops on the nose. Fairly noticeable alcohol presence, as... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/17/2018
MTB birthday can #2 for me, and something tells me this will be hard to top. The nose is just... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/16/2018
Doing what they do best, Mirror Twin will feature the haze for their second birthday celebration... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shoutao, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 09/15/2018
So I bought this knowing full well that it was beyond its "best by" date, but it sounded... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fresh Haze IPA, Deschutes Brewery (OR)

Written By: Dion on 09/14/2018
Light, almost candied orange and honey on the nose. Both are very subdued, and the aroma is just... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mango Guava Pop!, Grimm Artisanal Ales (NY)

Written By: Dion on 09/13/2018
The namesake fruits are certainly present on the nose, sharp, with additional notes of lime and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Nameless, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/12/2018
Really nice orange juice note initially, followed by a generous dose of pine and cursory mango. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oaxaca, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 09/11/2018
Very subdued nose that does offer up at least a little of the advertised lime and grapefruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Fruit That Ate Itself, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/10/2018
Mango, pineapple, and tart peach on the nose, with underlying herbal grasses and a touch of honey... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Shining, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/09/2018
Loads of pineapple, orange, and mango on the nose. Hints of chive and herbal grasses as well.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Youth Lagoon, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/08/2018
Earthy and a bit dank on the nose as the typical fruit juiciness of the New England IPA takes a... (see more)