Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Strawberry Kölsch, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/09/2017
Not a style to which I typically gravitate, as I usually find a kölsch to be a little bland... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 05/08/2017
Very light, bready aroma with mildly sweet cereal grains and subtle grassy hops. Similar on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lime Pilsner, Uinta Brewing (UT)

Written By: Dion on 05/07/2017
Spritzy mineral water and tart lime on the nose. On the tongue is a slightly bitter citrus peel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Too Hop'd to Handle, High Heel Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 05/06/2017
Full disclosure--I'm fairly certain this bottle is pretty old. Very malt forward to the point of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chili Lime Ghost Gose, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/05/2017
After a review of my notes, I realized I had tried the Pineapple Jalapeño Cider before.... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Pineapple Jalapeño Cider, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/05/2017
Take sweet, juicy pineapple and give it a jalapeño kick in the pants and you end up with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Schwarzchild Porter, Southern Sky Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 05/04/2017
Toasted brown bread, light coffee, and faint cooked apples and traces of smoke on the nose. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mexican Fake, Longtooth Brewing (Lexington/Wilmington)

Written By: Dion on 05/03/2017
Huge chocolate, vanilla, and cinnamon on the nose. On the tongue, the chocolate is rich and silky... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Grandes Lagos Lager, Great Lakes Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 05/02/2017
Effervescent with hibiscus lending a floral note to an already sweet malt base. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Country Western Volume 5: Ginger Lime Gose, Country Boy Brewing/West 6th Brewing

Written By: Dion on 05/01/2017
The calendar reads May, which means that Lexington Craft Beer Week is fast approaching. And LCBW... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Event Horizon Spectrum 1, Olde Hickory Brewery (NC)

Written By: Dion on 04/30/2017
A complex nose of coffee, chocolate, and cinnamon that also features cursory notes of vanilla... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Saison au Miel, Left Hand Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 04/29/2017
Belgian yeast, coriander, pepper, and hints of ginger up front. Warmth brings a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Scotch on Scotch, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 04/28/2017
Big nose on this beer as caramel, plums, raisins, damp earth and hints of peat come at you in... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/27/2017
Playing tricks on the mind, this light colored stout offers up a nose of mild coffee and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Show Me Sour, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 04/26/2017
Much darker than I was expecting, with a nose of tart cherries, oak, and red wine vinegar. Pretty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Nelson Sauvin, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/25/2017
Light tropical fruits and a touch of white grape on the nose, transitioning to the tongue with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dayslayer, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/24/2017
Fairly nondescript nose that is primarily sweet cereal grains, floral aromatics, and hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fruit Face with Cucumber, Cilantro, Lime, and Chile, Mikkeller Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/23/2017
Sharp citrus greets the nose, as lemon and lime join a salty, bready note, with herbal hints... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/22/2017
This one made the rounds among some of my local beer friends about a year ago, and I missed out.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Windows Up, Alpine Beer Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/21/2017
Unmistakable Mosaic hops hit the nose first, herbal with hints of chive. Citra hops provide a full... (see more)