Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Vanilla Noir, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 01/11/2017
Very complex on the nose, as a fudgy chocolate cake batter serves as the base over which vanilla... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Series Brett Fruit Blend, Blackberry Farm Brewery (TN)

Written By: Dion on 01/10/2017
Musty hay and oak couple with berries and apple skins on the nose. On the tongue is an interesting... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2017 Beer Camp Golden IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/09/2017
Very solid aroma blends some orange peel and pineapple with floral hops and hints of dried wheat.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Kick Drum, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/08/2017
Really nice nose features a near perfect blend of tropical fruit juice and slightly dank herbs. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Crack the Skye, 3Floyds Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/07/2017
Big coffee and fudge on the nose, with traces of caramel and oak. On the tongue, rich roasted... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tangerine Quad, Avery Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/06/2017
A milder than expected citrus serves to augment more prominent notes of brown sugar, raisins... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 01/05/2017
Aromas of tangerine, pineapple, and mango are layered over a slightly sweet malt backbone, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Whizbang, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/04/2017
Very light orange peel initially, followed quickly by a grassy, herbal quality on the nose. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Bastard in the Rye, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/03/2017
Resinous pine, orange peel, caramel, and a dominant rye whiskey spice on the nose. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Smoke That Shizz, Burn 'Em Brewing/Four Father's Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/02/2017
Taking a look at this label, one would assume that this is just a train wreck. Imperial smoked... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Event Horizon Spectrum 2, Olde Hickory Brewery (NC)

Written By: Dion on 01/01/2017
Kicking off year #6 in my quest to have a new beer every single day. Brewed with cocoa and orange... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 12/31/2016
Big nose of mango, tangerine, and grapefruit, with some solid herbal tones building with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Seasonal Relief, Coppertail Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 12/30/2016
Light coffee bean, cocoa powder, faint smoke, and a bit of tree bark on the nose. Everything... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Milk Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/29/2016
If you've made your way over to West 6th in the last year or so, you are undoubtedly aware that... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blackberry Sour, West 6th Brewing (Lexington) & Twisted Bit, Braxton Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 12/28/2016
Not sure how I've managed to miss the Blackberry Sour, West 6th Brewing (Lexington), but glad I... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wee Honey, Quaff Bros (KY)

Written By: Dion on 12/27/2016
My head cold returns with a vengeance today, robbing me the opportunity to fully appreciate what I... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 9 Ladies Dancing, The Bruery (CA)

Written By: Dion on 12/26/2016
This year's addition to the 12 year series brings a tiramisu inspired brew that features a light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Barista, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Dion on 12/25/2016
Sweet caramel and a chocolatey espresso anchor a nose that includes some toasted brown bread... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chocolate Marshmallow Chickow!, Triple Digit Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/24/2016
Rich milk chocolate and a ridiculously spot-on replication of campfire roasted marshmallow hits... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Salty Angel, Birra Toccalmatto (Italy)

Written By: Dion on 12/23/2016
Pretty straightforward nose of saltwater, citrus, and wheat. The tongue follows with a moderately... (see more)