Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Funken City Barrel Aged Wild Saison, Insight Brewing (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/11/2017
Crazy nose that hits you with waves of fruit, funk, and spice layered over delicious hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Murder of Cranberries, Lupine Brewing (MN)

Written By: Dion on 03/10/2017
Rich, roasty malts and light coffee highlight the nose and transition seamlessly to the tongue.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Misanthrope, Surly Brewing Co (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/09/2017
Surly Brewing is probably best known for big, brash beers that pummel you into submission with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Let it Ride IPA, Indeed Brewing, and Wonderstuff, Bauhaus Brew Labs (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/08/2017
The IPA has a nose loaded with tangerine that translates to a pithy bitterness on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sweet Child of Vine, Fulton Beer (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/07/2017
Very light floral and fruity aspects on the nose, with hints of caramel and sweet grains. Very... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 03/06/2017
I think anyone who has visited Country Boy in the last several weeks, either at the original... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Handed, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 03/05/2017
Just shy of 2 weeks old, this beer hits the glass bursting with a dankness and pithy citrus peel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Megawheat Double IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 03/04/2017
Citrusy nose of orange, lemon, and mango with hints of wheat and grass. Boldly bitter on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Atalanta, Orpheus Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/03/2017
A little yeasty funk on the nose, with traces of lemon, sour apple, and light plum with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 6th Anniversary Hazelnut Chocolate Imperial Stout, Westbrook Brewing (SC)

Written By: Dion on 03/02/2017
Chocolate malt, coffee, and a light roasted nut on the nose. The tongue features an earthy... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ghost Bridge Imperial Stout, Singin' River Brewing (AL)

Written By: Dion on 03/01/2017
Dark fruits and bittersweet chocolate on the nose, with hints of coffee and something akin to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Event Horizon Spectrum 4, Olde Hickory Brewery (NC)

Written By: Dion on 02/28/2017
Rich chocolate cake batter on the nose with waves of bourbon, coffee, and oak adding to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Slap Happy Bourbon Barrel Aged Brown Ale with Coconut, West 6th Brewing (Lexington

Written By: Dion on 02/27/2017
Huge bourbon kick in the nose, with backing notes of chocolate, oak, and coconut. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Serpent Bite, Orpheus Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 02/26/2017
Lemon and orange peel combined with some lactic acid funk and light floral notes on the nose. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Confidentiality and Disclosure, 3 Floyds/Fat Head's Brewing (IN/OH)

Written By: Dion on 02/25/2017
Two of the Midwest's hop masters join forces to produce this IPA that checks pretty much all of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Melkweg, Monnik Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/24/2017
Dusty, dry grasses and plenty of funk on the nose, with some fruit peel, most notably tart peach... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Scotch Barrel Aged Dark Apparition, Jackie O's Pub and Brewery

Written By: Dion on 02/23/2017
Burnt sugars, caramel, coffee, and chocolate assault the nose, with damp earth and peat joining a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Graeter's Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout

Written By: Dion on 02/22/2017
Very nice chocolate and coffee on the nose, with a subtle raspberry building with warmth. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Attempted Redrum, New England Brewing (CT)

Written By: Dion on 02/21/2017
Big caramel notes lead the nose, with dark fruits, woody spice, and hints of tobacco and leather... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Eightfive-O, Proof Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 02/20/2017
Very light on the nose, with fairly standard tangerine, hints of pine, and toasted bread on the... (see more)