Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: French Toast, Decadent Ales (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/23/2017
What do you get when you combine a nice, hoppy double IPA with maple syrup and a dash of cinnamon?... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Paradise, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 12/22/2017
Some beers are easy to describe. This is one of them. Luscious chocolate, coconut, and bourbon... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Legend of Wooley Swamp, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/21/2017
Deep notes of baker's chocolate and coffee bean lead the way, with molasses, dark fruit, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Vladibeer Brewtin, Maiden City Brewing Co (Cynthiana, KY)

Written By: Dion on 12/20/2017
The second of two anniversary bottles from Maiden City sees the blackberries jettisoned in favor... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blacker the Berry, Maiden City Brewing Co (Cynthiana, KY)

Written By: Dion on 12/19/2017
I've spent a lot of time in Cynthiana over the last 27 years, having married a native. During... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Five High Harvest Ale, Dark Horse Brewing (MI)

Written By: Dion on 12/18/2017
Citrus peel, earthy pine, and hints of caramel and bread crust on the nose. On the tongue, more of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Toasted Marshmallow, Decadent Ales (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/17/2017
Pineapple and candied orange lead a nose that warms to include a bit of vanilla and marshmallow... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coconut Monolith, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/16/2017
I've said it before, Lexington is suffering from an embarrassment of riches. When one of the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Molotov Surprise, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/15/2017
Grapefruit blasts the nose with cursory notes of orange, peach, and mango. Warmth invites a nice... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nebuchadnezzar, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 12/14/2017
Grapefruit and orange dominate the nose, with hints of pine and herbal grasses joining a light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Overcompensation, Against the Grain/Upland (Louisville/IN)

Written By: Dion on 12/13/2017
Pineapple, melon husk, and candied orange make up the bulk of the aroma. Very similar on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: French Oak Saison, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 12/12/2017
Golden apples, white grapes, and lemon zest combine with a musty wheat and bready yeast on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 10 Ton, Warped Wing Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 12/11/2017
Dark chocolate, charred toast, and a light coffee roast on the nose. On the tongue, the chocolate... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Stout Reserve 2017, Goose Island Beer Co (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/10/2017
Rich notes of chocolate, coffee, and dark fruits are intertwined with bourbon-soaked oak and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Liquid Truth Serum, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (DE)

Written By: Dion on 12/09/2017
Straight hoppy blast on the nose as tangerine, grapefruit, and pine needles all make an... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Smells Like a Citra Safety Meeting, Dark Horse Brewing (MI)

Written By: Dion on 12/08/2017
Candied orange peel, pine, and light toffee on the nose. On the tongue, the malts really overwhelm... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged 3 Beans, Sixpoint Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/07/2017
While the girls explored the grocery side of Whole Foods, I decided to explore the beer selection... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Experimental J-Hole, Rhinegeist Brewery/Melvin Brewing (Cincinnati/Jackson Hole)

Written By: Dion on 12/06/2017
A blast of candied orange hits the nose, backed by traces of pine, caramel, and bread crust. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Revive, Upland Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 12/05/2017
Effervescent on the pour, with pineapple, peach, chamomile, and funky hay on the nose. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Homestyle DDH with Citra, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 12/04/2017
Tons of candied orange on the nose, with auxiliary notes of mango, peach, and herbal grasses. Very... (see more)