Blog Entries

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

Written By: Dion on 12/03/2017
Grapefruit and orange peel stand out against a bit of mango and herbal/chive undertones. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chester, Central State Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 12/02/2017
Lemon zest, pine, and a damp hay sort of funk on the nose. Citrus bitterness leads on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mudpuppy Porter, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 12/01/2017
Mild cocoa and lightly toasted bread make up the bulk of the aroma here, transitioning smoothly to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bitter Woman IPA, Tyranena Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 11/30/2017
Candied orange with a bit of earthy pine and bread crust on the nose. On the tongue the citrus is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Chocolate Sonata, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Dion on 11/29/2017
Robust nose of milk chocolate, charred malts, bourbon, nuts, and even traces of soy and jerky. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sticky Icky Icky, Short's Brewing Co (MI)

Written By: Dion on 11/28/2017
Big fruit aroma as tangerine, pineapple, mango, and melon fill the nose. On the tongue, the juicy... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Velvet Cashmere, 18th Street Brewery (IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/27/2017
Very light orange marmalade, honeysuckle, and candied pineapple on the nose. Flavors are all... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Commuter, One Barrel Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 11/26/2017
This beer features the classic bubblegum and banana aromas you expect from a good hefeweizen.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ale Pail & Coffee Vanilla Baba Yaga, Ethereal Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 11/25/2017
First up was AlePail Experiment. The brewers haved allowed their beer to age for two years... (see more)


Year of New Beer: My Beer Haze a First Name...It's N.E.I.P.A., Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/24/2017
Take a drive down Winchester Road toward National Avenue, and you're liable to find yourself in a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Henderson County, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/23/2017
I can only assume that last year's unseasonably mild temperatures are what led to my purchasing... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sex and Candy, 18th Street Brewery (IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/22/2017
Very nice nose that leads with pineapple and mango, backed by a sweet biscuit and traces of pine.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Spells (Filiokus), Mikkeller Brewing (San Diego)

Written By: Dion on 11/21/2017
Candied pineapple, caramel malt, and a touch of pine on the nose. On the tongue, pineapple and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Land Yacht, Central State Brewery (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 11/20/2017
Sometimes you know things aren't quite right the minute you lift a beer to your nose. Anything... (see more)


Review: Snake Cake, West Sixth Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/19/2017
Black Friday. It means different things to different people. At our house, it means Christmas... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fuzzy Dream, O'so Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 11/19/2017
Really nice citrus peel on the nose, primarily orange and grapefruit, with traces of vanilla... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cascade Express, 18th Street Brewery (IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/18/2017
Sweet citrus on the nose, with an orange marmalade and circus peanut sort of tilt. Hints of... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 11/17/2017
Traces of tangerine and floral grasses on the nose. Both translate to the tongue with the fruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Path of Totality, Monnik Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 11/16/2017
So after passing this one by on multiple occasions over the last year, I found myself at the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2015 Imperial Stout X: Coffee, Boulevard Brewing Co (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/15/2017
Shuffled around and somewhat forgotten in my cellar, I opened this tonight, certain that I had... (see more)