Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Blackberry/Raspberry Blonde Ale, Skinny Dog Brewing/Life BrewPub (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/12/2016
Starting with a base blonde ale brewed at Life BrewPub, homebrew club members were sent home with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Xocoveza Charred, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 11/11/2016
Given that this is nearly a year old, the amount of coffee that is still found on the nose is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Caeso, Listermann Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 11/10/2016
Roasted malts, cocoa powder, light coffee, and hints of smoke on the nose. On the tongue, a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hopvine Bling, Stillwater Artisanal Ales (MD)

Written By: Dion on 11/09/2016
Hints of lemon and tart grape combine with dusty field grasses on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Recurrant, Wicked Weed Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 11/08/2016
The nose features plenty of fruits as cranberry, tart grape, and traces of sour apple are layered... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imperial Stout X: Tart Cherry, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/07/2016
Cherry, cocoa powder, light coffee, and a touch of smoke on the nose. On the tongue, the cherry... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blood of the Sunsets, 3 Floyds Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/06/2016
I came home from work this evening with pretty much the same objective as usual...find a decent... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Revved Up, Revolution Brewing/Upland Brewind (IL/IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/05/2016
Unmistakably coffee on the nose, with nuts, a light chocolate, and toasted brown bread backing it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Quad, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/04/2016
Some days call for a little more punch. This was one of them, and this brew is up to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Funk Land Country Shuffle, Country Boy/Upland (KY/IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/03/2016
I guess it was sometime in 2011 when the picture was posted on Facebook. It was, quite honestly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sixfold: XII Brett'd Golden Ale, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/02/2016
It's rarified air. A feeling that's difficult to explain. I've been there twice, maybe three... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Divided By Zero, Rushing Duck Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 11/01/2016
Really nice tangerine and grapefruit peel on the nose, with a green, herbal quality that builds... (see more)


Year of New Beer: G-Bot (aka Gandhi Bot), New England Brewing Company (CT)

Written By: Dion on 10/31/2016
The nose is packed with fruit--grapefruit, orange, mango, and maybe some candied pineapple. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze Carll, Rubobrau (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 10/30/2016
For quite some time, I've been jealous of friends getting to sample the homebrew handiwork of... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 10/29/2016
Over 100 breweries. Well over 200 beers. I didn't sample them all, so I can't be absolutely... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Kentucky Cream Dream, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/28/2016
Fairly mild on the nose with a lightly sweet grain and a touch of grassiness. On the tongue is a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Margarita Gose, Westbrook Brewing (SC)

Written By: Dion on 10/27/2016
Intense lime with hints of lemon, a nice briny kick, and an undercurrent of oaked tequila. Pretty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pounder, Heavy Seas Beer (MD)

Written By: Dion on 10/26/2016
Bready on the nose with sweet cereal grains and a touch of floral, slightly grassy hops. Seems to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Canvas Series: Pom Roselle, Wicked Weed Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 10/25/2016
Tart fruits on the nose, with hints of lemon, green apple, and unripened peach. A very light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chai High, Avery Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 10/24/2016
An initial caramel malt sweetness is quickly backed up by hints of clove, nuts, and tea leaves. On... (see more)