Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Paradise Pucker, Rogue Ales (OR)

Written By: Dion on 06/04/2017
While Rogue's Dead Guy Ale helped push me to a different level in my craft beer journey, a series... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Rye Lager, Falls City Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 06/03/2017
Desperately needing to make a beer run for some out of distro selections, I'm forced to begin... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Belgian Meadjito, Crafted Artisan Meadery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 06/02/2017
Honeysuckle, citrus, and hints of mint on the nose. On the tongue is a sweet, floral mixture of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Savant Brettanomyces IPA, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 06/01/2017
Lemon zest and just a ton of musty, yeasty funk on the nose. On the tongue the fruits are softer... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Homie 2017, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/31/2017
This year, the homebrew contest winner serves up a Belgian Dubbel with a nose that features light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical 'Itch, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 05/30/2017
Overall pretty light on the nose, with wheat and subtle notes of fruit that present as much peach... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Hop Madness, Great Lakes Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 05/29/2017
Juicy tropical fruit notes initially, with sweet malts and hints of dank grass coming with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Pooltime Ale, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 05/29/2017
Yeast, fresh baked bread, and very mild cherry on the nose. On the tongue is very similar, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye Barrel Chocolate Porter, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 05/28/2017
Some beers leave nothing to the imagination once you get that first wave on the nose. Sweet... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Trade Day, Back Forty Beer Co (AL)

Written By: Dion on 05/27/2017
Freshly ground coffee, charred malts, bittersweet chocolate, and a bit of smoke on the nose. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cidergeist Bubbles, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/26/2017
When the establishment's beer list has one bottle you haven't tried, you order that. When... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shelby Blue Ribbon, New Day Craft Mead and Cider (IN)

Written By: Dion on 05/25/2017
Nose is sweet with the strawberry and rhubarb blending nicely with the honey note. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alt Nouveau, North Coast Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 05/24/2017
Lightly grainy and floral with hints of dry toast and pear on the nose. On the tongue is a subtle... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break, Evil Twin/Westbrook (NY/SC)

Written By: Dion on 05/23/2017
Two awesome beers are combined in one, and the result is stellar. Dark chocolate, mild coffee, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Birthday Bomb!, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 05/22/2017
Plenty of coffee and chocolate on the nose, with hints of caramel and vanilla as the glass warms.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rigor Mortis Abt, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel (Quebec)

Written By: Dion on 05/21/2017
Raisins, plums, toasted bread, yeast and spices on the nose. On the tongue are cooked apples and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fuego del Oro, Country Boy Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/20/2017
Much like the base beer, the aroma is predominantly coffee and chocolate. Tricking not only the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Spotlight, Braxton Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/19/2017
Nose is filled with mango, melon, and a bready malt. Warmth brings hints of banana and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Aún Más A Jesús (Brandy Barrel Aged), Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 05/18/2017
Chocolate and dark fruits hit the nose first, followed quickly by healthy doses of charred wood... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Juicy Truth, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/17/2017
Finally in the right place at the right time to try this one. Much fruit on the nose...pineapple... (see more)