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Year of New Beer: Living Proof: Strawberry Ginger Golden Wild Ale, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/07/2017
So the camera on my phone decided to focus on the equipment rather than the beer. Fitting, I... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Last Year's Was Better, Country Boy Brewing/Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/06/2017
Citrus and tropical fruits blast the nose up front. With warmth, hints of boxwood come and go... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tartastic, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 04/05/2017
Fairly obvious lemon zest on the nose, with light grains and a subdued ginger note. Pretty much... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Judgment Day, The Lost Abbey (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/04/2017
Plums, raisins, and brown sugar on the nose, with a backbone of bready malt. With warmth comes a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Davey Murray's Best Scotch Ale, Lagunitas Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/03/2017
Much hopppier than expected on the nose, with citrus peel and hints of pine up front. Light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rapturous, Three Taverns Craft Brewery (GA)

Written By: Dion on 04/02/2017
Fairly mild nose with a raspberry that increases warmth, light wheat, and a light acetic note. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Paradoxe, La Siréne Brewing (Australia)

Written By: Dion on 04/01/2017
Yeasty funk on the nose, with lemon zest, pear, and mineral notes as well. Very zesty on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Raspberry Cider, Country Boy Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 03/31/2017
 Nice looking in the glass, with a straightforward sweet raspberry on the nose that... (see more)


Special Review: West 6th Brewing 5th Anniversary Special Release- Sixfold Six: Wild Sour

Written By: Dion on 03/31/2017
As their week-long birthday celebration nears an end, West 6th brings out the big guns tomorrow by... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Smoked Coconut Smithtown Brown, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/30/2017
I've been drinking craft beer for over 20 years. It has only been in the past 4 or 5 years... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Bourbon Barrel Aged Stock Ale, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/30/2017
I've been drinking craft beer for over 20 years. It has only been in the past 4 or 5 years... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Berliner Weisse, Jackie O's Pub & Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 03/29/2017
Lemon zest, dried hay and hints of spice and yeast on the nose. On the tongue, sharp fruits... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bolo Coconut Brown, Burial Beer Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 03/28/2017
Chocolate malt, light coffee, and roasted nuts greet the nose initially. With a little bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Knowledge, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 03/27/2017
Big fruity nose presents with a ton of grapefruit and pineapple initially. Both of these gradually... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Petite Sour Rosé, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 03/26/2017
Fantastic nose that features tart berries, light hay, earthy oak, and a nice Brett funk. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Old Ale, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/25/2017
I've always enjoyed a nice old ale. Put it in a bourbon barrel? Even better. This delivers on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 1927, Tennessee Brew Works (TN)

Written By: Dion on 03/24/2017
Juicy citrus and a touch of caramel malt on the nose. On the tongue, pithy citrus peel bitterness... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mosaic Sunset, Studio Brew (VA)

Written By: Dion on 03/23/2017
Caramel malt and alcohol seem to overpower pretty much any hint of Mosaic hops that might be found... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 03/22/2017
A tribute to Gethsemane, the oldest operating Trappist monastery in the United States, Nelson... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Son of Icarus, Southern Sky Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/21/2017
Very little to speak of in the aroma, with only a faint wheat and lemon zest; maybe a bit of... (see more)