Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Code 3, Old Firehouse Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 10/23/2016
 Toasted bread crust, caramel malt, and a bit of cured tobacco on the nose. On the tongue is... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Barrel Aged Riah Jane Rye Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/22/2016
Soft, subtle nose that layers chocolate, campfire smoke, and hints of bourbon-soaked oak. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Pennyrile Pale Ale, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/22/2016
For 6%, this packs a lot of dank, hoppy bitterness. Light and slightly herbal on the nose, with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Perfect Crime Hollow Point, Scheldebrouwerij (Belgium)

Written By: Dion on 10/21/2016
Raisins, cooked apples, brown sugar, and a bit of leather on the nose, all translating pretty well... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sykö Mäntiss, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/20/2016
Shuffled to the back of my fridge and nearly forgotten, I finally get around to trying this local... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Culebra Cut, Taft's Ale House (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/19/2016
Light coconut augments a fairly standard brown ale nose of bread crust, toasted malt, and nuts.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Switch Blade IPA, Four String Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 10/18/2016
Light tropical fruits, field grasses, and hints of pine on the nose. The tongue sees a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mangö, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Dion on 10/17/2016
A steady stream of bubbles rises continually from the bottom of the glass, as sweet grains and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Enjoy By 10-31-16 Tangerine IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 10/16/2016
Big citrus and dank herbs pummel the nose, transitioning seamlessly to the tongue. The fruit is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Priscilla White Wit Wheat, Oskar Blues Brewery (CA)

Written By: Dion on 10/15/2016
Steadfast in my refusal to give up on summer, I scour the fridge and come up with this... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brown Royal, West 6th/Quaff Bros (KY)

Written By: Dion on 10/14/2016
Sweet on the nose as caramel and traces of chocolate are layered over dark fruits, nuts, and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oktoberfest, North High Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 10/13/2016
Toasted bread crust, sweet cereal grains, and a bit of cooked apple on the nose. On the tongue, a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mosaic Hero, Revolution Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 10/12/2016
An initial hint of orange marmalade is joined in short order by a dank boxwood element. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: An Audit Ale, Listermann Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/11/2016
Dark fruits, rich caramel, bourbon, leather, and hints of cured tobacco on the nose. Very similar... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Presumptive Nominee, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Dion on 10/10/2016
Primarily citrus on the nose initially, with warmth bringing a slightly more dank, floral aspect.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Farking Wheaton W00tstout 2016, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 10/09/2016
Finally getting around to the most recent iteration in this now four year old series. Milk... (see more)


Year or New Beer: Noble Sorrel, Jackie O's Pub & Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 10/08/2016
Rich, complex nose that features caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nellie's Keylime, Taft's Ale House (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2016
Very light cracker malt with a subtle presence of lime zest on the nose. On the tongue, the lime... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 3): Grains of Truth Harvest Ale, Brewery Ommegang (NY)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2016
Belgian yeast notes on the nose, with a hint of spice and toasted grain, all of which transition... (see more)


Year of New beer (Rnd 2): Vital IPA, Victory Brewing (PA)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2016
A bit of grapefruit rind and damp grass blends with a slight floral aspect on the nose. Similar on... (see more)