Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Dankwood, Founders Brewing Co (MI)

Written By: Dion on 05/08/2018
Caramel and citrus with cured tobacco, oak, bourbon, and hints of toffee on the nose. Warmth... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Braxton Labs New England IPA: Citra, Braxton Brewing Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/07/2018
Lots of fruit on the nose as lemon, peach, pineapple, and grapefruit are all represented. On the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Peanut Butter Porter, Back Forty Beer Company (AL)

Written By: Dion on 05/06/2018
Nose is malty with chocolate syrup and very light peanut butter. Pretty much the same on the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Oud Bruin, BOCK Homebrew Club (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/05/2018
When your fridge is running perilously low on new brews, it's nice to be able to turn to the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Strawberry Gose, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/04/2018
Take my favorite regular CB beer (Ghost Gose), and give it a subtle shot of strawberries? Winner... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Colorado Wild Sage, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (CO)

Written By: Dion on 05/03/2018
Very herbal on the nose as the sage stands out with a bit of a ginger lean; lemon in the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Sensibility, Blackberry Farm Brewery/Stillwater Artisanal Ales (TN/MD)

Written By: Dion on 05/02/2018
Slightly funky on the nose as damp hay is layered over tart apple, white grape, and a light yeast... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Jaune, Westbrook Brewing Co (SC)

Written By: Dion on 05/01/2018
Caramel, grape, and alcohol-infused oak lead the way on the nose. Cooked apple and freshly baked... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Nomah!, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/30/2018
So much tropical fruit on the, pineapple, papaya...just awesome. On the tongue, it's... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Outlaw Bound, The Rare Barrel (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/29/2018
Fortunate enough to have small tastes of several new beers today, but this one stood out for me.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Drivin' N Cryin' Straight to Hell/Mystery Road, Burnt Hickory Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 04/28/2018
Pretty floral with a bit of orange marmalade and caramel on the nose. Fairly similar on the tongue... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Denali Thunder Punch, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/27/2018
Candied pineapple, citrus peel, and hints of caramel and honey on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Single Barrel Belgian Style Quad, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 04/26/2018
An effervescent pour yields a nose of slightly sour cooked apples, grapes, and toffee. Gets a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Märzen Lager, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/25/2018
 Not a style I would normally choose given the other options on the board... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Elvis Juice, BrewDog (Scotland)

Written By: Dion on 04/24/2018
Sweet citrus on the nose presents not so much as grapefruit, but more like a candied orange for... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Buku, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/23/2018
It's easy to find something you're good at and fall into a rut, seeking refuge in the comfort of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Jam Band, Boulevard Brewing Co (MO)

Written By: Dion on 04/22/2018
Sharp notes of blueberry and cherry on the nose, with undercurrents of apple skin and a light... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Starsky & Dutch, 3 Stars Brewing Co (Washington, D.C.)

Written By: Dion on 04/21/2018
Smooth milk chocolate on the nose with a hint of roasted malt. Sweet and creamy on the tongue with... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Prodigal, Perennial Artisan Ales (St. Louis)

Written By: Dion on 04/20/2018
Outstanding nose of fudge brownie batter and dark, roasted malts. An subtle, early note of vanilla... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Pinball, Two Brothers Brewing (IL)

Written By: Dion on 04/19/2018
Nice aroma of candied orange and mango with a solid caramel malt backbone. On the tongue, the hops... (see more)