Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Pillar to Post, Trimtab Brewing (Birmingham)

Written By: Dion on 03/20/2017
Bread crust, caramel, rye spice, and hints of nuts on the nose. Bready malts greet the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Happy Hermit, Green Bench Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 03/19/2017
Fairly decent mixture of floral, fruit, and herbal grasses on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Kentucky Sunrise, Pivot Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/18/2017
Made my inaugural visit to Pivot today and came away very impressed. Cool space, friendly staff... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 2014 Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Boulevard Brewing (Kansas City)

Written By: Dion on 03/16/2017
Hints of raisins, plums, and dates sit atop a sweet chocolate and light vanilla, all of which are... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye Barrel Aged Tzar, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/15/2017
Big, roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, and and woody spice on the nose. Very similar as it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Friend Zone, Monday Night Brewing (Atlanta)

Written By: Dion on 03/14/2017
Mild orange peel and a faint malt backbone are about all I get in the aroma. On the tongue is more... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Gose Weasel, Marz Community Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 03/13/2017
Pretty bland on the nose, with the expected brine coming on a little with warmth, along with... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 1): Homestyle, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 03/12/2017
 Juicy citrus and tropical fruits offer up a "fresh-squeezed" type of aroma, augmented by a... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Rnd 2): Koko Buni, Creature Comforts (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/12/2017
Very nice aroma of coffee, chocolate malt, nuts, and light coconut on the nose. Fairly similar on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Funken City Barrel Aged Wild Saison, Insight Brewing (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/11/2017
Crazy nose that hits you with waves of fruit, funk, and spice layered over delicious hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Murder of Cranberries, Lupine Brewing (MN)

Written By: Dion on 03/10/2017
Rich, roasty malts and light coffee highlight the nose and transition seamlessly to the tongue.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Misanthrope, Surly Brewing Co (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/09/2017
Surly Brewing is probably best known for big, brash beers that pummel you into submission with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Let it Ride IPA, Indeed Brewing, and Wonderstuff, Bauhaus Brew Labs (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/08/2017
The IPA has a nose loaded with tangerine that translates to a pithy bitterness on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sweet Child of Vine, Fulton Beer (Minneapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/07/2017
Very light floral and fruity aspects on the nose, with hints of caramel and sweet grains. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Galaxy, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/06/2017
I think anyone who has visited Country Boy in the last several weeks, either at the original... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red Handed, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 03/05/2017
Just shy of 2 weeks old, this beer hits the glass bursting with a dankness and pithy citrus peel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Megawheat Double IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 03/04/2017
Citrusy nose of orange, lemon, and mango with hints of wheat and grass. Boldly bitter on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Atalanta, Orpheus Brewing (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/03/2017
A little yeasty funk on the nose, with traces of lemon, sour apple, and light plum with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 6th Anniversary Hazelnut Chocolate Imperial Stout, Westbrook Brewing (SC)

Written By: Dion on 03/02/2017
Chocolate malt, coffee, and a light roasted nut on the nose. The tongue features an earthy... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ghost Bridge Imperial Stout, Singin' River Brewing (AL)

Written By: Dion on 03/01/2017
Dark fruits and bittersweet chocolate on the nose, with hints of coffee and something akin to... (see more)