Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Double Home Sweet Home, Fifty West Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 11/11/2019
Seven hours ago, I was mowing grass. Now, with the temperature plummeting and the snow falling... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Desserts and Beer pairing at Rock House

Written By: Dion on 11/10/2019
The flight included a couple (that I'm sure of) new beers for me. First up was Turn to Stone... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Night Market, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 11/09/2019
Unexpectedly clear compared to most UA fruit beers. Pretty straightforward nose of banana candy... (see more)

Year of New Beer: India Pale Lager, Schlafly-The St. Lewis Brewery (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/08/2019
Uncomplicated beer in the UK Basketball-appropriate glass. Notes of lemon and tangerine softened... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Double IPA, West Side Brewing (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 11/07/2019
 A pretty nice blend here of old school hops and modern day haze. Plenty of orange... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Karate Chimp, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 11/06/2019
Little late getting around to this one. The advertised apricot and mango hit the nose with a tart... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Coffee Lawlessness, Platform Beer Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 11/05/2019
 Big coffee and charred malts on the nose, warming to feature a nice chocolate note.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Pineapple Dank Juice, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 11/04/2019
Another variant in this series finds an aroma filled with sweet pineapple, hints of orange and... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Fruit Casket, Champion Brewing Co (VA)

Written By: Dion on 11/03/2019
Little more old school double IPA here. Quite a bit of grapefruit on the nose, with some dried... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Red Curry Coconut Monolith, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/02/2019
All of the beers on the flight were good, but this one stood out. Not sure how the curry manages... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Imperial Double Fruited Vanilla Black Currant Boysenberry Hill, Southern Grist Bre

Written By: Dion on 11/01/2019
So I've had (and really enjoyed) the regular version of this beer. Double the fruit? Yes, please... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Kosmic Sour, Boston Beer Company/Samuel Adams (MA)

Written By: Dion on 10/31/2019
Slightly funky, earthy yeast on the nose, with just a hint of berries and grapes. On the tongue, I... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Blaze Ponies, Taft's Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/30/2019
So, originally, my new beer was going to be West 6th Hop Static, but then I realized I had tried... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Snake Nuts, West 6th Brewing (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 10/29/2019
Go ahead. Throw out your best duos. Jordan and Pippen. Simon and Garfunkel. Even Woody and Buzz.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Kiwi Coconut Fizz, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 10/28/2019
A warm October day is the only excuse I need to close my eyes and cling stubbornly to summer. And... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Amour, Central State Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 10/27/2019
Has a pretty solid aroma with plenty of grapefruit and citrus in general. Passionfruit is there... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Suddenly Comfy, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (DE)

Written By: Dion on 10/26/2019
Strong aroma of spiced cider and apple pie as the allspice and cinnamon really stand out. Lighter... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Maple Pour Over, Barreled Souls Brewing Co (ME)

Written By: Dion on 10/25/2019
Rich, roasty malts and baking powder lead the nose, with a solid coffee presence arriving soon... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Pink Guava Dank Juice, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 10/24/2019
Mostly citrus on the nose, with a heavy grapefruit lean. Hints of herbal grasses. I almost feel... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Cassian Sunset, Central Waters Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 10/23/2019
Really nice aroma on this one as roasted malts, baker's chocolate, coffee, oak, bourbon, and... (see more)