Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Master Blend, Sixpoint Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2020
I'll just start from the top and say this is the best beer I've had from Sixpoint, and I don't... (see more)


Year of New Beer: On The Wings of Armageddon, DC Brau (Washington, D.C.)

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2020
This is just straight-up, old school, imperial IPA. Aroma and taste feature tons of citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coming Soon...Mosaic, Rubobrau

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2020
Huge mango and papaya lead the way, with candied orange and a great gummy bear note as it opens... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 3 Hour Tour, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/24/2020
With the base coconut porter being low-key one of the best beers in Lex, I really wanted to make... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chico's Revenge Imperial Milk Stout, 2nd Shift Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 01/23/2020
Nose is pretty much dominated by a sweet milk chocolate, with hints of roasted malt in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nuttiest Professor, Avery Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2020
I never had this beer fresh, so I'm pretty sure I'm not getting the same experience that most... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 40th Hoppy Anniversary Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2020
An ode to the classic west coast IPAs, this one throws grapefruit and pine front and center.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fantastic Haze Imperial IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2020
Big grapefruit, melon, and an overall candied citrus on the nose. Hints of honey and the slightest... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Puppy Slumber Party, Metazoa Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2020
Slightly sweet milk chocolate with a solid roasted peanut note that builds with warmth. Quite a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Christmas Warmer, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2020
The nose leaves little doubt as to what they were shooting for here, as this just screams... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze of Least Resistance, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2020
A beer with a name befitting the path this now 50 year old guy is most likely to take. Nose that... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Synopsis Prickly Pear, Area Two Experimental Brewing (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2020
So this doesn't have a lot going on in the aroma. Mainly some vague, berry-like fruit, with hints... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shotgun Sour, Abomination Brewing Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/15/2020
A myriad of fruits in the aroma...berries, apples, lemons, and orange to name a few. Hints of dry... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Overworks Cosmic Crush Apricot Sour, BrewDog USA (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/14/2020
Lot of fruit on the nose, definitely not limited to apricot. Hints of apples, grapes, melons, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger Starship IPA, New Belgium Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/13/2020
While looking every bit the part of hazy, New England IPA, this one ends up more traditional for... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Astrolabe, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 01/12/2020
In the words of the great philosopher, Hozier 😂, "Take me to church!" If you've ever... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Colombian Necktie, Nightmare Brewing Co (NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/11/2020
Not sure I would have chosen to give this name to a beer, but unfortunate moniker aside, this is a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Sultana, Country Boy Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 01/10/2020
With my sense of smell still suffering due to this cold, I'm sure there's more to this beer than... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Salted Caramel Imperial Moo-Hoo, Terrapin Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 01/09/2020
Given that I'm fighting some sort of respiratory crud, I probably did this beer a disservice by... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Money Moves, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 01/08/2020
Who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter? Add in a dash of maple syrup...wow. Peanuts lead... (see more)