Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Cream Team, Flying Dog Brewery (MD)

Written By: Dion on 02/24/2021
Revisiting another brewery that has sort of fallen off my radar the last few years. This one has a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: SA11

Written By: Dion on 02/23/2021
Hadn't picked up a beer from these guys in a long time so I decided to give this one a shot. Nice... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Lemon Curd Milkshake IPA, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/22/2021
As expected, lemon practically jumps from the glass to the nose, bright and pungent. Warmth lets... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections v4: Blueberry, Raspberry, Cake Batter Slushee Sour, Mirror Twin

Written By: Dion on 02/21/2021
I love it when a beer tells you what it is on the label, then straight up delivers. Tons of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Red for Filth, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/20/2021
I'm not normally a fan of red ales, they just aren't my thing. But make one that tastes like... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hazy Cabana Juice, Taft's Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 02/19/2021
Very subdued nose that gives off mild pineapple and honestly not much else. Gets a bit more... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Country Boy IX: Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/Roasted Peanuts, Coffee, and Vanilla

Written By: Dion on 02/18/2021
I thought the base barrel aged stout I had two nights ago was awesome. This variant manages to... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Party Favors, Sixpoint Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 02/17/2021
Nose features some nice candied tropical fruits, mostly mango and pineapple, with cursory notes of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Country Boy IX: Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 02/16/2021
So for the last week or so, my Facebook memories have made it abundantly clear that we are missing... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Stereohopic Vol. 1, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 02/15/2021
Nose packs a great, traditional IPA punch with loads of citrus, pine, and a little weed. Hints of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hegemon, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/14/2021
Big aroma for a beer with no adjuncts or barrel aging. Heavy char, dark fruit, with hints of burnt... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hi-Wire Loves AVL: A Traditional Stout, Hi-Wire/Zebulon (Asheville/Weaverville)

Written By: Dion on 02/13/2021
Truth in advertising as this one keeps it old school. Simple but effective nose of bittersweet... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Imperial Barrel Aged Cherry Cordial Stout, Country Boy Brewing Co (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 02/12/2021
So you say you've procrastinated on that Valentine's Day gift? Well, if he (or she) is a fan of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hopped Cider, Wise Bird Cider Co/Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/11/2021
Honestly kinda forgot about this one, so I'm certainly not getting what the collaborators... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Blueberry Chocolate Chip Maple Bourbon Pancakes: Baba Yaga (2021), Ethereal (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 02/10/2021
Awesome nose delivers on the name in spades. Big blueberry note up front. But just when you think... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Three Nights Only, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/09/2021
Back to my friends to our west tonight for this single hopped, triple New England IPA. Ripe... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Where Rubo Go?, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/08/2021
Fantastic aroma as this hop combo seems to sit right in my wheelhouse. Big punch of tangerine and... (see more)

Year of New Beer: A New Riff on Braggot, Maiden City Brewing (Cynthiana, KY)

Written By: Dion on 02/07/2021
This pandemic has stolen many things from us. Personally, socially, economically...they all mean... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Odinadtsat, Monnik Beer Co. (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/06/2021
I say from time to time that some beers just don't require a detailed dissection or attempts at... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Mayan Mocha Stout, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 02/05/2021
This one has been around for a while, but for some reason I've never ticked it. Anyway...fairly... (see more)