Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Fog Runner, Pinthouse Pizza (Austin, TX)

Written By: Dion on 10/25/2020
Nose pops with so many fruit notes...pineapple, grapefruit, mango, peach...really nice. Hits the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Italian Style Pilsner, Jester King Brewery (TX)

Written By: Dion on 10/24/2020
Nose is mild, offering up light floral qualities alongside citrus and spiced grains. On the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: What Do Now?, Pinthouse Pizza (Austin, TX)

Written By: Dion on 10/23/2020
Wonderful nose of grapefruit and herbal grasses. Soft and juicy on the tongue. This beer deserves... (see more)

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

Written By: Dion on 10/22/2020
So I've had several beers that claimed dragon fruit as an ingredient, but I still don't know... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Root of All Evil, Havoc Mead (VT)

Written By: Dion on 10/21/2020
Very aromatic with just a ton of ginger and lemon verbena. On the tongue, this starts off a bit... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Plumberry Buddies, DSSOLVR (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 10/20/2020
I'm all about the fruited goses, and this one is excellent. Nose hits first with juicy plum... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Barley Ridge Nut Brown Ale, Bitter Root Brewing Co (MT)

Written By: Dion on 10/19/2020
Caramel, bread crust, nuts, and a touch of sweet pipe tobacco on the nose. Malts carry more of a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Grapefruit Supreme, Surly Brewing Co (MN)

Written By: Dion on 10/18/2020
With tomorrow's medical procedure necessitating the consumption of a much different beverage this... (see more)

Year of New Beer: New Farm Blend #2, Turtleback Ridge Brewery (KY)

Written By: Dion on 10/17/2020
Had my first brews from Turtleback a little over a year ago and was thoroughly impressed. Same... (see more)

Year of New Beer: - Russian Imperial Stout (for John Bonham), Zebulon Artisan Ales (NC)

Written By: Dion on 10/16/2020
Roasty nose of charred malts and baker's chocolate to kick things off. Opens up to allow some... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Big Amarillo Mood, DSSOLVR (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 10/15/2020
Big punch of candied orange kicks things off, with auxiliary notes of peach and some pretty dank... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Tearing Flesh From Bone, Burial Beer Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 10/14/2020
If you're a beer nerd, you know that pretty much anything from Burial is going to be good.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hop Pilot, Daredevil Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 10/13/2020
Nose leans primarily on orange and pineapple, but does have hints of pine and peach. Flavors seem... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Cold Smoke, KettleHouse Brewing Co (MT)

Written By: Dion on 10/12/2020
Aroma ticks all the right boxes for a Scotch ale...caramel malt, light oak, toasted bread crust... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Elusory, Orpheus Brewing (Atlanta)

Written By: Dion on 10/11/2020
Candied tangerine with hints of mango, peach, and herbal grasses. Super soft on the tongue with... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Staghorn Octoberfest, New Glarus Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 10/10/2020
Aroma is fairly subdued, but notes of caramel, bread crust, and light tobacco are present. Fairly... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Strange Haze IPA, Highlander Beer (MT)

Written By: Dion on 10/09/2020
Not super hazy, but the nose does carry a nice candied pineapple and light honey. Pretty juicy on... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Dank Side of the Moon, 3rd Planet Brewing Co (FL)

Written By: Dion on 10/08/2020
Pretty much just straight juice on the nose, mostly orange and grapefruit. Faint hints of honey... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Cream & Sugar Please, Cycle Brewing Co (FL)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2020
Roasted malts lead the way on the nose, with a subtle coffee and chocolate building as it warms.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Brewcifer, Church Street Brewing Co (IL)

Written By: Dion on 10/06/2020
Once again cheating myself in the aroma department by drinking straight from the can. Regardless... (see more)