Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Hazy Memory, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 09/21/2019
Fairly bland nose overall, but I can find hints of orange, grapefruit, and lemon. Faint bready... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Fruited EBTBNEIPA, Ricky Burdette (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 09/20/2019
Strawberry, mango, peach, pineapple, and toasted coconut. That's a lot of stuff. But it works.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hazebeeriment 431, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/19/2019
Experimental hops yield huge rewards in the form of pineapple, mango, and papaya on the nose. Just... (see more)

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

Written By: Dion on 09/18/2019
Pouring like a fruit smoothie, this one puts the advertised apricot front an center on the nose.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Quiet Riot, Bearded Iris Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/17/2019
Somewhat subdued on the nose, featuring mostly passionfruit and hints of orange and lime atop a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Process Control, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/16/2019
Just when I'm starting to think I've got a little palate fatigue in regards to hazy IPAs, along... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Mood Ring: Pineapple, Mango, & Pink Guava, Bearded Iris Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/15/2019
Mango and guava stand out on the nose, both softened in their intensity by a faint creamy vanilla.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Little Secret, Triptych Brewing (IL)

Written By: Dion on 09/14/2019
Really enjoyable beer, start to finish. Nose has a straightforward citrus peel and light pine... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Delusions of Grandeur, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 09/13/2019
Finally snuck in to give this one a go tonight, and it's good stuff. I get lots of tropical fruit... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Juice Box Hero, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/12/2019
With haze ruling the IPA world these days, sometimes it's nice to have something a little... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Twisted Monkey, Victory Brewing Co (PA)

Written By: Dion on 09/11/2019
OK, this is just terrible. The nose carries a syrupy sweet fruit, not sure I'd call it mango... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hurricane Gose, Hi-Wire Brewing/Urban South Brewery (Asheville/New Orleans)

Written By: Dion on 09/10/2019
Lots of fruit listed on the label, but the aroma seems to be primarily cherry and orange peel... (see more)

Year of New Beer: 4th & Gold, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (DE)

Written By: Dion on 09/09/2019
The description claims grapefruit peel and a load of Cascade, Comet, Citra, and Centennial hops.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Paloma Gose Batch 4693, Schlafly (St. Louis)

Written By: Dion on 09/08/2019
Perfect brew for a warm afternoon. Plenty of lime and grapefruit to go along with a slight brine... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Double Blueberry Raspberry Lime Fruitsicle, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 09/07/2019
Smells as good as it looks, with tons of fruit popping from the start. The raspberry commands the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: 2019 Fest of Ales Edition

Written By: Dion on 09/06/2019
While the FOA may have taken a brief sabbatical in 2018, it returned with a vengeance this year... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Coconut Nephilim, Central State Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 09/05/2019
Chocolate syrup, roasty malt, mild coffee, and just a hint of coconut on the nose. Sweet and a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Brugge City Brune, Munkle Brewing Co (Charleston)

Written By: Dion on 09/04/2019
Light caramel with hints of raisin and dried tobacco alongside a baked bread note. Very nice... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Killer Robots, Black Acre Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 09/03/2019
Ginger is a polarizing's love or hate for most people. I happen to like it, so I... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Zirkusfest, Hi-Wire Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 09/02/2019
Fairly standard aroma for the style...caramel, bread crust, nutty, a bit grainy. All transition to... (see more)