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No Blog Updates 9/28-10/4

Written By: Chris Vandergrift on 09/28/2020
Will resume on 10/4. (see more)


Year of New Beer: Saturn Ascends, Alexandria Brewing Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 09/26/2020
Big, roasty, bourbon barrel deliciousness on the nose from the minute this hits the glass.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wizard Needs Food Badly, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/25/2020
Ridiculous nose on this...just a ton of banana initially, mellowing out to feature cursory notes... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Prehistoric Bowl Crusher 2.0, Bhramari/Listermann (Asheville/Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/24/2020
Love the aroma on this one as it just screams "fruit punch" from the jump. Cherries, lemons, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Permanent Staycation, Monnik Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 09/23/2020
Straightforward, refreshing pale ale here. Nose is a nice blend of orange, grapefruit, and a touch... (see more)


Year of New Beer: A Wine-Dark Sea, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/22/2020
Very fruit forward on the nose as notes of blackberry, cherry, and plum leap from the glass.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Just Two Doods Being Brohs, Streetside Brewery/Mirror Twin Brewing Co (OH/KY)

Written By: Dion on 09/21/2020
Nose opens with just a ton of mango, with warmth bringing more citrusy notes atop an almost creamy... (see more)


Year of New Beer: K├Âlsch, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 09/20/2020
So much fun getting to be a part of the "Friends and Family" sneak preview for Atrium in... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cloud Harvest 03, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/19/2020
So tonight is less about beer, more about location. Sláinte has been open in Georgetown for... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Defy Tradition, Country Boy Brewing Co (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 09/18/2020
Bright nose that features orange, pineapple, berries, and melon. Aroma is sweeter overall. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Phantom Forest, MadTree Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/17/2020
Tons of tropical fruit on the nose from the minute this hits the glass. Mango and pineapple, along... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hi-Wire Loves AVL, Hi-Wire Brewing Co/Bhramari Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 09/16/2020
I'm not a huge fan of sour IPAs in general, but I am a big fan of Bhramari. And since we don't... (see more)


Year of New Beer: From Downtown, Listermann Brewing Co/More Brewing Co (Cincinnati/IL)

Written By: Dion on 09/15/2020
Hops, raspberries, cheesecake, and lactose... This should be a disaster. Except it's not.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nuts In A Weisse!, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/14/2020
It should come as no surprise at this point that if RH decides to brew a pie-flavored beer... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pocket Treats, Listermann Brewing Co/Weldwerks Brewing Co (Cincinnati/CO)

Written By: Dion on 09/13/2020
No doubt that this is a big, high ABV hop monster from the moment it hits the glass. Fresh cut... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Quentin Quarantino, Taft's Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 09/12/2020
Sweet, juicy fruits on the nose...pineapple, orange, and hints of grapefruit. Pretty solid caramel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Grapefruit Roadie, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/11/2020
Big candied grapefruit and orange sweetness on the nose. Both transition nicely to the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fill Pils, Highland Park Brewery (CA)

Written By: Dion on 09/10/2020
Maybe I've undergone my Lion King, "Circle of Life" moment, I don't know. Just a few years... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropical Truth, Flying Dog Brewery (MD)

Written By: Dion on 09/09/2020
Lots of candied pineapple and mango on the nose, along with a very perfume-like sweetness. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Manhattan Social Club, Boulevard Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 09/08/2020
Full disclosure...since I'm not a cocktail drinker, I've never had a Manhattan. If this is even... (see more)