Dion's Blog Entries

Bio: Our friend Dion is on a quest. That quest is to try one new beer every single day. Just one. He's been successful in this quest for over 1000 days so far ... and he's still going. He and his family are frequenters of our Lexington establishments and big fans of the food trucks. If you see him out, buy him a beer ... but make sure it's one he hasn't tried yet.

Year of New Beer: 3 A.M. Fireworks, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 12/11/2020
So this reminds me a little of a raspberry toaster strudel on the nose...just a touch fruity, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: That Damn Screw, Atrium Brewing Co (Louisville)

Written On: 12/10/2020
Mosaic hops certainly do their thing in the aroma department...berries, sweet peach, mango, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Special #4 Stout, Goose Island Beer Co (Chicago)

Written On: 12/09/2020
Everything I love about the original Bourbon County stout is here...roasty malts, rich chocolate... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dragon's Milk Solera, New Holland Brewing Co (MI)

Written On: 12/08/2020
Aroma opens with notes of caramel, plums, raisins, and spiced apples. Warmth brings out hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Count Nibula, Fountain Square Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written On: 12/07/2020
Cocoa powder with a bit of nut and roasted malts on the nose. Warms to more of a sweet, milk... (see more)


Year of New Beer: PB & J Porter, Blue Stallion Brewing Co/Pivot Brewing (Lexington)

Written On: 12/06/2020
Got this crowler filled over a month ago and just never got around to opening it. Take the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: French Quarter Temptress, Lakewood Brewing Co (TX)

Written On: 12/05/2020
Pretty straightforward nose that hits with baker's chocolate, charred malts, and a light coffee... (see more)


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Written On: 12/04/2020
Nose opens with a big peanut butter and chocolate; aeration ushers in some potent bourbon notes.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Snowflake, Rock House Brewing. (Lexington)

Written On: 12/03/2020
As a kid, I always loved dreamsicles. This beer definitely brings back some of those memories as... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Waterboys, Champion Brewing Co (VA)

Written On: 12/02/2020
So this is a charity beer with proceeds going to a group with the mission of bringing clean... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Kentucky Fog Stout, Goose Island Beer Co (Chicago)

Written On: 12/01/2020
Very complex nose that seems to change each time I lift the glass. Starts as expected with a big... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Dank Juice, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written On: 11/30/2020
Nose is greeted by waves of candied pineapple, grapefruit, and honey. Plenty tropical on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Calla IPA, Yazoo Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written On: 11/29/2020
Nose is pretty much just a generic citrus, with nothing really separating itself from the pack.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Caramella Wheatwine, Goose Island Beer Co (Chicago)

Written On: 11/28/2020
I don't really eat many caramel apples, and I've definitely never had one soaked in... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wheezing The Juice: Blueberry Cobbler, Mirror Twin Brewing Co. (Lexington)

Written On: 11/27/2020
So it wasn't until after I opened this that I realized I probably should've had the plain... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Detritivore, Jester King Brewery (Austin)

Written On: 11/26/2020
Very mild nose that hints at a funky saison base, along with subtle cherry and dusty wheat. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections Vol. 1- Plum and Boysenberry Slushee Sour, Mirror Twin Brewing (L

Written On: 11/25/2020
Wonderfully fruity nose that comes off like pie filling. The two featured fruits come together... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pomona, Avery Brewing Co (CO)

Written On: 11/24/2020
Grabbed this one almost as an afterthought, and I'm really glad I did. Really bold on the nose... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pineapple Monster, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written On: 11/23/2020
Simcoe hops contribute to an awesome aroma that is heavy on grapefruit, peach, and apricot. Warmth... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy High, MadTree Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written On: 11/22/2020
 Big, malty sweet notes greet the nose, with additions of candied pineapple and mango. A bit... (see more)