Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Cashmere, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/18/2019
Bright nose of citrus, melon, and floral grasses. On the tongue, this presents with candied fruits... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fussy IPA, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 03/17/2019
A trip down memory lane to the IPAs of yesteryear...aromas of grapefruit, pine, and toasted bread... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hulk Hands, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 03/16/2019
Fruit forward on the nose with tart peach and lemon standing out. Almost a sourdough bread lean... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sunlight Cream Ale, Sun King Brewing (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 03/15/2019
Looking for something light tonight, and this fit the bill. Hints of orange, lemon, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Official, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 03/14/2019
Fairly subdued nose that comes off primarily as one-note, mostly tangerine. I can find hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ms. Violet 2018, To ├śl (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 03/13/2019
So maybe this is beyond its "best by" date. Or maybe it's just not that good. At any rate, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: So You're Drinking Haze With Your Pals the Other Day, Mirror Twin (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/12/2019
Citrus pops on the nose, with orange taking the lead over lesser notes of grapefruit and even a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chocolate Ale, Boulevard Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 03/11/2019
A curveball right off the bat as this one pours much more golden amber than I was expecting... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Boone's Farmhouse Ale, Dreaming Creek Brewery (Richmond, KY)

Written By: Dion on 03/10/2019
Solid saison aroma that starts spicy with a bit of clove before allowing traces of pear and white... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Girl on Fire, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/09/2019
Created by the ladies at Rock House to commemorate International Women's Day, this imperial stout... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Milk, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 03/08/2019
Big citrus note initially, settling in to a more tropical pineapple/mango as the glass warms. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dunst Bro, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 03/07/2019
Starts with a nose of tangerine and grapefruit before opening up to include more tropical notes of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Virgin Queen, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/06/2019
I've never been a big fan of red ales, but this is solid from the jump. Nice nose of caramel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Farmhouse Pale Ale, Oxbow Brewing Co (ME)

Written By: Dion on 03/05/2019
Classic saison notes of spice and bread yeast combine with some underlying citrus on the nose.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hang 'Em High, Torn Label Brewing (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 03/04/2019
Candied orange, grapefruit, and pineapple really pop on the nose, following through to the taste... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Jamaican Rum Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout, Boulevard Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 03/03/2019
After a year-long slumber in barrels, this one emerges with deep notes of chocolate, brown sugar... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Radical Candor, Martin City Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 03/02/2019
Not hazy, but not exactly clear, either, pouring a caramel/tobacco color with orange, grapefruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: BKS Artisan Ales Flight (Kansas City)

Written By: Dion on 03/01/2019
Starting on the left with Counterculture, a New England IPA. Full of fruit juice with a subtle... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Good L'Oven, Boulevard Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 02/28/2019
I got to try a handful of new things today, all of which were good, but this one stood out. The... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hard Way IPA, Martin City Brewing Co (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 02/27/2019
Going old school with orange and grapefruit atop a bit of bread crust. Translates virtually... (see more)