Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Mutual Gratification, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/01/2019
Brewed in collaboration with Ethereal, this triple IPA brings huge notes of candied citrus, honey... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shellycoat, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/31/2019
Very nice nose of tart berries, grapes, and red wine with a slight undercurrent of bourbon. Aroma... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brainless Passion, Epic Brewing (UT)

Written By: Dion on 01/30/2019
Initially pretty sweet on the nose, with the passion fruit coming off as candied and a bit syrupy.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/29/2019
Aroma is candied fruit with a malty backbone. Plenty of lemon, especially with warmth, and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Super Cluster, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/28/2019
Candied orange, pineapple, and mango on the nose. Little bit of honey and shortbread cookies with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Write Drunk Edit Sober, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2019
Quite a bit going on in the aroma as sharp citrus blends well with juicier, sweeter tropical... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Toasted Coconut Vanilla Demogorgon & Broken Dishes

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2019
Toasted Coconut Vanilla Demogorgon, Streetside Brewery (Cincinnati), and Broken Dishes, Funk... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye IPA, Schlafly-The St. Louis Brewery (MO)

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2019
Aroma leans mostly floral grass, with a touch of spice and melon. Fruit forward on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nut Bandit, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 01/24/2019
Huge hazelnut aroma with auxiliary notes of chocolate, toast, and caramel. Hazelnut translates in... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropic of Thunder, Stone Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/23/2019
Lightly sweet floral and cereal malt notes of the standard lager are given an upgrade with the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Kick Drum with Grapefruit, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2019
When you wander into a taproom for a beer, and you encounter one of the bartenders of said... (see more)


Year of New Beer: No Eye In Team, Platform Beer Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2019
Big, fruity nose of primarily grapefruit and tangerine. Pretty good caramel malt backbone. A... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 10W-40, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2019
Nice aroma that features mostly chocolate and roasted malts, with a subtle coffee note arriving... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brandy Barrel Aged Milk Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2019
Wonderful nose of chocolate and vanilla layered over a subtle caramel-laden bourbon. Creamy and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Me Oh My, Platform Beer Co/Streetside Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2019
Probably a bit past its prime at two months, but I thought I'd give it a try. Mostly citrus peel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Trendy AF, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2019
I'd be lying if I said I understood the process of using "distilled hop oils" to make a beer.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sweet Jane Blues, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2019
Mostly citrus peel and some herbal grass on the nose. Very subtle blueberry, if any. Very possibly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: OooohWee! Can Do!, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/15/2019
The nose on this beer is awesome...chocolate leading the way, with a subtle peanut husk that gets... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hip Slang, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/14/2019
Straightforward on the nose with a fantastic punch of grapefruit and background note of tangerine.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Saigon Scooter Selfie, Two Roads Brewing/Evil Twin Brewing (CT/NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/13/2019
Fantastic aroma blends chocolate, coffee, caramel, and cream right off the bat. Warmth brings more... (see more)