Blog Entries

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

Written By: Dion on 09/01/2019
Poolside with this briny, citrusy treat is about as close to "beach" as I could get today. Lime... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Two Hearted Ale, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 08/31/2019
It's a question I hear often--"What's the best beer you've ever had?" Honestly, I don't know... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Passionfruit, Edmund's Oast Brewing Co (Charleston)

Written By: Dion on 08/30/2019
The namesake passionfruit is present in abundance, joined by lesser notes of lemon, pineapple, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hootie, Sixpoint Brewery (Brooklyn)

Written By: Dion on 08/29/2019
Been quite some time since I've sampled anything from Sixpoint, and this one does not disappoint.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: All Y'all, Prairie Artisan Ales/American Solera (OK)

Written By: Dion on 08/28/2019
All about the tropical fruits as mango and pineapple lead the way ahead of a light herbal note.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze Against The Machine, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 08/27/2019
HazePalooza comes to National Avenue on Saturday, bringing multiple one-offs in the taproom, as... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Underground Mountain Brown, Founders Brewing Co (MI)

Written By: Dion on 08/26/2019
Outside of Más Agave, which was polarizing (but I loved), the Barrel Aged series from... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Norwegian Kiwi, Ricky Burdette/Boy Meets Wort (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 08/25/2019
Really nice nose that starts floral and just a bit dusty. Warms to allow a mild yeast and citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Freedom of Speach, Revolution Brewing Co (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 08/24/2019
More often than not, seeing the word "Session" on the label means a drop in flavor that rivals... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bushwhacker! Coconut Rum, Listermann/Bhramari (Cincinnati/Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 08/23/2019
Chocolate and vanilla are the heavy hitters in the aroma department, with only a subtle coffee and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chocolate Vanilla Swirl Azathoth, Edmund's Oast Brewing Co (Charleston)

Written By: Dion on 08/22/2019
Pretty much all you need to know is right there in the name...sweet, almost Hershey's syrup up... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Who Cooks For You, Jackie O's Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 08/21/2019
Pretty light aroma overall, with mostly lemon and orange up front. Mild grass with warmth. Less... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hammer of the Lion, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Snobby Beer Bitches on 08/20/2019
Two of my favorite beer styles, imperial stout and wee heavy, are blended and subsequently aged in... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beach, Carton Brewing Co (NJ)

Written By: Dion on 08/19/2019
Like so many low ABV pale ales, this one just doesn't have a ton going on. The nose is very mild... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cherry Flanders Red, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 08/18/2019
The expected cherries are joined by lime, green apple, and a bit of red wine vinegar on the nose.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brinner Stout, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 08/17/2019
Because a huge, coffee stout that tastes like pancakes is what you have when it's 90° out.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: SS Kentucky, Carton Brewing/Against the Grain Brewery (NJ/Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 08/16/2019
Hints of grain and syrupy sweet pineapple on the nose, both of which get a little overpowered by... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hoppopotamus, Metazoa Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 08/15/2019
What's this? An IPA free of lactose, vanilla, and fruit puree? Do breweries still make those?... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Swole, Streetside Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 08/14/2019
No mistaking it, this is a fruity beer, offering up loads of guava, mango, and peach skin on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Hook, Carton Brewing (NJ)

Written By: Dion on 08/13/2019
A myriad of fruits on the nose...orange, mango, hints of lemon, all atop a light cracker and... (see more)