Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Sir Peché, Tröegs Independent Brewing (PA)

Written By: Dion on 02/04/2021
Aroma smacks with a huge hit of Brettanomyces, super funky, with maybe the most prevalent "horse... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Salmon Fly Honey Rye, Madison River Brewing Co (MT)

Written By: Dion on 02/03/2021
Sweet cereal grains and light honey on the nose. Nothing about this says rye beer to me. Sweet... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shaky Staves, West 6th Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/02/2021
Started this one off a bit cold, which muted the aroma for sure. A little aeration and warmth... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections Vol. 3: Blackberry & Mango Slushee Sour, Mirror Twin (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 02/01/2021
The latest installment in the Sour Reflections series is just as delicious as its predecessors.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ruffian Nate's Espresso, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/31/2021
Nose is rich milk chocolate with charred malts and plenty of roasted coffee bean. Thick and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Let's Make One Thing Perfectly Clear, Atrium/Mirror Twin (Louisvile / Lex)

Written By: Dion on 01/30/2021
No beating around the bush here...this is excellent. Nose is full of citrus, mango, and berries.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Vanilla Orange Ruffian, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/29/2021
First things first...if you aren't a fan of the orange and chocolate combo, you aren't going to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cinnamon Bun Baba: Baba Yaga 2021, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/28/2021
Aroma kicks off as mostly the base beer...chocolate, roasted malts, and a healthy dose of bourbon.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coconut Quadolith, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2021
Riffing on their very successful Coconut Monolith, Rock House takes a lighter bodied Belgian quad... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ruffian Toasted Almond & Coconut, Blue Stallion Brewing Co. (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2021
Count me among those that are happy to see Blue Stallion thumb their nose at the reinheitsgebot to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Two of Tarts, Upland Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2021
Passionfruit and lemon make up the bulk of the nose, warming to include some brine. Moderately... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chocolate Biscotti Baba: Baba Yaga 2021, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/24/2021
Sometimes describing a good beer requires breaking things down, layer by layer, as was the case... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coffee Dunked Chocolate Donut Baba: Baba Yaga 2021, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 01/23/2021
I guess for beer nerds, you can count today's "Interim Baba Day" as a small bright spot in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: For Fruits Sake, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2021
Mostly orange peel, grapefruit, and just the faintest hint of strawberry on the nose. I like the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Natural Bridge, Dreaming Creek Brewery (Richmond, KY)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2021
I've been drinking craft beer for 30 years. So I've seen a few trends. Kinda like fashion... (see more)


Year of New Beer: NuBeam, West 6th Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2021
Very happy to be feeling well enough to actually enjoy this beer tonight. Bright nose of orange... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cranberry Gose, Third Space Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2021
After spending the better part of the last 48 hours in a lot of discomfort, I relented this... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peach Dreamsicle, Terrapin Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2021
Pretty straightforward on the nose, giving exactly what the name implies. Juicy peach, a little... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Single Hop Citra, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2021
Load up an IPA with my favorite hop and you're bound to have a winner, at least in my book!... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Crates, Trillium Brewing Co/Private Press Brewing (MA/CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2021
 Out and about picking up some beer and new albums today and lucked into this pour. No crazy... (see more)