Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Suddenly Comfy, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (DE)

Written By: Dion on 10/26/2019
Strong aroma of spiced cider and apple pie as the allspice and cinnamon really stand out. Lighter... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Maple Pour Over, Barreled Souls Brewing Co (ME)

Written By: Dion on 10/25/2019
Rich, roasty malts and baking powder lead the nose, with a solid coffee presence arriving soon... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 10/24/2019
Mostly citrus on the nose, with a heavy grapefruit lean. Hints of herbal grasses. I almost feel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Cassian Sunset, Central Waters Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 10/23/2019
Really nice aroma on this one as roasted malts, baker's chocolate, coffee, oak, bourbon, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Aged Three Philosophers, Brewery Ommegang (NY)

Written By: Dion on 10/22/2019
The nose is struck by an immediate, nearly artificial cherry note atop hints of raisin, oak, and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fruit (and Hops) On The Bottom, Stillwater/Hoof Hearted Brewing (MD)

Written By: Dion on 10/21/2019
Tart fruits on the nose, with the strawberry being joined by lemon, grapefruit, and berries. Very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Courage & Fear, The Veil Brewing Co (VA)

Written By: Dion on 10/20/2019
I hadn't looked anything up on this beer before opening it, so I was surprised by the color as it... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pears Eat Brett, Rock House Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 10/19/2019
Sampled all of the test batch brews today, and all were pretty solid, but this one stood out.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Centerpiece, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/18/2019
Huge pop of pineapple greets the nose first, but the strawberry is definitely strong enough to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: OktubberFest, Taft's Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/17/2019
Pretty much as expected on the nose...bread crust, cereal grains, lightly floral with hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: III: O Captain! My Captain! (Leaves of Grass Series), Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 10/16/2019
Schwarzbiers don't make their way onto many taplists, but I usually enjoy them. The nose features... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nobody's Robot, Dancing Gnome (PA)

Written By: Dion on 10/15/2019
Pretty straightforward nose that features plenty of grapefruit, pineapple, and orange peel, backed... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Never Never Sorry Sorry, The Veil Brewing Co (VA)

Written By: Dion on 10/14/2019
One look at this pour and you know it's packed with fruit. Black currants and blackberries lead... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 10/13/2019
Very light, fruity nose that delivers mostly white grape and pear alongside floral and slightly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Dry Hopped Paint Box, Charlestowne Fermentory (SC)

Written By: Dion on 10/12/2019
Tons of fruit on the nose in the form of orange, grapefruit, mango, and peach. Pretty seamless... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brewer's Reserve Bourbon Barrel Peruvian Morning, Central Waters Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 10/11/2019
Another excellent beer that's been around for a while, that I've somehow managed to miss. The... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Post Card, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/10/2019
This one was worrisome from the start, because it just doesn't have an appealing aroma at all.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Stupid Good, Drastic Measures Brewing Co (MN)

Written By: Dion on 10/09/2019
I'm not gonna argue with them...this most definitely does not suck. Hits you in the face with old... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Un-Uninvited, Cigar City Brewing/Voodoo Brewing Co (FL/PA)

Written By: Dion on 10/08/2019
Awesome nose that leans toward brownie batter. Perfect vanilla note that doesn't overwhelm, but... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Dry Hopped Mixed Greens 38, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/07/2019
I'd be lying if I said I could tell a significant difference between this iteration of Mixed... (see more)