Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: High Voltage, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/04/2021
A fruited gose is always going to get my attention, so a quick trip to the best brewery on Luigart... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Willet Bourbon Barrel-Aged Gonzo Imperial Porter, Flying Dog Brewery (MD)

Written By: Dion on 03/03/2021
Bittersweet chocolate leads the the way on the nose. Hints of bread crust and coffee bean sneak... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gaffel K├Âlsch, Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co. (Germany)

Written By: Dion on 03/02/2021
Crisp, clean nose of cracker malts, hints of lemon, and mildly floral grasses. Simple and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Groovy Juice, Fat Head's Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 03/01/2021
Not sure why it has taken so long for Fat Head's to start distributing to KY, but they're... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peanut Butter Porter, Saugatuck Brewing Co (MI)

Written By: Dion on 02/28/2021
Nice cocoa powder and peanut butter on the nose. Fairly smooth transition to the tongue with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections Vol. 5: Strawberry-Banana, Mirror Twin Brewing Co. (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/27/2021
This one pours THICK! Just as much smoothie as it is beer. Nose is pretty subtle overall, with the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Couch Coach, Falls City Beer (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/26/2021
Pretty much what you would expect on the nose...cereal grains, a light, slightly floral note, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blue Raspberry, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 02/25/2021
So, obviously they chose to either Photoshop their label or maybe just photograph a different... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cream Team, Flying Dog Brewery (MD)

Written By: Dion on 02/24/2021
Revisiting another brewery that has sort of fallen off my radar the last few years. This one has a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: SA11

Written By: Dion on 02/23/2021
Hadn't picked up a beer from these guys in a long time so I decided to give this one a shot. Nice... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lemon Curd Milkshake IPA, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/22/2021
As expected, lemon practically jumps from the glass to the nose, bright and pungent. Warmth lets... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections v4: Blueberry, Raspberry, Cake Batter Slushee Sour, Mirror Twin

Written By: Dion on 02/21/2021
I love it when a beer tells you what it is on the label, then straight up delivers. Tons of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Red for Filth, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/20/2021
I'm not normally a fan of red ales, they just aren't my thing. But make one that tastes like... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Cabana Juice, Taft's Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 02/19/2021
Very subdued nose that gives off mild pineapple and honestly not much else. Gets a bit more... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Country Boy IX: Barrel Aged Imperial Stout w/Roasted Peanuts, Coffee, and Vanilla

Written By: Dion on 02/18/2021
I thought the base barrel aged stout I had two nights ago was awesome. This variant manages to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Party Favors, Sixpoint Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 02/17/2021
Nose features some nice candied tropical fruits, mostly mango and pineapple, with cursory notes of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Country Boy IX: Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 02/16/2021
So for the last week or so, my Facebook memories have made it abundantly clear that we are missing... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Stereohopic Vol. 1, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 02/15/2021
Nose packs a great, traditional IPA punch with loads of citrus, pine, and a little weed. Hints of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hegemon, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/14/2021
Big aroma for a beer with no adjuncts or barrel aging. Heavy char, dark fruit, with hints of burnt... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hi-Wire Loves AVL: A Traditional Stout, Hi-Wire/Zebulon (Asheville/Weaverville)

Written By: Dion on 02/13/2021
Truth in advertising as this one keeps it old school. Simple but effective nose of bittersweet... (see more)