Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Deth By Currants, Revolution Brewing Co (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/22/2018
Great nose as the currants pop, coming off like fresh blackberries and cherries. Enough vanilla... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Resilience IPA, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 12/21/2018
Sierra Nevada supplied the ingredients, and Country Boy, along with over 1000 other breweries... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Stout Aged In Bulleit Bourbon Barrel, Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House

Written By: Dion on 12/20/2018
Nose starts off with sweet, dark fruits and hints of caramel. Warmth allows for a bit more... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Deth's Tar, Revolution Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/19/2018
Black as night with a deep, dark aroma to match. Rich chocolate, caramel, plums, raisins, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Miss Daisy, Zaftig Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 12/18/2018
Bright citrus that leans toward lemon on the nose. Bread crust and a bit of dry grass with warmth.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Spencer Trappist Imperial Stout, Spencer Brewery (MA)

Written By: Dion on 12/17/2018
Charred malts, bitter chocolate, and traces of soy on the nose. Not much improvement on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye Barrel Gravel Pit Porter with Coffee, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/16/2018
Nate's Coffee leads the way on the nose, rich and bold against earthy oak and spice. I love the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coconut Vibes and 3 Fonteinen Framboos Oogst 2017

Written By: Dion on 12/15/2018
Coconut Vibes, Shared (St. Louis) and 3 Fonteinen Framboos Oogst 2017, Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oddjob, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/14/2018
Grapefruit peel, candied pineapple, and some dry grasses with warmth. On the tongue, initial... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Breakfast of Stallions, Blue Stallion Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/13/2018
Since I didn't catch this one back when it was released, I was happy to see it on tap tonight.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pac, Listermann Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/12/2018
Somewhat generic citrus aroma, mostly orange and grapefruit. Slightly herbal with warmth. Quite a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Drift Racer, Bear Republic Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 12/11/2018
The label says hazy, but this isn't really all that far removed from traditional IPAs. Nose is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Where The Buffalo Roam, Cameron's Brewing Co (Ontario)

Written By: Dion on 12/10/2018
A barrel aged barleywine, in a 16oz can, for less than four bucks? I'll bite. Nose has really... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Biggie, Listermann Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/09/2018
Nose features muted tropical fruits, leaning mango, pineapple, papaya. Hops get a little dank with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Midnight Orange Stout, Goose Island Beer Company (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/08/2018
The Bourbon County beers have always been about decadence, and this particular version is no... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Key Lime Pie, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/07/2018
Loads of lime zest with an earthy, slightly herbal hop note on the nose. Fairly similar on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Glitter Freeze (# 3) and Sobbing Mathematically (#13), Streetside (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/06/2018
Several good small pours today, but these two stood out for me. Glitter Freeze was a Berliner... (see more)


Year of New Beer: ├śl Dorado, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/05/2018
Very fruity nose with pear, mango, and candied orange. Dank boxwood with warmth. On the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shakedown, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 12/04/2018
Juicy on the nose with grapefruit and tangerine coming out slightly ahead of herbal grasses and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Plaid Habit, Boulevard Brewing (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 12/03/2018
Excellent nose. Dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar, and a hefty dose of whisky. The tongue finds the... (see more)