Blog Entries

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

Written By: Dion on 02/12/2021
So you say you've procrastinated on that Valentine's Day gift? Well, if he (or she) is a fan of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hopped Cider, Wise Bird Cider Co/Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/11/2021
Honestly kinda forgot about this one, so I'm certainly not getting what the collaborators... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blueberry Chocolate Chip Maple Bourbon Pancakes: Baba Yaga (2021), Ethereal (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 02/10/2021
Awesome nose delivers on the name in spades. Big blueberry note up front. But just when you think... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Three Nights Only, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/09/2021
Back to my friends to our west tonight for this single hopped, triple New England IPA. Ripe... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Where Rubo Go?, Atrium Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/08/2021
Fantastic aroma as this hop combo seems to sit right in my wheelhouse. Big punch of tangerine and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: A New Riff on Braggot, Maiden City Brewing (Cynthiana, KY)

Written By: Dion on 02/07/2021
This pandemic has stolen many things from us. Personally, socially, economically...they all mean... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Odinadtsat, Monnik Beer Co. (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 02/06/2021
I say from time to time that some beers just don't require a detailed dissection or attempts at... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mayan Mocha Stout, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 02/05/2021
This one has been around for a while, but for some reason I've never ticked it. Anyway...fairly... (see more)


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)