Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Mango Sour, Zebulon Artisan Ales (NC)

Written By: Dion on 11/21/2020
The name says it all as the aroma is dominated by a sharp mango, with just a bit of funk, slightly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Eddy Out, KettleHouse Brewing Co (MT)

Written By: Dion on 11/20/2020
Pretty subdued nose that starts with grapefruit before opening up to biscuit and floral hops.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Raspberry WOW!, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 11/19/2020
So this smells like some sort of raspberry seltzer or carbonated wine cooler. Doesn't taste much... (see more)


Year of New Beer: HefeWeizen, Live Oak Brewing Co (Austin)

Written By: Dion on 11/18/2020
Sometimes a beer makes it really easy...this one just nails the style. Plenty of banana and clove... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Night Warden, Avery Brewing Co (CO)

Written By: Dion on 11/17/2020
Nice nose of chocolate, toast, bourbon, and a bit of char. Bittersweet chocolate on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Above The Clouds, Equilibrium Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 11/16/2020
Second of two from this brewery that I picked up over the weekend. Orange and grapefruit dominate... (see more)


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Written By: Dion on 11/15/2020
Tried a couple of beers today that are about as different from one another as they could be. Up... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Energy Evolved, Equilibrium Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 11/14/2020
Excellent nose that features both citrus and tropical fruits...lots of orange backed by plenty of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hey Hey My My Pumpkin Roll Can Never Die, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/13/2020
Nose is like a bourbon-soaked pumpkin spice cake with hints of nuts and vanilla. Pumpkin spice to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze Cake, Clown Shoes (MA)

Written By: Dion on 11/12/2020
Really big, juicy nose that is loaded with sugared peaches, apricot, mango, and candied pineapple.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oubliette, Seventh Son Brewing Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 11/11/2020
Full nose of roasted malts, baker's chocolate, nuts, and hints of dark fruits. Very smooth on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sosus, Toppling Goliath Brewing Co (IA)

Written By: Dion on 11/10/2020
Behind Citra, my favorite hop is probably Mosaic, and this one makes excellent use of it. So much... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Galacticake, Clown Shoes (Boston)

Written By: Dion on 11/09/2020
Like the double IPAs of days gone by...pungent nose of citrus, ripe peaches, and juicy pineapple.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dankful IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 11/08/2020
With haze and lactose commanding most of the attention in today's IPA market, it's refreshing to... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 11/07/2020
So I'm a month late getting to this one, but that doesn't make it any less delicious. I love... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cloud Candy: Samba, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/06/2020
Nothing too complicated on the nose, mostly just pineapple, mango, and some candied orange. Soft... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Chernobly IV: Chocolate Hazelnut, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/05/2020
Better late than never as I finally dive into the first of three special Chernobly variants. This... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brux Domesticated Wild Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing/Russian River Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 11/04/2020
Sitting in my cellar for nearly nine years, I honestly wasn't expecting much from this, but ended... (see more)


Year of New Beer: We Sher-bet This Beer Is The Best Part Of Unemployment, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexin

Written By: Dion on 11/03/2020
The final installment in the Unemployment Lime series makes use of Rainbow sherbet in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Obsidian Kakow, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/02/2020
Awesome nose, offering up a big dose of dark chocolate and espresso roast, with a touch of warmth... (see more)