Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Coconut Sombrero, Clown Shoes (Boston)

Written By: Dion on 10/06/2019
Sweet milk chocolate that leans a bit toward brownie batter on the nose. Pretty solid coconut note... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Kentucky Coffee Barrel Cream Ale, Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 10/05/2019
It has probably been at least 3 or 4 years since I've had anything from LB&D (Alltech), but I... (see more)


Year of New Beer: **** It, We'll Do It Lime, Streetside Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 10/04/2019
Many breweries do key lime pie goses, few do them this well. Everyone gets the tart punch of lime... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lassi What You Think About This, Westbrook Brewing Co (SC)

Written By: Dion on 10/03/2019
Raspberries pop almost immediately, with background notes of cherry, green apple, and lime. More... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Very Varied, Bearded Iris Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 10/02/2019
In a word...smooth. Excellent aroma that runs the gamut from orange to melon to white grape.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hey Now, Hey Now, Eagle Park Brewing Co (Milwaukee)

Written By: Dion on 10/01/2019
Very bright, fruit-forward nose that features lemon, orange, and peach initially. Warms to show... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Gose, Westbrook Brewing Co (SC)

Written By: Dion on 09/30/2019
No surprise on the nose as a tart rhubarb leads the way, while a gentle wave of strawberry gives... (see more)


Year of New Beer: German Chocolate Cake Gose, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/29/2019
 This beer pretty much defies description. There's absolutely no logical reason for this... (see more)


Year of New Beer: I Always Wondered How Plumbuses Got Made, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/28/2019
A mixed culture sour with plums, this one didn't wow me initially. Nose of tart berries and white... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Tart, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/27/2019
Day 2 of the MT 3rd Anniversary party tomorrow is, in a word...LOADED. Live music from Trippin... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Trippin Froots, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/26/2019
My, my, how time flies. It feels like just yesterday that National Avenue got a new resident, and... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/25/2019
My already suspect olfactory system is knocked down another notch by a late summer cold... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dank Meme, Triptych Brewing Co (IL)

Written By: Dion on 09/24/2019
Bursting with fruit on the nose...orange, pineapple, and grapefruit dominant. Light grasses with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Speakeasy Drink Hazy, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/23/2019
I never got to try this one in its first incarnation a few months back, but I can certainly say... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/22/2019
Clementine/orange on the nose with some herbal grasses that come along as the glass warms. Not... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Memory, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 09/21/2019
Fairly bland nose overall, but I can find hints of orange, grapefruit, and lemon. Faint bready... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fruited EBTBNEIPA, Ricky Burdette (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 09/20/2019
Strawberry, mango, peach, pineapple, and toasted coconut. That's a lot of stuff. But it works.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazebeeriment 431, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/19/2019
Experimental hops yield huge rewards in the form of pineapple, mango, and papaya on the nose. Just... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/18/2019
Pouring like a fruit smoothie, this one puts the advertised apricot front an center on the nose.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Quiet Riot, Bearded Iris Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/17/2019
Somewhat subdued on the nose, featuring mostly passionfruit and hints of orange and lime atop a... (see more)