Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Process Control, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/16/2019
Just when I'm starting to think I've got a little palate fatigue in regards to hazy IPAs, along... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Mood Ring: Pineapple, Mango, & Pink Guava, Bearded Iris Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 09/15/2019
Mango and guava stand out on the nose, both softened in their intensity by a faint creamy vanilla.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Little Secret, Triptych Brewing (IL)

Written By: Dion on 09/14/2019
Really enjoyable beer, start to finish. Nose has a straightforward citrus peel and light pine... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Delusions of Grandeur, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 09/13/2019
Finally snuck in to give this one a go tonight, and it's good stuff. I get lots of tropical fruit... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Juice Box Hero, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/12/2019
With haze ruling the IPA world these days, sometimes it's nice to have something a little... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Twisted Monkey, Victory Brewing Co (PA)

Written By: Dion on 09/11/2019
OK, this is just terrible. The nose carries a syrupy sweet fruit, not sure I'd call it mango... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hurricane Gose, Hi-Wire Brewing/Urban South Brewery (Asheville/New Orleans)

Written By: Dion on 09/10/2019
Lots of fruit listed on the label, but the aroma seems to be primarily cherry and orange peel... (see more)

Year of New Beer: 4th & Gold, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery (DE)

Written By: Dion on 09/09/2019
The description claims grapefruit peel and a load of Cascade, Comet, Citra, and Centennial hops.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Paloma Gose Batch 4693, Schlafly (St. Louis)

Written By: Dion on 09/08/2019
Perfect brew for a warm afternoon. Plenty of lime and grapefruit to go along with a slight brine... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Double Blueberry Raspberry Lime Fruitsicle, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 09/07/2019
Smells as good as it looks, with tons of fruit popping from the start. The raspberry commands the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: 2019 Fest of Ales Edition

Written By: Dion on 09/06/2019
While the FOA may have taken a brief sabbatical in 2018, it returned with a vengeance this year... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Coconut Nephilim, Central State Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 09/05/2019
Chocolate syrup, roasty malt, mild coffee, and just a hint of coconut on the nose. Sweet and a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Brugge City Brune, Munkle Brewing Co (Charleston)

Written By: Dion on 09/04/2019
Light caramel with hints of raisin and dried tobacco alongside a baked bread note. Very nice... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Killer Robots, Black Acre Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 09/03/2019
Ginger is a polarizing's love or hate for most people. I happen to like it, so I... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Zirkusfest, Hi-Wire Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 09/02/2019
Fairly standard aroma for the style...caramel, bread crust, nutty, a bit grainy. All transition to... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Beach, Central State Brewing Co (Indianapolis)

Written By: Dion on 09/01/2019
Poolside with this briny, citrusy treat is about as close to "beach" as I could get today. Lime... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Double Two Hearted Ale, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 08/31/2019
It's a question I hear often--"What's the best beer you've ever had?" Honestly, I don't know... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Sour Passionfruit, Edmund's Oast Brewing Co (Charleston)

Written By: Dion on 08/30/2019
The namesake passionfruit is present in abundance, joined by lesser notes of lemon, pineapple, and... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Hootie, Sixpoint Brewery (Brooklyn)

Written By: Dion on 08/29/2019
Been quite some time since I've sampled anything from Sixpoint, and this one does not disappoint.... (see more)

Year of New Beer: All Y'all, Prairie Artisan Ales/American Solera (OK)

Written By: Dion on 08/28/2019
All about the tropical fruits as mango and pineapple lead the way ahead of a light herbal note.... (see more)