Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Willettized Coffee Stout, Lagunitas Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 12/02/2018
After inexplicably leaving a bottle of this sitting on the shelf a few weeks back, I was lucky... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Fruit Brut IPA: Guava, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown).

Written By: Dion on 12/01/2018
The delicious, dry, Brut IPA proves to be a great base for experimentation as guava adds another... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Oh, So Pretty, 18th Street Brewery (IN)

Written By: Dion on 11/30/2018
Even with a cold, I still get plenty on the nose of this one. A bit funky, with nice saison spices... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Batch # 027: Old School/New School IPA, Nowhere in Particular (OH)

Written By: Dion on 11/29/2018
With the beginnings of a sinus infection impairing my sense of smell, this one probably isn't... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Chasing Rainbows Seven, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/28/2018
Tangerine, white grape, and hints of pineapple on the nose. Slightly floral but missing the dank... (see more)

Year of New Beer: I Like 'Em Real Thick and Juicy So Don't Pilate Nothin, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexin

Written By: Dion on 11/27/2018
This does not require a lot of is over-the-top loaded with guava, and it's... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Candy Bar Baba, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/26/2018
Managed a quick stop this evening so I could try this before it disappears. Deep, rich nose of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Life Itself, Platform Beer Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 11/25/2018
Pretty significant lime note on the nose with only subtle hints of lactose and graham cracker... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Another One, Maine Beer Company (ME)

Written By: Dion on 11/24/2018
Nose features a ton of grapefruit and pineapple with a solid undercurrent of spicy pine. More... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Breeder's Cup, Braxton Brewing (KY)

Written By: Dion on 11/23/2018
The only beer in the place I haven't tried, so...very nondescript nose, slightly floral with a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Oops (All the Berries), Ben Hoh/Chris Vandergrift homebrewed mead

Written By: Dion on 11/22/2018
This has been sitting in my fridge for over a year, so Thanksgiving lunch seemed like the perfect... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Dank Dank, Stillwater Artisanal Ales (MD)

Written By: Dion on 11/21/2018
All kinds of fruit on the nose, with most of it coming off as candied in nature. Tangerine, mango... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Fall, Maine Beer Company (ME)

Written By: Dion on 11/20/2018
Cocoa powder, dark fruit, and a light coffee on the nose. On the tongue is a nice roast that... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Solid Parody, Mile Wide Beer Company (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 11/19/2018
Sweet chocolate, caramel, and a light coffee roast on the nose. Auxiliary notes of toast, dark... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Superposition, Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 11/18/2018
Nose is bright with orange and grapefruit, backed by hints of cut grass and dry grains. Pretty... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Coconut Monolith (Variants), Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/17/2018
In addition to the toasted coconut deliciousness of the regular Monolith, the brewers at Rock... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Dinner, Maine Beer Company (ME)

Written By: Dion on 11/16/2018
As I approach seven straight years of trying a new beer every single day, I've come to realize... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Flora Obscura, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 11/15/2018
Nose is roasty with coffee bean and bitter chocolate atop earthy pine and floral hops. Pretty... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Berried in the Bluegrass, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 11/14/2018
 A wild ale with blueberries and blackberries, this one brings the pucker in the best way.... (see more)

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

Written By: Dion on 11/13/2018
So I guess it probably would've made more sense to try this one's base beer, Fuzzbox, before... (see more)