Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Syzygy, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/04/2021
Nose presents as powdered Sweetarts, with lime and tangerine managing to muscle their way to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Florida Weisse, Untitled Art (WI)

Written By: Dion on 01/03/2021
Purchased many months ago, this is another one that got shuffled to the back of the beer fridge... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Big Little Thing, Sierra Nevada Brewing

Written By: Dion on 01/02/2021
Nose comes off as tropical initially, with mango and candied pineapple leading the way. Warms to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lil' Mosaic Monster, Mirror Twin Brewing Co. (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/01/2021
This beer deserves more than I have to give tonight. Suffice it to say that it does what it's... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Devious Dankster, Odd13 Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 12/31/2020
Mostly orange peel and pineapple on the nose, warming to light pine. Pretty much the same on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ryeway to Heaven, Revolution Brewing (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/30/2020
Sweet, rich nose tells me I'm in for a treat. Caramel, molasses, dark fruit, and oak all make... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lampshade Party Ale, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 12/29/2020
Aroma reminds me a bit of Hopslam, at least initially. Lots of pineapple and sweet malt backbone... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Star Factory, Ethereal Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/28/2020
Good things come to those who wait. With reduced hours for the breweries and fewer trips to Lex... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Raspberry Hand Pie, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/27/2020
This one had been shuffled back in the fridge and was almost forgotten. Nose is pretty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gingerbread Snakes, West 6th Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/25/2020
No mistaking the ginger on the nose as it hits early and dominates throughout. Warmth does bring... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sour Reflections Vol. 2 - Tangerine and Raspberry Slushee Sour, Mirror Twin (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 12/24/2020
Volume 1 with plum and boysenberry was very good, but this one is even better. It doesn't require... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Baby Kittens, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 12/23/2020
Pretty subdued nose overall, mostly some pineapple and mango. Orange hits first on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fairy Hopmother, Odd13 Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 12/22/2020
Hits all the right notes on the nose...orange and grapefruit peel, melon husk, and light weed.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Baby Kittens, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 12/22/2020
Pretty subdued nose overall, mostly some pineapple and mango. Orange hits first on the tongue... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Escape Artist, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 12/21/2020
Nice hop combo offers up a range of fruit notes. Orange, melon, and hints of lemon and berry. Nice... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 12/20/2020
Remember that weird Jello salad topped with marshmallows that you wouldn't eat as a kid? Or at... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dueling Banjos Double IPA, West 6th Brewing/Gravely Brewing (Lexington/Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 12/19/2020
What's this? An IPA with no haze? No lactose? No fruit? Indeed, an IPA that rests on the hops.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ginger Mead, Ben Hoh/ Chris Vandergrift (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/18/2020
So this is most likely between 5 and 7 years old, with an ABV somewhere between 12-15%. Those are... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Corporate Wall Art, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/17/2020
Nose is comprised primarily of orange peel, with a faint ginger arriving late and increasing... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Celebrity Hazematch: Cashmere vs. El Dorado, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 12/16/2020
Hard to go wrong with this hop combination as it is bursting with citrus and tropical notes. Nice... (see more)