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Year of New Beer: Gas Station Bananas, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/19/2020
I have no idea how many different beers I've tried. My best guess places it somewhere between 6... (see more)


Year of New Beer: One-Eyed Jacques, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/18/2020
Cocoa powder and toasted bread crust on the nose, with a sweeter chocolate building as it warms.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Friend Zone, Country Boy Brewing Co (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 06/17/2020
I wish this could've been in a glass to better appreciate the appearance, but rest assured, it... (see more)


Peach Hard Candy, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/16/2020
No doubt about the peach aspect of this one as you pour it into the glass. Dominant, and a little... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Round 1): Big Boi Map, Next Level Brewing Co (Knoxville)

Written By: Dion on 06/15/2020
Nose is fairly subtle, with mostly orange and some grapefruit rind. Just a bit of herbal... (see more)


Year of New Beer (Round 2): This Unemployment is Kiwing Me, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/15/2020
The Unemployment Lime sour has lent itself well to a series of variants, and this is another... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ride It Out, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/14/2020
Lots of citrus on the nose, seemingly more orange and tangerine than grapefruit, but good... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Blueberry Birthday Cake, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/13/2020
So this legitimately smells like blueberry cake batter or muffin mix. The berry aroma is present... (see more)


Year of New Beer: No More Lactose, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/12/2020
RH takes their basic blonde, Karen, and gives it a shot of childhood memories. How so? By pumping... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Roarin' Waters, 3rd Turn Brewing (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 06/11/2020
Definitely get the marshmallow hit on the nose initially, with a strawberry, light fruit punch... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wheezing the Juice: Black Currant, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/10/2020
Although black currant is the featured ingredient, the nose on this also offers suggestions of... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 06/09/2020
OK, first of all, tiramisu is probably my favorite dessert of all-time, so maybe a little power of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mango Tango, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/08/2020
Back to National Avenue for today's new beer, MT's Mirror Monday small batch release. No doubt... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Citra Monster, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/07/2020
It's almost not fair when a brewery does haze as well as MT, then they go and ramp up the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Banana Splitsville, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/06/2020
The aroma on this is just straight banana pudding. Obviously plenty of bananas with just the right... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shaking Off That Quarantine Haze, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/05/2020
Peach skin and mango, with lighter notes of melon and grapefruit on the nose. Really soft and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wake Me Up Before You Coconut Porter, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/04/2020
Up until the last day or so, this can represented the latest iteration of RH Brewing's coconut... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Raspberry Cider, Broken Throne Brewing (Pikeville, KY)

Written By: Dion on 06/03/2020
Really nice nose of raspberry, sweet apple, and white grape. Pretty sweet on the tongue with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze Everybody, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 06/02/2020
Loads of fruit on the nose with grapefruit, apricot, and peach skin, even a hint of lemon. Aroma... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gollysnotcher, Broken Throne Brewing (Pikeville, KY)

Written By: Dion on 06/01/2020
This one starts off with a nose of citrus, pineapple, and just a hint of passion fruit. Gets a... (see more)