Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Where The Buffalo Roam, Cameron's Brewing Co (Ontario)

Written By: Dion on 12/10/2018
A barrel aged barleywine, in a 16oz can, for less than four bucks? I'll bite. Nose has really... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Biggie, Listermann Brewing Co (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/09/2018
Nose features muted tropical fruits, leaning mango, pineapple, papaya. Hops get a little dank with... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Bourbon County Brand Midnight Orange Stout, Goose Island Beer Company (Chicago)

Written By: Dion on 12/08/2018
The Bourbon County beers have always been about decadence, and this particular version is no... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Key Lime Pie, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/07/2018
Loads of lime zest with an earthy, slightly herbal hop note on the nose. Fairly similar on the... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Glitter Freeze (# 3) and Sobbing Mathematically (#13), Streetside (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 12/06/2018
Several good small pours today, but these two stood out for me. Glitter Freeze was a Berliner... (see more)

Year of New Beer: ├śl Dorado, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 12/05/2018
Very fruity nose with pear, mango, and candied orange. Dank boxwood with warmth. On the tongue... (see more)

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

Written By: Dion on 12/04/2018
Juicy on the nose with grapefruit and tangerine coming out slightly ahead of herbal grasses and a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Plaid Habit, Boulevard Brewing (Kansas City, MO)

Written By: Dion on 12/03/2018
Excellent nose. Dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar, and a hefty dose of whisky. The tongue finds the... (see more)

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)