Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Espresso Totalitarian, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/10/2019
Aromas of coffee, cocoa powder, burnt sugar, and charred malts lead the way on a moderately... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop Jack IPA, Blackstone Brewing (TN)

Written By: Dion on 04/09/2019
You know it's a throwback to old school IPAs when you can see through it. Citrus peel and caramel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Portly Stout, Turtle Anarchy Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 04/08/2019
Fairly standard stout aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, and mild coffee. Pretty roasty on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: TANG Hill, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 04/07/2019
Honestly not a ton on the aroma. Pretty subdued candied orange and just a bit of sweet malt base.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Smash, Commonwealth Brewing Co (VA)

Written By: Dion on 04/06/2019
Sour candy-like fruits on the nose with pink grapefruit and lime nudging out the guava. Just a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barrel Vanilla Smoked Porter, Brewery Ommegang (NY)

Written By: Dion on 04/05/2019
Very nice nose that certainly features the bourbon aspect, but also allows chocolate, dark fruits... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Orange You Glad It's Not Another Hazy Pun, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/04/2019
New Beer, But Not Quite New Beer.  I really enjoyed this beer when it first came out for... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lemonade Lager, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 04/04/2019
Very subdued nose that eventually warms to release lemongrass and a very light ginger atop... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze and Back Again, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/03/2019
Grapefruit, pineapple, and mango on the nose, with a touch of a resinous tone as the temperature... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Citrannati, Wooden Cask Brewing Co (Newport, KY)

Written By: Dion on 04/02/2019
OK, I'm just going to have to assume that the 2 beers I've tried from this brewery have been old... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cloud Walker, Victory Brewing Co (PA)

Written By: Dion on 04/01/2019
Grapefruit and tangerine for sure on the nose, with another note that seems to waver between berry... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Raspberry Truffle W-n-B, Terrapin Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 03/31/2019
Nice coffee and chocolate on the nose, with hints of tart berries developing through the glass.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bourbon Barreled El Chaco, Maiden City Brewing Co (Cynthiana, KY)

Written By: Dion on 03/30/2019
The nose is greeted right away by a burst of coffee, rich and robust in its presentation. Bourbon... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pink Brut IPA, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/29/2019
Brewing with Pink Boots Society members nationwide, the ladies of Country Boy have whipped up a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Seventh Street Runoff, Wooden Cask Brewing Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 03/28/2019
Somewhat muddled nose of caramel, sweet grains, and light bread crust. Not necessarily bad things... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Snakes In A Cabin, West 6th Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/27/2019
To close out their 7th Birthday Celebration, W6th adds this beast of a variant to the already... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 82 Nutty Bars Walk Into A Keg, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/26/2019
Using their milk stout Cowabunga Dude as the base, MT gives it a chocolate peanut butter twist... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Citra Beam, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/25/2019
With a nose of mostly orange and apricot, this one builds on a base that, on the surface anyway... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Southlandia, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/24/2019
Not some of my best photography, but this one didn't stay in the glass long enough for a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Basic Beach, Platform Beer Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 03/23/2019
Tart nose of peach, lemon, and baked bread. Both the kiwi and strawberry are extremely subtle.... (see more)