Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: 8th Anniversary Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 02/05/2020
It doesn't seem possible that eight years have passed since the Boys opened their doors, but here... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel and Bean, Allagash Brewing Co (ME)

Written By: Dion on 02/04/2020
Nose is more subdued than I was expecting, offering up caramel, toast, very mild coffee, and hints... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Imperial Balaton Raspberry Hill, Southern Grist Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 02/03/2020
You could try and dissect this beer and possibly end up being more descriptive than necessary. It... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Theory of Abundance, TrimTab Brewing (Birmingham)

Written By: Dion on 02/02/2020
Mango, melon, and peach hit the nose initially. Warms to include some blueberry and a touch of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Braincake, Parish Brewing (LA)

Written By: Dion on 02/01/2020
Hints of grapefruit to start; quickly pushed aside by berry, melon, and a touch of coconut. Gets a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Salty Oak flight, Salty Oak Brewing Co (Panama City, FL)

Written By: Dion on 01/31/2020
Since the rain kept me off the golf course today, I took the opportunity to visit this new spot... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Situational Ethics Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Honey Imperial Stout, Monday Night Bre

Written By: Dion on 01/30/2020
Nose opens with slightly bitter chocolate and roasty malts, but is joined in short order by spiced... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tequilacerbus, Avery Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/29/2020
Another old beer that's new to me. The nose gives plenty of hints as to the amount of pucker that... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coming Soon...Sabro, Rubobrau (for now) (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 01/28/2020
Absolutely fantastic aroma. Bright citrus and tropical fruits hit first, notably tangerine, mango... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Master Blend, Sixpoint Brewery (NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2020
I'll just start from the top and say this is the best beer I've had from Sixpoint, and I don't... (see more)


Year of New Beer: On The Wings of Armageddon, DC Brau (Washington, D.C.)

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2020
This is just straight-up, old school, imperial IPA. Aroma and taste feature tons of citrus... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coming Soon...Mosaic, Rubobrau

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2020
Huge mango and papaya lead the way, with candied orange and a great gummy bear note as it opens... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 3 Hour Tour, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/24/2020
With the base coconut porter being low-key one of the best beers in Lex, I really wanted to make... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chico's Revenge Imperial Milk Stout, 2nd Shift Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 01/23/2020
Nose is pretty much dominated by a sweet milk chocolate, with hints of roasted malt in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Nuttiest Professor, Avery Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2020
I never had this beer fresh, so I'm pretty sure I'm not getting the same experience that most... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 40th Hoppy Anniversary Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2020
An ode to the classic west coast IPAs, this one throws grapefruit and pine front and center.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fantastic Haze Imperial IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2020
Big grapefruit, melon, and an overall candied citrus on the nose. Hints of honey and the slightest... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Puppy Slumber Party, Metazoa Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2020
Slightly sweet milk chocolate with a solid roasted peanut note that builds with warmth. Quite a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Christmas Warmer, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2020
The nose leaves little doubt as to what they were shooting for here, as this just screams... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Haze of Least Resistance, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lex)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2020
A beer with a name befitting the path this now 50 year old guy is most likely to take. Nose that... (see more)