Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Enchanter, Hi-Wire Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 05/26/2019
Snuck a picture in the comfy home bar of my friend Jeff. Roasty with a really nice nutty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Summer Refreshment Edition

Written By: Dion on 05/25/2019
Two new beers today, and they couldn't be more diametrically opposed. On the left is Keypunch... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 05/24/2019
Not sure why this hadn't found its way into my glass on any of my recent visits, but a quick stop... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Table Nouveau, Shared Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 05/23/2019
Fairly classic saison nose that features clove, peppercorn, and hay. Auxiliary notes of lemon and... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 05/22/2019
Always so many good beers on the board at Ethereal that it's taken me a while to get around to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Everything But the Kitchen Sink IPA, Two Roads Brewing Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 05/21/2019
Mostly tropical fruit notes on the nose, with mango and pineapple leading. Honey and sweet floral... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Man Eater, Hi-Wire Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 05/20/2019
This is roughly three months old, so probably a touch beyond the optimal flavor window. Candied... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Are You Suggesting Coconuts Migrate?, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/19/2019
HUGE kick of rum on the nose, with warmth bringing in some coffee, chocolate, and sweet caramel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lexington Craft Beer Week Brewpalooza

Written By: Dion on 05/18/2019
Spent the afternoon in Lex enjoying some amazing brews from three of our awesome breweries.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pure Imagination, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/17/2019
CBB's first real attempt at a hazy, New England IPA, is a keeper. Nose is a bit subdued, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: A Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington) haze duo

Written By: Dion on 05/16/2019
On the left is Haze You Seen My Stapler. Triple dry hopped with Mandarina Bavaria and El Dorado... (see more)


Year of New Beer: That's Some High Quality Haze-2-O, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/15/2019
Big papaya note initially, warming to feature the blood orange along with grapefruit zest and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropisaurus Kveiks, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/14/2019
The Blue Stallion Tap Takeover event during Lexington Craft Beer Week is always a good time.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Ritual in Repeat, Platform Beer Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 05/13/2019
Unable to participate in the Craft Beer Week festivities tonight, so I fell back on one from my... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Virgin Queen BBA, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/12/2019
One of the better red ales I've had recently gets the bourbon barrel treatment for a limited... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Vanilla Bean Baba Yaga, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/11/2019
Let's face it...there's not much left to say about Baba Yaga. It's simply one of the best beers... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Orange Starfish, Aslin Beer Company (VA)

Written By: Dion on 05/10/2019
Citra hops just kill in this beer. So much orange in both the aroma and flavor. Traces of mango as... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Silhouette, Lift Bridge Brewery (MN)

Written By: Dion on 05/09/2019
Big, boozy nose. Incredibly bourbon-forward, with caramel, molasses, dates, and oak char.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Master of Oranges, Aslin Beer Company (VA)

Written By: Dion on 05/08/2019
Nose opens with a huge punch of orange, warming to include grapefruit and a little peach skin.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: S'More Country Western, West 6th Brewing/Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/07/2019
The month of May brings many things...the Derby, warmer temps, graduations...but for craft beer... (see more)