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Year of New Beer: Bruised Orange Pilsner, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/11/2020
A non-stop barrage of bubbles rising to the top of the glass carries an aroma of sweet, almost... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 05/10/2020
I didn't get to try this one on its first go-round in the taproom back in February, so I was glad... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 05/09/2020
Awesome nose here as orange leads the way, staying just ahead of lighter grapefruit and pineapple.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cloud Harvest 01, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/08/2020
Aroma features pineapple and mostly citrus pith. Only with warmth do I get the slightest bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Farmer's Lonely, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/07/2020
Very light strawberry nose joins the more traditional saison yeast and spice notes, with nothing... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peanut Butter Sculptures, Akasha Brewing Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 05/06/2020
Aroma screams Hershey's chocolate syrup with a really nice undercurrent of creamy peanut butter.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coconut Coffee Stout, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project (Denver)

Written By: Dion on 05/05/2020
Nice aroma that opens up with plenty of cocoa and a solid coffee kick. Charred toast and a bit of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fehr's XL, Akasha Brewing Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 05/04/2020
The expected sweet cereal grains hit the nose first, joined by faint floral hops and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Buenaveza Salt & Lime Lager, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 05/03/2020
Figured this might be a decent pairing to our dinner of burritos, and considering it mostly stayed... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Alpha Experiment: Trident, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown, KY)

Written By: Dion on 05/02/2020
Fairly pungent nose that seems to oscillate between citrus and tropical fruits as orange... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Epicurean Series 2020: Stone Fruit Compote à la Mode, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 05/01/2020
Black cherry on the nose that presents as a tart fruit pie filling, with an undercurrent of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Big Tick Energy, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/30/2020
Going back to the Rock House well tonight with this impressive beer. Nose is loaded with coffee... (see more)


Year of New Beer: When I Whip You Whip Pineapple Whip, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/29/2020
I'm a huge Disney fan, so if someone is going to brew a Dole whip-inspired beer, it's a given... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fantasmo, Three Floyds Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 04/28/2020
Not a ton going on here in the aroma department, which is no surprise, given the style. Very light... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fancy Papers, Cigar City Brewing Co (FL)

Written By: Dion on 04/27/2020
Somewhat underwhelming aroma of orange, grapefruit, and dry grasses. Get a hint of biscuit in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Too High for Work, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/26/2020
The Pomegranate Margarita sour from MT gets a sweet twist with vanilla and lactose additions, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sköll, Three Floyds Brewing Co (IN)

Written By: Dion on 04/25/2020
Nice aroma that features chocolate and a slightly roasty malt initially, warming to showcase the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Slush, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 04/24/2020
Mostly raspberry, lemon, and lime on the nose. Don't really get any strawberry. Pretty sharp on... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/23/2020
This beer has been brewed a couple of times, and each time it has sold out before I could manage... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Cooper's Gambit, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/22/2020
Another pie beer from RH, this time of the cherry variety. Modest cherry on the nose with some... (see more)