Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Afternoon Splash, Shared Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 05/06/2019
 A mixture of fruits on the nose as orange and grapefruit coexist with notes of peach and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Experimental Guava Passionfruit Margarita, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/05/2019
The new Tropical Sour is given a delicious margarita twist that fits perfectly with the abundant... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brut IPA, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 05/04/2019
Fairly modest nose that leans floral with a light malt and a nearly saison-like spice. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Yo! Fo Sho, Rock House Brewing/ Ben Hoh Collaboration (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 05/03/2019
Putting coffee into a fruited gose just has to be a train wreck, right? Except it isn't. This one... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Out of Mind, Avery Brewing Co (CO)

Written By: Dion on 05/02/2019
Big, roasty nose that puts the coffee front and center, augmented by toasted bread and nuts, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tropic King, Funkwerks (CO)

Written By: Dion on 05/01/2019
Aroma opens with tropical fruits atop more traditional saison notes of damp wheat and peppercorn.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Revengeful Spirit Imperial IPA, Stone Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 04/30/2019
Pretty floral on the nose, with plenty of pineapple and orange joining in. A little earthy and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: KC Pils, Boulevard Brewing Co (Kansas City)

Written By: Dion on 04/29/2019
Crisp and straightforward on the nose with lemon zest, floral hops, bread crust, and sweet cereal... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mládek, 2nd Shift Brewing/Perennial Artisan Ales (St. Louis)

Written By: Dion on 04/28/2019
A burst of cinnamon greets the nose where it is quickly joined by notes of coffee, chocolate, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Belloq, Hoof Hearted Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 04/27/2019
Plenty of the advertised coffee on the nose, with lesser notes of chocolate, caramel, and vanilla.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Perpetually Green, Other Half Brewing Co (NY)

Written By: Dion on 04/26/2019
Nose is bursting with fruits ranging from orange and peach to lemon and mango. Very subtle herb... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger Liquid Paradise IPA, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 04/25/2019
One of only 2 beers on the taplist that I hadn't tried, so it fulfilled the requirement. Pretty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Beta Guppy, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 04/24/2019
Pretty solid aroma that features the expected citrus notes of orange and grapefruit, with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: IPAcalypse Now, Singin' River Brewing Co (AL)

Written By: Dion on 04/23/2019
Lots of orange marmalade, hints of honey, and a big, bready malt backbone. Nice hop bite, touch... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hurricane, Tree House Brewing Co (MA)

Written By: Dion on 04/22/2019
Continuing my recent run of fruity IPAs, this one packs grapefruit, mango, and a touch of apricot... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Sssappp, Tree House Brewing Co (MA)

Written By: Dion on 04/21/2019
Grapefruit rind, hints of apricot, and quite a bit of earthy pine on the nose. Flavors follow the... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/20/2019
Starting off, the aroma on this one seems a bit one dimensional, as the rye and brandy barrel... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Toasted Coconut Porter, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/19/2019
This doesn't require a ton of flowery prose...I would just say this is one of the most balanced... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 100 Citra, Burley Oak Brewing (MD)

Written By: Dion on 04/18/2019
I was expecting a big citrus punch, and this delivers orange in spades. So juicy with just a touch... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Spring, Tree House Brewing Co (MA)

Written By: Dion on 04/17/2019
Wonderful nose that features tangerine, pineapple, cantaloupe, and hints of tart peach. Lighter... (see more)