Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Synopsis Prickly Pear, Area Two Experimental Brewing (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2020
So this doesn't have a lot going on in the aroma. Mainly some vague, berry-like fruit, with hints... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Shotgun Sour, Abomination Brewing Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/15/2020
A myriad of fruits in the aroma...berries, apples, lemons, and orange to name a few. Hints of dry... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Overworks Cosmic Crush Apricot Sour, BrewDog USA (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/14/2020
Lot of fruit on the nose, definitely not limited to apricot. Hints of apples, grapes, melons, and... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger Starship IPA, New Belgium Brewing Company (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/13/2020
While looking every bit the part of hazy, New England IPA, this one ends up more traditional for... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Astrolabe, Urban Artifact (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 01/12/2020
In the words of the great philosopher, Hozier 😂, "Take me to church!" If you've ever... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Colombian Necktie, Nightmare Brewing Co (NY)

Written By: Dion on 01/11/2020
Not sure I would have chosen to give this name to a beer, but unfortunate moniker aside, this is a... (see more)

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

Written By: Dion on 01/10/2020
With my sense of smell still suffering due to this cold, I'm sure there's more to this beer than... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Salted Caramel Imperial Moo-Hoo, Terrapin Beer Co (GA)

Written By: Dion on 01/09/2020
Given that I'm fighting some sort of respiratory crud, I probably did this beer a disservice by... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Money Moves, Southern Grist Brewing Co (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 01/08/2020
Who doesn't love chocolate and peanut butter? Add in a dash of maple Peanuts lead... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Neverending Haze IPA, Stone Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/07/2020
 Aroma opens with a strong tangerine note before being joined by some grapefruit and faint... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Double Dry Hop Light Speed, Toppling Goliath Brewing Co (IA)

Written By: Dion on 01/06/2020
Really nice aroma that drips with candied orange, while lemon, grapefruit, and melon all linger in... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Coexpressionalism Kriek, Side Project/de Garde (MO/OR)

Written By: Dion on 01/05/2020
Tart cherries are the star of the show, commanding the nose over a background of musty leather and... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Gose Limón Kaffir, Casa Bruja Brewing Co (Panama)

Written By: Dion on 01/04/2020
Don't mind me, I'm just over here drinking goses like it's the middle of summer. This one has a... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Thunderpeel Hazy IPA, Flying Dog Brewery (MD)

Written By: Dion on 01/03/2020
Only beer on tap that I hadn't tried, so it was a no-brainer. Citra and Galaxy hops flex their... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Cuvee #1, Sonder Brewing (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/02/2020
Fantastic aroma offers up unripened peach, apricot, and light green apple. Warmth brings a bit of... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Strawberry Rhubarb Perpetum, Jackie O's Brewery (OH)

Written By: Dion on 01/01/2020
Subtle, but slightly jammy strawberry on the nose. Joined by hints of lime, peach skin, and red... (see more)

Year of New Beer: High Stepper, Crooked Can (FL)

Written By: Dion on 12/31/2019
Normally I would finish the year with some incredible, "bucket list" type beer. But I'm at... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Conch Republic Key Lime, Big Top Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 12/30/2019
This wheat beer brings a very light lime on the nose with a hint of bread. Fairly nondescript... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Eggnog White Porter, Shipyard Brewing (ME)

Written By: Dion on 12/29/2019
Decided to try this expecting it to be awful, but it actually wasn't half bad. Plenty of vanilla... (see more)

Year of New Beer: Peppermint Chocolate Porter, Playalinda Brewing Co (FL)

Written By: Dion on 12/28/2019
Not the best picture, but I guess it's fitting that my phone focused on some of the awesome... (see more)