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Year of New Beer: Hazy & Juicy & Hoppy & Fresh 5.0 (Mosaic and Wataku), Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 02/10/2019
Pretty reserved nose that features little bits of several things, but not really enough of any one... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Chickowsvidanya: Hazelnut/Coconut, Listermann/Destihl (Cincinnati/IL)

Written By: Dion on 02/09/2019
Absolutely stellar nose that drips chocolate and bourbon. Subtle coconut and hazelnut sit atop... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 02/08/2019
Nose of toasted bread crust, caramel, and light chocolate. Malty on the tongue, with caramel, dark... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 1): Coconut Fudge Barreled Wooley Swamp, Country Boy Brewing

Written By: Dion on 02/07/2019
As I have readily and frequently admitted, I am a homer for the local breweries. Today is no... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 2): French Toast Barreled Wooley Swamp, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/07/2019
As I have readily and frequently admitted, I am a homer for the local breweries. Today is no... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 2): Stampin Ground Hazelnut, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/06/2019
Couldn't tell you the last time I drank a regular Stampin Ground Stout. It's not that I don't... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 1): Rum Barrel Porchata, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/06/2019
Refusing to rest on their haze-driven laurels, Mirror Twin throws a curveball with Saturday's... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 1): Living Proof Elderberry Wild Ale, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/05/2019
Seven days of the week. Seven colors in the rainbow. Seven continents. The number seven carries a... (see more)


Year of New Beer (rnd 2): Living Proof Tamarind, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/05/2019
Seven days of the week. Seven colors in the rainbow. Seven continents. The number seven carries a... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 02/04/2019
The nose is greeted by the expected punch of tart cherries, but it's the subtle aspects of the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Living Proof: Lylah, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/03/2019
Brewed to commemorate the birth of the daughter of owner Nate and Jessica, this wild ale builds on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coconut Créme Ale, Schlafly-The St. Louis Brewery (MO)

Written By: Dion on 02/02/2019
Big coconut aroma atop cereal grains and a light floral note. Fairly sweet on the tongue with a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mutual Gratification, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 02/01/2019
Brewed in collaboration with Ethereal, this triple IPA brings huge notes of candied citrus, honey... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 01/31/2019
Very nice nose of tart berries, grapes, and red wine with a slight undercurrent of bourbon. Aroma... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Brainless Passion, Epic Brewing (UT)

Written By: Dion on 01/30/2019
Initially pretty sweet on the nose, with the passion fruit coming off as candied and a bit syrupy.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wubba Lubba Dub Dub, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/29/2019
Aroma is candied fruit with a malty backbone. Plenty of lemon, especially with warmth, and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Super Cluster, Lagunitas Brewing Co (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/28/2019
Candied orange, pineapple, and mango on the nose. Little bit of honey and shortbread cookies with... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Write Drunk Edit Sober, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co (CT)

Written By: Dion on 01/27/2019
Quite a bit going on in the aroma as sharp citrus blends well with juicier, sweeter tropical... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Toasted Coconut Vanilla Demogorgon & Broken Dishes

Written By: Dion on 01/26/2019
Toasted Coconut Vanilla Demogorgon, Streetside Brewery (Cincinnati), and Broken Dishes, Funk... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Rye IPA, Schlafly-The St. Louis Brewery (MO)

Written By: Dion on 01/25/2019
Aroma leans mostly floral grass, with a touch of spice and melon. Fruit forward on the tongue... (see more)