Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Motherboy, Mile Wide Beer Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/21/2020
Every now and then, for reasons I can't quite explain, a beer that is widely available slips... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tea Time, Akasha Brewing Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/20/2020
Very unusual aroma that is equal parts berry and earthy tea leaves. Starts out moderately sour on... (see more)


Year of New Beer: A Nice Morning Drive, Monnik Beer Company (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/19/2020
Very subdued nose that still manages to cover a lot of ground, even though nothing overpowers.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pool Boi Light, Against the Grain Brewery (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/18/2020
The operative word for this lo-cal brew is "effervescent". Nose features a slightly sweet grain... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lil' Nut, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/17/2020
Coconut cream pie is one of my favorites, and my wife makes the absolute best. It has the perfect... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/16/2020
The nose on this one is just straight margarita. Huge, punch you in the face lime. Exactly the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Goodbye Violet Place, Rock House Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/15/2020
After brewing one of the best Key Lime beers I've ever had, Rock House goes after the fans of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: You Can't Be Doing That, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/14/2020
Yesterday's hazy double becomes today's milkshake (?) IPA with the addition of marshmallow and a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Hazy But Lazy, Mirror Twin Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/13/2020
Take the O.G. Lexington haze and make an imperial version? I'm in. So much fruity goodness in the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hop-Shaka-Laka, Ethereal Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/12/2020
This beer has been around for a while, yet I've always missed out. Happy to see it bottled during... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/11/2020
I've never been a huge fan of lagers, but the Lexington breweries have really stepped it up and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Lodo, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 04/10/2020
Tart peaches are joined by notes of crisp green apple and white grape on the nose. Moderately sour... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 04/09/2020
Really interesting beer that seems to meander between styles, but is quite tasty, nonetheless. The... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Even More Little Tiny Baby Jesus, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 04/08/2020
Nose is bold with baker's chocolate, charred toast, burnt sugar, and hints of smoke. The roasty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy IPA, Great Lakes Brewing Co (OH)

Written By: Dion on 04/07/2020
Maybe not hazy by the New England definition, but certainly more so than the average East or West... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Extra Vanilla Brain Check, Akasha Brewing Co (Louisville)

Written By: Dion on 04/06/2020
Every now and then, a beer lets you know right off the top that it means business. Big, aromatic... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mexican Mocha Imperial Coffee Stout, West 6th Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/05/2020
With social distancing putting the W6th birthday party on hold, the crew at the Bread Box pushed... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Karrol F.N. Bashkins, Blue Stallion Brewing Co (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 04/04/2020
Maybe the perfect beer for a nearly perfect day (minus the coronavirus, of course). Opens with the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: County Line NEIPA, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown, KY)

Written By: Dion on 04/03/2020
Not quite as hazy as some of their previous New Englands, this is tasty nonetheless. Nose pops... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gates of S'Mordor, Westbrook Brewing Co (SC)

Written By: Dion on 04/02/2020
With my fridge now holding only about 5 or 6 new beers, I decided to pop one that I had originally... (see more)