Blog Entries

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

Written By: Dion on 09/17/2018
MTB birthday can #2 for me, and something tells me this will be hard to top. The nose is just... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Potter and The Chamber of Secrets, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 09/16/2018
Doing what they do best, Mirror Twin will feature the haze for their second birthday celebration... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Shoutao, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 09/15/2018
So I bought this knowing full well that it was beyond its "best by" date, but it sounded... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Fresh Haze IPA, Deschutes Brewery (OR)

Written By: Dion on 09/14/2018
Light, almost candied orange and honey on the nose. Both are very subdued, and the aroma is just... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mango Guava Pop!, Grimm Artisanal Ales (NY)

Written By: Dion on 09/13/2018
The namesake fruits are certainly present on the nose, sharp, with additional notes of lime and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Nameless, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/12/2018
Really nice orange juice note initially, followed by a generous dose of pine and cursory mango. On... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oaxaca, Omnipollo (Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 09/11/2018
Very subdued nose that does offer up at least a little of the advertised lime and grapefruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Fruit That Ate Itself, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/10/2018
Mango, pineapple, and tart peach on the nose, with underlying herbal grasses and a touch of honey... (see more)


Year of New Beer: The Shining, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/09/2018
Loads of pineapple, orange, and mango on the nose. Hints of chive and herbal grasses as well.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Youth Lagoon, Foam Brewers (VT)

Written By: Dion on 09/08/2018
Earthy and a bit dank on the nose as the typical fruit juiciness of the New England IPA takes a... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Oktoberfest Weihenstephan, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 09/07/2018
For their annual fall offering, Sierra Nevada pairs up with Bavaria's oldest brewery, and the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Even More JCs, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 09/06/2018
Brownie batter, coffee bean, and light vanilla lead an aroma that also features a ton of brown... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Satin Solitude, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 09/05/2018
Chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruit, and a hint of cured tobacco on the nose. Everything a solid... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/04/2018
Initially, there is something very off-putting about the aroma of this beer. The fruit just... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/03/2018
Orange zest, lemon, and pretty big yeast note on the nose. No discernible vanilla. Quite a bit of... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 09/02/2018
Mission accomplished with the raspberry on the nose! Super tart with only the faintest hint of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: King Coconut, Catawba Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 09/01/2018
Bittersweet chocolate, roasted malts, and a very mild coconut on the nose. Quite a bit of coconut... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Strawberry Kiwi Cider, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 08/31/2018
The only thing on the board that I hadn't tried, so why not? Green apple, lemon, lime, and very... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Thunder Gun Express, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 08/30/2018
Candied orange, honey, and cut field grasses make up the bulk of the nose. A toasted malt backbone... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Coco Van, Hubbard's Cave Brewery (IL)

Written By: Dion on 08/29/2018
Decadent nose of milk chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla, and subtle coconut (which increases with... (see more)