Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: King Billy, Central State Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/22/2018
Juniper, ginger, hints of banana, and a bit of spicy yeast on the nose. On the tongue, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Barrel Aged Impending Descent, Tröegs Brewing (PA)

Written By: Dion on 01/21/2018
Nose is filled with cocoa powder, charred oak, black licorice, and bourbon. Warmth allows a... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 01/20/2018
Only beer on the board that I hadn't tried, so...Light citrus and dry hay on the nose. Mildly... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mo Beam, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/19/2018
Take an already awesome, hazy, New England style IPA and kick it up a few decibels? You have my... (see more)


Year of New Beer: NightCall, Karben4 Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 01/18/2018
Light smoke, coffee, and chocolate on the nose. Pretty earthy bitterness on the tongue, giving way... (see more)


Year of New Beer: 30th Anniversary Fritz & Ken's Ale, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/17/2018
I figured a SN birthday beer was appropriate as I celebrate my own earthly anniversary. Nearly 8... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazy Little Thing IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 01/16/2018
Fairly straightforward nose of orange, light grapefruit, and some dank grasses. Pretty seamless... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze, New Belgium Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/15/2018
Grapefruit peel, lemon, and dank grasses on the nose. On the tongue, citrus pith leaps to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Whiskey Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Bell's Brewery (MI)

Written By: Dion on 01/14/2018
Very nice aroma of chocolate, coffee, and cherry backed by lesser notes of charred oak, whiskey... (see more)


Year of New Beer: POW!, Highland Brewing Co (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 01/13/2018
Approaching six months old, I thought his had the potential to be a sweet, malty mess. Instead... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Subluminal Imperial Stout, Buxton Brewery/Stillwater Artisanal Ales (England/MD)

Written By: Dion on 01/12/2018
Dark toast, cocoa powder, coffee, and a hint of licorice are just a few of the plethora of aromas... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Thunderbolt, Central State Brewing (IN)

Written By: Dion on 01/11/2018
Lemon zest, grapefruit peel, and herbal grasses make up the bulk of the nose. With warmth, the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hopsconsin Red Ale, Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 01/10/2018
Light caramel and toasted bread crust with mild notes of citrus and dried tobacco on the nose.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: You, Me, Mr. PB, Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/09/2018
Nose features a very nice roasted malt, cocoa powder, and just a trace of nuttiness. The flavor... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Apricot Sour, Avery Brewing (CO)

Written By: Dion on 01/08/2018
Ridiculous amounts of apricot threaten to overpower any other aspect of the nose. Warmth does... (see more)


Year of New Beer: HHG APA, Central Waters Brewing (WI)

Written By: Dion on 01/07/2018
 Light lemon and orange zest with modest notes of herbal grasses making up the bulk of the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Kousmanen Baltic Porter, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/06/2018
Cocoa powder and a light coffee note on the nose, with a nice toasted bread emerging as the glass... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Half & Half Lemonade Iced Tea IPA, Evil Twin Brewing/Omnipollo (NY/Sweden)

Written By: Dion on 01/05/2018
Having really enjoyed the Old Fashioned Lemonade and Pink Lemonade IPAs from Evil Twin, I didn't... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Warmer Winter Winter Warmer, Cigar City Brewing (Tampa)

Written By: Dion on 01/04/2018
After languishing in my fridge for just shy of two years, this sounded appealing in the midst of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tall Dark & Barrel-Aged, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 01/03/2018
With the Bluegrass lodged firmly in Mother Nature's icy grip, a handsome stranger arrives just in... (see more)