Blog Entries

Year of New Beer: Death Defying, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 04/04/2018
Pretty standard IPA here, with nothing really exceptional standing out. Tangerine and grapefruit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Citra Gose, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 04/03/2018
Lemon zest, pineapple, wheat, and a light brine on the nose. On the tongue is a moderate sour that... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Own Benefactor, Burial Beer (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 04/02/2018
Nose seems to meander from lemongrass to tropical fruit to a light chive, but nothing really... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Citraphilia, Lenny Boy Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 04/01/2018
Fairly floral with some candied orange peel and honey on the nose. On the tongue, everything is... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gin Fizz, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 03/31/2018
The traditional spicy, funky saison notes are joined by sweet juniper berries and oak on the nose.... (see more)


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Written By: Dion on 03/30/2018
I guess in today's world of hazy IPAs, this one could be called an old school double. Lots of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Breaking the Waves, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 03/29/2018
Tropical fruit goodness on the nose, with a candied orange standing out amongst fringe notes of... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Experimental Series: Cerveza with Smoked Lime, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/28/2018
Subdued nose of sweet grains and a light lime note. On the tongue, this is just a straight... (see more)


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

Written By: Dion on 03/27/2018
The second of Country Boy's Friday bottle releases dials the sour back a couple notches, but the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Living Proof: Peach Golden Wild, Country Boy Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/26/2018
If you are a fan of sour beers, then the Boys have a treat for you this Friday. The latest... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tiki Tack, Green Bench Brewing (FL)

Written By: Dion on 03/25/2018
Fantastic nose features the expected guava and passion fruit, but also lemon, lime, saltwater, and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Mongo, Port Brewing (CA)

Written By: Dion on 03/24/2018
So much fruit on the nose...pineapple, grapefruit, and mango just to name a few. Joined by aromas... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Solid Gold, Founders Brewing (MI)

Written By: Dion on 03/23/2018
Cereal grains, baked bread, and a touch of lemongrass on the nose. Crisp and slightly sweet on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Whiskey Barrel Stout, Boulevard Brewing (MO)

Written By: Dion on 03/22/2018
Whiskey, cola, plum, and chocolate on the nose. On the tongue, whiskey rushes headlong into burnt... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Experimental Series: Mocha Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/21/2018
No frills and straight to the point, this beer offers up a nose of cocoa powder that warms to... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Dangerously Close to Stupid Amount of Papaya, To Ol (Denmark)

Written By: Dion on 03/20/2018
This beer is undoubtedly past its prime, as the hops aren't quite as pungent or biting as I would... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Soul Made, Evil Twin Brewing (NY)

Written By: Dion on 03/19/2018
Boxwood dominates the aroma, with grapefruit, mango, and pineapple playing lesser roles. On the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Skadoosh, The Alchemist Brewery (VT)

Written By: Dion on 03/18/2018
Grapefruit peel hits the nose first but is quickly overtaken by a building herbal quality of chive... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Limerick Dry Irish Stout, West 6th Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 03/17/2018
Roasted barley, cocoa powder, and toast char on the nose. On the tongue, the bitter cocoa powder... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Double Homestyle, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 03/16/2018
ink grapefruit, peach, orange, dank grasses, and hints of chive on the nose. So tropical on the... (see more)