Blog Entries

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)


Year of New Beer: Feeling Good, Rhinegeist Brewery (Cincinnati)

Written By: Dion on 08/28/2018
Pineapple, grapefruit, and a little mango blend with a touch of pine on the nose. Pretty nice... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Hazing Saddles (L) and Beer's Favorite Cookie (R), Mirror Twin Brewing (Lexington)

Written By: Dion on 08/27/2018
So MT's haze game just gets better and better. Soft and juicy mango, melon, and pineapple bring... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Peach Pineapple Cranberry Fruitsicle, Odd Side Ales (MI)

Written By: Dion on 08/26/2018
Not as much on the nose as I was expecting...tart peach skin and only a suggestion of pineapple.... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Gold Rope, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 08/25/2018
Just when I think I can't like a BI IPA more than a previous one...this hop combination really... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bogey Free Session IPA, Upcountry Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 08/24/2018
Drinking from the can, so the nose is pretty muted. Grapefruit peel, field grass, and toasted... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Balling the Queen, Tyranena Brewing Co (WI)

Written By: Dion on 08/23/2018
Faint citrus and pine atop a sturdy caramel malt backbone. Very light floral notes, suggesting the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Pink Guava Funk, Prairie Artisan Ales (OK)

Written By: Dion on 08/22/2018
Sharply acidic on the nose with the expected guava note, but hints of peach skin, lemon, and a bit... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Walk It Out, Casita Cervecería (NC)

Written By: Dion on 08/21/2018
A 'Buckwheat Double IPA', this one offers up a nose of light citrus, melon, and a grain husk... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Braxton Labs New England IPA: Galaxy + Citra + Mosaic, Braxton Brewing Co (KY)

Written By: Dion on 08/20/2018
Pungent tropical fruit on the nose with pineapple and mango being dominant. Some grapefruit and... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Existential Rhythm, Bhramari Brewing/Twin Leaf Brewing (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 08/19/2018
Notes of lemon, lime, juniper, and saltwater lead the nose, with all transitioning nicely to the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Drum Circle Haze, Catawba Brewing (NC)

Written By: Dion on 08/18/2018
Candied orange and pineapple are joined by hints of melon, bread crust, and caramel malt on the... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Bellini Brut IPA, Country Boy Brewing (Georgetown)

Written By: Dion on 08/17/2018
It's late, so I'll keep this short and to the point. This beer may have the purest peach aroma... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Tunnel Vision DDH with Citra, Bearded Iris Brewing (Nashville)

Written By: Dion on 08/16/2018
Let's just be honest...I'd love to find some new words to describe these hazy IPAs, but I'm... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Planet Lovetron, Revision Brewing Co (NV)

Written By: Dion on 08/15/2018
Tropical fruits with hints of cracker malt, warming to a dank, weedy note on the nose. Pretty... (see more)


Year of New Beer: Wrathmaker, Burial Beer Company (Asheville)

Written By: Dion on 08/14/2018
Opening with a burst of pineapple juice, the aroma quickly develops undercurrents of tangerine... (see more)