March 26, 2012 - 11:39am
In which Dawn investigates a newish option in a neighboring town.
So, here’s something you might not know about me – I grew up in Lexington. I had a lot of misconceptions about the fair city of Louisville, but now that I live here, I love it.  In fact, I spend a fair amount of time nagging friends in both towns in an attempt to bring about freer...
March 19, 2012 - 10:49am
In which Dawn gets one step closer to tasting her delicious (?) creation.
I came, I saw, I accidentally stuck my hand in it, I cried. That's about all you need to know about my experience with home brewing thus far. For a few weeks a mysterious concoction had been bubbling away in my closet, disturbed only briefly for some dry hopping (because my beer is either going...
March 5, 2012 - 11:30am
In which Dawn ponders how far she will go to taste what must be tasted.
Last week, I made a quick trip over to Lexington to hit up The Beer Trappe. This is not a "Know Your Bar" post - but I'll do one of those soon because I truly love that place. I was there for an event. Specifically, a tapping of a couple beers from Founder's Brewing- Cashew...
February 27, 2012 - 11:30am
In which Dawn discovers a use for the appliance to the right of the refrigerator and below the microwave.
Where were we? Oh, yeah.
February 14, 2012 - 11:05am
Falls City Pale Ale, with its smooth yeastiness and nice blend of malt and hops, has me going through 64-ounce growlers faster than I really should.
 This article appears in the February 2012 issue of Louisville Magazine. To subscribe, please visit