Tastings and Tappings Report: July 31, 2015

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Tappings Report after our regular publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. Don’t forget to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for other better beer events happening this weekend.

FESTIVALS AND OTHER EVENTS

Marty’s Hops & Vines – Hosting Third Annual Made in Cincy Beerfest tomorrow (8/1) from 5:00-11:00 pm. Featuring sixteen taps of local beers, Camp Washington Chili and Hop Water. Tickets are $36 in advance; $46 at the door (pricing includes tax and gratuity). Call (513) 681-4222 or stop in at Marty’s to get your tickets. Beer list is available on their Facebook event page.

Taste of Belgium Clifton – Hops for Hippos: The Final Chapter is going on all day today (7/31). Featuring special beers from West Sixth and raising money for a new hippo exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Thirsty’s Oasis – Hosting Just Another Beer Festival Sunday, August 2nd from 2:00-6:00 pm. General admission presale tickets are $45 and include 10 five ounce beer sample tickets and a pig roast meal ticket. The first 100 attendees also receive a swag bag. VIP presale tickets are $55 and include all of the general admission benefits and also early entry at 1:00 pm plus some limited edition and rarity samples. Beer list is available on their web site.

TASTINGS

Cincinnati Art Museum – Art After Dark: Beer and Baseball – Featuring beers from Blank Slate, Fifty West, MadTree, Moerlein Lager House, Rhinegeist and Sam Adams. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. The beers for this week’s tasting (7/31) are Blue Point Blueberry Ale, Epic Hop Syndrome, Revolution Anti-Hero IPA and Small Town Not Your Father’s Root Beer.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/31), it’s Rhinegeist. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/31), it’s Arcadia Ales. Pints are usually $3.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week (7/31) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from Sam Smith, Lindeman’s and Traquair plus Trappist ales from Westmalle, Orval and Rochefort 6, 8, 10. Ayinger Celebrator will be on tap for $3.00 a 9 ounce draft pour. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

Whole Foods Cincinnati – Cask & Cork: Beer and Wine every Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. For $5, you get five sips and six bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.

TAPPINGS

Braxton Brewing – Tonight (7/31), they are tapping their first lager – Twisted Bit Dortmunder. Food from Wunderbar will be available.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (7/31) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Lerwig Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine. Cost is $10 for a ten ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: July 24, 2015

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Tappings Report after our regular publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. Don’t forget to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday< for other better beer events happening this weekend.

HAPPY HOUR / FUNDRAISER

Christian Moerlein Malt House Taproom – Cincinnati Recreation Commission Fundraiser Happy Hour today (7/24). For every pint of beer sold between 4pm-9pm, Christian Moerlein will donate $1 to CRC. They recently completed work on Grant Park, which is located just north of the Christian Moerlein Brewing Company.

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. The beers for this week’s tasting (7/24) are Kona Longboard Lager, Arcadia Cheap Date, North Coast Puck and Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/24), it’s Christian Moerlein. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/24), it’s Kona. Pints are usually $3.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week (7/24) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from North Coast Brewing. The 9 ounce draft pour will be 2014 Old Stock for $3.00. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

Whole Foods Cincinnati – Cask & Cork: Beer and Wine every Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. For $5, you get five sips and six bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.

TAPPINGS

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (7/24) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping STONE w00tStout 3.0, RuinTen and Ruination 2.0. Prices will vary per beer. According to their Beer Mail newsletter, “In order to serve as many attendees as possible, Ei8ht Ball Tap Room reserves the right to reduce pour sizes accordingly.”

– For Saturday’s Randall Saturday (7/25), it’s Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier through Lemons and Ginger. Cost is $5 for a sixteen ounce pint.

Moerlein Lager House – Firkin Friday at 6:00 pm today (7/24) – This time, it’s their Lager House Helles dry hopped with Galaxy hops.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Beers We Love Right Now: July 1, 2015

We’ve been kicking this idea around for a while now and finally had some time to launch this new feature. Once a week (or so), we’re going to post a beer (or two) that we are loving right now. These won’t be long reviews analyzing the beers, just the name of the beer and a sentence or two about why it’s one of the beers we love right now.

In addition, we will also be featuring some other beverages and food items that we love and are beer related from time to time. The first one is listed at the bottom of this post.

Tom – Braxton Trophy: Hull Melon. The first time I had it I didn’t quite know what to make of it. Then I had a second. Then a few days later I had a chance to have another.  Now I can’t pass up on it if I see it. Some day Hull Melon hops will be commonplace, but for now they’re still something different. And this beer won’t be around forever.

Carla – Alltech Kentucky Old Fashioned Barrel Ale. While it’s a pretty big beer for hot weather (10% abv), it is a great cocktail inspired beer. And it has to be served with a slice of orange and a maraschino cherry.

Jared – Arcadia Sky High Rye. Has to be fresh but come in cans. Big hoppy punch and rye character.

Chris – Founders All Day IPA. There is something to be said about a deliciously hoppy beer that won’t make you regret drinking it when you literally try to drink it all day. This beer has been in my fridge and in my belly since the weather started to get above 80 and I haven’t gotten tired of it yet. That reminds me, I need to go buy another case.
[Editor’s note: We have some in our fridge too. Party Town in Florence had a great price on it last time we checked.]

Jessica – Christian Moerlein Strawberry Pig. Love that it is extremely flavorful with such a low ABV. Tastes like spring/summer in a can.

Jason – I just tore through a pack of Stone’s update to Ruination, the 2.0. It all has hop glory of it’s previous incarnation, with what seemed a slight added punch of malt that really balanced it out. It was thick and sticky and dangit, I want another right now please. Sadly, 8.6% Double IPA is probably not the best choice for mid-afternoon software development.

John – I just got back from Spain, where I drank a lot of lemon shandy – or “clara con limon.” It was pretty much always made with fresh lemonade, much better than the prepackaged shandies. I also loved “tinto de verano” which is the same but with red wine. Great for the warm weather…or, you know, the constant rain.

Tom and Carla – It’s not a beer, but we are really loving the new Hopwater. We were provided with a four pack sample of each of the flavors and they are perfect for summer. The ginger has quite a kick and works well with bourbon. The original is just great on its own and both the lime & grapefruit are so refreshing. Check out their web site to find out where you can get some.

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This Week in Beer: August 11 – 17, 2014

We frequently get updates for our This Week in Beer post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, August 11th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, August 11th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square
This week, it’s Two Brothers Bitter End with Citra Hops, Oranges and Lemon.

Monday, August 11th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 11th at 5:00 pm – SweetWater Hoperatives Happy Hour at Hebron Brew Haus
See our earlier post for more information.

Monday, August 11th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s the Listermann/MadTree MadMann blackberry gose.

Monday, August 11th at 6:00 pm – Seasonal Tapping: La Grange at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 11th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, August 12th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, August 12th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, August 12th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 12th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square
This week, it’s Stone Sprocket Bier with Coffee and Oak Chips.

Tuesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm – Founders Taste Takeover at Halfcut
On draft: All Day IPA, Double Trouble, Rubaeus, Imperial Stout. In bottles: Kentucky Breakfast Stout and Dissenter.

Wednesday, August 13th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, August 13th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, August 13th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Brewery tour with brewmaster Gerry plus tasters of their most recently tapped beers.

Wednesday, August 13th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm – Crabbie’s Spiced Orange Event at Kaze
“Kaze will feature Crabbie’s cocktails for $5 including the Tokio: vodka, elderflower, lemon and Crabbie’s Original and the Ky: bourbon, apple sake, lemon and Crabbie’s Original. For the evening, Kaze will also create a special Crabbie’s ginger sushi roll.”

UPDATE Wednesday, August 13th at 4:00 pm – Two Bottle Releases at Fifty West
See our post for more information.

Wednesday, August 13th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE Wednesday, August 13th at 6:00 pm – King Swanky Tapping at Listermann’s
See our post for more information.

Wednesday, August 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm – Great Lakes Tasting at DEP’s Fort Thomas
Cost is $5.00 per person. Email Gina@depsfinewine.com for reservations.

Wednesday, August 13th starting at 8:00 pm – Crabbie’s Night at Japp’s
Crabbie’s Original and Spiced Orange over ice with a slice for $5.00 and a special Crabbie’s cocktail for $7.00. Blue Wisp Big Band plays starting at 8:30 pm.

Thursday, August 14th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, August 14th at 11:00 am – Beer Lunch with New Belgium Brewing at Moerlein Lager House
Three courses paired with New Belgium beers. Brewer Jamie Mastin in attendance. E-mail PrivateDining@moerleinlh.com for reservations.

Thursday, August 14th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton
This week, it’s Stone Go To IPA.

UPDATE Thursday, August 13th at 6:00 pm – Corporal Khaos Tapping at Cellar Dweller
See our post for more information.

Thursday, August 14th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Saison beers from Blaugies/Hill Farmstead, Prairie, New Holland, Dupont, Stillwater and Fantome
Burger: Surf & Turf
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, August 14th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Fullers Bengal Lancer & Upland Butterfly, Glendale – Sierra Nevada Summerfest and Hyde Park – Fullers Bengal Lancer & Upland Butterfly.

Thursday, August 14th at 7:00 pm – Arcadia Brewing Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
See our earlier post for more information and to enter to win two passes to this beer dinner!

Friday, August 15th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 15th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, August 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 15th and Saturday, August 16th – Columbus Summer Beerfest
If you are looking for a weekend getaway, check out the Columbus Summer Beerfest at the LC Pavilion. To purchase tickets and more information, go to http://www.columbusbeerfest.com/

Saturday, August 16th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, August 16th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Arcadia Beer Dinner at Izzy’s GIVEAWAY

Since February of 2012, various Izzy’s restaurants in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area have been hosting one of the best beer dinner values around. Now, if you are one of our registered Hoperatives, you have a chance to win the very best beer dinner value – FREE.

This coming Thursday (August 14th) at 7:00 pm, the Fort Wright Izzy’s will be hosting their next monthly beer dinner. This time, they will be serving three beers from a favorite Michigan brewery — Arcadia Brewing Company. Here are the beers and their descriptions from the Arcadia Brewing website:

• Arcadia Hopmouth Double IPA (8.1% ABV) — “The first in our Brew Crew Big Beer Series, Arcadia Hopmouth Double IPA has huge Maris Otter malt and a generous amount of fresh hops combined to make this extremely balanced ale remarkable.”

• Arcadia London Porter (7.2% ABV) — “Our Smoked Porter is a robust London style porter with a deep chocolate/ruby color and the subtle accent of hardwood smoked malt. This distinctive beer is brewed using no less than seven different varieties of premium European malted barley, resulting in a complex and full bodied beer characterized by hints of chocolate, coffee, caramel and beechwood smoke. The big malty finish to this beer is balanced by a solid hop bitterness and the refined English aroma and flavor of premium Goldings finishing hops.”

• Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale (7.5% ABV) — “Step into the Scottish Highlands with this authentic Strong Scotch Ale. A lovely and deep garnet color is joined by the aroma of plums and toffee in this unique and special ale. Brewed with Maris Otter malted barley from Crisp Maltings, Ltd. in England, the rich and full-bodied feel of this beer brings out flavors of caramel and roasted chestnuts, which is balanced with a clean and crisp alcohol finish, and just the right amount of lingering hop bitterness. A real treat!”

These three great beers will be paired with:

• Double Coated Kellogg’s Cornflake Chicken Tenders,
• Izzy’s Combo (corned beef and pastrami on rye bread topped with melted imported Swiss cheese) and a potato cake
• Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Chocolate Scotcharoos.

Cost is $25.00 per person and you also get an Arcadian Brewing glass to take home. For reservations, call (859) 331-4999 or email jjbent@izzys.com

BUT, if you are a registered Hoperative listed on our Roll Call AND you are subscribed to our exclusive newsletter only for registered Hoperatives, you are already entered to win two passes to the Arcadia beer dinner at the Fort Wright Izzy’s.

Not sure if you are registered Hoperatives? Check out the list on our Roll Call page and if you’re not on it, fill out the form at the top. Once you’re registered, there will be a link for signing up for the Registered Hoperatives newsletter in your confirmation email. We will announce a winner this coming Wednesday (August 13th) at noon.

2014 Burgers and Beers Dates Announced

It’s a sure sign of summer when Party Source announces its Burgers and Beer schedule for that year. As you look these over, remember that “Burgers and Beers is a ‘shine only’ event. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 4pm EST the day of the event. Walk-ups are welcome until 6:45pm EST. Burger service stops and the grill will be turned off at 7pm EST sharp. Vegetarian burgers are available upon request at sign in.”

June 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Ei8ht Ball and Quaff Brothers
Beers: Quaff Bros. “Gnappy” Pappy Van Winkle Barrel-Aged Brown by MadTree, “Amberdextrous” a Bourbon barrel Amber (Rivertown) & “Quaffanator” Barrel Aged chili pepper Doppelbock by Blank Slate along with Ei8ht Ball Tarnished, Red Drink and something new from Mitch.
Burger: Boursin cheese & red onion
Music: Heather Turner

June 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Bomb!, Cannons, Rockets and Killer Penguins Oh My!
Beers: Prairie Bomb! on draft (14% abv), Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop3, Arcadia Hop Rocket IPA & Boulder Killer Penguin, a 10% Barleywine
Burger: PBB&J (Thai peanut sauce, hot pepper jelly and bacon)
Music: Lauren Houston

June 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Three Floyds and Lagunitas
Beers: Three Floyds Gumball Head, Robert the Bruce, Man O Awe and Alpha King as well as Lagunitas IPA and Lil Sumpin
Burger: Pizza Burger
Music: Chris Cusentino

June 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: An Evening with Founders
Beers: Founders All Day IPA, KBS, Devil Dancer and Breakfast Stout Vintage 2011
Burger: All American (lettuce cheese, tomato and pickle)
Music: Lauren Houston

July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Out of This World with Great Lakes
Beers: From Great Lakes, “a brand new collaboration with Cigar City, a draft tribute to Neil Armstrong, Commodore Perry (with tangerine run through the randall), Dortmunder Gold and Wright Pils”
Burger: The Cuban missile
Music: Heather Turner

July 17th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Crooked, Evil, Zombie Bastards
Beers: Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, Evil Twin Falco IPA, Three Floyds Zombie Dust and Founders Dirty Bastard
Burger: Black and Bleu
Music: Heather Turner

July 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: A Visit from West Sixth
Beers: West Sixth Amber, IPA & Lemongrass Wheat along with some West Sixth tap room exclusives
Burger: Reuben
Music: Heather Turner

July 31st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: ‘O Brother Where Art Thou
Beers: “Twin brothers Jeppe (Evil Twin) and Mikkel (Mikkeller) along with our own private label Quaff Bros. (beer #5) and North Coast Brother Thelonious (beer #6)”
Burger: Duck fat fried potatoes and Brie cheese
Music: Heather Turner

August 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Bell’s Brewing Co.
Beers: All from Bell’s: Two Hearted, Oberon, Lager of the Lakes, Oarsmen as well as Hopsicution and Sparkleberry on tap
Burger: Bacon and smoked cheddar cheese
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 14th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: ‘Tis the Saison
Beers: Saison beers from Blaugies/Hill Farmstead, Prairie, New Holland, Dupont, Stillwater and Fantome
Burger: Surf & Turf
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 21st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Got Local (Beer)?
Beers: Ei8ht Ball, MadTree, Jackie O’s, Rockmill, Blank Slate, West Sixth and Against the Grain beers
Burger: Dorito
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 28th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Ten of Our Best
Beers: Uinta, Dark Horse, Oskar Blues, Schlafly, Lost Coast, Victory, Sixpoint, Southern Tier, Left Hand and Breckenridge
Burger: Mexican
Music: Chris Cusentino

September 4th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: IPAs Are My BFF
Beers: IPAs from Stone, Dogfish Head, Founders, Victory, Mikkeller and Dark Horse
Burger: Marsala
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 11th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Old Tadcaster / Monks Brew / Celebrator
Beers: Samuel Smith (Nut Brown & Oatmeal Stout), Orval & Rochefort 10 and Ayinger Celebrator
Burger: Italian
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 18th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Kentucky Bourbon (Beer) Trail
Beers: New Holland Dragon’s Milk, KY Bourbon Barrel Barleywine, BBC Stout and Quaff Bros. “Broot” (Bourbon barreled Root Beer) and KABOOM! a Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon barreled aged Imperial Stout with red hots
Burger: BBQ, cheddar and bacon
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Great Pumpkin Pack
Beers: Pumpkin ales from Southern Tier, Schlafly, O’Fallons, New Holland and Shipyard
Burger: Chili Cheese Burger
Music: Kyle Knapp

Tastings and Growlers Report: December 6, 2013

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Growlers Report after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – No formal tasting today due to inclement weather

Liquor Cabinet – The MadTree tasting that was scheduled for today has been postponed until next Friday, December 13th.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (12/6) are from MadTree, West Sixth, Sweetwater and more. The featured pint is Goose Island Bourbon County Stout for $7.00 an 8 oz. pour. Limit of one pint per person. NOTE: Next week will be the last Friday Night Flights for 2013.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Dec. 5th) have Poe, Christkindl, Coffee Porter, 5th & Vine, OTR, Barbarossa, Lager House, Northern Liberties, Se7en, Zeppelin, Exposition and Hudy Oktoberfest. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Ei8ht Brewing Company (inside the Party Source) has (as of Dec. 5th) Nogne O IPA, Nogne O Kollaborator, Magic Rock Bearded Lady, Nogne O Saison, Del Ducato B.Berry Nightmare, Mikkeller Funky Star, La Trappe Witte, Mikkeller Cream Ale, Mikkeller Green Easter, Mikkeller 1000 IBU, Mikkeller 1000 IBU Light, Mikkeller Milk Stout, Stillwater Why Can’t IBU, Rivertown Pumpkin, Jolly Pumpkin Oro, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Local Option Morning Wood, Sixpoint Resin, Bosteel Tripel Karmeliet, Goose Island Lolita, Dark Horse Four Elf, Schlafly Kolsch, Three Floyds Alpha King, Three Floyds Robert the Bruce, Sweetwater 420, West Sixth Amber, Country Boy Cougar Bait, Du Struise Shark Pants, Prairie Standard, Tilburg Dutch Brown, Weihenstephaner Weien-heffe, Evil Twin Yang, Ei8ht Ball K-Hole, Dark Horse Crooked Tree, Stone Ruination, Quaff Bros. Badonkafunk, Stone Enjoy By, Bell’s Two Hearted, Local Option Blood of the Kings, Goose Island Bourbon County, Mikkeller Brunch Weasel and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Dec. 3rd) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Serpentine Wheat, NutCase, 562 Lateral, Keats Beagle Rye Black IPA, Run Like Hell Red and Cincinnatus. New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of Dec. 7th) has Great Flolsch, Explolsch, Thundersnow, Pilgrem, Galaxy High, Happy Amber, Identity Crisis, Everything Went Black, Gnarly Brown Coffee Vanilla, Rubus Cacao, PsycHOPathy and Axis Mundi. New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers. [Thanks to Zach Baird for this update.]

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Oct. 26th) has Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Stout, Harvest Ale, and Winter Ale ($9.50). The cost is $8.50 for year rounds and most seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4.50 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Oct. 26th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Zen Pale Ale and Panther Porter. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz. [Thanks to Shayne Brummer for the update.]

Rivertown Brewing (as of Dec. 5th) has Pumpkin Ale, Winter Ale, Lil’ SIPA, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Helles Lager, Dunkel Lager, Blueberry Lager, Hop Baron DIPA, Hop Bomber Rye Pale Ale, Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter, Imperial Oatmeal Christmas Cookie Stout on Cask, Triumvirate (in bottles). Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of Nov. 26th) has Ale of Two Cities, Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Bobby’s Idea, Coast 2 Coast, Coffee Please Stout, Home Sweet Home, Loneliest Road Stout, Moving Violation, Slave to the Traffic Light Amber, Speedbump Kolsch, Spooner Summit DIPA and Thirsty 37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of Nov. 22nd) has Fifth & Vine, Exposition, Helles, Northern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin and La Grange Saison. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

● Adriatico’s, Arnold’s Bar & Grill, BrewRiver GastroPub, Buckhead Mountain Grill, Firehouse Grill, Flipdaddy’s (all three locations) and Incline Public House all fill growlers of the beers they have on tap.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of Nov. 22nd) had Moerlein Elixir Extra Special Bitter ($8.99), Abita Purple Haze ($6.99), Southern Tier Pumking Pumpkin Ale ($11.99), Brooklyn Scorcher Single Hop Pale Ale ($6.99), Original Sin Cider ($7.99), Blank Slate Out & About ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy XS ($9.99) and Cumberland Coconut Porter ($8.99).

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of Nov. 22nd) had Christian Moerlein Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale ($8.49), Country Boy Angry Amos ($14.99), Breckinridge 72 Imperial Chocolate Stout ($13.99), New Holland Night Tripper Imperial Stout ($12.99), New Holland Icabod Pumpkin ($9.99), New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale ($9.99), Abita Mayhawk Belgian Golden style ($8.49) and New Holland Dragons Milk ($9.99).

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Nov. 17th) has Goose Island Casimir Smoked Wheat ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Old Embalmer Barleywine ($8.99), Brooklyn Cuvée la Boîte Ale brewed with Honey and Spices ($9.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Evil Twin Yang Imperial Taiji IPA ($15.99), Rhinegeist Panther Porter ($9.99) and Otter Creek Black IPA ($5.99)

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington (as of Dec. 4th) has Lore Amber ($7.99), Brooklyn Summer Ale ($7.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($8.99) and Abita Purple Haze ($8.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of Dec. 4th) has Stone The Winking Lizard Blend ($12.99), Sierra Nevada Narwhal ($12.99), MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA ($9.99), Dogfish Head Sah’Tea ($22.99), Sierra Neveda Flipside Red IPA ($8.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils ($8.99), MadTree Happy Amber ($9.99), Moerlein Helltown Rye-Ot ($9.99), Moerlein Elixir ESB ($9.99), Highland Gaelic Ale ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Mandarin ($12.99), Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Maibock ($8.99), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy ($15.99), Founders Rubeaus ($11.99), Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest ($4.99), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($9.99), MadTree Gnarly Brown ($8.99), Holy Grale Ale ($10.99), Bell’s Best Brown ($9.99), Upland Teddy Bear Kisses, Goose Island IPA ($10.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($12.99) and Upland Oktoberfest ($4.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

The Growler Stop (3804 Church St. next to WagsPark) – Beers available as of Nov. 7th are Triple Digit Aftermath, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown Ale, Fifty West 3037, Rhinegeist Truth, Blank Slate Fork In The Road, MadTree Happy Amber and Rivertown Winter Ale. Empty growlers are $5 each.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of Oct. 14th) has 21st Amendment Bitter American ($5.00), Unita Hopnotch ($8.00), Kona Longboard ($8), Sierra Nevada Torpedo ($9.00), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($9.00), Erdinger Oktoberfest ($9.00), Rivertown Pumpkin ($9.00), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($9.00), Rogue Dead Guy ($11.00), Rhinegeist Truth IPA ($11.00), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Fat Head’s Trail Head Pale Ale ($13.00), Green Flash Green Bullet Triple ($13.00), Stone Enjoy By 11/12/13 ($16.00), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.00) and New Holland Dragons Milk ($17.00). Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Tasting Buddies for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Dec. 5th) has Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Breckenridge Christmas Ale, Bell’s Winter Ale, Smuttynose Seasonal Winter Ale, Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Wet Hops Ale, Moerlein Zeppelin and Schlafly Tasmanian IPA.

UPDATEMarket Wines (as of Dec. 6th) has New Holland Full Circle Kolsch ($4/pint), New Holland Hopivore Wet Hopped Ale ($5/pint), New Holland Incorrigible White Sour Ale ($5 or $6/pint – newsletter is unclear), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($6/pint), Vander Mill Hard Apple Cider ($5/pint) and Ballast Point Big Eye IPA ($5/pint). They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue will now be handled by Ei8ht Ball Brewery and Tap Room. See listing above.

Party Town in Florence (as of Dec. 5th) has Abita Christmas ($6.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($7.99), Bell’s Christmas ($9.99), Bell’s Java Stout ($11.99), Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout ($9.99), Blank Slate Lesser Path ($9.99), Brooklyn Fiat Lux ($5.99), Fort Collins Rocky Mountain India Pale Ale ($7.99), Founders Pale Ale ($7.99), Great Lakes Blackout imperial Stout ($11.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($7.99), Green Flash Green Bullet ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Imperial Red Ale ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Flipside Red ($6.99), Sixpoint Spice of Life ($8.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($16.99), Stone Double B@$t@rd ($14.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Nov. 13th) has Breckenridge 471 IPA ($19.99), Breckenride Vanilla Porter ($11.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up ($14.99), Blank Slate Fork in the Road ($12.99) and Rivertown Bourbon Pumpkin ($15.99). New growlers are $5.99 each. [Thanks to Shannon S. for the update.]

Remke Skytop (as of Nov. 14th) has Leinenkugel Big Eddy Stout ($14.99), Dale’s Pale Ale ($12.99), Great Crescent IPA ($12.99), Triple Digit Chickow! ($19.99) and Rivertown Pumpkin ($12.99). [Thanks to John Graff for the much needed update.]

United Liquor in Florence (as of Dec. 6th) has Abita Mayhawk, MadTree IPA, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, Schlafly Pumpkin and something from Founders.

Valley Wine & Spirits Edgewood (as of Oct. 24th) has Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Artic Panzer Wolf and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 24th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Green Flash Saison Diego, Southern Tier Pumking, Sierra Nevada Black IPA, Sierra Nevada Flipside, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Mission IPA and Abita Mayhawk.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Nov. 13th) are Southern Tier Pumpking ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $18.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Cuvee de Boite ($3 pint, $4.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), Moerlein Helltown Rye-ot ($3 pint, $5.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), MadTree Kölsch ($3 pint, $5.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), Green Flash Green Bullet Triple IPA ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $18.99 64 oz) and 21st “He Said” Baltic Style Porter ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $13.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of Oct. 25th) are Christian Moerlein Helltown Rye-ot Brown Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Great Lakes Engine 20 Smoked Pale Ale, MadTree Kolsch Experimental #1, Jackie O’s Barking Pumpkin and Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: Nov. 1, 2013

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Growlers Report after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

UPDATE Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. This week’s beers (11/1) are Moerlein Zeppelin, Rivertown Roebling, Triple Digit Chickow! and Boulder Shake.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (11/1) are 2013 Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Sierra Nevada Celebration and new brews from Evil Twin and Stillwater. The featured pint is Founders Backwoods Bastard. The cost is $5 and includes a Founders pint glass.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Oct. 31st) have Helltown Rye-ot American Brown Ale, Moerlein Coffee Porter, Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, OTR Over-the-Rhine Ale, Northern Liberties IPA, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier, Hudepohl Classic Porter and Hudepohl Summer Pils. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept. 19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of Oct. 31st) has Great PumpCan, Gnarly Brown, Gnarly Coffee, Gnarly Vanilla, PsycHOPathy, Identity Crisis, Happy Amber, Kölsch, Flölsch, Axis Mundi, Dead Flowers, Rubus Cacao, Everything Went Black, Thanksgiving Pale Ale and Thundersnow. New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Oct. 26th) has Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Stout, Harvest Ale, and Winter Ale ($9.50). The cost is $8.50 for year rounds and most seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4.50 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Oct. 26th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Zen Pale Ale and Panther Porter. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz. [Thanks to Shayne Brummer for the update.]

Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror, Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber and Hop Baron. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of Oct. 18th) has Alternate Route, Bobby’s Idea, ESB – Eastern Standard Bitter, Home Sweet Home, Hoppy When Wet, Paycheck’s Porter, Raspberry Sour Wagon, Robinson’s Circus and Speedbump Kolsch. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles, Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (all three locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of Oct. 31st) had Moerlein Elixir Extra Special Bitter ($8.99), Abita Purple Haze ($6.99), Southern Tier Pumking Pumpkin Ale ($11.99), Brooklyn Scorcher Single Hop Pale Ale ($6.99), Original Sin Cider ($7.99), Blank Slate Out & About ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy XS ($9.99) and Cumberland Coconut Porter ($8.99).

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of Oct. 31st) had Christian Moerlein Zepplin Bavarian Pale Ale ($8.49), Country Boy Angry Amos ($14.99), Breckenridge 72 Imperial Chocolate Stout ($13.99), Bad Attitude Hippie Pilsner ($18.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin ($9.99), Bell’s Oarsman Berliner Weiss style ($5.99), Abita Mayhawk Belgian Golden style ($8.49) and Southern Tier Pumking $12.99).

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Oct. 21st) has 21st Amendment Fireside Chat Winter Spiced Ale ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Old Emblamer ’12 Barleywine ($8.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Anderson Valley Winter Solstice ($8.99), Brooklyn Silver Aniversary Lager Doppelbock ($16.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($8.99). (This list will likely change after their Rhinegeist tap take over on 10/16 – see above for more information.)

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of Oct. 14th) has 21st Amendment Bitter American ($5.00), Unita Hopnotch ($8.00), Kona Longboard ($8), Sierra Nevada Torpedo ($9.00), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($9.00), Erdinger Oktoberfest ($9.00), Rivertown Pumpkin ($9.00), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($9.00), Rogue Dead Guy ($11.00), Rhinegeist Truth IPA ($11.00), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Fat Head’s Trail Head Pale Ale ($13.00), Green Flash Green Bullet Triple ($13.00), Stone Enjoy By 11/12/13 ($16.00), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.00) and New Holland Dragons Milk ($17.00). Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Tasting Buddies for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Oct. 31st) has Winter Ale, Anchor Porter, Dogfish Head Punkin, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, West Sixth Amber, Smuttynose Vunderbar, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

UPDATEMarket Wines (as of Nov. 1st) has Founder’s Harvest Ale ($6/pint), Southern Tier Oak Aged Back Burner ($7/pint), Southern Tier Warlock ($7/pint), Southern Tier Pumking ($7/pint), Southern Tier Crème Brulee ($7/pint) and Southern Tier Plum Noir ($7/pint). They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue (as of Nov. 1st) has To ol Goliat ($25.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($28.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 ($11.99), Goose Island Imperial IPA ($15.99), Evil Twin Plastic Man ($19.99), Southern Tier Pumpking ($12.99), Schlafly Pumpkin ($11.99), Abita Strawator ($9.99) and Blank Slate Flagship City Mild ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Nov. 1st) has Arcadia 16th Anniversary smoked wheat ($7.99),
Arcadia Jaw Jacker pumpkin ale ($7.99), Ayinger Celebrator Dopplebock ($13.99), Bell’s Oberon wheat ale ($6.99), Country Boy Stampin’ Ground raspberry stout ($9.99), Great Lakes Burning River pale ale ($7.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest marzen lager ($7.99), Green Flash Barleywine american style barleywine ($17.99), Green Flash Green Bullet triple IPA ($16.99), Hinterland White Cap white IPA ($9.99), Left Hand 400 Pound Monkey English style IPA ($10.99), Local Option American Muscle Double IPA ($21.99), Lore Intergalactic Australian IPA ($10.99), ​Rogue Chatoe Good Chit Pilsner ($8.99), Schlafly Pumpkin ale ($10.99), Sixpoint Autumnation harvest ale ($7.99), Shiner Wild Hare pale ale ($6.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Sept. 20th) has Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($12.99), Madtree Happy Amber ($12.99), Madtree Gnarly Brown ($12.99), Madtree Pleasant Wheat ($12.99) and Madtree Identity Crisis ($16.99). New growlers are $5.99 each. [Thanks to Shannon S. for the update.]

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits Edgewood NEW LOCATION 152 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, KY (as of Oct. 24th) has Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Artic Panzer Wolf and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 24th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Green Flash Saison Diego, Southern Tier Pumking, Sierra Nevada Black IPA, Sierra Nevada Flipside, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Mission IPA and Abita Mayhawk.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Oct. 3rd) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager ($4 pint, $5.99 32 oz, $10.99 64 oz), Founders Dirty Bastard ($3 pint, $4.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), 21st Amendment Imperial Jack ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz), Madtree Galaxy High ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64 oz) and Highland Oatmeal Porter ($2 pint, $3.99 32 oz, $6.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of Oct. 25th) are Christian Moerlein Helltown Rye-ot Brown Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Great Lakes Engine 20 Smoked Pale Ale, MadTree Kolsch Experimental #1, Jackie O’s Barking Pumpkin and Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: October 25, 2013

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Growlers Report after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Rhinegeist beer tasting and tap take over Saturday October 26 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Beers will include Truth, Cougar, Zen and Panther.

Everything’s d’ Vine – Just a wine tasting tonight, no beer.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (10/25) are Halloween themed. The featured pint is Three Floyds Zombie Dust. Cost is $4 and includes Three Floyds glassware.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Oct. 24th) have Helltown Rye-ot American Brown Ale, Moerlein Coffee Porter, Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, OTR Over-the-Rhine Ale, Northern Liberties IPA, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier, Hudepohl Classic Porter and Hudepohl Summer Pils. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept. 19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber ($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10), Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 – currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Oct. 18th) has Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Stout, Harvest Ale, and Winter Ale. The cost is $8.50 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4.50 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Sept. 20th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Spikelet Hoppy Wheat, Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA and Fiction Belgian Pale Ale. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror, Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber and Hop Baron. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of Oct. 18th) has Alternate Route, Bobby’s Idea, ESB – Eastern Standard Bitter, Home Sweet Home, Hoppy When Wet, Paycheck’s Porter, Raspberry Sour Wagon, Robinson’s Circus and Speedbump Kolsch. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles, Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (all three locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of Oct. 24th) had Moerlein Elixir Extra Special Bitter ($8.99), Abita Purple Haze ($6.99), Schlafly Pumpkin Ale ($14.99), Brooklyn Scorcher Single Hop Pale Ale ($6.99), Schlafly Belgian Golden ($7.99), Cumberland Coconut Porter ($8.99), Rogue Dead Guy XS ($9.99) and Blank Slate Out & About ($11.99).

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of Oct. 18th) had Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($6.99), Bad Attitude Hippie Pilsner ($18.99), Bell’s Oarsman Berliner Weiss style ($5.99), Abita Mayhawk Belgian Golden style ($8.49), Breckinridge 72 imperial Chocolate Stout ($13.99), Southern Tier 2X Steam ($9.99), Country Boy Angry Amos ($14.99) and New Holland Icabod Pumpkin ($9.99).

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Oct. 21st) has 21st Amendment Fireside Chat Winter Spiced Ale ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Old Emblamer ’12 Barleywine ($8.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Anderson Valley Winter Solstice ($8.99), Brooklyn Silver Aniversary Lager Doppelbock ($16.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($8.99). (This list will likely change after their Rhinegeist tap take over on 10/16 – see above for more information.)

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of Oct. 14th) has 21st Amendment Bitter American ($5.00), Unita Hopnotch ($8.00), Kona Longboard ($8), Sierra Nevada Torpedo ($9.00), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($9.00), Erdinger Oktoberfest ($9.00), Rivertown Pumpkin ($9.00), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($9.00), Rogue Dead Guy ($11.00), Rhinegeist Truth IPA ($11.00), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Fat Head’s Trail Head Pale Ale ($13.00), Green Flash Green Bullet Triple ($13.00), Stone Enjoy By 11/12/13 ($16.00), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.00) and New Holland Dragons Milk ($17.00). Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Tasting Buddies for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Oct. 24th) has Paulaner Oktoberfest, Anchor Porter, Dogfish Head Punkin, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, West Sixth Amber, Smuttynose Vunderbar, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

Market Wines (as of Oct. 25th) has Brew Kettle Black Rajah ($5/pint), Vander Mill Apple Blueberry Cider ($5/pint), Clown Shoes Galactica IPA ($6/pint), Great Lakes Nostferatu ($6/pint), Dark Horse Peppermint Plead the 5th ($6/pint) and Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter ($7/pint). They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue (as of Oct. 17th) has To ol Goliat ($25.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($28.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Imperial Red ($14.99), Hofbräu Oktoberfest ($8.99), West Sixth Amber ($9.99), New Holland Ichabod ($10.99), Abita Strawator ($9.99) and Southern Tier Warlock ($13.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Oct. 25th) has Abita French Connection Saison ($8.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($7.99), Arcadia Jaw Jacker pumpkin ale ($7.99), Bell’s Oberon wheat ale ($6.99), Bell’s Wheat Love wheat wine ($10.99), Great Lakes Nosferatu imperial red ale ($10.99), Green Flash Barleywine ($17.99), Green Flash Green Bullet imperial IPA ($16.99), Left Hand Fade to Black stout ($7.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($10.99), New Holland Rye hatter ($9.99), ​Oskar Blues Ten Fidy impeial Stout ($17.99), Rogue Chatoe Good Chit Pilsner ($8.99), Shiner Wild Hare pale ale ($6.99), Sixpoint 3 Beans coffee stout ($12.99), Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA ($6.99), Widmer Pitch Black Black IPA ($12.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Sept. 20th) has Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($12.99), Madtree Happy Amber ($12.99), Madtree Gnarly Brown ($12.99), Madtree Pleasant Wheat ($12.99) and Madtree Identity Crisis ($16.99). New growlers are $5.99 each. [Thanks to Shannon S. for the update.]

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits Edgewood NEW LOCATION 152 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, KY (as of Oct. 24th) has Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Artic Panzer Wolf and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 24th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Green Flash Saison Diego, Southern Tier Pumking, Sierra Nevada Black IPA, Sierra Nevada Flipside, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Mission IPA and Abita Mayhawk.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Oct. 3rd) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager ($4 pint, $5.99 32 oz, $10.99 64 oz), Founders Dirty Bastard ($3 pint, $4.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), 21st Amendment Imperial Jack ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz), Madtree Galaxy High ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64 oz) and Highland Oatmeal Porter ($2 pint, $3.99 32 oz, $6.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of Oct. 25th) are Christian Moerlein Helltown Rye-ot Brown Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Great Lakes Engine 20 Smoked Pale Ale, MadTree Kolsch Experimental #1, Jackie O’s Barking Pumpkin and Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Bourbon Barrel Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: August 16, 2013

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Growlers Report after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Oskar Blues tasting from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Friday featuring Dale’s Pale Ale, G’Knight Imperial Red IPA, Old Chub Scotch Ale and Ten Fiddy Imperial Stout

Dilly Café – Great Lakes Super Beers Night: Pub Exclusive beer Truth, Justice and the American Ale; Silver & Gold 25th Anniversary IPL, Class of ’88 Imperial Smoked Porter (w/Deschutes), Dortmunder Gold Lager and Mango Infused Commodore Perry IPA. Get flight of all five beers along with food pairings for $20. Great Lakes rep on hold to answer questions.

Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. This week’s beers (8/16) are Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Left Hand Polestar Pilsner, 5 Rabbit 5 Grass Hoppy Ale and Stone 17th Anniversary IPA.

Liquor Cabinet – Beer and wine tastings on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Saturday from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. Beers include Sixpoint Bengali Tiger and four from New Holland: Farmhouse Hatter Belgian IPA, Black Hatter American Black Ale, Oak-aged Hatter IPA and Rye Hatter IPA.

Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Moerlein Lager House – Hop Shop Cask Tapping Friday at 5:00 pm – This time, it’s their Dubel IPA, dry hopped with Centennial hops.

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (8/16) are TBA.

August Five Points Alley Biergarten – Featuring MadTree Brewing this month. Go to http://www.walnuthillsrf.org/fivepoints/#1 for more information.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of August 2nd) have Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner and Seven Hefeweizen. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of April 4th) have Lateral Oatmeal Sweet Stout, Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Triple Digit Chickow!, Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Pre-Prohibition Lager and a brand new beer: Serpentine Wheat. New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber ($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10), Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 – currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of August 2nd) has Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, Summer Wheat, Dew Wheat, and Harvest Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of June 28th) has Cougar Gold ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz), Truth West Coast IPA ($8 for 32 oz, $12 for 64 oz), Uncle British Mild ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz) & Spikelet Hoppy Wheat ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz). Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA to be tapped Saturday, August 3rd. Pricing is for refills. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing (as of August 17th) has Helles Lager, Blueberry Lager, Dunkel Lager, Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Lil’ SIPA, Hop Baron DIPA, Pumpkin Ale and Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra. Sour Cherry Porter Bottles are $13.99 plus tax (limited two).

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate Ryeway, Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears, Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of August 2nd) has the following beers available for growler fills: Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner and Seven Hefeweizen. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. Unfortunately, we do not have a current draft beer listing for them, but a representative listing is available on their Facebook menu page.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of 8/11/13): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of April 19th) had Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock, Flying Dog Wildman, Green Flash Le Freak, Weihenstephaner, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums, Great Lakes Ohio Stout and Hudy Bock.

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of April 19th) had Blue Moon Juniper Ale, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left Hand Scrimsaw, Bell’s Smitten, Dark Horse Amber and Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of August 12th) has R.J. Rocker Son of a Peach ($10.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), Elevator Brewing Three Frogs IPA ($9.99), Goose Island The Illinois Imperial IPA ($18.99), Anderson Valley El Steinber Dark Lager ($9.99), Green Flash Hop Head Red Red IPA ($12.99), Cismontane Black’s Dawn Imperial Stout ($13.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($8.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – They recently added a growler station. The beers on tap (as of August 9th) are Fat Head’s Head Hunter IPA, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Left Hand Polestar Pilsner.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager, Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of August 8th) has Brooklyn Scorcher, Schlafly Milk Chocolate Stout, Abita Jockamo, Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout, Schlafly Maibock, Left Hand Good JuJu, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, and Great Lakes White Ale.

Market Wines (as of August 16th) has Uinta Wyld Extra Pale, Avery White Rascal, Triton Fieldhouse Wheat, North Peak Wanderer, Epic Sour Apple Saison, Great Lakes Silver and Gold and Highland Oatmeal Porter. They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue (as of August 16th) has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Left Hand Week Sauce ($14.99), open tap, Stiegl Lemon Radler ($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sweetwater 420 ($8.99), Southern Tier Plum Noir ($16.99), Dogfish Head Aprihop ($12.99) and Brooklyn Summer ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of August 16th) has Apocalypse Fallout Dust Peppercorn Ale ($6.99), Arcadia Hopmouth Double IPA ($9.99), Blank Slate Lesser Path Wheat IPA ($9.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 Session IPA ($6.99), Country Boy Schnicklefritz Spruce Brown Ale ($7.99), Country Boy Shotgun Wedding Vanilla American Brown Ale ($8.99), Country Boy Amos Moses American Brown Ale, Dark Horse Fore Smoked Stout ($8.99), Dogfish Head Festina Peche Peach Wheat Ale ($9.99), Founders Centennial IPA ($10.99), Founders Dirty B@st@rd Scotch Ale ($10.99), Founders Porter ($10.99), Left Hand Twin Sisters Double IPA ($17.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($10.99), Redd’s Apple Ale ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine ($12.99), Sierra Nevada Belgian IPA ($17.99) and Three Floyds Jinx Proof Pilsner ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and About and Red Hook Audible.

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of May 6th) has Oskar Blues Old Chub, Widmer Hopside Down, Southern Tier 2x Steam, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, Sam Adams Grumpy Monk, Bell’s Oberon, Red Hook ESB, Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils and Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of August 6th) are Elevator Mogabi Hoppy Wheat, Highland Razor Wit, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Triple Digit Chickow!, Dogfish Head Burton Baton and one empty tap. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of July 30th) are MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Bell’s Oarsman, Brooklyn Scorcher #366, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon, and possibly Summit Summer Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Robert Fellows for this update.]