Tastings and Tappings Report: June 3, 2016

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.

TASTINGS

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring beers from Listermann at Fairfield and from Rhinegeist at Eastgate.

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

Party Source – $1 beer tastings on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 pm.

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they’re pouring from TBA. It’s $2.00 for the regular sample flights. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Warped Wing Tap Takeover tonight starting at 6:00 pm. Beers include Trotwood Lager, Self Starter, Gamma Bomb, Mr. Mean and Vanilla Bean Cappuccino Tiramisu 10-Ton Stout

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Fat Head’s and Boulder Collaboration Tapping tonight from 5:00-10:00 pm. In addition to Hopfenweizen, the collaboration beer, they will also have other beers from both breweries available. There will also be a Green Flash tasting going on at the same time.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring beers from Mash Cult including Ramathorn, Mic Drop and I’ve Got Gose in different area code.

– Tomorrow at 1:00 pm, they will be tapping Bell’s Expedition Stout Randalled through blueberries. The cost is $7 For a ten ounce snifter.

OTHER

BB Riverboats – Tonight marks the return of their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises. For June, the featured brewery is Rivertown. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: May 16, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, May 16th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA. Cost is $10 for a ten ounce snifter.

Monday, May 16th from 5:30–7:30 pm – Book signing at Moerlein Lager House
Paul L. Gaston, author of the new book Ohio’s Craft Beers and former NKY resident will be signing his book as part of American Craft Beer Week. Copies will be available for purchase at the Lager House.

Monday, May 16th at 6:00 pm – Moerlein Cintucky Common Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This tapping is part of their American Craft Beer Week celebration.

Tuesday, May 17th from 11:30 am-1:30 pm – Book signing at Moerlein Lager House
Paul L. Gaston signing his new book Ohio’s Craft Beers as part of American Craft Beer Week. Copies will be available for purchase at the Lager House.

Tuesday, May 17th at 4:00 pm – Blueberry Lager Tappening at Rivertown Brewing

Tuesday, May 17th at 6:00 pm – Barbarossa with Cocoa Nibs Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This tapping is part of their American Craft Beer Week celebration.

Tuesday, May 17th from 6:00-11:00 pm – Tuesday Night Braxton Bags at Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club
From Facebook: “Join us for Braxton Bags at Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club every Tuesday night this Summer! We’ll be playing cornhole and filling buckets of Storm and Crank Shaft cans for only $16 for everyone playing. The winning team each week will be placed in a raffle to win a Braxton prize basket. Or, you can join us for a special tournament on July 30th and compete to win a Braxton-branded Yeti Cooler. It’s a great summer (and LBYC’s 20th) to lift one to life and play some Braxton Bags!”

Wednesday, May 18th at 6:00 pm – Schützenfest Kölsch Ceremonial Debut at Kolping Society of Cincinnati
Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, May 19th at 5:00-10:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Pint Night at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits
Beers include Purity Pils, Strawberry Pig, Plum Street Wheat, Third Wave, Citrus Infused Third Wave and Blood Orange IPA.

Thursday, May 19th 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 – Braxton Tap Takeover, Glendale – Oskar Blues Mama’s Lil Yella Pils and Hyde Park – Fat Head’s/Boulder Co-Hopitation.

Thursday, May 19th at 7:00 pm – Rivertown Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

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Tastings and Tappings Report: April 22, 2016

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 FIRST BIRTHDAY, URBAN ARTIFACT!
Celebrate their birthday on Saturday with the first edition of their special Anniversary brew; cellared versions of some first year favorites: Phrenology (wild IPA), Hippodrome (wild DIPA), and Thoroughbred (bourbon-barrel aged amber); the kickoff of Keypunch (their lime gose); the limited Steinbier brewed for their Stein club members and unique guest taps. See their Facebook event page for more information on their musical offerings.

***Reinheitsgebot Celebrations on Saturday***

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Tapping Weihenstephaner’s 1516 and Christian Moerlein’s Purity Pils

Christian Moerlein Malt House – A toast at noon, free tours, free food and more. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Hebron Brew Haus – $4 Moerlein Pilsners all day

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Sierra Nevada Beer Tasting Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm.

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring beers from Fat Head’s at Fairfield and from Deschutes at Eastgate.

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

Party Source – $1 beer tastings on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 pm.

UPDATEParty Town – No Friday Night Flights this week per a post on Facebook. They will return next week.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Fat Head’s Brewing / Boulder Beer Takeover tonight from 6:00-9:00 pm. Beers include Boulder Shake, Boulder Sweaty Betty, Fat Head’s Sunshine Daydream, Fat Head’s Bonehead Red and Boulder/Fat Head’s Co-Hopatation.

Braxton Brewing – Hammerdown Homebrew Celebration, Saturday starting at 6:30 pm. Three variations of Storm, all inspired by homebrewers.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Upland and Revolution Collaboration Event, Saturday from 1:00-6:00 pm. Two different collaboration beers: Revved Up Coffee Brown and Revved Up Coffee Blonde. Both will be on tap in addition to some other beers from both breweries.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they are doing tapping Southern Tier Rhine Cabal. The cost is $8 for a 13 oz tulip.

Keystone Hyde Park – Spring Celebration of Bell’s Brewery today starting at 4:00 pm. Beers include Oarsman, Two Hearted, Oberon, Oatsmobile Pale Ale and a cask conditioned Amber Ale.

Marty’s Hops and Vines – Tapping Ei8ht Ball Hammock Hefeweizen Saturday at 5:00 pm and donating $1 from each pint sold to the Testicular Cancer Society.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: April 18 – 24, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, April 18th – Reinheitsgebot 500th Year Anniversary Celebration at Hofbräuhaus Newport
Half Liter of Weizen for $5

Monday, April 18th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s beers from Anderson Valley including Briney Watermelon Gose, Horse Tongue Sour, Bourbon Barrel-Aged Stout and Huge Arker.

Tuesday, April 19th – Reinheitsgebot 500th Year Anniversary Celebration at Hofbräuhaus Newport
Half Liter of Dunkel for $5

Tuesday, April 19th at 7:00 pm – Founders Surprise Tap Takeover at Hebron Brew Haus
Beers include KBS, Mosaic and All Day.

Wednesday, April 20th – Reinheitsgebot 500th Year Anniversary Celebration at Hofbräuhaus Newport
Half Liter of Lager for $5

Wednesday, April 20th at 3:00 pm – Fire it up on 4/20 with Fat Head’s and Boulder at Lucky Turtle
Beers include Fat Head’s Bone Head Imperial Red Ale, Fat Head’s Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale, Boulder Hazed Hoppy Session Ale, Boulder Shake Chocolate Porter plus their collaboration ale Co-Hopitation.

Wednesday, April 20th at 5:00 pm – Pack That Pils Into the Glass at Wunderbar
Try out four experimental Pilsners from Rhinegeist.

Wednesday, April 20th at 6:00 pm – 420 on 4/20 Drink ‘Em If You Got ‘Em at Marty’s Hops and Vines
$3 SweetWater 420 drafts

Thursday, April 21st – Reinheitsgebot 500th Year Anniversary Celebration at Hofbräuhaus Newport
Half Liter of Red Lager for $5

Thursday, April 21st at 5:00-8:00 pm – Ommegang “Game Of Thrones” Beer Tasting at Market Wines
Beers include Seven Kingdoms Hoppy Wheat, Iron Throne Belgian Pale Ale and Take The Black Stout.

Thursday, April 21st at 6:00-8:30 pm – Thirsty Thursday at Craft Pointe
This week, it’s Yellow Springs.

Thursday, April 21st at 6:00-9:00 pm – Taft’s Ale House Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, April 21st 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 – Three Floyds Tap Takeover, Glendale – Listermann Don’t Talk Sh*t About Norwood and Hyde Park – New Belgium Rare Tap Invasion.

Thursday, April 21st at 7:00 pm – Dogfish Head Tap Takeover at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, April 21st at 12:00 pm – Kentucky Home Bottle Release at Braxton Brewing

Check out our Friday Tastings and Tappings Report for lots of weekend events and Reinheitsgebot celebrations!

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Tastings and Tappings Report: July 17, 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.

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Fifty West Tasting from 4:00-7:00 pm today (7/17)

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 (7/17) are Boulevard Ginger Lemon Radler, Revolution Rosa, Boulder Hoopla Pale Ale and Heavy Seas Riptide.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/17), it’s Rivertown. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/17), it’s Rocky Mountain Brewery Challenge. 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 (7/17) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s TBA. 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 (7/17) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be a Mikkeller vs. Evil Twin tap takeover. Beers will include from Evil Twin: Sunshine Slacker, Freudian Slip, Ryan & The Beaster Bunny and Molotov Cocktail plus from Mikkeller 1000 IBU’s, Milk Stout, Juicebag and Beer Geek Breakfast. Cost varies by beer.

– For Saturday’s Randall Saturday (7/18), it’s Evil Twin Freudian Slip Barleywine through cherries. Cost is $7 for a ten ounce snifter.

– For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (7/20), it’s Grimm Telekinesis Dry-Hopped Sour. Cost is $10 for a thirteen ounce tulip.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: March 30 – April 5, 2015

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. NEW – Check out our new Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, March 30th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 30th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 30th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, March 30th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, March 30th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, March 31st – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 31st – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, March 31st – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 31st – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, March 31st – Halfway to Oktoberfest at Hofbräuhaus Newport
Happy Hour pricing all day.

Tuesday, March 31st from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, March 31st from 6:00-10:00 pm – Boulder Brewing Tap Takeover at HalfCut
Including Mojo Risin DIPA, Sweaty Betty, Mojo IPA, Shake & Emergent

Tuesday, March 31st at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, March 31st at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, April 1st – April Fools Gold Beer (collaboration with Blank Slate) available at Fifty West

Wednesday, April 1st – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 1st – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 1st – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Madtree Brewing.

Wednesday, April 1st through Friday, April 3rd – Artswave: Rivertown Toast to the Arts Week
$1 from every glass sold of Divergent, Soulless and beer from the Sour Tap to will be donated to Artswave.

Wednesday, April 1st from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, April 2nd – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 2nd – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 2nd – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing
This week, they’re tapping their cask aged Wild Blueberry Hibiscus Blonde Ale and Chef Buddy Fristoe will be serving his smoked pulled pork sliders, tacos and chips & salsa.

Thursday, April 2nd from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, April 2nd 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 – Dogfish Head Aprihop, Glendale – Stella and Hyde Park – Stone Enjoy By 4/20.

Friday, April 3rd – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 3rd 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, April 3rd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 4th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: Feb. 2 – 8, 2015

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. NEW – Check out our new Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, Feb. 2nd – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Feb. 2nd – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Feb. 2nd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Funky Gold Amarillo for $8 a snifter. In addition, there will be a bottle release of Prairie Bomb! at 5:00 pm just outside the tap room. Cost is $8.99.

Monday, Feb. 2nd from 6:00-8:00 pm – February Beer of the Month Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Barley Rhine and it benefits ArtsWave. One dollar from every beer will be donated along with 100% of the proceeds from the ceremonial keg that will be tapped ($1 samples from the ceremonial keg till it is finished). Brewers will be on hand for a meet and greet.

Monday, Feb. 2nd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Feb. 3rd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Feb. 4th – Blank Slate Flight Night at The Growler House
Beers includes Shroominous, Opera Cream Stout, Fume, Ryesing Up and Fork in the Road. $2 off glass pours, $10 flights, $10 growler fills of Fume, Ryesing Up and Fork in the Road. No growlers of Shroominous or Opera Cream.

Wednesday, Feb. 4th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Feb. 4th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, Feb. 4th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Rogue Ales.

Wednesday, Feb. 4th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, Feb. 5th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Feb. 5th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Feb. 5th starting at 4:00 pm – Sprye Can Release benefiting Green Umbrella
Go to their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, Feb. 5th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Feb. 5th 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 – Lagunitas, Glendale – MadTree PsyHOPathy and Hyde Park – Boulder Hazed & Confused.

Friday, Feb. 6th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

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

Saturday, Feb. 7th from 3:00-7:00pm – Maple on Tap at Cincinnati Nature Center
Unfortunately, this event is sold out, but after this event, we know that Mt. Carmel’s Maple Doppelbock will be available once again.

Saturday, Feb. 7th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, Feb. 8th at 7:00pm – Bell’s Hopslam Tapping at Keystone Covington

This Week in Beer: May 19 – 25, 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, May 19th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, May 19th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, May 19th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Prairie / Brewfist Spaghetti Western Imperial Stout.

Monday, May 19th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, May 20th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, May 20th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

UPDATE Tuesday, May 20th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week, it’s Rhinegeist Uncle, Lagunitas Pils, Stiegl Grapefruit Radler, MadTree Rounding Third, Revolution Anti-Hero and Boulder 35th Anniversary Imperial Black IPA.

Wednesday, May 21st – Beer and Wine Dinner at Incline Public House
Four courses, beer and wine sample with each course. Cost is $25 person. For reservations, email Dan@InclinePublicHouse.com

Wednesday, May 21st – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, May 21st – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

UPDATE Thursday, May 22nd from 5:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium OTR
This week, it’s Rhinegeist Truth and Zen.

Wednesday, May 21st from 5:00-7:00 pm – Hogshead Union Happy Hour at Moerlein Lager House
They will be tapping a special cask of a Scottish Ale called Old Gregg at 5:30 pm. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Wednesday, May 21st from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, May 21st at 6:00 pm – Deschutes Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Register by emailing PrivateDining@MoerleinLH.com. Cost is $55 per person, plus tax + gratuity.

UPDATE Wednesday, May 21st at 6:30 pm – Sunset Salon: Breweries at Clifton Cultural Arts Center

Join Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.’s Greg Hardman, MadTree Brewing’s Brady Duncan, Fifty West Brewing Company’s Bobby Slattery, Rhinegeist’s Bob Bonder, and Mt. Carmel Brewing Company’s Mike Dewey as they talk about Cincinnati’s brewing scene past, present, and future. Moderated by Brewery District Executive Director Steve Hampton. Doors open at 6:30 for light bites; featured discussion starts at 7.

$15 advance; $20 at door – Link for tickets

Wednesday, May 21st at 9:00 pm – We CAN Do It Wednesdays at Keystone Clifton
$3 select craft cans including Rhinegeist Truth, Uinta Brewing Hopnotch IPA and Strongbow Cider.

Thursday, May 22nd – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

UPDATE Thursday, May 22nd from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton
This week, it’s a New Belgium tap takeover as well as a take home the glass night including Yuzu, Cigar City Collaboration, La Folie, Summer Helles and Fat Tire.

Thursday, May 22nd at 5:00 pm – Madtree Sol Drifter Release Party at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, May 22nd 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 – Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils, Glendale – Bell’s Oberon and Hyde Park – Madtree Sol Drifter.

Friday, May 23rd – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, May 23rd starting at 3:00 pm – Patio Pours at Keystone Hyde Park
This week, it’s select beers from Rhinegeist.

Friday, May 23rd 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, May 23rd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, May 23rd – Tapping of West Sixth Lemongrass American Wheat at the Reds vs. Cardinals Game

Saturday, May 24th starting at 3:00 pm – Patio Pours at Keystone Hyde Park
This week, it’s select beers from Rhinegeist.

Saturday, May 24th from 4:00-8:00pm – Paw It Forward at Ei8ht Ball
A portion of the proceeds from beer sales will be donated to three local groups: Once Upon A Pit, Cincinnati Pit Crew and Adore-A-Bull Rescue. See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, May 24th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, May 24th at 2:00 pm – Beer ED at Findlay Market
See our earlier post for more information.

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

This Week in Beer: March 10 – 16, 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, March 10th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 10th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 10th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, March 10th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, March 10th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, March 10th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, March 11th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, March 11th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 11th – Penny Flip Tuesdays at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 11th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

UPDATE Tuesday, March 11th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Rivertown Tom’s Smashing Blonde, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Finch’s Fascist Pig, Stone Go To IPA, Jackie O’s Hop Ryot and Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout.

Wednesday, March 12th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, March 12th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, March 12th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, March 12th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, March 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, March 12th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, March 13th – Mother Firkin Thursdays at Fifty West

Thursday, March 13th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Cifton
This week’s beer is Upland Wheat.

UPDATE Thursday, March 13th at 5:00 pm – “Thirsty Thursday” at the Marriott Kingsgate Conference Center Bearcat Lounge
The cost is $12 and includes four 5-oz beers and four dishes. For this month, it’s Rivertown Bock with Pretzels & Beer Cheese, Christian Moerlein Doppelbock with Sauerkraut Balls, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale with Bangers & Mash and Moerlein Friend of the Irishman Stout with Vanilla Macaron with Stout Ganache.

Thursday, March 13th at 6:00 pm – WorldFest at UC’s Catskeller

Try beers from around the world paired with complimentary food from their country of origin. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in Catskeller in advance or at the door. Tasting will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Featured beers: Old Speckled Hen – England, Hitachino Espresso Stout – Japan, MadTree SPRYE – Cincinnati, Innis and Gunn Oloroso Cask – Scotland, MOA Blanc – New Zealand, Baltika Gold (#5) – Russia and Lion Stout – Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 13th 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 – Guinness, Glendale – Guinness and Hyde Park – Boulder Mojo IPA.

Thursday, March 13th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, March 13th at 7:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at Izzy’s in Ft Wright
Beers include Gnarly Brown, Sprye Rye and Lift Kolsch. For $25, you get one of each of the three beers, appetizer, dinner, dessert and a glass that’s yours to keep. Call 859-331-4999 to make reservations.

Friday, March 14th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, March 14th at 5:00 pm – Triple Digit Turns 2!

Help us celebrate our 2nd Anniversary Friday March 14th! We are pulling beers out from our cellar to put on draft, as well as a new variation or two of your favorites. Fireside Pizza Catering & Events will have the wood fired pizza oven up and rolling and DJ Soul Step on hand spinning records.

Friday, March 14th 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, March 14th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, March 15th from 12:00-5:00 pm – All About Stout Fest at Molly Malone’s Covington
28 stouts on tap. For $20, you get souvenir pint glass, six tasting tickets (each Good For A 5oz. Pour Of any of the stouts) PLUS one full pint of any stout (excludes the 4 VIP stouts). You can purchase
extra 5oz Pours for $2 and extra Full Pints just $4 (excludes the 4 VIP stouts). For the first time, they are also selling 125 VIP tickets for $30. This gets you the same deal as regular tickets BUT guarantees 5 oz. pour of the four very rare stouts in the fest. For more information including how to buy tickets, go to their Facebook event page.

Saturday, March 15th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.