This Week in Beer: April 20 – 26, 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. Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, April 20th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 20th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 20th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, April 20th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, April 20th from 5:00-7:30 pm – Founders Blushing Monk and KBS Tapping at Market Wines
Beers include – On draft: KBS, Blushing Monk, All Day IPA, Red’s Rye, Old Curmudgeon and Porter plus a limited number of Blushing Monk and KBS Bottles.

Monday, April 20th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, April 21st – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, April 21st – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, April 21st – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 21st – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, April 21st from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, April 22nd – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 22nd – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 22nd – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their Hop Fest.

Wednesday, April 22nd from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Ballast Point Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Grapefruit Sculpin IPA, Big Eye IPA, Fathom India Pale Lager, Indra Kunindra and Victory at Sea.

Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House/font>
Menu: Reception- Truth IPA; Hustle Rye Pale Ale paired with Peppercorn Crusted Filet Medallion, Stroganoff Ravioli, Herb Creme Fraiche and Enoki Mushroom; Equinox Single Hop Pale Ale paired with Grilled Lamb Rack, Grapefruit Honey, Israeli Salad and Equinox Jelly; Gramps American Barley Wine paired with Jerk Shrimp Skewer, Maple Lemongrass Slaw, Mojito Oil, Calabaza Rice and Goat Cheese; Mastodon Belgian Dark Ale paired with Moroccan Chicken Sope, Harissa Spiced Plantain Puree, Apricot Cilantro Sauce and Feta Cheese; Cafe Ink Imperial Stout paired with Tirimisu Bread Pudding, Espresso Caramel Sauce and Cocoa Coffee Beans. The cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. To make your reservations, contact Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com.

Thursday, April 23rd – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 23rd – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 23rd – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, April 23rd – 499th Anniversary of the Bavarian Purity Law at Hofbräuhaus Newport
$4.99 half liters all day

Thursday, April 23rd from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, April 23rd 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 – New Belgium Fat Tire, Glendale – Southern Tier and Hyde Park – Sixpoint Crisp.

Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00 pm – Unibroue Tap Takeover with Music at The Drinkery
Beers include Ephemere Apple, Emphemere Cranberry, Raftman, Terrible, La Fin Du Monde and Blanche De Chambly.

Friday, April 24th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 24th starting at 5:00 pm – Cincinnati Craft Brewers Starkbierfest at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event for more information.

Friday, April 24th 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 24th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 25th starting at 12:00 pm – Cincinnati Craft Brewers Starkbierfest at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event for more information.

Saturday, April 25th at 4:00pm – Westwood Works Pop-Up Beer Garden at St James Episcopal Church (3207 Montana Ave)
From their Facebook event page: “MadTree Brewing will be on hand to serve their beers. Wake and Bake Breakfast food truck and Dean’s Hops and Vines will serve food and non-alcoholic beverage options.”

Saturday, April 25th 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: April 13 – 19, 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. Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, April 13th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 13th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, April 13th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, there are two: Moody Tongue Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter and Sliced Nectarine IPA.

Monday, April 13th – April Beer of the Month at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Slow Mow Pilsner and a dollar from every Beer of the Month sold along with 100% of the proceeds from the ceremonial keg will be donated to the Flying Pig Marathon.

Monday, April 13th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, April 14th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, April 14th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, April 14th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 14th at 5:00 pm – Pass the Boot at the Brass Tap U Square
A portion of every pint of Old Firehouse will go be donated to fallen Cincinnati hero Daryl E. Gordon’s memorial fund. There will also be giveaways and other drink specials.

Tuesday, April 14th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00 pm – Alesmith Tap Takeover at Halfcut

Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, April 14th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, April 15th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 15th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 15th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Southern Tier Brewery.

Wednesday, April 15th – Wednesday Night Flights at the Growler House
This week, it’s West Sixth.

Wednesday, April 15th at 5:00 pm – Dogfish Head Record Store Day at The Lackman
Beers include Burton Baton, Noble Rot, Aprihop, 90 Min IPA and Chateau Jiahu.

Wednesday, April 15th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, April 15th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Firkin Night at Rock Botton
It’s a vanilla brown ale.

Thursday, April 16th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 16th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 16th – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, April 16th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, April 16th 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 – Rhinegeist Zen, Glendale – Smuttynose IPA and Hyde Park – 5 Rabbit 5 Lizard.

Friday, April 17th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 17th at 4:00 pm – ArtsWave “Toast to the Arts” Pint Night at Halfcut
From 4pm-10pm, $1 from any draft beer ordered will be donated to ArtsWave.

Friday, April 17th 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 17th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 18th – Happy First Anniversary, Halfcut!

Saturday, April 18th from 12:00pm-2:00am – Holler Hops & Grill’s Third Birthday Party
Tap takeovers by MadTree, SweetWater and West Sixth. More information on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, April 18th 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: April 6 – 12, 2015

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HAPPY OPENING DAY!
See our earlier post for some of the better beer options for the day.

Monday, April 6th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 6th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 6th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, April 6th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, April 6th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Rivertown Spring Release at Incline Public House
Sours, draft, bottle with retail pricing. $10 flights with pass appetizers.

Tuesday, April 7th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, April 7th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, April 7th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 7th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, April 7th – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom

Tuesday, April 7th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, April 7th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, April 7th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, April 7th at 6:30 pm – Great Lakes Beer Dinner at 20 Brix
Cost is $50 per person. Call (513) 831-2749 to make your reservations.

Wednesday, April 8th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 8th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 8th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Jackie O’s Brewery.

Wednesday, April 8th at 6:00 pm – Jim Hennessey’s Farewell Tour at The Woodward Theater
This benefit concert and craft beer festival is being help to aid family of Jim Hennessey who was a such an important help of the greater Cincinnati beer scene. We wrote Jim’s death in an earlier post. Tickets are $20 cash at the door. There will be 24 beers available. Many of them are listed on the Facebook page for this event.

Wednesday, April 8th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Fifty West Tap Takeover at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Six pours for $12. Beers include Vehicular Hopicide, April Fools Gold, Dipstick Double Brown, Shortcut Petite Saison, Cali Girl Common and Mainstreet Amber Ale.

Wednesday, April 8th at 6:00 pm – Clown Shoes Tap Takeover at Brass Tap
Beers include Undead Party Crasher, Hoppy Feet 2.0, Space Cake and Crasher in the Rye

Thursday, April 9th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 9th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 9th – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, April 9th at 5:30 pm – Chili Cook-off with Deschutes & Ei8ht Ball at Gypsy’s (Covington)
Enjoy two different chilis (one made with Deschutes Red Chair NWPA and one made with Ei8ht Ball Brewing Prodigal) and then pick a winner.

Thursday, April 9th 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 Sparky, Glendale – Oskar Blues Mama’s Lil Yella Pils and Hyde Park – Jackie O’s Razz Wheat.

Thursday, April 9th at 7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers include Cougar, Truth and Zen. Food Pairings are Izzy’s Fried Pickles, Chicken Wrap and Rice Pudding. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call Brian Ramey at (859) 331-4999 or email him at brian.ramey23@icloud.com

Friday, April 10th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 10th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Brats-N-Brews at Mt Carmel Brewing
Cincy Beer Brats will have their Maple Doppelbock infused Premium Beer Brats available for $5 or $8 for a beer and brat.

Friday, April 10th 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 10th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 11th from 12:00-10:00 pm – Pints, Pinups and Pitties / Sour Saturday at Rivertown Brewing
This event was postponed from Cincinnati Beer Week. $1 from every pint sold from noon until 3:00 pm will go to the Miami Valley Pit Crew, a non profit animal rescue. There will also be a doggy (and maybe human?) kissing booth and a selfie stand. Miami Valley Pit Crew will be accepting cash/dog accessory donations as well. Rivertown will be tapping a 1/6 barrel of Kriek and a particularly tart batch of Pomegranate Lambic after that. Two of their year round sours will also be on draft – Divergent (Berliner Style) and Soulless (Flanders Red).

Saturday, April 11th from 12:00-10:00 pm – PREACH DIPA Release Party at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
From their Facebook event page: “food from Texas Joe The Legal Mexican, Tex-Mex Food Truck and SugarSnap! Truck and live music. Plus, there will be 75+ local motorcycles and scooters”

Saturday, April 11th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, April 12th from 2:00-5:00 pm – Toast to the Tunnels at Christian Moerlein Brewing
A benefit for the Betts House, take an tour of the underground barrel vault tunnels and then have a beer. Tours are $10 and then a flight of Christian Christian Moerlein beers will be available for only $10. For information, check out their Facebook event page.

This Week in Beer: March 23 – 29, 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 23rd – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 23rd – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 23rd – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, March 23rd at 11:00 am – Bell’s Oberon Tapping at Keystone Hyde Park

Monday, March 23rd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Hoppin’ Frog Barrel-Aged B.O.R.I.S. Cost is $12 for a 10 ounce snifter.

Tuesday, March 24th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 24th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 24th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, March 24th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, March 24th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, March 24th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, March 25th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, March 25th – Flight Night at The Growler House

Wednesday, March 25th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
For this week, it’s Thirsty Dog Brewery.

Wednesday, March 25th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Blind IPA Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Six IPAs on tap with blank tap handles, you get to taste and rank all six. Names revealed after they’ve all been ranked. Cost is $15 a person.

Wednesday, March 25th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Hopfen Spezial.

Thursday, March 26th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, March 26th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, March 26th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, March 26th 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 – Bell’s Oberon, Glendale – Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale and Hyde Park – Fat Head’s Goggle Fogger.

Thursday, March 26th at 6:30 pm – Cincinnati Brewing History: Presented by Rhinegeist Brewery
From Facebook: “Come to Rhinegeist Brewery to enjoy an evening all about beer! Rhinegeist is proud to host Cincinnati Brewing History, and lecture by local experts, Steve Hampton, architect and executive director of the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District and Brewery Heritage Trail and Mike Morgan, local historian and author of “Over-the-Rhine: When Beer Was King”. The lecture will be preceded by a brewery tour, happy hour and an opportunity to buy raffle tickets to win Rhinegeist swag!! For beer and history lovers, it doesn’t get any better than this!” Hosted by Betts House, the cost is $11.54 for the lecture only. The tour option is sold out. You can purchase your tickets on their Eventbrite page.

Friday, March 27th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, March 27th at 5:00 pm – Free Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Also tapping Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree.

Friday, March 27th at 5:00 pm – Braxton Brewing Company Grand Opening
From their Facebook Event Page: “Join us as we officially “Lift One to Life” for the very first time. We’re excited to invite you into “The Garage” for a night of delicious beer, the Neltner Small Batch mural unveiling, live bands, brewery tours, a photo booth, and much more. Schedule:
– Doors Open: 5:00pm
– Bands in MadLot at 6:00pm
– Toast/Mural Unveiling: 7:00pm
– and much more…
*subject to change, check this page for updates
Food Trucks will provide the food, we’ll provide the beer. We look forward to pouring pints and, as always, Lift One to Life..”

Friday, March 27th 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 27th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, March 28th from 7:00-10:00 pm – The Art of Funk feat. Sours, Artswave, DJ Soulstep & Pones, Inc! at Rivertown Brewing
From their Facebook event page: “Join us for our Artswave Toast to the Arts Campaign Kick Off Party starting at 7p focused on the Art of Funk! We will be joined by DJ Soulstep spinning nothing but funky vinyl goodness til close, a special performance by Pones, Inc from 7p-8p (an interactive, funk filled dance troop) and, of course, our House Funk feature on tap beginning with Kriek and followed by Pomegranate Lambic along with Gueze and Triumvirate featured in bottle. Come discover and embrace your funk and all its art forms with us on the 28th!”

Sunday, March 29th at 11:00 am – Brewers Brunch with Weasel Boy at Fifty West
Three course beer paired brunch. Cost is $27.37 per person. Make your reservation on their Eventbrite page.

This Week in Beer: March 9 – 15, 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 9th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 9th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 9th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, March 9th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday Week at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Monday through Friday, Ei8ht Ball is tapping a different rare beer. For Monday, it’s Dogfish Head 120 Minutes IPA. Tuesday is Three Floyds Stack n’ Stabb. Wednesday is Prairie Bomb! and Thursday is Anderson Valley Gose and Blood Orange Gose. Friday’s keg is listed below.

Monday, March 9th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, March 10th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 10th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, March 10th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 10th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, March 10th – West Sixth Beer Dinner at Packhouse

Tuesday, March 10th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s
This week, it’s TBA at their Lakeside Park location and TBA at their Florence location.

Tuesday, March 10th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, March 10th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, March 10th at 7:00 pm – New Belgium Tap Takeover at Bourbon and Broad

Tuesday, March 10th at 7:00 pm – Kentucky Ale Pint Night at Lucky Duck Pub

Wednesday, March 11th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, March 11th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, March 11th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their World Fest Food Pairing event.

Wednesday, March 11th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm -Tastes Great, Boosts the Economy! Forum on Craft Beer as Community Development at Niehoff Urban Studio (2728 Vine St)
For more information and to RSVP, go to http://www.soapboxmedia.com/features/030315-soapbox-speaker-series-nine-giant-rhinegeist-wiedemanns-craft-beer.aspx

Wednesday, March 11th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, March 12th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, March 12th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, March 12th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, March 12th at 6:00 pm – Slam vs. JuJu: A Hop Off/Beer of the Month Club Launch Party at the Growler House
From Facebook: “Join us as we launch our Beer of the Month Club in style.. by tapping Hop Slam and Hop JuJu! Beer of the Month Club details: It’s $25/month, Packaged beer (not draft), You get at least $25 worth of beer, Any 3 Floyds that we get in 6 packs or bombers are automatically reserved for BOTMC. You can sign up for any duration (1 month – indefinitely). Includes the newest, rarest, most unique beer we can find. Also includes tasting notes, food pairing suggestions, a brewery pint glass and any other brewery swag we can get our hands on. You’ll also get inside information on special keg tappings that are coming up. **only 12 spots available for the first month** How to sign up? Call 513 580 8277 or stop in! Make sure to ask for Andrew!”

Thursday, March 12th 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 – Jackie O’s Chomolungma.

Friday, March 13th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, March 13th at 5:00 pm – Ain’t no Party like a Coolship Party! at Rivertown Brewing
From Facebook: “Join us in celebrating the 1st 30bbl Coolship fermentation in Ohio with Funk Factory Geuzeria from WI! A Coolship is a large, open, stainless steel vessel used to draw wild yeast and bacteria into the wort while it cools, spontaneous fermentation at its most spontaneous! The taproom will be open and viewing of the coolship will be available from 5p-7p. Learn more about FFG and this unique art form at www.funkfactorygeuzeria.com

Friday, March 13th at 5:00 pm – Moerlein Eleven/162 Draft Release Party at Ei8ht Ball
Enjoy the Christian Moerlein anniversary beer Eleven/162, a barrel aged wee heavy ale, while enjoying FREE bacon.

Friday, March 13th at 5:00 pm – Fat Head’s Hop Ju Ju & Ballast Point Victory at Sea Tapping at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane

Friday, March 13th 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 13th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, March 14th at 10:00 am – Shamrock Shake Irish Creme Stout Bottle Release at Listermann Brewing

Saturday, March 14th 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. 9 – 15, 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. 9th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Feb. 9th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Feb. 9th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Feb. 9th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, Feb. 9th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Feb. 10th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Feb. 10th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Feb. 10th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Feb. 10th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Feb. 11th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Feb. 11th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, Feb. 11th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s New Holland.

Wednesday, Feb. 11th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Southern Tier Creme Brulee two ways: a fresh pour from this year’s batch and an aged pour from the 2012 batch. $6 for the two pours. They’ll also have $3 drafts.

Wednesday, Feb. 11th starting at 6:00 pm – Fire Chief Ale Tapping at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Live music, split the pot and 25 cents from every pint sold will go to the Cincinnati Fire Department.

Thursday, Feb. 12th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Feb. 12th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Feb. 12th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Feb. 12th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Southern Tier Tap Takeover at Market Wines
Pumking aged in 30-year old Spanish rum barrels, vintage Pumking and Crème Brulee on draft and several other special brews.

Thursday, Feb. 12th 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 – Bell’s Hopslam, Glendale – Bell’s Two-Hearted & Smitten and Hyde Park – Heavy Seas Cross Bones.

Thursday, Feb. 12th at 7:00 pm – Carson’s Brewery Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Ft. Wright
Carson’s Brewery out of Evansville, IN has only been open for less than three years, but has already won medals at both the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) and the World Beer Cup. You can come taste these award-winning beers paired with some of your favorite foods from Izzy’s. Beers include Brown Cow Brown Ale, RIPA (Red India Pale Ale) and Red Dawn Amber Wheat. Pairings are shrimp cocktail, Izzy’s Pastrami Mex and cinnamon & powdered sugar churros. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call Brian Ramey at (859) 331-4999 or email him at brian.ramey23@icloud.com

Cincinnati Beer Week 2015

Friday, Feb. 13th to Sunday, Feb. 22nd – Cincinnati Beer Week 2015
As we have done in the past, we will be publishing a list of each day’s CBW events every morning at 9:00 am. If you want a daily list of that day’s events emailed to you the night before at 9:00 pm, sign up on our earlier post. Because of the daily post, there will not be a Tastings and Growlers Report this coming Friday.

Friday, Feb. 13th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Feb. 13th 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. 13th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, Feb. 14th starting at 10:00 am – Xavier Pre-Game at Listermann Brewing
$4 pours until tip off against St. John’s.

Saturday, Feb. 14th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, Feb. 15th at 11:30 am – Babes & Beers Brunch & Brew at Fifty West
From the event organizer – “Babes & Beers is a social networking group for women that uses the love of craft beer to tie us all together. Come out, have some brunch, make some new friends, and take part in a truly original small batch experience.” We hear that the small batch beer may be a honey-lavender pale ale. Email becca@fiftywest brew.com to make your reservations.

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: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1, 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, Jan. 26th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 26th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 26th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Jan. 26th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Mikkeller Big Worster. Cost is $10 a snifter.

Monday, Jan. 26th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Jan. 27th from 6:00-10:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at Halfcut

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:30 pm – MadTree Beer and Pizza Pairings at Aponte’s Pizza (Mason)
Cost is $28 per person. That includes: chicken wings (mild Buffalo sauce and spicy garlic), Aponte’s house salad with a pizza flight of 3-Way Chili Pizza, Chicken Piccata Pizza, The Tony, 4 Cheese Pizza plus Gnarly Brown Cheesecake for dessert. MadTree beers include Lift, Happy Amber, PsycHOPathy and Gnarly Brown. For reservations, call 513-336-7400.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their Stout and Porter Fest.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Gluten-free tasting including Two Brothers Artisan Brewing Prairie Path Golden Ale, Wyder’s Hard Cider Reposado, B. Nectar Cider Zombie Killer, Crafted Artisan Meadery Vanilla Cinnamon Mead and Dansk Mjod Viking Blod.

UPDATEWednesday, Jan. 28th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Braunbier.

Thursday, Jan. 29th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Jan. 29th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Jan. 29th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

UPDATEThursday, Jan. 29th at 5:00 pm – Sparrow Dubbel Tapping at Listermann Brewing
From Facebook: “Special keg tapping this Thursday to honor a fallen member of Bloatarian Brewing League, Kevin Spatz. Sparrow is a Belgian Dubbel, one of Kevin’s favorite styles. Spatz in German means Sparrow. Beer taps at 5 pm.”

Thursday, Jan. 29th 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 – SweetWater Happy Ending, Glendale – Left Hand Milk Stout and Hyde Park – Rhinegeist Knucklehead.

Friday, Jan. 30th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Jan. 30th at 5:30 pm – Free Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball
Plus three beers from Rhinegeist on draft: Ink, Café Ink and Knucklehead.

Friday, Jan. 30th 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, Jan. 30th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, Jan. 31st – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)
We just learned that Louie’s has closed.

Saturday, Jan. 31st starting at 12:00 pm – Winter Bonanza 2 at MadTree Brewing
32 beers from MadTree; 14 more beers from the likes of Bad Tom, Blank Slate, Fifty West, Old Firehouse, Warped Wing, Yellow Springs, Fat Head’s, West Sixth, Land-Grant, Jackie O’s, Seventh Son, Fifth Street, Columbus Brewing and Hoppin’ Frog; 6 bands and 4 food trucks. Now, that’s a bonanza. More information available on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Jan. 31st from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Jan. 31st at 6:30 pm – Beefsteak Club Dinner
This year’s dinner will be held on the third floor of the historic Hudepohl Brewery bottling building, located on East McMicken in Over-the-Rhine. Tickets are $50.00 and all proceeds go to supporting Bockfest and the Bockfest Parade. Price includes live music, tours of the building, special giveaways, food from Arnold’s Bar and Grill and beer from Christian Moerlein Brewing. To purchase your tickets, go to http://www.bockfest.com/bockfest-beefsteak-club-dinner/

This Week in Beer: Jan. 12 – 18, 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.

Monday, Jan. 12th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 12th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 12th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Jan. 12th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Boulevard Brewing Tastings at Country Fresh Farm Market

Monday, Jan. 12th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Dogfish Head Beer Raison D’Extra.

Monday, Jan. 12th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Jan. 13th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Jan. 13th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Jan. 13th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 4:00 pm – Boulevard Tappings at the Brass Tap U Square
Beers include Pale Ale, Pop Up Session IPA, Single Wide IPA, 80 Acre and Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale.

Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Jan. 14th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 14th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Jan. 14th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Fat Head’s Brewery.

Tuesday, Jan. 13th at 4:00 pm – Boulevard Release Party at Kaze OTR
Pouring Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale and Unfiltered Wheat.

Wednesday, Jan. 14th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
This week, it’s beers from Boulevard.

Wednesday, Jan. 14th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Brewmaster Gerry will be conducting tours.

Thursday, Jan. 15th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Jan. 15th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Jan. 15th from 6:00-9:00 pm – “Pay It Forward” Celebration with West Sixth at Incline Public House
Join the folks from West Sixth for the check presentation from their “Pay It Forward” Cocoa Porter program to Community Matters. As they say on the Facebook event page, this “is not a fundraiser – just show up and party and feel good that you are supporting Community Matters by simply eating tasty food and/or drinking tasty beer.” West Sixth is bringing beers to the event that they normally only sell in Lexington, and a portion of the sales from the evening will also benefit Community Matters.

Friday, Jan. 16th Thursday, Jan. 15th at 5:300 pm – Founders Tap Takeover at Market Wines
Beers include Big Lushious, Backwoods Bastard, Centennial and Dirty Bastard.

Thursday, Jan. 15th 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 – Ei8ht Ball Prodigal, Glendale – Founders Porter and Hyde Park – MadTree Thundersnow.

Friday, Jan. 16th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Jan. 16th at 5:00 pm – Free Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Tapping Off Color Dinosmores

Friday, Jan. 16th 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, Jan. 16th at 6:00 pm – Shambles Beer Tapping at Rivertown Brewing
Tapping “Shambling Southward – Dubbel Barrel Blues,” a Belgian Dubbel aged with brandy-infused wood chips which was brewed in honor of The Whiskey Shambles’ win at the Northeast Ohio Blues Association (NEOBA) Challenge. That win qualifies them to compete at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis this month. The Whiskey Shambles will be performing starting at 7:00 pm. More information available at their Facebook event page.

Friday, Jan. 16th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Barrel-Aged Beer Bash at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield
Sixty different types of barrel aged beers available from over forty different different breweries. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to their website.

Saturday, Jan. 17th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Jan. 17th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Jan. 17th from 6:00 pm – Local Local Local 6 at Arnold’s Bar & Grill
For the sixth year, Arnold’s is featuring local beers, bands and more. Starting at 6:00 pm, there will be $3.50 pints of local craft beers plus owners, head brewers and more of nearly every single local Cincinnati Brewery including Christian Moerlein, Listermann’s, Rivertown, Blank Slate, Rhinegeist, MadTree, Mt. Carmel, Bad Tom, Old Firehouse, Fifty West, Cellar Dweller, Triple Digit, Warped Wing, Ei8ht Ball, Paradise Brewing and Wiedemann

Saturday, Jan. 17th at 6:00 pm – Blues, Brews, Vino and BBQ With The Brad Hatfield Band at Cellar Dweller Brewery
The dinner is sold out as of time of publication, but you are still welcome to come and listen to the band starting at 9:00 pm. More information available at their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Jan. 17th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Barrel-Aged Beer Bash at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield
See their Friday listing for more information.

This Week in Beer: Dec. 1 – 7, 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, Dec. 1st – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Dec. 1st – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 1st – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Dec. 1st from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Dec. 1st at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, there’s two: Prairie Christmas Bomb! and Founders Big Luscious. Both beers will be $8 a snifter.

Monday, Dec. 1st at 6:00 pm – Beer of the Month Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Laboratory Lager #2 – “built on a hefty base of German Vienna malt and a blend of specialty German caramalts.”

Monday, Dec. 1st from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at 3:00 pm – Grand Opening of the Growler House (1526 Madison, Cincinnati)
Opening day beers include Fifty West Brewing Company: Doom Pedal, Speed Bump, Spooner Summit, Paycheck’s Porter; Listermann Brewing Company: Planetary Eclipse, Lateral, Jungle Honey; MadTree Brewing: Identity Crisis, Black Forest, Thundersnow, Lemon Basil; Christian Moerlein Brewing Co.: Red Hot Mess, Ohio Knife, Zeppelin; Triple Digit Brewing Company: Chickow; Rivertown Brewing Company: Helles, Roebling, LiL Sipa, Winter; Blank Slate Brewing Company: The Lesser Path, RYEsing Up, Fork in the Road; Rhinegeist: Cougar, Truth, Dad, Jacques, Panther and Mt. Carmel Brewing Company: Coffee Brown, Nut Brown, Amber.

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Dec. 2nd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s 21st Amendment.

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their Holiday Beerfest.

Wednesday, Dec. 3rd from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, Dec. 4th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

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

Thursday, Dec. 4th at 6:00 pm – A Tavola + Moerlein La Strada Pilsner Launch at Christian Moerlein

Thursday, Dec. 4th 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 – Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Glendale – Southern Tier Christmas Ale and Hyde Park – Bell’s Christmas Ale.

Thursday, Dec. 4th from 7:00 pm to close – Weyerbacher Tap Takeover at Dean’s Hops & Vines
Dean’s is located at 3722 Harrison Ave in Cincinnati.

Friday, Dec. 5th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Dec. 5th 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, Dec. 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, Dec. 6th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Dec. 6th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Dec. 6th at 9:00 pm – Cincinnati Dancing Pigs National Jug Band Hall of Fame Induction Show at Arnold’s
Also get a sneak preview of Moerlein’s new Bay of Bengal Double IPA at the show.