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: Oct. 18, 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 – This week’s beers (10/18) are TBA.

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 (10/18) are from Lost Coast, Evil Twin, Stillwater, Breckenridge and Dark Horse. The featured pint is also Dogfish Head American Beaut. Cost is $8 and includes a Dogfish Head pint glass.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Oct. 16th) have Helltown Rye-ot American Brown Ale, Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale, LaGrange Farmhouse Ale, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, OTR Over-the-Rhine Ale, Northern Liberties IPA, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Summer Pils, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier, Hudepohl Classic Porter. NOTE: GABF Silver Medal winning Emancipator Doppel Bock will be available in limited supply for sample only. $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 Sept. 16th) has Dewey’s Porter, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, 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 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. 18th) 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), Southern Tier Warlock Pumpkin Stout ($9.99) and Blank Slate Out & About White IPA ($11.99).

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of Oct. 18th) had TThree Floyd’s 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), Christian Moerlein Zepplin Bavarian Style Pale Ale ($8.49), 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. 7th) has Fat Head’s Hop Stalker IPA ($11.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($17.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), New Holland Paleooza Michigan Pale Ale ($8.99), Brooklyn Silver Aniversary Lager Doppelbock ($16.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($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 – 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. 17th) has Anchor Porter, Dogfish Head Punkin, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, West Sixth Amber, Smuttynose Vunderbar and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

Market Wines (as of Oct. 18th) has Brew Kettle Black Rajah ($5/glass), Vander Mill Apple Blueberry Cider ($5/glass), Clown Shoes Galactica IPA ($6/glass), Left Hand St. Vrain Tripple ($5/glass), Dark Horse Peppermint Plead the 5th ($6/glass) and Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter ($7/glass). 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. 17th) has Abita French Connection Saison ($8.99), Bell’s Octoberfest ($9.99), Brooklyn Summer Time ($6.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Oatmeal Stout ($9.99),
Frankenmuth Batch 69 IPA ($9.99), Left Hand Warrior IPA ($12.99), Lindeman’s Framboise ($24.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($10.99), New Holland Charkoota Rye Smoked Dopplebock ($7.99), Rogue Chatoue Good Chit Pilsner ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Tumbler American Brown Ale ($7.99), Stone Cali Belgique Belgian IPA ($9.99), Stone Gotterdammerung Imperial IPA ($12.99), Widmer Pitch Black Black IPA ($12.99), Widmer Old Embalmer Barleywine ($16.99) 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. 10th) has Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Arctic Panzer and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 10th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Southern Tier Warlock, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Frankenmuth Batch 69, Sierra Nevada Flipside, Ky Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin and Mission IPA.

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 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.]

Cincinnati Beer Week Menu at Virgil’s Café – Feb. 7-13

Cincinnati Beer Week 2013

February 7th-13th

3 5oz. Beers, 3 Courses $20.13

Or $30 for 3-12oz. pours

MENU

Lore Brewing Company,
Danville, KY
“Girls gone mild” English Mild Ale

Beer steamed mussels with leek and tomato fondue
OR
Spinach and wild mushroom fried mac and cheese

Cumberland Brewing Company
Louisville, KY
IPA

Green Etouffee with bell peppers, okra, celery and onions
in a white wine brown sauce with or without crayfish
OR
Short rib and roasted chile pot pie

Alltech Brewing Company,
Lexington, KY
Bourbon Barrel Stout

Angostura Bitters and Vanilla Creme Brulee
OR
Stout and Chocolate Lava Cake

Tastings and Growlers Report: January 4, 2013

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

TASTINGS

UPDATE Everything’s d’ Vine has beer and wine tastings on Friday nights from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $12 per person.

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

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring beers from Three Floyds including Zombie Dust. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● As of December 28th, Fifty West Brewing had Coffee Please Stout, Christmas Cookie, Coast to Coast IPA, Alternate Route Brown Ale, Harley Dunkelweizen, Robinsons Circus Hefeweizen, Amber Ale, Speed Bump Kolsch and recently added – Horse and Buggy Scotch Ale, Thirty-37 Pale Ale and Forgot Stevie? Double IPA. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

● As of December 28th, the growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing had Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, 7 Weiss, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Double Dark Lager and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. The Baltic Porter will be tapped on Monday, January 7th. 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. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of December 28th, the growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● As of December 29th, the growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room had their Roebling, Hop Baron, Blueberry, Hop Bomber, Famine, Winter, Dunkel, Unit 6, and a small batch Cincinnati Common (probably gone by now). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version), Pumpkin Ale and Winter Tartan. Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA, Two Brothers Domaine Dupage, Stone Ruination IPA, Brooklyn Fiat Lux, Rivertown Famine, Oskar Blues Cedar, Great Lakes Christmas and Abita Amber.

● The growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Upland Double Dragonfly ($8.99), Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter ($8.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yela Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight ($10.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume ($8.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy ($14.99), Bell’s Oberon ($5.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel aged Barleywine ($18.99), Abita Christmas Ale ($5.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRR winter seasonal ($16.99), Cumberland Pumkin ($3.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), Lore Derby Brown Ale ($3.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), Bell’s Christmas ($10.99), Southern Tier 2XStou ($12.99) and Thirsty Dog 12 dogs of Christmas ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

● As of December 23rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Bear Republic Racer X ($25), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Rivertown Winter Ale ($12), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Affligem Noel ($20), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Bourbon Barrel Stout ($16), Mt. Carmel Obsidian Imperial Black Rye IPA ($17), Southern Tier Old Man Winter ($12), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13) and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has New Holland Hopivore APA, Sam Adams Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout, Brooklyn There Will Be Black IPA and Avery Old Jubilation “Ho-Ho Whoa”.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Dogfish Head “My Antonia” ($5.00/glass $15/ growler), Triple Digit “Chickow” ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Ballast Point “Victory at Sea” ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and another beer to be added. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Harpoon Leviathan ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Schlafly Christmas Ale ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Goose Island Naughty Goose ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Great Lakes Cleveland Brown ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Alltech KY Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), Anderson Valley Winter Solstice Spiced Ale ($7.99), BBC Anvil Steam ($6.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute ($12.99), Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout ($7.99), Finch’s Threadless IPA ($8.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($7.99), Green Flash Extra Pale Ale ($7.99), Hoppin Frog Outta Kilter ($25.99), Rivertown Famine Bavarian Black Wheat ($10.99), Rivertown Pestilence Sour Brown Ale ($19.99), Rogue XS Imperial Stout ($9.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale, Upland Komodo Black IPA ($9.99), Widmer Bros. Milk Stout ($11.99) and Woodchuck Amber cider ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● As of December 14th, Valley Wine & Spirits has Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2xmas, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Goose Island Sofie.

● As of Dec. 27th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Brew Kettle Winter Warmer, Sixpoint Diesel Stout, Affligem Noel, Triple Digit Chickow and another beer to be added. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: December 28, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Everything’s d’ Vine has beer and wine tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $12 per person.

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

● Reminder – There are no Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence for the rest of 2012. Friday Night Flights will start back up in January.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● Fifty West Brewing has Coffee Please Stout, Christmas Cookie, Coast to Coast IPA, Alternate Route Brown Ale, Harley Dunkelweizen, Robinsons Circus Hefeweizen, Amber Ale, Speed Bump Kolsch and recently added – Horse and Buggy Scotch Ale, Thirty-37 Pale Ale and Forgot Stevie? Double IPA. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Winter Ale, Death and a sweet potato stout (7.2 ABV and 35 IBUs). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Smuttynose Scotch Ale, Founders Centennial IPA, Stone Ruination IPA, Brooklyn Fiat Lux, Rivertown Famine, Oskar Blues Cedar, Great Lakes Christmas and Abita Amber.

● As of Dec. 21st, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99) and Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spice ($6.99). At their Fort Thomas location, they have Upland Wheat ($5.99), Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter ($7.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up Rye Saison ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar BLues TenFiddy Stout ($14.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($9.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Teddy Bear Kisses ($12.99), Abita Christmas ($5.99), Three Floyds Gumballhead ($12.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), Bell’s Christmas Ale ($10.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), Widmer Brothers Rotator Falconer IPA ($11.99) and Thirsty Dog 12 dogs of Christmas ($10.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of December 23rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Bear Republic Racer X ($25), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Rivertown Winter Ale ($12), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Affligem Noel ($20), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Bourbon Barrel Stout ($16), Mt. Carmel Obsidian Imperial Black Rye IPA ($17), Southern Tier Old Man Winter ($12), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13) and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Avery Old Jubilation, Sam Adams Merry Mischief, New Holland Hopivore and Left Hand Milk Stout.

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Stoudts Smooth Hoperator ($6.00/glass $16/ growler), Affligen Noel ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler) and Tröegs Mad Elf Ale ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and another beer to be added. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Dark Horse Crooked Tree ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Schlafly Christmas Ale ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Goose Island Naughty Goose ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Against the Grain Oaken Dagger ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Against the Grain Kottbusser Session Ale ($5.99), Blank Slate Fork in the Road India Amber Ale ($8.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($7.99), Founders Dirty B@st@rd Scotch Ale ($10.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddie Russian Imperial Stout ($10.99), Lore Nelson Sauvin IPA ($6.99), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout ($17.99), Rivertown Death Ghost Chili Stout ($15.99), Rivertown Famine Bavarian Black Wheat ($10.99), Rivertown Pestilence Sour Brown Ale ($19.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red ($15.99), Rogue XS Imperial Stout ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale, Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Ale ($7.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour Ale ($14.99), Widmer Bros. Brrrbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer ($11.99) and Woodchuck Amber cider ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● As of December 14th, Valley Wine & Spirits has Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2xmas, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Goose Island Sofie.

● As of Dec. 27th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Brew Kettle Winter Warmer, Sixpoint Diesel Stout, Affligem Noel, Triple Digit Chickow and another beer to be added. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: December 14, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Newly opened Everything’s d’ Vine will be having beer tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm including tonight!

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● Reminder – There are no Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence for the rest of 2012. Friday Night Flights will start back up in January.

● Valley Wine & Spirits is having a beer tasting from 5:00-8:00 pm this evening (12/14).

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Winter Ale, Death and a sweet potato stout (7.2 ABV and 35 IBUs). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Smuttynose Scotch Ale, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Dogfish Chicory Stout, Rivertown Hop Bomber, Rivertown Famine, Oskar Blues Cedar, Great Lakes Christmas Ale and Breckenridge Christmas.

● As of Nov. 23rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, the new 24-tap growler station has Upland Wheat ($5.99), Batch 19 ($5.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub Scotch Ale ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy Stout ($14.99), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale IPA ($10.99), Blue Moon Spiced Caramel Apple ($7.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Abita Fallfest ($7.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine ($15.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), DogFish Head Namaste ($10.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($13.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 3rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($12), Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas ($13), Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($13), Southern Tier 2XMAS ($15), Brooklyn Blast ($16), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● As of November 16th, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA, New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

● As of December 7th, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA ($4.00/glass $12/ growler), Bell’s Double Cream Stout ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Bear Republic Racer X ($6.00/glass No Growlers) and Tröegs Mad Elf Ale ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($15.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Three Floyds Dreadnaught ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Quaff Bros. Joseph ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz), Ommegang Rare Vos ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), New Holland White Hatter ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Against The Grain 35K Milk Stout ($5.99), Against The Grain Gnag Reflex Sour Brown Ale ($7.99), Against The Grain Gungle Gem Black IPA ($6.99), Against The Grain O’tay Panky Buckwheat Brown ($7.99), Anderson Valley Mendo Mello Fresh Hop Harvest Ale, Alltech Bourbon Barrel Coffee Stout ($7.99), Boulder Never Summer Ale ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast IPA ($9.99), Cumberland India Pale Ale ($5.99), Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale ($9.99), North Coast Wintertime Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour ($14.99), Southern Tier Cremé Brulee ($15.99), Stone Arrogant B@$t@rd ($10.99), Widmer Brothers Brrrbon ($15.99) and Wood Chuck Amber Cider ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2xmas, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Goose Island Sofie.

● As of Dec. 5th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple, Boulder Freshtracks Wet Hopped Ale, Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout, Avery Old Jubilation Ale and Dogfish Head Chicory Stout. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: December 7, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Newly opened Everything’s d’ Vine will be having beer tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm including tonight!

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence is a Backroom Brawl featuring beers from Against the Grain Brewery from Louisville. They will be tapping eleven kegs including So Double It’s Triple IPA, Bo & Luke Pappy van Winkle 23 yr old Aged Imperial Stout, O’tay Pankey, Nohu Motueka IPA and several others. In addition, Holler Hops and Grill will be bringing out food samples to everyone to try. They are asking that all shopping carts be left out on the sales floor to allow more space for those attending. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. Please note that this is the last beer tasting at Party Town for 2012. Friday Night Flights will start back up in January.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and Hell town Rye-ot Brown. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Winter Ale, Death and a sweet potato stout (7.2 ABV and 35 IBUs). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Dec. 5th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Smuttynose Scotch Ale, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Dogfish Chicory Stout, Chouffe Houblon, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Mt. Carmel Winter, Brooklyn Blast! Ale and Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti.

● As of Nov. 23rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, the new 24-tap growler station has Upland Wheat ($5.99), Batch 19 ($5.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub Scotch Ale ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy Stout ($14.99), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale IPA ($10.99), Blue Moon Spiced Caramel Apple ($7.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Abita Fallfest ($7.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine ($15.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), DogFish Head Namaste ($10.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($13.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 3rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($12), Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas ($13), Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($13), Southern Tier 2XMAS ($15), Brooklyn Blast ($16), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● As of November 16th, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA, New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA ($4.00/glass $12/ growler), Bell’s Double Cream Stout ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Bear Republic Racer X ($6.00/glass No Growlers) and Tröegs Mad Elf Ale ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 16th, on the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($15.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Upland Double Dragonfly ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz), Quaff Bros. Joseph ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz), Ommegang Rare Vos ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), New Holland White Hatter ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Anderson Valley Mendo Mello Fresh Hop Pale Ale ($9.99), Anderson Valley El Stienber Dark Lager ($7.99), Ayinger Oktoberfest ($10.99), Cumberland India Pale Ale ($5.99), Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock ($7.99), Dark Horse One Oatmeal Stout ($7.99), Great Lakes Black Out Stout ($11.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager ($7.99), Green Flash Hop Head Red India Pale Ale ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale ($9.99), North Coast Wintertime Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour ($14.99), Southern Tier Choklat ($11.99), Upland Harvest IPA ($9.99), Upland Teddy Bear Kisses Stout ($12.99) and Wood Chuck Amber Cider ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Upland Dragonfly Imperial IPA, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel’s Vanilla Porter, Widmer’s Brrr, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Bell’s Amber Ale.

● As of Dec. 5th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple, Boulder Freshtracks Wet Hopped Ale, Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout, Avery Old Jubilation Ale and Dogfish Head Chicory Stout. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report – November 30, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Newly opened Everything’s d’ Vine will be having beer tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm including tonight!

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring new seasonal beers including a limited release bourbon barrel-aged barley wine from Heavy Seas. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● As we told you last week, Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and Hell town Rye-ot Brown. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of Nov. 21st, the growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Jenneke, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Wit, Pumpkin Ale and hopefully their Winter ale. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Nov. 28th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Ballast Point Big Eye IPA, Sixpoint Resin Ale, Dogfish Chicory Stout, Chouffe Houblon, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Mt. Carmel Winter, Brooklyn Blast! Ale and Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti.

● As of Nov. 23rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, the new 24-tap growler station has Upland Wheat ($5.99), Batch 19 ($5.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub Scotch Ale ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy Stout ($14.99), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale IPA ($10.99), Blue Moon Spiced Caramel Apple ($7.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Abita Fallfest ($7.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine ($15.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), DogFish Head Namaste ($10.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($13.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 3rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($12), Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas ($13), Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($13), Southern Tier 2XMAS ($15), Brooklyn Blast ($16), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● As of November 16th, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA, New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

● As of November 17th, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Bell’s Winter White Ale ($4.00/glass $12/ growler*), Bell’s Double Cream Stout ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler), Ommegang Scythe and Sickle ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler) and Brooklyn Lager ($4.00/glass $12.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 16th, on the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($15.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s IPA ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Quaff Bros. Joseph ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle Ale ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Southern Tier Pumpking ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Anderson Valley Mendo Mello Fresh Hop Pale Ale ($9.99), Anderson Valley El Stienber Dark Lager ($7.99), Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA ($11.99), Cumberland Roasted Pumpkin Ale ($6.99), Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale ($7.99), Dogfish Head Miles Davis Bitch’s Brew Imperial Stout ($24.99), Great Lakes Black Out Stout ($11.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager ($7.99), Green Flash Double Stout ($9.99), Founders Red’s Rye PA ($10.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale ($9.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk Stout ($12.99), Sixpoint Bengali Tiger IPA ($9.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour ($14.99), Upland Harvest IPA ($9.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($11.99), Woodchuck Winter Cider ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Upland Dragonfly Imperial IPA, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel’s Vanilla Porter, Widmer’s Brrr, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Bell’s Amber Ale.

● As of Oct. 23rd, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Sixpoint Autumnation, Green Flash Friendship, Hopfield & McCoy IPA, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Anderson Valley Brother David’s Triple and 21st Amendment Zambo Imperial Red Ale. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Growlers and Tastings Report: July 13, 2012

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Blank Slate Summer Wheat Ale, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Fat Heads Sorcerer, 21st Amendment Back In Black, Konig Ludwig Weisbier and Great Lakes Wright Pils.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Great Crescent Cherry Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Summerfest, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Harpoon Rye IPA, Great Lakes Commodore Perry, Summit Saga IPA, Widmer Citra Blonde and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be sampling new arrivals including the much anticipated Rogue/Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Brown Ale. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Arcadia B-Craft black double IPA ($8.99), Arcadia Sky High Rye ($8.99), Breckenridge Imperial 72 Stout ($11.99), Brooklyn Gold Standard Kellerbier ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Cumberland IPA ($6.99), Founders Centennial ($9.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black IPA ($12.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($12.99), New Holland White Hatter Wit Style IPA ($12.99), Rivertown Jenneke ($8.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red Ale ($15.99), Sam Adams Summer Ale ($7.99), Sixpoint Resin IPA ($8.99), Shiner Ruby Red Bird ($6.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($15.99), Stone Arrogant Bastard American Strong Ale ($10.99) and Woodchuck Summer ($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.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Breckenridge Imperial 72 ($15.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Bell’s Oberon ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA ($18.99 64oz and $8.50 32oz), Great Lakes Wright Pils ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Left Hand Widdershins ($20.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz), Mikkeller Funky Star ($21.99 64oz and $11.00 32oz), Nogne O Sunturn Brew ($22.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz) and Saint Somewhere Pays du Soleil ($20.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Woodchuck Cider ($6.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Batch 19 ($7.99 – growler included). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● The Buttermilk Pike location of Cork ‘N Bottle is having their weekly beer tasting from 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday. Taste five beers for 25 cents.

● UPDATED – The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Southern Tier Mokah Stout ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Rodenbach Grand Cru ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Brew Kettle Erie Gold ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Southern Tier 422 Pale Wheat Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Unit 6, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Oatmeal Stout, Wit and Jenneke (Belgian Blonde). Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Summer Wheat, IPA Amber and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout will be available for growlers. The cost is $8.00 for Nut Brown or Summer and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $3.50 for the purchase of a growler.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company has Experimental Batch Belgium Blonde, Aftermath, Enter the Beagle IPA and Pre-Prohibition Lager. The cost is $13 for new growler and fill, $10 for a refill.

● As of July 10th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Triple Digit Aftermath, Brooklyn Brewery Gold Standard Export Kellerbier, Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho!, Victory Summer Love Ale, North Peak Nomad Dry Hard Cider and Green Flash Brewing Company West Coast I.P.A.. 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 once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of July 6th, Valley Wine & Spirits (3485 Valley Plaza Pkwy, Ft Wright, KY) has Summit Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Great Crescent Cherry Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Summerfest, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Harpoon Rye IPA, Great Lakes Commodore Perry, Founders Double Trouble, Widmer Citra Blonde and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

● Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of June 29th) are Dogfish Head Festina Peche (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00), Breckenridge Brewing Summerbright (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz $13.00), Great Lakes Brewing The Doppelrock (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Anderson Valley Brewing Company Imperial IPA (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Rivertown Brewing Co. Helles Lager (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz. $13.00) and Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho! (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00). In the past, they also have had Happy Hour every Monday through Thursday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You can get $2.99 select pints, $1 off 32oz growler fill and $2 off 64oz growler fill. For a new growler, add $3.99.

● As of June 1st, the growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington have Rogue Hazelnut Brown ($7.99), Kentucky Coffee Stout ($7.99), Ft.Collins Red Banshee Ale ($5.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($6.99). They have Founders Pale Ale ($5.99) and Schafly A-IPA ($7.49) on deck. The DEP’s in Fort Thomas has Schlafly Underdog Lager ($5.99), Schlafly Raspberry Hefe ($5.99), Sixpoint Resin ($10.99), Rogue Double Mocha ($9.99), Great Cresent Blonde Ale ($6.99), Schlafly Yakima Rye ($7.99) and NABC Red Elector ($7.99). On deck there is Southern Tier Hopsun ($6.99) and Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.99).

● As of May 31st, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale, New Holland El Mole’ Ocho, Schlafly Hefeweizen and Hudepohl Bock. For a new growler, add $2.00.