Better Beer Black Friday and Beyond

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. And check out our This Week in Beer post from yesterday for the better beer events through Thanksgiving. This special posting covers Black Friday through the Sunday after Thanksgiving. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Friday, Nov. 27th at 8:00 am – Black Friday Bottle Releases at Listermann/Triple Digit
Bottles available include: Chai Chickow!, $12.80, 657 Bottles; Batch 300 aged in Triple Smoked Whiskey Barrels, $15, 369 Bottles; Batch 300 aged in Buffalo Trace barrels, $15, 450 bottles; Batch 300 aged in Smooth Ambler barrels $15, 204 bottles; Blackberry Nutcase, $12.80, 648 bottles; and possibly more to come. All prices tax included. Tap list: Chai Chickow, Batch 300, Batch 300 aged in Triple Smoked Whiskey Barrels, Batch 300 aged in Buffalo Trace barrels, Batch 300 aged in Buffalo Trace barrels, Bourbon Barrel Aged Chickow! (FOBAB Silver medal winner), Nutcase with Blackberries, and more to come.

Friday, Nov. 27th at 10:00 am – Black Friday at MadTree Brewing
Discounted gift packs available online and at their taproom. Limited quantities of Trunk Series Gift Box available.

Friday, Nov. 27th – Free Bacon Night PLUS Barleywine Takeover at Ei8ht Ball
The barleywines are all day long, but the bacon isn’t until 5:00 pm. Beers include Ei8ht Ball Your Mom, Rhinegesit Gramps, Lagunitas Gnarleywine, Pretty Things Our Finest Regards, De Molen Barley Bomb, Upland Barrel Chested and four more yet to be named. Prices will vary by beer.

Friday, Nov. 27th at 12:00 noon – Black Friday and the Inaugural Fuge Friday at Fibonacci Brewing
Spin the centrifuge and you could land on free glassware, $1 off pints, buy someone a drink and more.

Friday, Nov. 27th at 5:30 pm – Black Friday Firkin Friday at Braxton Brewing

Friday, Nov. 27th at 9:00 pm – Arnold’s 12 Beers of Christmas and Festivus at Arnold’s Bar & Grill
Beers include Full Pint Festivus Ale, Listermann’s 2014 Vintage Bourbon Barrel Aged White Death, Urban Artifact’s Spice Cake Christmas Stout, Delirium Noel, St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Evil Twin Christmas Eve At A New York City Hotel Room, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Christian Moerlein Christkindl, Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas, Bell’s Christmas Ale, Revolution Fistmas Ale, Southern Tier 2Xmas Ale and Anchor Christmas Ale.

Saturday, Nov. 28th – Fifty West’s Hoppy Third Beerthday Party
They will be tapping Death Valley Shootout Stout.

Sunday, Nov. 29th from 8:00 am-1:00 pm – Sunday After Thanksgiving Breweriana Show at Moerlein Malt House
From Facebook: “Breweriana galore available at this buy, sell, trade event. Plenty of nice old Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky items usually show up. More details available at http://queencitychapter.com/2015thanksgivingshowposter.htm

This Week in Beer: December 3 – 9, 2012

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

Monday, Dec. 3rd – Craft Beer Bottles 1/3 off at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 3rd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Mitch the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, Dec. 3rd at 6:00 pm – December’s Seasonal Keg Tapping (Moerlein POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale) at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

A traditional Scottish strong ale with a Lager House twist. A small addition of peated malt imparts a very subtle, but distinct smokey and earthy flavor. A combination of dark malt and a caramelization process during brewing gives a deeper rich, malty character. At 7.5 ABV with an undertone of sweetness, this monthly offering is a gift from our brewers to you for the holiday season.

Tuesday, Dec. 4th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Tuesday, Dec. 4th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Wednesday, Dec. 5th starting at 5:00 pm – 2nd Annual Holiday Beerfest at UC’s Catskeller
Holiday beer tap takeover featuring Delirium Noel, St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Mad Elf, Goose Island Christmas Ale and Affligem Noel Christmas Ale. Beer can be bought individually or flights of 4 are also available.

Wednesday, Dec. 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
Every other Wednesday, Taste of Belgium will pick one abbey and offer a flights of the different beers they offer. The cost is $6 per flight, only one flight per person. This week’s abbey hasn’t been announced yet.

Wednesday, Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE Thursday, Dec. 6th starting at 6:00 pm – Upland Brewery Tap Takeover at Pike Street Lounge
$3 drafts

Thursday, Dec. 6th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas, Hyde Park – Great Lakes Christmas Ale, and Glendale – Bell’s Christmas Ale.

Thursday, Dec. 6th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Dec. 7th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Dec. 7th starting at 4:00 pm – Hopnosis 2012 at the Comet

30 different small-batch, rare beers will be tapped hourly over the course of two magical days. Starting at 4pm on Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th, The Comet will take control of your mind and mouth for the 2012 edition of Hopnosis.

Friday, Dec. 7th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Backroom Brawl beer tasting at Party Town in Florence
The last Friday Night Flights/Backroom Brawl of 2012 will feature beers from Against the Grain Brewery. More information coming soon.

Friday, Dec. 7th from 6:00-11:00 pm – Welcome Back Wiedemann’s keg-tapping party at Shakey’s Pub and Grub

Friday, Dec. 7th from 7:00-10:00 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$12 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Friday, Dec. 7th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, Dec. 8th starting at 4:00 pm – Hopnosis 2012 at the Comet

Saturday, Dec. 8th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

Saturday, Dec. 8th starting at 8:00 pm – Craft Beer Tasting Contest at Mayday (Co-presented by the Listing Loon)
From Facebook:

Think you know your beer? Join us for our first craft beer tasting contest! Each round will feature a new style and a chance to expand your palate. Sign-ups start at 7pm, tastings start at 8pm, $10 gets you all the beer you can name. Limited Edition Beer and Beer Cheese for our biggest beer snob!

Tastings and Growlers Report: Oct. 19, 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

● Monthly beer tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot is featuring beers from Mt. Carmel Brewing Company this time. It is set for Saturday, October 20th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.

● 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 beers to “celebrate the canned beer apocalypse with the arrival of Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery and canned seasonals from Sixpoint and Anderson Valley.” 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 AND BREW PUBS

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Wet Beagle (their Wet Hopped IPA with 10 EXTRA pounds of Citra and Simcoe wet hops), Pre-Prohibition Lager, Enter the Beagle IPA, Smoked Bock, Oktoberfest and Chickow (Hazelnut Double Brown Ale) New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (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.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Blonde Ale, Amber Ale and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout. IPA will be replacing Amber at some point. 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, Unit 6, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Oatmeal Stout, Pumpkin Ale, Oktoberfest and Hop Bomber. Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Oct. 5th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Dogfish Burton Baton, Dogfish Punkin’, Mt. Carmel Coffee Stout, Houblon Chouffe, Sierra Nevada Tumbler, Southern Tier Pumking, E.S. Bam Hoppy Farmhouse Ale and Sam Adams Old Kentucky Ale.

● As of Oct. 3rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Avery White Rascal ($7.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), New Holland Ichabod and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, they had Southern Tier Pumking ($10.99), Sixpoint Brown Stone ($5.99), Stone 16th ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Morlein Octoberfest ($8.99), Dogfish Head Old School Barleywine ($19.99), North Coast Red Seal Ale ($8.99) and Peroni ($4.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of October 11th, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($11), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($13), Founder’s Breakfast Stout ($22), Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($25), 21st Amendment Zambo, Mt. Carmel 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout ($16), Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($16), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spice ($13), 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. (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 Lore Intergalactic IPA, Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA and Brooklyn “Fiat Lux” (Let There Be Light).

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has North Peak Hooligan Hoppy
Pumpkin Ale ($5.00/glass $12/ growler), Epic Sour Apple Saison ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Epic Hop Syndrome Lager
($4.00/glass $10.00/growler) and Troegs “Java Head” Stout ($4.00/glass $12.00/ 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 Southern Tier Harvest ($11.49), Sam Adams Fat Jack ($11.99) and Woodchuck ($6.99). 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: Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Southern Tier Pumking ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), Stone Arrogant Bastard
($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Green Flash Friendship ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), To Ol Mine is Bigger Than Yours ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sixpoint Bengali Tiger ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz) and Delirium Nocturnum ($28.99 64oz $14.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Arcadia Cocoa Loco Chocolate milk stout ($12.99), Alltech Hopfield and McCoy IPA ($6.99), Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon Summer Wheat Ale ($9.99), Dogfish Head Festina Peche ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Centennial IPA ($10.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold Lager ($7.99), Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale ($6.99), Sam Adams Oktoberfest ($7.990, New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($6.99), Schlafly Pumpkin Ale ($10.99), Southern Tier Harvest Ale ESB ($10.99), Green Flash Extra Pale Ale ($7.99), Upland Oktoberfest ($6.99) and Founders Dirty B@$t@rd ($10.99). 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 August 3rd, United Liquor in Florence has added a growler station. Currently, they have Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($10.49), Summit Summer ($8.99), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy IIPA ($11.99), Sixpoint Rightous Ale ($9.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($8.99) and Harpoon Rye IPA ($9.49).

UPDATE Valley Wine & Spirits had Kentucky Ale, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Founders Centennial IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Great Lakes Burning River, Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter, Southern Tier Pumking, Southern Tier 2X Stout, Goose Island Honkers and Founders Red Rye. They have Oskar Blues in package with draft coming.

UPDATE As of Oct. 18th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Sixpoint Autumnation, Green Flash Friendship, Hopfield & McCoy IPA, Southern Tier Harvest, Fat Heads Goggle Fogger and Julian Hard Cider. 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 Sept. 7th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout (32 oz. $12.50 and 64 oz. $25.00), Left Hand Oktoberfest (32 oz. $6.50 and 64 oz $12.50), Rivertown Jenneke (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Bell’s Oberon (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Founders Cerise (32 oz. $9.50 and 64 oz. $18.00) and Brooklyn Lager (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00). 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.

Tastings and Growlers Report: Oct. 12, 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

● 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 beers from unknown breweries at this time. 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 AND BREW PUBS

UPDATE The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Wet Beagle (their Wet Hopped IPA with 10 EXTRA pounds of Citra and Simcoe wet hops), Pre-Prohibition Lager, Enter the Beagle IPA, Smoked Bock, Oktoberfest and Chickow (Hazelnut Double Brown Ale) New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (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.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Blonde Ale, Amber Ale and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout. IPA will be replacing Amber today or tomorrow. 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, Unit 6, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Oatmeal Stout, Pumpkin Ale, Oktoberfest and Hop Bomber. Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Oct. 5th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Dogfish Burton Baton, Dogfish Punkin’, Mt. Carmel Coffee Stout, Houblon Chouffe, Sierra Nevada Tumbler, Southern Tier Pumking, E.S. Bam Hoppy Farmhouse Ale and Sam Adams Old Kentucky Ale.

● As of Oct. 3rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Avery White Rascal ($7.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), New Holland Ichabod and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, they had Southern Tier Pumking ($10.99), Sixpoint Brown Stone ($5.99), Stone 16th ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Morlein Octoberfest ($8.99), Dogfish Head Old School Barleywine ($19.99), North Coast Red Seal Ale ($8.99) and Peroni ($4.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of October 11th, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($11), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($13), Founder’s Breakfast Stout ($22), Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($25), 21st Amendment Zambo, Mt. Carmel 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout ($16), Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($16), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spice ($13), 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. (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 Lore Intergalactic IPA, Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA and Brooklyn “Fiat Lux” (Let There Be Light).

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has North Peak Hooligan Hoppy
Pumpkin Ale ($5.00/glass $12/ growler), Epic Sour Apple Saison ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler*), Epic Hop Syndrome Lager ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler) and Tröegs “Java Head” Stout ($4.00/glass $12.00/ 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 Southern Tier Harvest ($11.49), Sam Adams Fat Jack ($11.99) and Woodchuck ($6.99). 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: Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Southern Tier Pumking ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), Laughing Dog Alpha Dog ($17.99 64oz $9.00 (32oz), Green Flash Friendship ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), 8 Wired Saison Sauvin ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Founders Breakfast Stout ($25.99 64oz $13.00 32oz) and Delirium Nocturnum ($28.99 64oz $14.50 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 Noho Motueka IPA ($6.99), Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spiced Ale ($7.99), Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon Summer Wheat Ale ($9.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Dogfish Head Festina Peche ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Double Trouble Imperial IPA ($14.99), Great Lakes Burning River ($7.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold (no price listed), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale ($9.99), Sam Adams Oktoberfest ($7.99), Schlafly American Brown Ale ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($6.99), Southern Tier Harvest Ale ($10.99), Summit Red Ale ($7.99) and Widmer Brothers Citra Blonde ($7.99). 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 August 3rd, United Liquor in Florence has added a growler station. Currently, they have Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($10.49), Summit Summer ($8.99), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy IIPA ($11.99), Sixpoint Rightous Ale ($9.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($8.99) and Harpoon Rye IPA ($9.49).

UPDATE Valley Wine & Spirits had Kentucky Ale, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Founders Centennial IPA, Sixpoint Bengali, Great Lakes Burning River, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Baltic Porter, Southern Tier Pumking, Southern Tier 2X Stout and Founders Reds Rye.

● As of Oct. 2nd, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Southern Tier Pumpking, Lost Coast Double Trouble IPA, Green Flash IPA, Fat Heads Goggle Fogger, Julian Hard Cider and Stone IPA. 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 Sept. 7th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout (32 oz. $12.50 and 64 oz. $25.00), Left Hand Oktoberfest (32 oz. $6.50 and 64 oz $12.50), Rivertown Jenneke (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Bell’s Oberon (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Founders Cerise (32 oz. $9.50 and 64 oz. $18.00) and Brooklyn Lager (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00). 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.

Growlers and Tastings Report – November 25, 2011

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence is the second to the last one for 2011. They will be pouring a wide range of beers from several different brewers tonight. 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: Dogfish Head 60 Min IPA ($9.99), Woodchuck Amber ($6.99), Founders Porter ($8.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy ($10.99), Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad ($12.99), Southern Tier Java ($16.99), Southern Tier IPA ($6.99), Southern Tier Pale Ale ($8.99), Southern Tier Creme’ Brulee ($14.99), Schlafly Christmas ($8.99), Founders Centennial ($10.99), Breckenridge Christmas Eve ($7.99), Rogue McRogue ($9.99), Rogue John’s Locker Series Smoke ($7.99), Rogue Dad’s Little Helper Black IPA ($9.99) and Thirsty Dog Siberian Night ($25.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00. Quart and pint size growlers are also available.

● At the two tap growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market, they have Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($14/growler and $5/glass) and Southern Tier Farmer’s Tan ($14/growler and $5/glass). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Woodchuck Amber ($7.99), Three Floyds Arctic Panzer Wolf ($20.99), Delirium Noel ($30.99), Brooklyn Concoction ($7.99), Southern Tier Oatmeal Stout ($18.99), Rogue McRogue ($15.99), North Coast Red Seal Ale ($10.99), and Sam Adams Cherry Chocolate Stout ($7.99). 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 Samuel Adams Octoberfest ($7.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Rivertown Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter ($12.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● The growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington had Cumberland Red Ale ($4.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($9.49), Boulder Cold Hop ($6.99) and Three Floyd Pride and Joy ($6.99). Rogue Dry-Hopped Red will be coming soon. The DEP’s in Fort Thomas has Dogfish Head Festina Peche ($5.99), Breckenridge Lucky IPA ($6.49), Bell’s Best Brown ($6.49), Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen ($6.99), North Coast Red Seal Pale Ale ($6.49) and Cumberland Pale Ale ($5.49). Here, Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous will be coming soon.

● Cincinnati Whole Foods’ growler station offerings (as of October 25th) are Breckenridge Avalanche Amber, Black Sheep Monty Python’s Holy grALE, North Peak Hooligan Pumpkin IPA, Fort Collins Chocolate Stout, 21st Amendment Back in Black and Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar. 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. They are currently out of the 32 oz growlers, but they will fill growlers that you bring in.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle (as of October 21st): Covington has Widmer Drifter (large $7.99, small $4.99), Moerlein 5th & Vine Oktoberfest (large $9.99, small $5.99), Sierra Nevada Estate (large $14.99, small $8.50) and Bell’s Best Brown (large $7.99, small $4.99). Buttermilk Pike has Widmer Drifter (large $7.99, small $4.99), Southern Tier 2X IPA (large $10.50, small $6.25), Thirsty Dog Barktoberfest (large $15.99, small $8.99) and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter (large $ 7.99, small $4.99). Cork ‘N Bottle now has 1 liter (1/2 growler) ceramic top or Grolsch-style bottles available. For a new growler (either size), add $2.50.

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Unibroue Raftman ($10.99), Red Ear Cattail ($9.99), Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale ($8.99) and Rogue Dad’s Little Helper Black IPA ($7.99 on sale). For a new growler, add $2.00.