This Week in Beer: Jan. 9 – 15, 2017

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. Most events for the weekend will be on our Friday Tastings and Tappings Report post.

Monday, Jan. 9th at 3:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour at Darkness Brewing

Monday, Jan. 9th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Three Floyds Floydivision #4. The cost is $5 for a sixteen ounce pint.

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 4:00 pm – Anchor Oyster Stout Tapping at The Woodburn Brewery
Tapping of their Oyster Stout accompanied by Anchor OTR’s oysters

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 5:00 pm – Rood Tapping at Rhinegeist
This is the second of the collaboration beers made with Cincy Beer Festivals. “Brewed in celebration of Cincy Beerfest’s 10th Anniversary, this Red Belgian Style Wheat Ale is a delight, offering lime, zest, floral and spicy notes.” AND, with every pint purchase, you’ll get to keep the special Commemorative Pint Glass with the Cincy Winter Beerfest 10th Anniversary and Rhinegeist logos! (while supplies last) Also, for every pint sold (of any beer), $1 will be donated to Adore-A-Bull Rescue, a nonprofit dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of pitbulls.

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 5:00 pm – Braxton Beta Test at the Growler House
You’ll get to try Beta 1.0, Beta 2.0 and Beta 4.0 side-by-side plus one more TBA IPA.

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 5:00 pm – MadTree vs. Rhinegeist Beer Battle Royale at Habits Café
Both MadTree and Rheingeist brewed special beers for this kickoff of Habits’ Annual Craft Beer Series.

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 6:00 pm – Southern Tier Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Old Man Winter Old Ale (draft), Krampus Imperial Helles Lager, Tangier Session IPA, Imperial Ginger Beer, and Creme Brulee Imperial Milk Stout.

Wednesday, Jan. 11th at 6:00 pm – Braxton Tap Takeover at Mellow Mushroom (WIlder)
Beers include Beta 4.0 Experimental IPA, Spotlight White IPA, Big Cis Czech Pilsner and Blown Gasket Robust Porter.

Thursday, Jan. 12th at 4:00 pm – Three Floyds Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
Beers include Gumballhead, Robert the Bruce, Floydivision numbers 2,3 & 4 along with Zombie Dust.

Thursday, Jan. 12th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Lucky Star Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, Jan. 12th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Founders Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Beers include Kentucky Breakfast Stout and more.

Thursday, Jan. 12th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Glendale – Southern Tier Creme Brulee and Hyde Park – MadTree Rubus Cacao.

Thursday, Jan. 12th at 7:00 pm – Sweetwater Bourbon Barreled Aged Imperial Stout Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Jan. 13th at 5:00 pm – Mt. Carmel Tap Takeover at O’Neal’s Tavern
Beers include Coffee Brown, Nut Brown, Hibiscus Blue, Imperial IPA, Amber Ale, and Springtime.

Saturday, Jan. 14th at 7:00 pm – Jungle Jim’s Barrel Aged Beer Bash
See their web site for more information and to purchase tickets.

Sunday, Jan. 15th at 10:00 am – Breakfast with Bell’s at Dingle House
Re-scheduled from last weekend.

Sunday, Jan. 15th at 11:00 am – Bell’s Hop Slam Tapping at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Sunday, Jan. 15th at 1:00 pm – Bell’s Hop Slam Draft Release Party at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

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This Week in Beer: Jan. 2 – 8, 2017

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. Most events for the weekend will be on our Friday Tastings and Tappings Report post.

Monday, Jan. 2nd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Thursday, Jan. 5th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Perrin Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Featuring No Rules Vietnamese Porter plus more.

Thursday, Jan. 5th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)

Thursday, Jan. 5th at 7:00 pm – Brink Night at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Guest bartenders from Brink Brewing picked the beers to be featured which include The Woodburn Brewery Steinpils, Nine Giant Brewing New Sensation Australian Sparkling Ale, Listermann Brewing Company Sabotage East Coast IPA, Blank Slate Brewing Company Opera Cream Stout and two more to be decided.

Thursday, Jan. 5th at 7:00 pm – Ei8ht Ball Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Jan. 6th at 5:00 pm – Spotlight Tapping and Can Release at Braxton Brewing

Saturday, Jan. 7th at 10:00 am – Barrel Aged Stuff Release at Listermann Brewing
Stuff is Listermann’s collaboration beer with Hoppin’ Frog. Beers available for the release include BA Stuff, Stuff, Stuff Nitro, BA German Cake Aftermath and possibly one or two more.

Saturday, Jan. 7th at 12:00 pm – Thoroughbred Variant Bottle Release at Urban Artifact
They will be releasing the first 5 of 7 total cocktail variants of Thoroughbred. The bottles will retail for $15.99 plus tax and the 5 variants are: The Deveraux – Lemon zest and elderflowers; Corpse Reviver – Juniper berries, lemon zest, orange zest and grape must; King Cake Old Fashioned – Pecans, walnuts, cinnamon and vanilla beans; Kentucky Mule – Lime and ginger; and Mint Julep – Spearmint and vanilla beans.

Sunday, Jan. 8th from 10:00 am-1:00 pm – Brunch with Bell’s at Dingle House

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Tastings and Tappings Report: Dec. 2, 2016

Don’t forget to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for other better beer events happening this weekend.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Braxton Brewing – Winter Block Party: Dark Charge Release Saturday starting at noon. Specifics available on their Facebook event page.

The Comet – Hopnosis 2016 – Friday, Dec. 2nd and Saturday, Dec. 3rd. Go to their Facebook event page for more information.

The Growler House – For their second birthday celebration tomorrow at 5:00 pm, they will have all local beers on all thirty taps including beers from Rhinegeist, 50 West, Urban Artifact, Braxton, Listermann, Warped Wing, Blank Slate, Madtree, Taft’s Ale House, Figleaf, Municipal, Fibonacci, DogBerry, Streetside and Nine Giant.

Marty’s Hops and Vines – 7th Anniversary Open House Saturday at 6:00 pm. Rogue’s 7 Hop IPA and Fibonacci Brewing Company’s Marty’s Hamilton Ave IPA on tap.

Rhinegeist – 2nd Annual Dad Day starting Saturday at noon. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

TASTINGS

Jungle Jim’s – Revolution Brewing Pint Night at both locations plus bring in a toy, and you’ll be entered into our hourly raffle. Don’t want to donate a toy? They’ll be accepting donations of $5 or more, as well. All donations will go to One Way Farm.

TAPPINGS and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Fifty West Tap Takeover today at 6:00 pm. Beers include Raspberry Lodge, Home Sweet Home, Patrol Car Porter, Dark As The Dickens Maple Porter, Going Plaid and BBA 10 & 2 Barleywine.

The Brass Tap U Square – Fifty West Tap Takeover Saturday at 5:00 pm. Twelve Fifty West beers on tap.

Dingle House – Eric Brewing Tap Takeover today at 5:00 pm. Beers include Final Destination IPA, Skipper’s Stout, Mad Anthony’s APA and Cherry Bomb.

Dutch’s – Jackie O’s Barrel Aged Extravaganza today at 4:00 pm.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Free Bacon Friday plus they’re pouring two beers from Grimm: Cube Cuvee #2 and Awoogah. Both beers are $10 a pour.

J Taps Sports Bar & Grill – Christian Moerlein Tap Takeover today at 6:00 pm. Beers include OTR Ale, Third Wave IPA, and Red Velvet Cream Stout.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: April 15, 2016

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

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Tröegs Beer Tasting Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm. Featuring Sunshine Pils and more.

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring beers from North Coast Brewing Company at Fairfield. Eastgate will be hosting the Old Firehouse silent auction we told you about yesterday.

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

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they will be pouring beers from Avery. Tweak bourbon barrel aged imperial coffee stout and Raspberry Sour will be available for $6.00 a draft pour. They will also be sampling Avery’s year-round and seasonal brews. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please.

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

TAPPINGS and RELEASES

Dingle House – Founders Tap Takeover today at 4:00 pm. Featuring KBS and more.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they are doing a Brewer Swap with Country Boy. Beers on tap are Nate’s Coffee Stout, Black Gold, Grapefruit Cliffjumper and Nacho Bait.

Nashville Hot – Rhinegeist Tap Takeover tonight from 7:00-10:00 pm. Buy a pint and keep the glass. Beers include Cougar, Truth, Hustle, Peach dodo, Crash Pale Ale and Fool.

Oakley Pub and Grill – Moerlein Can Launch Party tonight from 8:30-11:00 pm. OTR Ale, Purity Pilsner and Third Wave IPA in cans plus Plum Street Wheat on draft.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: Dec. 29, 2014 – Jan. 4, 2015

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

Don’t forget to check our annual listing of better beer locations holiday hours to help you know which ones are open and which ones aren’t for New Year’s Eve and New Year Day.

Monday, Dec. 29th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Dec. 29th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 29th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Dec. 29th starting at 11:00 am – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
EIGHT beers this week: To Ol Sur Mosaic, Prairie Funky Gold Mosaic, Stillwater Even Less Jesus, Stone Xocoveza, Founders Dark Penance, Prairie / Mikkeller American Style, Mikkeller 1000IBU and Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break. Pricing varies by beer.

Monday, Dec. 29th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Dec. 29th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Dec. 30th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Dec. 30th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Dec. 30th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Dec. 30th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, Dec. 30th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Schwarzbier.

Wednesday, Dec. 31st from 4:00-9:00 pm – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Wednesday, Dec. 31st at 4:00 pm – Stand Pipe Imperial Stout Tapping at Old Firehouse

Thursday, Jan. 1st – HAPPY NEW YEAR and HAPPY 6th ANNIVERSARY TO HOPERATIVES!

Friday, Jan. 2nd – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Jan. 2nd at 5:00 pm – Free Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball
Tapping of 5 Blank Slate Brewing Company beers (Meet Scott the Brewer)

Friday, Jan. 2nd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

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

Saturday, Dec. Jan. 3rd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: Dec. 22 – 28, 2014

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

We will be publishing our annual listing of better beer locations holiday hours tomorrow to help you know which ones are open and which ones aren’t.

Monday, Dec. 22nd – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Dec. 22nd – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 22nd – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Dec. 22nd from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Dec. 22nd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Two beers this week: Avery The Beast Grand Cru and Victory Earth & Flame. Pricing varies by beer. For next week’s Rare Keg Monday, they are planning to have eight beers.

Monday, Dec. 22nd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd – Half liters of Weizen for $3 at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd at 6:00 pm – Bell’s Flight Night at the Growler House

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tap Takeover Launch Party at Cock & Bull Mainstrasse

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd from 6:00-10:00 pm – West Sixth Tap Takeover at Half Cut
Beers include Christmas Ale, Heller Heaven, Bryan Avenue Blonde, Smithtown Brown and Nitro Creamsicle- American Pale Ale.

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Dec. 23rd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Dec. 24th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Dec. 24th – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s Great Lakes.

Wednesday, Dec. 24th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Thursday, Dec. 25th – MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Friday, Dec. 26th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Saturday, Dec. 27th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Dec. 27th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: Dec. 8 – 14, 2014

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

Monday, Dec. 8th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Dec. 8th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 8th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Dec. 8th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Dec. 8th at 5:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal event at Tap House Grill

Monday, Dec. 8th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine. Cost is $12 a snifter.

Monday, Dec. 8th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal Official draft release party at The Eagle OTR

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

Tuesday, Dec. 9th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Dec. 9th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Dec. 9th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Dec. 9th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Dec. 9th at 4:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal event at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Tuesday, Dec. 9th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Dec. 9th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Dec. 10th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Dec. 10th – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s Oskar Blues.

Wednesday, Dec. 10th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Dec. 10th at 5:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal event at Tom & Jerry’s

Wednesday, Dec. 10th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, Dec. 11th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Dec. 11th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Dec. 11th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Bell’s Christmas Ale, Glendale – Breckenridge Christmas and Hyde Park – MadTree Thundersnow.

Thursday, Dec. 11th at 6:30 pm – Eat Local Drink Local at Sprout
From their Facebook event page:
“Enjoy a unique tasting experience with Craft Connection Brewery Tours and Sprout Market & Eatery. Start your evening in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati where you will receive a behind the scenes tour of Rhinegeist
The evening continues as you ride in style to Mt. Adams to enjoy a private dinner paired with more craft beer. Park once and enjoy two different hometown destinations. You’re going to eat out anyway. Why not make it a truly unique experience with locally sources food and beer? $55/per includes dinner and beer. Reservations required for this VIP evening.” Go to http://www.cincycraftconnection.com/book-an-appointment/ to make your reservations.

Friday, Dec. 12th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Dec. 12th at 5:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal event at Cock & Bull Glendale

Friday, Dec. 12th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Saturday, Dec. 13th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Dec. 13th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: Nov. 17 – 23, 2014

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

Monday, Nov. 17th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Nov. 17th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Nov. 17th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Nov. 17th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Nov. 17th at 5:00 pm – Moerlein Red Hop Mess Launch at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
They will also be tapping Three Floyds Zombie Dust.

Monday, Nov. 17th at 6:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Moerlein Stinger, a Honey Almond Ale.

Monday, Nov. 17th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Nov. 18th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Nov. 18th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Nov. 18th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Nov. 18th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Nov. 18th – MadTree/Jackie O’s Tap Takeover at Halfcut
Beers includes Mystic Mama, Razz Wheat, Chomo Lung Ma, Firefly, Barking Pumpkin, Barrel-aged Barking Pumpkin, Hocking Tripel, Berliner Weisse, Lift, Psychopathy, PumpCan, Thundersnow, Black Forest, Pilgrim, Espresso Self and Barrel-aged Axis Mundi.

Tuesday, Nov. 18th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Nov. 18th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s Christian Moerlein.

Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Nov. 19th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Great Lakes.

Wednesday, Nov. 19th at 4:00 pm – West Sixth Christmas Ale Release at The Party Source & Ei8ht Ball
This was one of our favorite beers last year. Stop by to get a six pack of West Sixth Christmas Ale and you can meet the folks from West Sixth. You can also grab a glass at the Ei8ht Ball tap room. This is likely the only 1/6 barrel of this beer that they will have. First 30 people will keep the glass.

Wednesday, Nov. 19th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, Nov. 19th at 6:00 pm – Rivertown Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Beers include includes: Helles, Imperial Pumpkin, Pomegranate Lambic, Hop Bomber, Lil’ Sipa and Roebling Porter. Register by emailing PrivateDining@MoerleinLH.com. Cost is $55 per person (includes tax + gratuity).

Thursday, Nov. 20th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Nov. 20th from 3:00 pm to close – Eric Sierra Family Benefit at the Brass Tap
From Facebook:

The Brass Tap is hosting a very important event to raise funds for CPD Officer Eric Sierra’s family. Eric was an amazing father, dedicated officer and a generous friend. Please join us to celebrate his life. For every one of our 10 select beers and 2 food items ordered we will donate $1 to Eric’s family fund. This fundraiser will take place from 3pm-2am so any time you have available to stop by will be sincerely appreciated!

Thursday, Nov. 20th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Nov. 20th – West Sixth Christmas Ale Release at The Lackman

Thursday, Nov. 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Oskar Blues Old Chub Nitro, Glendale – Great Lakes Christmas Ale and Hyde Park – Stone Arrogant Bastard.

Friday, Nov. 21st – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Nov. 21st at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, Nov. 21st from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, Nov. 22nd – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Nov. 22nd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Nov. 22nd at 7:00pm – Ei8ht Ball Blackout Ball / 1st Anniversary Party
This event is sold out.

This Week in Beer: Nov. 3 – 9, 2014

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

Monday, Nov. 3rd – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Nov. 3rd – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Nov. 3rd – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Nov. 3rd from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Nov. 3rd from 4:20 pm to close – SweetWater Tap Takeover at Keystone Hyde Park

Monday, Nov. 3rd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Urbain Coutteau from De Struise will be at the tap room for this special Rare Keg Monday. They will be tapping De Struise XXX Rye Triple Reserva Aged in Bourbon Barrels and Struise Sint Amatus 12.

Monday, Nov. 3rd at 6:00 pm – Beer of the Month Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s their Christkindl Winter Warmer Ale.

Monday, Nov. 3rd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Nov. 4th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Nov. 4th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Nov. 4th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Nov. 4th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Nov. 4th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Nov. 4th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Nov. 5th – SweetWater Oakley Pub Crawl
Bars include Oakley Pub & Grill, Animations, The Oak and Habits Cafe.

Wednesday, Nov. 5th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Nov. 5th – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s Rhinegeist with Panther and Fury on draft plus Cougar and Truth in cans.

Wednesday, Nov. 5th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Nov. 5th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Tröegs.

Wednesday, Nov. 5th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm – Firkin Night at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
The firkin is their Breakfast Stout.

Wednesday, Nov. 5th from 4:20 pm to close – SweetWater Tap Takeover at R.P. McMurphy’s

Wednesday, Nov. 5th at 5:00 pm – Bell’s Tap Takeover at Keystone Bar & Grill Covington
Beers include Two Hearted, Best Brown Ale, Expedition Stout, Amber Ale, Imperial Red Ale and Kal-Haven.

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

Thursday, Nov. 6th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Nov. 6th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Nov. 6th from 4:20 pm to close – SweetWater Tap Takeover at Teller’s

Thursday, Nov. 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: Main Strasse Covington – Left Hand Nitro Vanilla Porter, Glendale – Kona Pipeline Porter and Hyde Park – Bell’s Best Brown.

Friday, Nov. 7th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Nov. 7th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, Nov. 7th at 6:00 pm – #PintsForPaint: A Woodward Theater Launch Party
“Buy a beer, and your money will help the Woodward team pay for the final paint and other finishing touches for the 101-year-old building.” Beers from Christian Moerlein and appetizers from MOTR. RSVP at the Facebook event page.

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

Saturday, Nov. 8th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Nov. 8th starting at 11:00 am – Annual Winter Beer Extravaganza at Moerlein Lager House
More information on this event to be posted at noon today.

Saturday, Nov. 8th from 2:00-6:00pm – Holiday Craft Beer Extravaganza
More information on this event to be posted at noon today.

Saturday, Nov. 8th from 5:00-7:00pm – NEW Beer Tasting at The Wine Store & Beer Cellar (Montgomery)
This week, they will be pouring MadTree Thundersnow, Great Divide Hibernation, Beckenridge Christmas Ale, Heavy Seas Winterstorm and Fat Head’s Holly Jolly.

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

This Week in Beer: Oct. 6 – 12, 2014

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

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

Monday, Oct. 6th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

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

Monday, Oct. 6th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Oct. 6th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s a Southern Tier blend of Pumking and Crème Brulee. We’re guessing Peanut had a hand in this brilliant idea. Cost is $10 for a 12 ounce tulip and you keep the glass.

Monday, Oct. 6th at 6:00 pm – Monthly Seasonal Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Helltown Rye-Ot. Pints are $1 until the cask is gone.

Monday, Oct. 6th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Oct. 7th – Flipdaddy’s Union One Year Anniversary
Three beers on draft for $3 – Great Lakes Wright Brothers Pils, Green Flash Saison Diego and Mission Shipwrecked Double IPA.

Tuesday, Oct. 7th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Oct. 7th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday, Oct. 8th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

UPDATE Wednesday, Oct. 8th from 4:00-6:30 pm – Growler Fill Specials at Old Firehouse Brewery
$8 growler fills on Pin-Up Girl blond ale and $12 growler fills on Flash Point IPA

Wednesday, Oct. 8th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm – Beer Trivia at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Dine at Rock Bottom between 5:00 and 7:00 pm, correctly answer a question about the local beer scene and win a logo pint glass.

Wednesday, Oct. 8th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
This week’s beers are Brooklyn Blast!, Worthington’s White Shield English IPA, Thirsty Dog Hoppus Maximus, Victory Mad King’s Weiss and Rhinegeist Panther Porter.

Thursday, Oct. 9th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Oct. 9th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Oct. 9th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Oct. 9th from 4:00 pm to close – Thirsty Thursday at Kingsgate Marriott
“For $12, you are able to sample 4 creations straight out of Chef Wergers kitchen, all paired with a different beer choice that is hand selected by Chef. Below is this month’s menu featuring a ‘Harvest’ theme: MadTree The Great Pumpcan – Pumpkin Risotto Topped with Craisins and Shaved Pecorino, Mt. Carmel Harvest Ale – Fall Squash Soup Topped with Raspberry Gastrique, Rivertown Hop Bomber Rye Pale Ale – Roasted Carrot Salad with Brown Butter Vinaigrette and Roasted Pepitas and Christian Moerlein Barbarosa – Barbarossa Beer Float with Barbarossa Ice Cream. For more information contact the restaurant manager, Todd Curtis, at 513.487.3835 or todd.curtis@marriott.com. And don’t forget, parking is free when attending Thirsty Thursday events”

Thursday, Oct. 9th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Dogfish Head Punkin, Glendale – Great Lakes Oktoberfest and Hyde Park – Fat Head’s Spooky Tooth.

Thursday, Oct. 9th at 7:00 pm – Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Florence
Enjoy Woodchuck Hopsation, Goose Island Ramblar IPA and O’Fallon Pumpkin Beer paired with Potato Skins appetizer, Turkey BLT and Pumpkin Roll. Cost: $25 per person. For reservations, call (859) 525-2333 or email loveizzys@gmail.com

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

Friday, Oct. 10th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Hop Shop Cask Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This week, it’s Barbarossa conditioned with ginger and vanilla bean.

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

Friday, Oct. 10th from 5:00pm-Midnight – 3rd Annual Cincinnati Craft Breweries’ Oktoberfest at Listermann’s Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

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

Saturday, Oct. 11th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

aturday, Oct. 11th from 12:00-11:00 pm – 3rd Annual Cincinnati Craft Breweries’ Oktoberfest at Listermann’s Brewing

UPDATE Saturday, Oct. 11th from 12:00-4:30 pm – Growler Fill Specials at Old Firehouse Brewery
$8 growler fills on Pin-Up Girl blond ale and $12 growler fills on Flash Point IPA

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


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