and many more
Sea Asian Taco Truck
and many more
Sea Asian Taco Truck
This week (and month), we launch our new events calendar. You can easily find it by clicking the Events link above or by going to http://www.hoperatives.com/events/2017-05/ for the May 2017 events. We will still doing our This Week in Beer post each Monday, but any events that we learn of after Monday mornings will be just added to the Events calendar. The Friday Tastings and Tappings Report posts are being retired with the addition of the Events calendar.
Hope you enjoy our new format!
Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled events and specials. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer.
Monday, May 1st at 5:00-11:59 pm – Nice Little Monday Series at Rhinegeist
Tuesday, May 2nd at 6:00 pm – Trivia night with Lexington Brewing Company at The Casual Pint-Oakley Station
Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 pm – Lagunitas Tap Takeover Trivia Night at Mellow Mushroom (Wilder)
Wednesday, May 3rd at 6:00 pm – Tröegs Scratch Feature at Habits Café
Thursday, May 4th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Founders KBS Tap Takeover at The Lackman
Thursday, May 4th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Clown Shoes Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Thursday, May 4th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
Thursday, May 4th at 7:00 pm – Southern Tier Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus
Friday, May 5th from 4:00-9:00 pm – Rhinegeist Cinco De Mayo Tap Takeover at Fogarty’s Irish Pub
Friday, May 5th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Ballast Point Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s (Fairfield)
Friday, May 5th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Heavy Seas & Jungle Jim’s Collaboration Cask Beer Release at Jungle Jim’s (Eastgate)
Friday, May 5th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Twisted Bit Can Release at Braxton Brewing
Friday, May 5th from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town
It’s $2.00 for the regular sample flights. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please. Check out Events Calendar later in the week to see what brewery they are featuring.
Saturday, May 6th at 10:00 am – Ms. E and Yoda Potato Can Release at Listermann Brewing
Saturday, May 6th at noon – Saber Tooth Tiger Launch Party at Rhinegeist
Saturday, May 6th at 2:00 pm – Derby Day Party at Braxton Brewing
Saturday, May 6th at 2:00 pm – Derby Party with Braxton Brewing at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits
See last Friday’s Cincinnati Beer Week Events post for the all week events listing including some added since then.
Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Tuesday, February 17th – Breckenridge Tasting at Fogarty’s Irish Pub
Sampling Ophelia, Agave Wheat and Avalanche Ale
Tuesday, February 17th from 11:00 am-2:00 am – Fat Tuesday with Fat Head’s at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Beers include Headhunter, Bumbleberry, Sunshine Dream and Shakedown. Jambalaya available.
Tuesday, February 17th from 4:00-7:00 pm – 5 Rabbit Brewery Tasting at Country Fresh Market & Beer Emporium
Featured beers are 5 Lizard, 5 Vulture, Arroz Con Leche and Ponche! Samples will be 25 cents each. A representative from the brewery will be on hand.
Tuesday, February 17th from 4:00 to 10:00 pm – Pints and Pizza at Incline Public House
Choose any two local pints including Rhinegeist Cougar, MadTree Happy Amber & Rubus Cacao, Rivertown Roebling Porter, Upland Wheat Ale, Triple Digit Chickow! and Mt Carmel Coffee Brown plus any pizza for $20.
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – GRART! (Growler Painting) at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
A family friendly event – Tapping of new Ei8ht Ball Beer “Queen” and firkin of Prodigal w/experimental hops, as well as GRART! $10 gets you an empty Growler, painting supplies and a pint of Queen. $5 gets empty Growler, painting supplies and a Juice Box for the little ones. Can take artwork home with you that night.
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm – Warped Wing Keep the Glass at Cock & Bull Glendale Village
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm – Sierra Nevada Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm – Mardi Gras Celebration with Abita at BrewRiver GastroPub
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm – Rhinegeist S23 and Black Tart Tapping at The Growler House
Fifty cents of each glass of the two beers will be donated to Eric Sierra’s children fund.
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 11:00 pm – Blank Slate/Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale & Ten FIDY, Blank Slate Opera Cream & Lesser Path plus their collaboration of Cincinnati 3-Way Porter.
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 11:55 pm – Sour Night at Brass Tap
Beers will include New Belgium La Folie, Rivertown Kriek, Rivertown Pomegranate Lambic, Jolly Pumpkin/Upland Persimmon Ship, Evil Twin Sour Bikini and more.
Tuesday, February 17th from 5:30 to 9:30 pm – TriState Local Tap Tasting Takeover and Party Source Cigars at Beer Sellar
Includes beers from MadTree, Upland, Ei8ht Ball, Flat 12, Rivertown, Bluegrass Brewing, KY Bourbon Barrel and more.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer (Blank Slate) at Firehouse Grill
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm – Beer School-Cincinnati Beer Theme at Whole Foods Cincinnati
Six beers from Rhinegeist, MadTree, Blank Slate, Moerlein and Rivertown paired with cheese samples. Cost is $5.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Celler Dweller Beer Dinner And Beer Class at Lucky Dog Grille
Join Cellar Dweller owner Steve Shaw as Lucky Dog pours Wheatness, Hopewell Stout, Jeremiah and a mystery beer. Pairing: First Course – Grilled Big Dog Wings, Second Course – Smoked Ribs and Side Salad with Wheatness Viniagrette, Third Course – Cheesecake. Call 513-204-5825 for reservations.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Breckenridge 471 Small Batch IPA Tapping at Dean’s Hops & Vines
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Fifty West Flight Night at Wurst Bar in the Square
Cost is $10 for a flight. Fifty West brewers on hand.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Fat Tuesday Cask: Cajun Ghost of Imogene at Fifty West Brewing
Limited edition cask of a New Orleans inspired beer named Cajun Ghost of Imogene paired with a New Orleans inspired dinner menu with live music provided by The Hot Magnolias.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Three Floyds Night featuring Alpha King, Zombie Dust & Gumball Head at Cock & Bull Mainstrasse
Also featuring Barrel Aged 72 Imperial in bottles.
Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 11:00 pm – Home Away From Home with Country Boy & West 6th at Goodfellas Pizzeria
Enjoy a Lexington tap take over while watching the UK Wildcats take on Tennessee.
Tuesday, February 17th at 7:00 pm – Artists and Beer at Arnold’s
For 2/17 – Tapping a limited edition version of West Sixth’s Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter aged in a bourbon barrel. Artist: Brian Methe
Tuesday, February 17th from 7:00-10:00 pm – Upland Brewing Tasting at The Crow’s Nest Irish Pub
Tuesday, February 17th from 8:00-11:00 pm – Make Fun of Geoff from Fat Head’s Shorts at The Lackman
Beers include Barrel Aged Battle Axe, Sorcerer, Sunshine Daydream and Head Hunter (fresh).
Tuesday, February 17th at 9:00 pm – Mardi Gras with Warped Wing at Stanley’s Pub
Music from Rumpke Mountain Boys. $5 entertainment cover charge.
Events happening throughout Cincinnati Beer Week
Friday, February 13th-Sunday, February 22nd – Pints for Parkinson’s at all three Flipdaddy’s locations
An all week event featuring rarity brews from various local and national breweries to celebrate Cincinnati Beer Week and raise money for a foundation that is close to the Flipdaddy’s family. Flipdaddy’s will be donating a $1.00 for every featured beer sold to http://ucgardnercenter.com/. Some of the featured beers include some from MadTree, Blank Slate, Upland, Great Lakes and many more. Glassware and swag available.
Friday, February 13th-Sunday, February 22nd – Eastside Beer Week Tour at MJ’s on Main
Stamp your passports from MJ’s On Main & Padrino’s and snag a swag bag for completing your tour. Tour runs ALL of beer week.
Monday, February 16th – Thursday, February 19th – Cincy Brew Bus Beer Week Schedule
Cincy Brew Bus will be going to go to three (or four) different Cincinnati Beer Week events on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of beer week. Your ticket will include a ride to three or, time permitting, four different venues that they “think highlight the very best of beer week.” See their schedule page for more information and to make your reservation.
Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
Friday, February 13th at 2:00 pm – Barrel-Aged Tapping at Dutch’s
Beers are Fifty West Barrel-Aged Death Valley Shootout imperial stout and Against The Grain’s Kentucky Ryed Chiquen barrel-aged rye ale.
Friday, February 13th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Pre-Beer Fest Party at the Millennium Hotel
Pre-game with the MadTree, Cavalier Distributing, Revolution Beer and the KY Bourbon Barrel Reps.
Friday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Alesmith Tapping at Arnold’s
Featuring Old Numbskull and their IPA.
Friday, February 13th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Triple Digit Keep the Glass Night at Cock & Bull Glendale Village
Buy a Chickow by Triple Digit Brewery and receive a glass a snifter with Triple Digit Logo.
Friday, February 13th – Cincy Winter Beerfest
Friday, February 13th at 6:00 pm – Hops vs Vines Showdown at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Goose Island Vintage Series including Sofie (aged in Chardonnay barrels), Halia (aged in White Wine barrels) and Lolita (aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels) versus Gerard Bertrand Chardonnay, LaClape and Picpoul. Cost is $20 per person and includes specially prepared food pairings. Call 513-681-4222 for reservations.
Friday, February 13th starting at 6:00 pm – CBW Black Tart Pint Night at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Friday, February 13th starting at 6:00 pm – Keep the Glass: Thirsty Dog Brewery Tasting at Dean’s Hops & Vines
Featuring Citra Dog and other beers. First 24 people will receive a free Thirsty Dog glass.
Friday, February 13th starting at 8:00 pm – Keep the Glass: Thirsty Dog Brewery Tasting at Fogartys Irish Pub
Featuring Irish Setter Red Ale and other beers. First 24 people will receive a free Thirsty Dog glass.
As requested, here are all of the remaining Cincinnati Beer Week events that we have not previously listed. Please note that there are some new events for venues that we already posted. For more information on these events, check out the Cincinnati Beer Week web site or the venue’s website and/or Facebook page.
Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 pm – Upland Beer Dinner
Tuesday, February 12th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Meet the Brewer: Widmer Brothers
Thursday, February 7th at 12:00 pm – Official tapping of CBW Collaboration Beer plus Coaches Choice Burger Paired with Beerfest Ale for lunch
Friday, February 8th from 11:00 am-9:00 pm – CBW Collaborative Pairing with Reuben Burger
Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 pm – Wiedemann’s Meet The Owners and beer & cheese pairing
Sunday, February 10th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Beer Pairing and Pint Night
Monday, February 11th at 7:00 pm – Upland Tasting
Tuesday, February 12th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Great Lakes Burger Beer Pairing
Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm – Fat Taco Tuesday with Great Lakes
Thursday, February 14th from 11:00 am – 1:00 am – Half the Taps Flight
Cork ‘N Bottle
Friday, February 8th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm – Upland Tasting (Covington location)
Saturday, February 9th form 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Samuel Adams Tasting (Covington location)
The Crazy Fox
Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 pm – Upland Tasting
Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 11:00 pm – Sour Night – Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Ichtegems Grand Cru and Saison De Pipaix
Wednesday, February 13th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Beer Week and Beer Fest Ale Sampling
Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 pm – Stone Brewery Tasting
Tuesday, February 12th – Tröegs Brewing Co. Tasting
Wednesday, February 13th – Sam Smith Bottle Blow Out
Thursday, February 14th – Sam Adams Beer and Dessert pairing
Friday, February 8th at 7:00 pm – Goose Island Flight of Vintage Ales
Thursday, February 7th at 4:00 pm – Great Divide Pint Night (both locations)
Sunday, February 10th – Breckenridge Brewery Feature (Mariemont location)
Tuesday, February 12th – Fat Head’s Fat Tuesday (both locations)
Friday, February 8th from 9:00-11:30 pm – Dogfish Head Night
Thursday, February 14th – Fat Head’s Night with Brian Kelley
Hebron Brew Haus
Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm – Rivertown Tasting
Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 pm – Oskar Blues Tasting
Holler Hops & Grill
Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 pm – Harpoon Tasting and Tap Takeover
Tuesday, February 12th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Beerfest Ale Sampling
Mainstrasse Village Pub
Local Beers $3.50 during Beer Week
Marty’s Hops & Vines
Wednesday, February 13th from 6:30-8:30 pm – Fat Head’s Night
Mellow Mushroom Wilder
Monday, February 11th at 7:00 pm – Bell’s Brewery Tasting
Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 pm – Oskar Blues Beer Tasting
Molly Malone’s Covington
Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 pm – Upland Tap Takeover
Moerlein Lager House
Saturday, February 9th from 5:00 pm-close – Belgian & Sour Ales
Thursday, February 14th – Ballast Point – A night of fermented Love
The Famous Neons Unplugged
Friday, February 8th – Best of the Midwest
Thursday, February 14th at 6:00 pm – Blank Slate and Triple Digit Tap Takeover 6pm
Pike Street Lounge
Tuesday, February 12th at 8:00 pm – Upland Tap Takeover
Rivertown Brewery Tap Room
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Rivertown Brewer home brew tap takeover
Tuesday, February 12th from 7:30-9:30 pm – Beerfest Ale Sampling
Sidebar Thursday, February 7th at 5:00 pm – Leinenkugel Big Eddy Tap Takeover
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Leinenkugel Big Eddy Tap Takeover
Valley Wine & Spirits
Friday, February 8th from 4:30-7:30 pm – Blank Slate Growler Tasting
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Upland and Great Lakes Tap Takeover
Monday, April 16th – An Evening with “Chicken” Dan Weitz of Boulder Beer Co. at Dutch’s Bar & Bottle Shop
Beers available are two limited releases (Bad Moon Risin’ Double Black IPA & Business Time Mild Ale) plus other Boulder Beer Co including the new release of Hazed and Infused in cans.
Monday, April 16th – 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.
Tuesday, April 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm – Great Crescent “Meet the Brewer” event at Fogarty’s Irish Pub, 3620 Harrison Ave (Cheviot)
Tuesday, April 17th – 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.
Wednesday, April 18th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
Wednesday, April 18th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Rodenbach Grand Cru and Palm double tapping at Taste of Belgium
Wednesday, April 18th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Some high gravity beers are excluded.
Thursday, April 19th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Mt. Carmel Amber, Hyde Park – Dogfish Head Aprihop, and Glendale – Harpoon UFO.
Thursday, April 19th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery
Friday, April 20th from 4:00-6:00 pm – Great Crescent tasting at Liquor Cabinet
Friday, April 20th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Flowing Fridays Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Covington and Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)
Friday, April 20th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence
Friday, April 20th at 7:30 pm – Epic Brewing Beer Tasting at Jungle Jim’s
Go to http://www.junglejims.com/events/tastings/beertastings.asp#4/27 for more information.
Friday, April 20th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Saturday, April 21st at 12:00 noon – Dogfish Head Beer Tasting at Dingle House
Cost is $15.00 per person. That includes six samples and a sampling of appetizers. Beers will include: 90 Minute IPA, Hell Hound, Namiste, Sah tea, Palo Santo and Saison du buff.
Saturday, April 21st starting at 5:00 – Earth Day Celebration/ Great Lakes Tap Takeover at Fries Café
Three pub exclusives from Great Lakes: Rally Drum Red, Engine 20 and a cask of Vanilla Infused Edmund Fitzgerald. Also on tap will be: Burning River, Commodore Perry, Eliot Ness, Dortmunder Gold, Holy Moses and Dopplerock. They will be roasting a pig and The Cereal Killers will be playing on the patio. In addition, Great Lakes will be giving away a blow up kayak, and a trip to the brewery.
Saturday, April 21st from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines