This Week in Beer: July 24 – 30, 2017

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. Remember to check our Events Calendar throughout the week to see events that are added after our Monday morning publication time.

Tuesday, July 25th at 4:00 pm – Keylime Pie and Vanilla Keypunch Bottle Release at Urban Artifact

Tuesday, July 25th at 7:00 pm – Braxton Trivia Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Wednesday, July 26th at 4:15 pm – Woltermelon Blonde Release at Municipal Brew Works

Wednesday, July 26th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Terrapin Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, July 26th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Braxton Pint Night at Habits Café

Wednesday, July 26th from 6:00-10:00 pm – Ballast Point Sour Wench Tapping at Pies and Pints at the Banks

Wednesday, July 26th at 6:30 pm – Summer Beer Dinner with The Jaded Fork at Streetside Brewery

Wednesday, July 26th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Thursday, July 27th-Saturday, July 29th – Sixpoint Tap Takeover at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, July 27th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Latitude 42 Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, July 27th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Wooden Cask 7th St Run Off Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, July 27th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Taft’s :0027 Lager Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, July 27th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Great Divide White Water Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm – Urban Artifact Beer Dinner at Coppin’s

Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm – Shiner Toast Our Troops Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm – Fifty West Golden Ticket Beer Dinner at Arnold’s Bar and Grill

Friday, July 28th from 5:00-9:00 pm – ? Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Friday, July 28th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Founders Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Friday, July 28th from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Friday, July 28th from 6:00-11:00 pm – Little Kings Draftstravaganza at Arnold’s Bar and Grill

Friday, July 28th from 6:00pm-Midnight – Fat Head’s Tap Takeover at BC’s Bottle Lodge

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This Week in Beer: Sept. 5 – 11, 2016

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. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Sept. 5th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Jolly Pumpkin tap takeover. Beers include Hamajang, Innovator, La Roja Kriek, Nuevos, Uber Wit, and Wet Hopped. Each of these Jolly Pumpkin beers will be $10 For a thirteen ounce tulip or $15 for a 4 ounce flight of all 6 beers.

Wednesday, Sept. 7th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Charitable Suds at Rhinegeist
Co-hosted by Cincinnati Public Radio, a portion of the proceeds during the happy hour will be donated to the Brewery District CURC.

Thursday, Month Day from 5:00-10:00 pm – New Belgium Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Beers include Fat Tire, Citradelic, Pumpkick, Tart Lychee, Fruit Fly and Oscar Worthy Coffee Nitro. Food available from Packhouse Meats and each New Belgium pint purchase gets you entered to win a limited edition New Belgium bike.

Thursday, Sept. 8th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Seasonal Beer Release and Alfio’s Dinner at Blank Slate
For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 6:00- pm – North Coast Brewing Beer Dinner at 99 Hop House

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 6:00-8:30 pm – Short’s Brewing Pint Night at Craft Pointe
Beers include Huma Lupa Licious, Soft Parade, Bellaire Brown, and Autumn Ale in bottles plus Key Lime Pie and Spruce Pilsner on draft.

Thursday, Sept. 8th 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 – Spaten Oktoberfest, Glendale – Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest and Hyde Park – Great Divide Hoss.

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 6:30 pm – Braxton Brewing Beer Dinner at 15 North Pizza
MENU — Welcome Beer: Storm Golden Cream Ale; First Course: Bruchetta appetizer paired with Beta 1.0 Experimental IPA; Second Course: Wild Mushroom Pizza and Sausage & Sage Pizza paired with Level Saison; Third Course: Stuffed Dates with Dead Blow Starter Tropical Stout. Price is $25.00 per person. Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/braxton-beer-dinner-tickets-26953182695

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 7:00 pm – Shiner Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 7:00 pm – Bell’s End of Summer Blow Out at Gypsys
Poolside, Oberon, and Oatsmobile on draft for $3 pints.

Friday, Sept. 9th-Saturday, Sept. 10th – Cincy Beerfest on Fountain Square
Unlike the Cincy Winter Beerfest, this festival is a free admission/pay as you drink model. However, if you buy the Advance VIP deal, you get more tickets and access to 20 VIP only beers and the VIP area behind the stage with bathrooms. Purchase your tickets online at https://www.beerfesttickets.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=79.

Friday, Sept. 9th-Sunday, Sept. 11th – Oktoberfest at Hofbräuhaus Newport

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Tastings and Tappings and FESTIVALS Report: Sept. 18, 2015

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.

FESTIVALS

Fifty Fest – Saturday, Sept. 18th from noon to midnight at Fifty West. Check out their web site for more information.

Franztoberfest – This third annual event at Rhinegeist begins at noon on Saturday.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati – Today through Sunday. Check out this article from Jesse Folk at WCPO on the more than 100 beers available this year.

Überdrome – Runs Friday through Sunday at Schmidlapp event lawn adjacent to the Moerlein Lager House. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

TASTINGS

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. The beers for this week’s tasting (9/18) are Two Brothers Atom Smasher, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin, Great Divide Lasso and Great Lakes Nosferatu.

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 Rhinegeist in Fairfield and Old Firehouse Brewery in Eastgate.

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 – For Friday Night Flights this week (9/11) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from Stone Brewing including Mutt Brown, Points Unknown (their Wicked Weed collaboration), Thunderstruck, Your Father Smelt of Elder Berries on draft as well as several bottles like IPA, Bourbon Barrel Arrogant Bastard, 2014 & 2015 IRS and more. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

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

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (9/11) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Ei8ht Ball Dalton’s Kriek. The cost is $8 for a thirteen ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings AND Festivals Report: August 28, 2015

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.

FESTIVALS

2015 Beer Wine and Food Festival – Friday, August 28th starting at 5:00 pm in Wyoming, OH (benefits The Cure Starts Now Foundation) – See their Facebook Event Page for more information.

Germania Society Oktoberfest – Friday, August 28th-Sunday, August 30th – See their Facebook Event Page for more information.

MadTree Summer Bonanza – Saturday, August 29th from noon to 1:00 am. See their Facebook Event Page for more information.

TASTINGS

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. The beers for this week’s tasting (8/28) are Left Hand Oktoberfest, Great Divide Whitewater, Tröegs Perpetual IPA and Full Pint Night of the Living Stout.

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 GoodWood Brewing Co.

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 – For Friday Night Flights this week (8/28) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s new beers and seasonals from Victory, Prairie, Rhinegeist and more. The draft by the glass will be Three Floyds Moloko Milk Stout for $3.00. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

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

Braxton Brewing – Firkin Friday tonight (8/28) at 5:00 pm – Blown Gasket Robust Porter infused with cocoa nibs from Maverick Chocolate and fresh oranges.

Christian Moerlein Malt House – Friday, August 28th starting at 4:00 pm – Moerlein Bay of Bengal Double IPA Can Launch and Firkin Tapping – Special beers include Orange Infused Bay of Bengal DIPA, Blackberry Infused Bay of Bengal DIPA and Lemon-Lime (Jungle) Infused Bay of Bengal DIPA.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (8/28) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Bell’s Hopsolution. The cost is $7 for a ten ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: March 16 – 22, 2015

We frequently get updates for our This Week in Beer post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. NEW – Check out our new Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, March 16th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 16th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 16th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, March 16th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, there’s actually four beers from MadTree and they’re all barrel aged: BA Axis Mundi, BA AXIS Mundi with coffee and vanilla, BA Happy Amber and Ye Olde Battering Ram Black Barleywine. Cost varies for a 10 ounce snifter.

Monday, March 16th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

HAPPY SAINT PATRICK’S DAY!

Tuesday, March 17th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 17th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, March 17th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 17th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, March 17th from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm – HOPPY St. Paddy’s Day at Flipdaddy’s Mariemont
Enjoy some of the best hopped-up brews including: Three Floyds Zombie Dust, Great Divide Hercules Double IPA, Fat Head’s Hop Juju Imperial IPA, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Breckenridge 471 IPA, Stone Cali-Belgique IPA and Revolution Galaxy Hero IPA plus Dogfish Head 60 Minute run through the Randall with whole leaf hops.

Tuesday, March 17th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, March 17th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, March 18th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, March 18th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, March 18th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, March 18th at 6:00 pm – New Belgium Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Reception beer – New Belgium Abby Belgium Dubbel. First course – Le Terroir Dry Hopped Sour Ale paired Tropical Gazpacho, Hamachi Crudo, Lychee Fruit. Second course – 1554 Black Lager paired with Ultimate grilled cheese. Third course – Cocoa Molé Spiced Chocolate Porter paired with Seared Foie Gras, Spiced Molé, Sour Poached Pear, Pumpkin Seeds, Queso de Cabra. Fourth course – Rampant Imperial Pale Ale paired with Bangers and Mash. Dessert – Portage Porter paired with Goat Cheese Cheesecake. Cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. Make reservations in advance by contacting Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com

Thursday, March 19th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, March 19th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, March 19th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, March 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: Main Strasse Covington – West Sixth Belgian Blonde, Glendale – New Belgium Fat Tire and Hyde Park – West Sixth Belgian Blonde.

Friday, March 20th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, March 20th at 5:30 pm – Artswave Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball
The usual twenty pounds of bacon plus Jolly Pumpkin Saison X AND a portion of the proceeds from sales of all Ei8ht Ball Brewing beers sold that day will be donated to ArtsWave.

Friday, March 20th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, March 20th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, March 21st 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. 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: April 7 – 13, 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, April 7th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 7th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 7th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

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

Monday, April 7th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout (yep, you read that right!).

Monday, April 7th at 5:00 pm – Ales for Autism at MadTree Brewing
$1 from every draft beer sold on Tuesday, April 8th will go to the Autism Society. In addition, all the dollars tossed up on the grates and $1 from all headbands sold in the month of April will be donated to the society.

Monday, April 7th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, April 8th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

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

Tuesday, April 8th at 4:20 pm – Stone Enjoy By 4/20/14 Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus
Buy a pint, keep the glass.

Tuesday, April 8th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

UPDATE Tuesday, April 8th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Bell’s Oberon, 21st Amendment Hell Or High Watermelon, Dogfish Head Aprihop, MadTree Galaxy High, Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout and Blank Slate Fume.

Tuesday, April 8th at 6:30 pm – Belgian Beer Dinner at 20 Brix
Cost is $45 per person. Call (513) 831-2749 for reservations.

Wednesday, April 9th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 9th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, April 9th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

UPDATE Wednesday, April 9th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s North Peak Brewing.

UPDATE Wednesday, April 9th at 5:00 pm – Victory Hop Ticket Series Beer #2 Tapping at Dilly
Tapping Victory Hop Ticket Hoppy Wheat

Wednesday, April 9th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, April 9th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, April 9th at 7:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at Parkers Blue Ash Grill
See our earlier post for more information.

Thursday, April 10th from 4:00 pm to close – Game of Thrones Ommegang Fire and Blood Take-the-glass-home Tapping and Viewing Party at Taste of Belgium Clifton
From Facebook:

Join us at our Clifton location while we tap Ommegang Game of Thrones Fire and Blood Red Ale, Ommegang Witte, and Ommegang Hennepin. Take home a special edition Game of Thrones glass with the purchase of a Fire and Blood Red Ale. Game of Thones glasses are limited so get here early if you want one! We will also be airing the most recent episode of Game of Thrones on our big screen and at the bar at 9.

Thursday, April 10th at 5:00 pm – HopFest at UC’s Catskeller
Beers include Dogfish Head Aprihop, Ithaca Flower Power, Deschutes Inversion, The Brew Kettle White Raja, Stone IPA, Victory Dirt Wolf, Revolution Double Fist and Avery Maharaja. All beers will be $5 a glass, $10 per flight.

Thursday, April 10th at 5:00 pm – “Thirsty Thursday” Beer and Food Pairing at the Bearcat Lounge (Marriott Kingsgate Conference Center)
The cost is $12 and includes four 5-oz beers and four dishes.

Thursday, April 10th 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 – Rivertown Wit, Glendale – Great Divide Titan IPA and Hyde Park – Revolution Anti Hero.

Thursday, April 10th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, April 10th at 7:00 pm – West Sixth Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Enjoy a three-course meal (appetizer, entree and dessert) paired with West Sixth IPA, Lemongrass American Wheat and Amber. Cost to attend is $25 per person and includes a complimentary beer glass. For reservations, call (859) 331-4999 or email jjbent@izzys.com

Friday, April 11th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, April 11th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, April 11th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 12th 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: February 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, Feb. 17th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

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

Monday, Feb. 17th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

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

Monday, Feb. 17th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week’s beer is Cigar City’s Tropical Triple (collaboration with Belgian brewery De Proef).

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

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

Tuesday, Feb. 18th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Feb. 18th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

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

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

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, Feb. 19th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, Feb. 19th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

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

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 5:00 pm – 5th Annual Belgian Fest at UC’s Catskeller
Beers include Epic Brainless on Peaches, St Bernardus Abt 12, Weyerbacher Merry Monks, Unibroue Trois Pistoles, Brasserie d’Achouffe La Chouffe, Great Divide Orabelle, Rodenbach Classic Rodenbach and New Belgium Snapshot.

Thursday, Feb. 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 – Sam Adams Rebel IPA, Glendale – Listernmann’s 562 Lateral and Hyde Park – Dogfish Head Piercing Pils.

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Feb. 21st – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

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

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

Saturday, Feb. 22nd at 6:00pm – Cellar Dweller Brewing Two Year Anniversary Party
Happy hour pricing on all beers and a few special beers will be tapped. They will also have an all you can eat buffet of burgers, brats, metts and more available.

Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Events happening the entire Cincinnati Beer Week – February 6-13, 2014

UPDATE All Week — Beer Flights for Charity at Lucky Dog Grille
$1.00 will be donated to the Mason Food Pantry for every beer flight purchased during Cincinnati Beer Week.

UPDATE All Week — Celebrating Beer Week With Deschutes Brewery at Fogarty’s Irish Pub
Four Deschutes beers on draft Red Chair Pale, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter and Inversion IPA plus Hop Henge in 22 oz bottles.

All Week — Beer and Bites menu for Virgils Café
3 Tastes and 3 Small Plates for $25. Menu – West Sixth Lemongrass Wheat with house made ramen noodles, pickled cabbage, charred spring onion, beef, pork, smoked chile broth, meatballs, egg; Apocalypse Brew Works Fallout Dust with jerk chicken poutine (chicken thigh, hand cut fries, house made curds, jerk gravy) and Upland Bourbon Barrel Warmer with chocolate cobbler & vanilla bean ice cream.

All week — Hops Against Cancer at Tap House Grill
Tapping over 20 Cincinnati beers throughout the week and $1 of every Cincinnati beer purchased will go to the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research.

All Week — CBW Pulled Pork Sliders at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Featuring Stone Brewing’s Levitation and Smoked Porter BBQ Sauces.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

11:00 am-1:00 am — Brewers Choice for Charity at Arthur’s Café
Arthur’s will donate $1 from the sales of every pint sold to the charity selection of each respective brewery. Arthur’s will double the donation to the top selling brewery’s charity.

All day — Lagunitas Tap Takeover at Moerlein Lager House
Beers will include Lagunitas IPA, Dogtown Pale, Sucks and Hairy Eyeball.

11:00 am – 10:00 pm — Lagunitas Release at Flipdaddy’s Wooster Pike
Beers will include Lagunitas IPA, Sucks and Hairy Eyeball.

11:00 am-2:30 am — Three Floyds Takeover at Dingle House

11:00 am – 10:00 pm — Pints For Parkinson’s at Flipdaddy’s Union
$1.00 of every sale of O’Fallon beer goes to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research. Beers are Weach and Hemp Hop Rye. Pint glass giveaway too.

12:00 noon — Beer Week Beer (Hostivit) Tapping at Coaches Corner

4:00 pm — Tapping of Hostivit (CBW beer) at Marty’s Hops and Vines

4:00 pm — Mother Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

5:00 pm — Pear A La Geuze & Beer Week Collaboration Vertical Tapping at Rivertown Brewing
Tapping of the above beers plus 4 year, 2 year and 6 months aged lambic blended with fresh pear cider

5:00 pm — Lighting of the Torch at Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Final tapping of their 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout and Ardennes Belgian Quad

5:00-7:30 pm –- Lagunitas Tasting at Market Wines
Beers on draft will include SUCKS, IPA, Hairy Eyeball and Pilsner. More available in bottles.

5:00 pm –- Tapping of Fifty West 1926 at Zip’s Café
Also available are Speedbump Kolsch, Thirty-37 Session Pale Ale, and Coffee Please (on nitro) from Fifty West and Raz Wheat, Mandala Citra, Java the Stout, and Dark Apparition from Jackie O’s.

5:00-7:00 pm –- Christian Moerlein and Cincinnati Brewing History at Everything’s d’Vine
Enjoy Moerlein beers while seeing part of the Bricks, Barrel Vaults & Beer exhibit that’s currently at The Betts House.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm — Cellar Dwellers Tapping at BrewRiver GastroPub
Tapping of Cellar Dwellers Hazelnut Coffee Cream Oatmeal Stout

5:30 pm — Listermann’s Tapping at Arnold’s
Beer is cask aged Planetary IPA infused with grapefruit rinds.

6:00 pm — Madtree Brewing Firkin Dinner at Incline Public House
Four course dinner includes food, beer and a special one year anniversary growler. Cost is $4o plus tax and tip. Email dan@inclinepublichouse.com to reserve your seat.

6:00 pm –- 6th for a Cause / Hops for Hippos at Taste of Belgium Short Vine
West Sixth tap takeover featuring their IPA, Amber, Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter and Transylvania Tripel benefits the Cincinnati Zoo.

6:00 pm — Sours & Sliders at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Two sliders (one classic and one Asian inspired) will be paired along with eight sours or lambics featuring Drie Fonteinen, Panil, Mikkeller, Tilquin, Bocker, Haand, Hanssens and De Proef. Reserve your seat at https://www.thepartysource.com/eq_itemview.php?Id=3730

6:00 pm — Mile High Kick-Off Party Pint Night at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
All Colorado breweries. You get to keep the CBW glass. Beers include Breckenridge: Agave Wheat, Nitro Vanilla Porter, Trademark, and Well Built; Boulder: Mojo (Nitro), Cold Hop (Barrel Aged); Left Hand: Sawtooth, Milk Stout (Nitro), 400 Pound Monkey; Oskar Blues: G’Night, Winter Chub; Great Divide: Rumble, Hibernation; New Belgium: Fat Tire, Accumulation, Ranger, Paardebloem; Redstone: Black Raspberry Nectar.

6:00 pm — Kick-Off Party Pint Night at Cock & Bull Mainstrasse
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Double Barrel (blend of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout). Glasses are branded “Double Barrel”.

6:00 pm — Meet the Brewer: Rhinegeist at Tap House Grill
Part of Hops Against Cancer. Beers on tap include Truth, Cougar, Panther and more.

6:00-9:00 pm — MadTree Tasting with Craft Snack Pairings at Mayday
Stuffed pretzel bites paired with Kolsch Experimental; Smokey BBQ Pork Sliders with Rubus Cacao; Endive Ceasar Cup with Psychopathy; Curry Chicken Wonton with Galaxy High. Brewers from MadTree on hand too.

6:00-10:00 pm — Rivertown Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale
Featuring Lil SIPA. Buy the pint and keep the glass.

8:00-11:00 pm — Hop Heads Unite Blind Tasting at the Brass Tap
Twelve local hoppy beers on draft. $10 gets you a tasting glass, a rating card and a taste of each beer in the competition. Brewery with the most points wins and gets bragging rights for the year. A portion of the proceeds from this will go to www.water.org.

This Week in Beer: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 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, Jan. 27th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 27th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, Jan. 27th from 4:00-6:00 pm – Meet, Greet & Sample Deschutes at Party Source and Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk

UPDATE Monday, Jan. 27th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Bell’s Hopslam Tapping at Market Wines
They will also have Cherry Stout, Smitten Golden Rye and a couple other beers from Bell’s.

Monday, Jan. 27th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet, Greet & Sample Deschutes at Party Town and DEP’s Fort Thomas

Monday, Jan. 27th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, Jan. 27th at 8:00 pm – Deschutes Service Industry Night at Molly Malone’s

Monday, Jan. 27th at 8:00 pm – Deschutes Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 27th at 8:00 pm – Deschutes Tap Takeover at Mellow Mushroom

UPDATE Tuesday, Jan. 28th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg is Bell’s Hopslam.

Tuesday, Jan. 28th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Jan. 28th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

UPDATE Tuesday, Jan. 28th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Deschutes Black Butte, Great Divide Aura Belle, Red Hook Longhammer, MadTree Proper Session Ale, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice and Mt. Carmel Stout.

Wednesday, Jan. 29th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 29th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Jan. 29th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, Jan. 29th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, Jan. 29th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, Jan. 29th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, Jan. 29th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Braunbier.

Thursday, Jan. 30th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Short Vine

Thursday, Jan. 30th 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 – Breckenridge Ophelia, Glendale – Rhinegeist Truth and Hyde Park – Bell’s Hopslam.

Thursday, Jan. 30th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, Jan. 30th at 6:30 pm – Bockfest Beefsteak Club at at Arnold’s Bar and Grill
Tickets are $75.00 and all proceeds go to supporting Bockfest and the Bockfest Parade.
Course One: Arnold’s Barrel Aged Manhattans, Arnold’s 1861 Porter, and Traveling Goat Tacos
Course Two: Arnold’s White Dog Mint Juleps, Christian Moerlein OTR, and Spiced Dual Soup of Black Bean and Pumpkin
Course Three: Arnold’s House Lemoncello Spritzer, Citrus Beer, and Wilted Arugula with Braised Pork Belly
Course Four: Arnold’s House Red Sangria, Porter Beer, and Petite Filet with Crab Bernaise, Horseradish Mashed Potatoes, and Smoked Asparagus
Course Five: Arnold’s House Coffee Liquor with Coffee, Coffee Beer, and Blueberry Cream Cheese Bread Pudding
For more information and to purchase tickets, go to the Bockfest website.

Friday, Jan. 31st – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Jan. 31st at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

Friday, Jan. 31st from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, Jan. 31st at 6:00 pm – Oskar Blues Beer Dinner at Firehouse Grill
Four course meal with four beer pairings for $40. Call 513-733-3473 for reservations.

Saturday, Feb. 1st starting at 12:00pm – Winter Bonanza — Birthday Bash at MadTree Brewing
Too much information to list here! See their Facebook event page for all the details.

Saturday, Feb. 1st from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.