Kicking off summer with Leinenkugel

From Facebook:

We’re kicking off Summer the right way, with Summer Shandy!

Come out and enjoy the best patio in Oakley this Tuesday night with Trivia with a Twist and Leinenkugel for our Summer Kick off.

Prizes awarded for first and second place as well as 2 BIG raffle giveaways at the end. Prizes include a Liney swag bag and a BIG Adirondack chair.

$4 summer shandy and $4 grapefruit (YUM!) 16 oz cans all night.

Trivia with a Twist is 3 rounds of general knowledge trivia as well as a few Liney questions to keep you on your A game. the final round is a visual and name that tune theme, so get your friends out for a chance to win BIG this Tuesday.

AND AS ALWAYS, TOTALLY FREE TO PLAY!

This Week in Beer: June 5 – 11, 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.

Monday, June 5th at 5:00 pm – Nice Little Monday Series at Rhinegeist

Tuesday, June 6th at 8:00 pm – Kicking off Summer with Leinenkugel at R.P. McMurphy’s

Thursday, June 8th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Avery Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, June 8th at 6:00 pm – GPO Pint Night at Mt Carmel Brewing

Thursday, June 8th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Streetside Brewing Pint Night at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, June 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, June 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, June 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Warped Wing Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, June 8th at 7:00 pm – Bell’s Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, June 9th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Brooklyn Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Friday, June 9th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Listermann Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Friday, June 9th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Local Friday featuring Mt Carmel at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Friday, June 9th from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Friday, June 10th at 6:00 pm – Platform Beer Tap Takeover at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 am – 1st Anniversary Bottle Release at Muncipal Brew Works

Saturday, June 10th at 10:00 am – Team Fiona NE IPA Release at Listermann Brewing

Saturday, June 10th at 12:00 noon – 12th Anniversary Party at Mt Carmel Brewing

Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 pm – Local Brews & Blues at Newport on the Levee

Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 pm – Hoppin’ Frog Tap Takeover at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Saturday, June 10th at 2:00 pm – 1st Anniversary Party at Municipal Brew Works

Saturday, June 10th at 5:00 pm – Braxton Dark Charge Tap Takeover at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

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This Week in Beer: April 24 – 30, 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.

Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Maibock.

Thursday, April 27th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Urban Artifact Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, April 27th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Nickelbrook Brewing Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge
Beers include Naughty Neighbor, Immodest IIPA, Bolshevik Bastard, Cafe Del Bastardo, and Winey Bastard.

Thursday, April 27th 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 – Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Glendale – Fifty West Fuzzy Feeling and Hyde Park – Bell’s Oberon.

Thursday, April 27th at 7:00 pm – Sixpoint Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, April 28th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Great Lakes Brewing at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Friday, April 28th from 4:00-8:00 pm – Moerlein OTR Ale’s 10th Anniversary Keg Tapping at Market Wines

Friday, April 28th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Braxton Tap Takeover at Elk Creek Winery

Friday, April 28th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s (both locations)
This week, it’s Southern Tier at Fairfield and West Sixth at Eastgate.

Friday, April 28th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Firkin Friday at Braxton Brewing

Friday, April 28th 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.

Saturday, April 29th starting at 1:00 pm – Moerlein OTR TrAle Pub Tour
See their Facebook event page from more information.

Saturday, April 29th starting at 3:00 pm – Rhinegeist FCC Watch Party/Foosball Tourney at BC’s Bottle Lodge
For more information, see their Facebook event page.

Saturday, April 29th starting at 4:00 pm – Firkin Fest at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits

Sunday, April 30th at 10:00 am – Brunch, Beers, & Breweries at Christian Moerlein Malt House and Moerlein Lager House
See http://www.eventcreate.com/brunch-beers-breweries-april for more information and to purchase your tickets.

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Tastings and Tapping Report: Dec. 16, 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

Christian Moerlein Malt House and Moerlein Lager House – Brunch, Beers and Breweries Sunday at 10:30 am. See their web page for more information and to buy your tickets.

TASTINGS

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 Leinenkugel at Fairfield and various beers from Ohio Valley Distributing at Eastgate.

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

Party Town – No Friday Night Flights until January 6th.

TAPPINGS, PINT NIGHTS and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Randall Friday – They will be running Evil Twin’s Liquid Double Fudge through toasted coconut and cinnamon.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – For Christmas in Loveland Saturday at 4:00 pm, Cappy’s will be hosting the Official 4 Elf South Bash with all 40 taps taken over with beers from Dark Horse.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring TBA.

Lehr’s Prime Market – Great Lakes Pint Night Friday from 5:00-8:00 pm. Beers include Barrel Aged Christmas Ale, Barrel Aged Alberta Clipper, Barrel Aged Triple Dog Dare, Christmas Ale and Alberta Clipper.

Mac’s Pizza Mainstrasse – Three Floyds Tap Takeover Friday at 6:00 pm. Beers include Zombiedust, Blot out the Sun, Permanent Funeral, Floyd Division, Alpha King, and Yum Yum.

Northside Yacht Club – Rhinegeist Barrel Aged Ink Imperial Stout Release & Tap Takeover Friday at 5:00 pm.

Urban Artifact – Thoroughbred Bottle Release Friday at 4:00 pm

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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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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This Week in Beer: July 25 – 31, 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, July 25th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Evil Twin Bozo Beer. The cost is $8 for a ten ounce snifter.

Wednesday, July 27th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
For June, it’s their Sommer Weizen.

Thursday, July 28th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Boulevard Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Beers include Saison Brett, Hibiscus Gose, Lemon Ginger Radler, Tropical Pale Ale, The Calling DIPA and Tank 7.

Thursday, July 28th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Quaff Bros. Catalina Wine Mixer Bottle Release at the Party Source
Quaff Bros. Catalina Wine Mixer is a collaboration with Against The Grain. It is ATG 70K (13% abv Imperial Stout) aged in bourbon barrels with the addition of red wine soaked oak chips.

Thursday, July 28th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Southern Tier Pint Night at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, July 28th at 6:00 pm – Urban Artifact Beer Dinner at Stadium Sports Bar (Belterra Park)
MENU – First Course: Baby Arugula Salad, Goat Cheese Medallion, Segmented Grapefruit, Candied Pecan Crumble, Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette paired with Finn Berliner Pale Ale; Second Course: Seared Scallop, Creamed Corn, Bacon – Cipollini Onion Jam paired with Maize Amber Lager; Third Course: Fried Chicken and Biscuits, Spicy Fried Chicken, Warm Cheddar Biscuits, Biscuit Gravy, Fried Egg paired with Phrenology Wild IPA; Dessert: Chocolate Stout Cake, Beer Soaked Cake, Peanut Butter Mousse, Stout Ice Cream. Cost is $35 per person. Call 513-232-8000 to make your reservations.

Thursday, July 28th 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 – Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Glendale – North Coast Red Seal and Hyde Park – Stone Delicious.

Thursday, July 28th at 7:00 pm – Breckenridge Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Saturday, July 30th from 12:00 to 11:00 pm – Fibonacci Birthday Celebration
Beers include The Noid, Estival, The Tollhouse Caps, Marty’s Hamilton Ave, Dummy Tripel, Earth Daisy, Oberhausen and The Tollhouse. Food and music to be announced on their Facebook event page.

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This Week in Beer: June 15 – 21, 2015

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

Monday, June 15th at 5:00 pm – Tap & Screw Burgers and Brews Launch Party
Celebrate as Tap & Screw beers are now going to be distribute by Premium Beverage Supply

Monday, June 15th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders Devil Dancer. Cost is $12 for a ten ounce snifter.

Tuesday, June 15th at 5:00 pm – #TapTuesday KEYPUNCH Launch at Urban Artifact
While supplies last, everyone who orders a #Keypunch a slice of key lime pie thanks to Happy Chicks Bakery in Northside.

Wednesday, June 17th – Green Flash Flight Night at the Growler House

Wednesday, June 17th at 6:00 pm – One Night One Craft PLUS: Beer Crafts and Craft Beer at the Contemporary Arts Center
From their Facebook event page: “Need a gift for father’s day? Join our museum craftsmen Joel and Joe to create your own wooden beer caddie. We will also have Cavalier’s craft brew specialists in to tell us what’s trending in craft beers and share samples of some of their favorites. PLUS: these sessions includes a cocktail, snack and deluxe crafting materials. Ticketed event: $20 members or $25 non-members. Purchase tickets: https://www.showclix.com/event/ONOC-PLUS-Beer-Crafting

Thursday, June 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Collaboration Tap Takeover at the Incline Public House
Featuring the Founders/Fat Head’s collaboration brew Smoke N’ Burn. Other beers from Founders include All Day, Rubeaus and Centennial IPA. Other Fat Head’s beers include Head Hunter, Bumbleberry and Jack Straw.

Thursday, June 18th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Beers: 2014 Deschutes Abyss, 2012 Oskar Blues TenFidy, 2014 Brooklyn Black Ops and 2014 Prairie Bomb!; Burger: Black and Blue; For reservations, go to their web site

Thursday, June 18th 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 Agave Wheat, Glendale – Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy and Hyde Park – West Sixth Heller Heaven.

Friday, June 19th starting at 3:00 pm – Patio Pours at Keystone Bar & Grill (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Patio Pours are from these breweries: Covington – Rhinegeist, Hyde Park – TBA and Clifton – Urban Artifact.

Friday, June 19th starting at 4:00 pm – Beer Baron Happy Hour at Moerlein Malt House Tap Room
From Facebook: This new event “will take place the third Friday of the month beginning on June 19th from 4pm until 9pm. Patrons who wear tracht will receive a $1 off per pint and 1 Liter boots of beer will be available for $8. Wienerwurst Mike Frankfurtary will also have a special Beer Baron Brat that will only be available during the Happy Hour.”

Friday, June 19th from 7:30-10:30pm – 10th Annual International Beer Fest at Jungle Jim’s
Early admission at 6:30 pm – $60; Regular admission – $50; Non-drinker – $20. Tickets available at the Jungle Jim’s web site. PDF of their beer list also available on their web site.

Saturday, June 20th – Hops with Pops at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Saturday, June 20th from 10:00am-11:00pm – 7th Anniversary Shindig at Listermann Brewing
More information available on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, June 20th from 7:30-10:30pm – 10th Annual International Beer Fest at Jungle Jim’s
More information above.

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Tastings and Tappings Report: Oct. 3, 2014

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.

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. For this week’s tasting (10/3), the beers are Fat Head’s Spooky Tooth, Highland Oatmeal Porter, 21st Amendment Back In Black and Knee Deep Hoparillo.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/3), they will be unveiling their new tap system. They now have 40 beers on tap at all times. Pints are usually $3 (occasionally $4 or $5).

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/3), it’s beers from Leinenkugel’s. Pints are usually $3.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights usually features six to eight beers each week and goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/3), the beers are new additions including Lagunitas Sucks. The cost for the regular sample flights is $2.00. The pour is Country Boy Infinite Sadness which is an Imperial Black IPA aged in Bourbon barrels.

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 delicious bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.

TAPPINGS

Moerlein Lager House – Today (Friday) at 4:00 pm, the Lager House will be having another Hop Shop Tapping. This time, it’s OTR Ale dry hopped with German hop Saphir.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (10/6), 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.

REMINDER

● Lots of other great weekend events coming this weekend including the Bavarian Beer Bash in Vevay and the 22nd Annual Donauschwaben Oktoberfest.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

This Week in Beer: Nov. 25 – Dec. 1, 2013

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. With it being a holiday week, we’re expecting even more updates than usual.

Monday, November 25th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, November 25th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Gerry the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, November 25th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

UPDATE Monday, November 25th at 5:00 pm – Rummy Tapping at Listermann’s
Rummy is a complex Belgian ale aged in gin/rum barrels from Corsair Artisan Distillery.

Monday, November 25th from 6:00 pm – Cellar Dweller Beer Dinner at Firehouse Grill
Four courses paired with a 5 oz pour of four beers. Cost is $35 and includes tax and gratuity. Call 513-733-3473 for reservations.

Monday, November 25th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, November 26th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, November 26th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, November 26th – 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.

UPDATE Tuesday, November 26th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are North Peak Majestic, 21st Amendment Fireside Chat, West Sixth Amber, Stone Enjoy By 12-13-13, Fat Head’s Holly Jolly and Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

Wednesday, November 27th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, November 27th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, November 27th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, November 27th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

UPDATE Wednesday, November 27th at 5:00 pm – Belgian Disco Night at Market Wines
Beers will include Vicaris Triple Gueuze, DeProef Citra Rye IPA, Foret Blanch and Petrus Aged Red. (Thanks to Bryon Martin for sending us this information.)

Wednesday, November 27th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium OTR
And sometimes, it’s a tapping! We’ll let you know which one it is this week as soon as we find out.

Wednesday, November 27th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, November 27th from 6:00 pm – Turkey Blue Saison (Blue Oven Collaboration) Release Party at Rhinegeist

The Brewer and the Baker have joined forces to brew a farmhouse style Saison, which we’ll be releasing at the brewery the night before Thanksgiving! Blue Oven Bakery grew and harvested Turkey Red organic wheat on their beautiful farm in Williamsburg. We then took the wheat and roasted on the coffee roaster downtown at tazza mía and threw it into the mash for our first Farmhouse Style Saison. Please join us the night before Thanksgiving where we’ll be launching Turkey Blue as well as selling Blue Oven’s first pretzels at the brewery – which we’ll then be selling from here on out. We’re very excited to share this beer with you in a celebrate of our local artisinal collaboration! We’ll have bands playing all night! Yee haw!

Wednesday, November 27th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Big Eddy Tap Takeover / Pint Night at Holler Hops & Grill
Beers include IPA, Baltic Porter, Russian Imperial Stout and Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. The Leinenkugel gals will be handing out samples about 7:30 pm. It’s $6 keep the glass and then $5 refills.

UPDATE: Wednesday, November 27th from 7:00 to 1:00 am – Christian Moerlein Brewery
DJ Will Ross. Hudepohl Porter, Oktoberfest and Pils on draft and Hudepohl Amber Lager in 24oz. cans.

Thursday, November 28th – HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!

Friday, November 29th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

UPDATE Friday, November 29th MadTree Tap Takeover at The Mason Jar Pub (inside Whole Foods Mason)
Special pricing on MadTree drafts including Everything Went Black Black IPA with Rye, UnHappy Amber Imperial Amber Ale, Thundersnow Winter Warmer Ale, Axis Mundi Russian Imperial Stout and Experimental #1 Kolsch.

Friday, November 29th 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, November 29th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

UPDATE: Friday, November 29th from 4:00 to 9:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Brewery
Tapping Brambling Man OTR – OTR dry hopped with Bramling Cross, Cascade and Challenger hops. Music of Ricky Leighton and food from S&J Bakery.

Saturday, November 30th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Tastings and Growlers Report: September 27, 2013

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

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – This week’s beers (9/27) are TBA.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (9/27) are from Highland Brewery out of North Carolina and include Oatmeal Porter, Kashmir IPA and Black Mocha Stout. There is no pint night this week.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Sept. 13th) have Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale, Seven Hefeweizen, OTR Ale, Lager House Golden Helles, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, Northern Liberties IPA, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier and Hudepohl Classic Porter. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept. 19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber ($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10), Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 – currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Sept. 16th) has Dewey’s Porter, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, and Harvest Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Sept. 20th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Spikelet Hoppy Wheat, Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA and Fiction Belgian Pale Ale. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror, Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber and Hop Baron. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate Ryeway, Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears, Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles, Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of April 19th) had Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock, Flying Dog Wildman, Green Flash Le Freak, Weihenstephaner, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums, Great Lakes Ohio Stout and Hudy Bock.

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of April 19th) had Blue Moon Juniper Ale, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left Hand Scrimsaw, Bell’s Smitten, Dark Horse Amber and Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Sept. 15th) has Abita Starwator Strawberry Double Lager ($9.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Goose Island Naughty Goose Brown Ale ($8.99), Highland Razor Wit ($9.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($8.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager, Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Sept. 26th) has Brooklyn Scorcher, New Holland Michigan Hatter APA, West 6th IPA, New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Market Wines (as of Sept. 20th) has Victory Ranch IPA, Abita Strawator, Highland St. Therese Pale Ale, Bell’s Best Brown, Brew Kettle White Rajah and Ayinger Oktoberfest . They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue (as of Sept. 5th) has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Green Flash Saison Diego ($19.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Stiegl Lemon Radler ($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sweetwater 420 ($8.99), Goose Island Oktoberfest ($11.99), Stone Ruination IPA ($20.99) and Brooklyn Summer ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Sept. 26th) has Abita Mayhwak Belgian Strong Ale ($9.99), Breckenridge 471 Double Wheat IPA ($13.99), Brewerij Rodenbach Brown Sour ($20.99), Brooklyn Summer Time Ale ($6.99), Brooklyn There Will Be Black American Black Ale ($6.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($9.99), Evil Twin Bikini Beer ($8.99), Founders Oatmeal Stout ($9.99), Great Lakes Octoberfest ($7.99), Green Flash Citra Session India pale ale ($9.99), Hinterland Luna Coffee Stout ($10.99), Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest ($6.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine ($12.99), Sierra Nevada Imperial Red Ale ($13.99), Sixpoint Autumnation Wet Hopped Pumpkin Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Unearthly I.P.A. ($9.99) and Woodchuck Amber Cider ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and About and Red Hook Audible.

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of Sept. 5th) has Southern Tier Crème Brulee, Southern Tier Unearthly, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin, Red Hook ESB, Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Mission IPA.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Sept. 9th) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz), Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $15.99 64 oz), Fat Head’s Hippy Sippy Imperial Stout ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $13.99 64 oz), Madtree Identity Crisis ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz) and Southern Tier 2X Rye ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff and Michael Goldberg for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of July 30th) are MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Bell’s Oarsman, Brooklyn Scorcher #366, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon, and possibly Summit Summer Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Robert Fellows for this update.]