This Week in Beer: March 10 – 16, 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, March 10th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, March 10th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, March 10th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, March 10th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, March 10th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, March 10th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, March 11th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, March 11th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, March 11th – Penny Flip Tuesdays at Fifty West

Tuesday, March 11th – 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, March 11th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Rivertown Tom’s Smashing Blonde, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Finch’s Fascist Pig, Stone Go To IPA, Jackie O’s Hop Ryot and Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout.

Wednesday, March 12th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, March 12th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, March 12th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, March 12th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, March 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, March 12th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, March 13th – Mother Firkin Thursdays at Fifty West

Thursday, March 13th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Cifton
This week’s beer is Upland Wheat.

UPDATE Thursday, March 13th at 5:00 pm – “Thirsty Thursday” at the Marriott Kingsgate Conference Center Bearcat Lounge
The cost is $12 and includes four 5-oz beers and four dishes. For this month, it’s Rivertown Bock with Pretzels & Beer Cheese, Christian Moerlein Doppelbock with Sauerkraut Balls, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale with Bangers & Mash and Moerlein Friend of the Irishman Stout with Vanilla Macaron with Stout Ganache.

Thursday, March 13th at 6:00 pm – WorldFest at UC’s Catskeller

Try beers from around the world paired with complimentary food from their country of origin. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in Catskeller in advance or at the door. Tasting will begin promptly at 6 p.m. Featured beers: Old Speckled Hen – England, Hitachino Espresso Stout – Japan, MadTree SPRYE – Cincinnati, Innis and Gunn Oloroso Cask – Scotland, MOA Blanc – New Zealand, Baltika Gold (#5) – Russia and Lion Stout – Sri Lanka

Thursday, March 13th 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 – Guinness, Glendale – Guinness and Hyde Park – Boulder Mojo IPA.

Thursday, March 13th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, March 13th at 7:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at Izzy’s in Ft Wright
Beers include Gnarly Brown, Sprye Rye and Lift Kolsch. For $25, you get one of each of the three beers, appetizer, dinner, dessert and a glass that’s yours to keep. Call 859-331-4999 to make reservations.

Friday, March 14th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, March 14th at 5:00 pm – Triple Digit Turns 2!

Help us celebrate our 2nd Anniversary Friday March 14th! We are pulling beers out from our cellar to put on draft, as well as a new variation or two of your favorites. Fireside Pizza Catering & Events will have the wood fired pizza oven up and rolling and DJ Soul Step on hand spinning records.

Friday, March 14th 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 14th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, March 15th from 12:00-5:00 pm – All About Stout Fest at Molly Malone’s Covington
28 stouts on tap. For $20, you get souvenir pint glass, six tasting tickets (each Good For A 5oz. Pour Of any of the stouts) PLUS one full pint of any stout (excludes the 4 VIP stouts). You can purchase
extra 5oz Pours for $2 and extra Full Pints just $4 (excludes the 4 VIP stouts). For the first time, they are also selling 125 VIP tickets for $30. This gets you the same deal as regular tickets BUT guarantees 5 oz. pour of the four very rare stouts in the fest. For more information including how to buy tickets, go to their Facebook event page.

Saturday, March 15th 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: December 28, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Everything’s d’ Vine has beer and wine tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $12 per person.

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

● Reminder – There are no Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence for the rest of 2012. Friday Night Flights will start back up in January.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● Fifty West Brewing has Coffee Please Stout, Christmas Cookie, Coast to Coast IPA, Alternate Route Brown Ale, Harley Dunkelweizen, Robinsons Circus Hefeweizen, Amber Ale, Speed Bump Kolsch and recently added – Horse and Buggy Scotch Ale, Thirty-37 Pale Ale and Forgot Stevie? Double IPA. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Winter Ale, Death and a sweet potato stout (7.2 ABV and 35 IBUs). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Smuttynose Scotch Ale, Founders Centennial IPA, Stone Ruination IPA, Brooklyn Fiat Lux, Rivertown Famine, Oskar Blues Cedar, Great Lakes Christmas and Abita Amber.

● As of Dec. 21st, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99) and Blue Moon Caramel Apple Spice ($6.99). At their Fort Thomas location, they have Upland Wheat ($5.99), Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter ($7.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up Rye Saison ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar BLues TenFiddy Stout ($14.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($9.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Teddy Bear Kisses ($12.99), Abita Christmas ($5.99), Three Floyds Gumballhead ($12.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), Bell’s Christmas Ale ($10.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), Widmer Brothers Rotator Falconer IPA ($11.99) and Thirsty Dog 12 dogs of Christmas ($10.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of December 23rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Bear Republic Racer X ($25), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Rivertown Winter Ale ($12), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Affligem Noel ($20), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Bourbon Barrel Stout ($16), Mt. Carmel Obsidian Imperial Black Rye IPA ($17), Southern Tier Old Man Winter ($12), Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13) and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Avery Old Jubilation, Sam Adams Merry Mischief, New Holland Hopivore and Left Hand Milk Stout.

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Stoudts Smooth Hoperator ($6.00/glass $16/ growler), Affligen Noel ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler) and Tröegs Mad Elf Ale ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and another beer to be added. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Dark Horse Crooked Tree ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Schlafly Christmas Ale ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Goose Island Naughty Goose ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Against the Grain Oaken Dagger ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Against the Grain Kottbusser Session Ale ($5.99), Blank Slate Fork in the Road India Amber Ale ($8.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($7.99), Founders Dirty B@st@rd Scotch Ale ($10.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddie Russian Imperial Stout ($10.99), Lore Nelson Sauvin IPA ($6.99), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout ($17.99), Rivertown Death Ghost Chili Stout ($15.99), Rivertown Famine Bavarian Black Wheat ($10.99), Rivertown Pestilence Sour Brown Ale ($19.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red ($15.99), Rogue XS Imperial Stout ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Fresh Hop Ale, Sierra Nevada Northern Hemisphere Harvest Ale ($7.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour Ale ($14.99), Widmer Bros. Brrrbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer ($11.99) 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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● As of December 14th, Valley Wine & Spirits has Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2xmas, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Goose Island Sofie.

● As of Dec. 27th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Brew Kettle Winter Warmer, Sixpoint Diesel Stout, Affligem Noel, Triple Digit Chickow and another beer to be added. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report – November 30, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Newly opened Everything’s d’ Vine will be having beer tastings on Friday nights starting at 5:00 pm including tonight!

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring new seasonal beers including a limited release bourbon barrel-aged barley wine from Heavy Seas. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, BREW PUBS AND RESTAURANTS

● As we told you last week, Buckhead Mountain Grill now does growler fills. 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). On draft as of Nov. 16th: Great Lakes Eliot Ness, Great Lakes Christmas, Founders Harvest, Bell’s Winter White, Southern Tier 2x IPA, Oskar Blues Old Chub, Mt. Carmel Amber, Rivertown Helles, BBC Nut Brown Ale, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, PALM, Stella Artois, Blue Moon, Upland Wheat, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, Guinness, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red and Leinenkugel Snow Drift Vanilla Porter. We hear that Sierra Nevada Celebration will return when the Eliot Ness blows.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Leopold Belgian Blonde, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Losantiville Pre Pro Lager, Run Like Hell Red, Enter the Beagle IPA, Oktoberfest, Wiedemann’s. Both Oatmeal Sweet Stout and Chickow are coming soon. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? The following beers are currently available for growler fills: Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and Hell town Rye-ot Brown. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of Nov. 21st, the growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Dewey’s Porter, Winter, Blonde, Amber, IPA, Nut Brown, Stout and 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout on their new eight tap system. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Jenneke, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Wit, Pumpkin Ale and hopefully their Winter ale. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version) and Pumpkin Ale. As of this past Tuesday, they also have their Winter Tartan (a malty Scottish ale with a hint of vanilla). Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Nov. 28th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Ballast Point Big Eye IPA, Sixpoint Resin Ale, Dogfish Chicory Stout, Chouffe Houblon, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Mt. Carmel Winter, Brooklyn Blast! Ale and Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti.

● As of Nov. 23rd, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Lion Stout ($8.99), Green Flash Special ($18.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). At their Fort Thomas location, the new 24-tap growler station has Upland Wheat ($5.99), Batch 19 ($5.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yella Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub Scotch Ale ($8.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red ($10.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy Stout ($14.99), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale IPA ($10.99), Blue Moon Spiced Caramel Apple ($7.99), Henry Weinhards IPA ($5.99), Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter ($8.99), Upland Octoberfest ($5.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Abita Fallfest ($7.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($16.99), Cumberland Smoked Pumpkin ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.99), Lore Brown Ale ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest ($5.99), Dogfish Head Olde School Barleywine ($15.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), DogFish Head Namaste ($10.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($13.99). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 3rd, the growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($12), Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas ($13), Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($13), Southern Tier 2XMAS ($15), Brooklyn Blast ($16), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● As of November 16th, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA, New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

● As of November 17th, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Bell’s Winter White Ale ($4.00/glass $12/ growler*), Bell’s Double Cream Stout ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler), Ommegang Scythe and Sickle ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler) and Brooklyn Lager ($4.00/glass $12.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● As of November 16th, on the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($15.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s IPA ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Quaff Bros. Joseph ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz), Huvila Arctic Circle Ale ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Southern Tier Pumpking ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Anderson Valley Mendo Mello Fresh Hop Pale Ale ($9.99), Anderson Valley El Stienber Dark Lager ($7.99), Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA ($11.99), Cumberland Roasted Pumpkin Ale ($6.99), Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale ($7.99), Dogfish Head Miles Davis Bitch’s Brew Imperial Stout ($24.99), Great Lakes Black Out Stout ($11.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager ($7.99), Green Flash Double Stout ($9.99), Founders Red’s Rye PA ($10.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale ($9.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk Stout ($12.99), Sixpoint Bengali Tiger IPA ($9.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist Sour ($14.99), Upland Harvest IPA ($9.99), Widmer Brothers Milk Stout ($11.99), Woodchuck Winter 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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Upland Dragonfly Imperial IPA, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Leinenkugel’s Vanilla Porter, Widmer’s Brrr, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Sam Adams Merry Mischief and Bell’s Amber Ale.

● As of Oct. 23rd, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Sixpoint Autumnation, Green Flash Friendship, Hopfield & McCoy IPA, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Anderson Valley Brother David’s Triple and 21st Amendment Zambo Imperial Red Ale. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Nov. 18th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Sam Adams Merry Mischief, Smuttynose Big A IPA, Heavy Seas Winter Storm Imperial ESB, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, & Kentucky Bourbon Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: November 2, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring winter seasonal beers from Southern Tier, Upland, and others. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES AND BREW PUBS

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

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and Hell town Rye-ot Brown. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Blonde Ale, Amber Ale and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout. IPA will be replacing Amber at some point. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Unit 6, Pumpkin Ale and Wit. Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

● As of Oct. 31st, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, Angry Orchard Crisp Apple, Sam Adams Hazel Nut Brown, Chouffe Houblon, Anderson Valley Brother David’s Triple, Mt. Carmel Winter, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter. Future offerings include Sam Adam’s Oktoberfest and Big Eye IPA.

● As of Oct. 26th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington had Green Flash Special ($18.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack and Shiner Ruby Red ($6.59). Upcoming beers include Avery White Rascal ($7.99), Blue Moon Caramel Apple and Lion Stout. At their Fort Thomas location, the growler station is currently not available as they prepared to move to their new location where they will have 24 taps. Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

UPDATE The growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Yuengling Black & Tan ($7), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Cellar Rats Field Rat Wheat ($11), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($11), Upland Dragonfly IPA ($11), Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($12), Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas ($13), Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($13), Southern Tier 2XMAS ($15), Brooklyn Blast ($16), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each. (Thanks to Eric Dunaway of Jungle Jim’s for this information!)

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Arcadia IPA, New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice.

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Southern Tier “Pumking” Pumpkin Ale ($7.00/glass $22/ growler), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Blank Slate Wheat Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Southern Tier Harvest ($11.49), Sam Adams Fat Jack ($11.99) and Woodchuck ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Oskar Blues G’Knight ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s IPA ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Heavy Seas Winter Storm ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), To Ol Mine is Bigger Than Yours ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sixpoint Bengali Tiger ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout Milk Stout
($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Arcadia Sky High Rye Pale Ale ($8.99), Brooklyn Pumpkin Ale ($6.99), Dark Horse Raspberry Ale ($6.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter ($7.99), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99), Green Flash Extra Pale Ale ($7.99), Green Flash West Coast IPA ($9.99), Goose Island Mathilda ($11.99), Leinenkugel Octoberfest ($6.99), Mendocino Talon Barley Wine ($13.99), New Albanian Elector Imperial Red IPA ($10.99), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy Imperial Stout ($17.99), Rivertown Famine Bavarian Black Wheat ($17.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel Stout ($11.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager ($6.99), Stone Arrogant Bastard ($10.99) and Upland Oktoberfest ($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.

● As of October 25th, United Liquor in Florence has Southern Tier Pumpking, KY Bourbon Ale, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Harpoon Rye IPA, Dogfish 60 min IPA, and Big Eddy Imperial IPA.

UPDATE Valley Wine & Spirits had Founders Centennial IPA, Crispin cider, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, Sam Adams Winter Lager, Southern Tier Oatmeal Stout, Founders Red’s Rye, Goose island Honkers Ale and Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s IPA.

● As of Oct. 23rd, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Sixpoint Autumnation, Green Flash Friendship, Hopfield & McCoy IPA, Ballast Point Sculpin IPA, Anderson Valley Brother David’s Triple and 21st Amendment Zambo Imperial Red Ale. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Sept. 7th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout (32 oz. $12.50 and 64 oz. $25.00), Left Hand Oktoberfest (32 oz. $6.50 and 64 oz $12.50), Rivertown Jenneke (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Bell’s Oberon (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Founders Cerise (32 oz. $9.50 and 64 oz. $18.00) and Brooklyn Lager (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00). In the past, they also have had Happy Hour every Monday through Thursday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You can get $2.99 select pints, $1 off 32oz growler fill and $2 off 64oz growler fill. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: Oct. 5, 2012

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

TASTINGS

● Ludlow Wines’ regular Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring beers new to northern Kentucky including some from Upland, Dark Horse and more. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES AND BREW PUBS

● As of Sept. 8th, the growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Honey Pale ($6 32 oz, $10 64 oz), King Leopold Belgian Blonde ($6 32 oz, $10 64 oz), Triple Digit Decimation ($9 32 oz, $15 64 oz), Apricot Delight, Triple Digit Aftermath ($9 32 oz, $15 64 oz), Pre-Prohibition Lager ($6 32 oz, $10 64 oz), Smoked Bock, Enter the Beagle, Wiedemann’s Special Lager ($6 32 oz, $10 64 oz) and Double IPA ($9 32 oz, $15 64 oz). The pricing listed is a refill. New growlers are $3.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Vienna Lager, Fifth & Vine Marzen and Hell town Rye-ot Brown. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Blonde Ale, Amber Ale and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout. IPA will be replacing Amber today or tomorrow. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler (new design).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Unit 6, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Oatmeal Stout, Pumpkin Ale, Oktoberfest and Hop Bomber. Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

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

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

UPDATE Thanks to Steve Carr, we have the current (as of 10/5) growler station offerings at the new Jungle Jim’s Eastgate. They have Yuengling Octoberfest ($7), Cellar Rats Wheat ($11), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($11), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($13), Flying Dog Wildman ($13), Kentucky Bourbon Ale ($13), Dogfish Head 60 Min IPA ($13), Blue Moon Caramel Apple ($13), Mt. Carmel Third Shift ($16), Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($16), Founders Breakfast Stout ($22), Southern Tier Pumpking ($22) and Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($25). Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and we’re hearing that they will only fill their own growlers.

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Lore Intergalactic IPA, Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, Hudepohl Oktoberfest and Brooklyn “Fiat Lux” (Let There Be Light).

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Epic Sour Apple Saison ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Epic Hop Syndrome Lager ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler), Southern Tier Imperial Pumking Ale ($6.00/glass $20.00/growler) and Dark Horse “Too” Cream Stout ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Southern Tier Harvest ($11.49), Sam Adams Fat Jack ($11.99) and Woodchuck ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($13.99 64oz $7.00 32oz), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Southern Tier Pumking ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), Laughing Dog Alpha Dog ($17.99 64oz $9.00 (32oz), Green Flash Friendship ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), 8 Wired Saison Sauvin ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Founders Breakfast Stout Breakfast Stout ($25.99 64oz $13.00 32oz) and Monk’s Cafe ($20.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Three Floyds Gorch Fock ($7.99), Against The Grain O’tay Panky Buckwheat Brown Ale ($7.99), Bell’s Oberon Summer Wheat Ale ($9.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Dogfish Head Festina Peche ($9.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Dirty B@$tard ($10.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($10.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($9.99), Lion Stout ($12.99), New Holland El Mole Ocho ($10.99), New Holland Ichabod ($9.99), Sam Adams Fat Jack Double Pumpkin Ale ($7.99), Sam Adams Oktoberfest ($7.99), Schlafly American Brown Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Pumking ($11.99), Widmer Brothers Citra Blonde ($7.99) and Wood Chuck Amber $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.

● As of August 3rd, United Liquor in Florence has added a growler station. Currently, they have Great Crescent Coconut Porter ($10.49), Summit Summer ($8.99), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy IIPA ($11.99), Sixpoint Rightous Ale ($9.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($8.99) and Harpoon Rye IPA ($9.49).

UPDATE Valley Wine & Spirits had Southern Tier 2X Stout, Kentucky Ale, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Southern Tier Pumking, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Goose Island Harvest Ale, Sixpoint Bengali, Great Lakes Burning River and Leinenkugel Big Eddy Baltic Porter.

● As of Oct. 2nd, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Southern Tier Pumpking, Lost Coast Double Trouble IPA, Green Flash IPA, Fat Heads Goggle Fogger, Julian Hard Cider and Stone IPA. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● As of Sept. 7th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout (32 oz. $12.50 and 64 oz. $25.00), Left Hand Oktoberfest (32 oz. $6.50 and 64 oz $12.50), Rivertown Jenneke (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Bell’s Oberon (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $15.00), Founders Cerise (32 oz. $9.50 and 64 oz. $18.00) and Brooklyn Lager (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00). In the past, they also have had Happy Hour every Monday through Thursday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You can get $2.99 select pints, $1 off 32oz growler fill and $2 off 64oz growler fill. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Growlers and Tastings Report: June 8, 2012

● It looks like Cork ‘N Bottle is tweaking their weekly beer tastings. We are trying to confirm that the Covington location isn’t doing tastings any more and whether the time change is permanent or not. [UPDATE: Cork ‘N Bottle confirmed that beer tastings are now only at the Buttermilk location and at the new later time.]
From Facebook:

Join us [this] evening, June 8 from 6-8 pm at our Buttermilk Pike store for a craft beer tasting of seasonal favorites! Taste the entire flight of five brews for just .25¢ – On the lineup is Goose Island Summertime $8.49/6pk, Widmer Brothers’ Citra Blonde Summer Brew $8.50/6pk, Redhook Wit $7.99/6pk, Shock Top Belgian White Ale $6.99/6pk and Shock Top Lemon Shandy $6.99/6pk.

● NEW GROWLER STATION – Valley Wine & Spirits (3485 Valley Plaza Pkwy, Ft Wright, KY) has added a growler station. This week, they have Sam Adams Summer Ale ($7.99), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($12.99), Founders Double Trouble (unknown) and Goose Island Summertime ($8.99).

● The growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room has their Helles, Dunkel, Hop Bomber, Unit 6, Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Roebling, Oatmeal Stout, Wit and Jenneke (Belgian Blonde). Refills are $7.99 for everything but Hop Baron and Roebling, which are $11.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Summer Wheat, IPA and Third Shift Imperial Coffee Stout will be available for growlers. The cost is $8.00 for Nut Brown or Summer and $18.00 for Third Shift. It’s $3.50 for the purchase of a growler.

● The growler station at Listermann Brewing Company has added their Experimental batch series Double Black IPA along with Listermann Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Listermann Enter the Beagle IPA, Triple Digit Aftermath and Listermann Pre-Prohibition Lager. (Yes, we know they only have four taps, but they didn’t tell us which one they dropped. Can anyone help with that?) The cost is $13 for new growler and fill, $10 for a refill.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be sampling beers from New Holland Brewing. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Against the Grain Prophet’s Gravy India Pale Ale ($7.99), Against the Grain Raucho Man Randy Beverage Smoked Ale ($6.99), Avery Eighteen Anniversary Dry-hopped Rye Saison Ale ($10.99), Avery The Kaiser Imperial Oktoberfest Lager ($7.99), Breckenridge Imperial 72 Chocolate Cream Stout ($11.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($7.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($11.99), Lion Stout [Imported from Sri Lanka] ($12.99), Rogue Brutal IPA ($9.99), Rogue Hazelnut Brown Nectar ($9.99), Sam Adams Norse Legend Sahti ($9.99), Schlafly American Brown Ale ($7.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Sixpoint Righteous Rye Ale ($9.99), Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard ($11.99), Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Black IPA ($11.99), Summit Dunkel Ale ($7.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($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.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Breckenridge Imperial 72 ($15.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), New Holland Cabin Fever ($9.99 64oz and $5.00 32oz)), Sam Adams Grumpy Monk ($13.99 64oz and $7.00 32oz), Sixpoint Mad Scientist #9 ($17.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Great Crescent Cherry Ale ($13.99 64oz and $7.00 32oz), Weihenstephaner Hefe Weissbier ($14.99 64oz and $7.50 32oz), Against the Grain/Mikkeller Bloody Show ($15.99 64oz and $8.00 32oz) and Against the Grain Ryern Maiden ($14.99 64oz and $7.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Avery Collaboration ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Avery White Rascal ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler), Avery IPA ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Great Lakes “Lake Erie Monster” ($6.00/glass $15.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Sam Adams East-West Kolsch ($11.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Batch 19 ($7.99 growler included). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● As of June 1st, the growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington have Rogue Hazelnut Brown ($7.99), Kentucky Coffee Stout ($7.99), Ft.Collins Red Banshee Ale ($5.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($6.99). They have Founders Pale Ale ($5.99) and Schafly A-IPA ($7.49) on deck. The DEP’s in Fort Thomas has Schlafly Underdog Lager ($5.99), Schlafly Raspberry Hefe ($5.99), Sixpoint Resin ($10.99), Rogue Double Mocha ($9.99), Great Cresent Blonde Ale ($6.99), Schlafly Yakima Rye ($7.99) and NABC Red Elector ($7.99). On deck there is Southern Tier Hopsun ($6.99) and Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.99).

● As of May 31st, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Monty Python’s Holy Grail Ale, New Holland El Mole’ Ocho, Schlafly Hefeweizen and Hudepohl Bock. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of May 29th) are Stone Ruination IPA, Avery Karma Belgian Pale Ale, Wolaver’s Wildflower Wheat, Founders All Day IPA, North Peak Nomad Dry Hard Cider and Smuttynose Vunderbar Pilsner. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of May 11th) are Brooklyn Lager, Stone IPA, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Sam Adams Griffin’s Bow Barleywine, Southern Tier Pale Wheat Ale 422 and North Peak Dark Angel. They feature $4.25 pints as well as 32 oz. and 64 oz. growler fills ($8.99 / $16.99). They also have Happy Hour every Monday through Thursday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You can get $2.99 select pints, $1 off 32oz growler fill and $2 off 64oz growler fill. For a new growler, add $3.99.

This Week in Beer: October 18 – 24, 2010

Monday, October 18th from 5:30 to 10:00 pm – Half Price Draft Night at The Bistro
Formerly JeanRo Bistro

Wednesday, October 20th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Kim Rizzo from Ohio Valley Wine and Beer will be pouring six beers: Rogue Juniper Pale Ale, Brooklyn East India Pale Ale, Anchor Humming Ale, Belhaven Twisted Thistle IPA, Ayinger Celebrator Dopplebock and Paulaner Salvator Double Bock

Wednesday, October 20th at 6:00 pm – Pies and Pints at the Party Source
Tonight’s theme is Three Floyds.

Wednesday, October 20th at 6:00 pm – Pint Night at Catskeller (UC Campus)

Thursday, October 21st at 5:00-7:00 pm – Main Street Wine and Spirits: Beer Tasting
Alba Scots Pine Ale, Lion Stout, Green Flash Grand Cru, and Avery Ellie’s Brown

Thursday, October 21st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Cock & Bull: Pint Night (Covington) Thursdays
This week, it’s Hobgoblin.

Thursday, October 21st at 6:00 pm – Mug Club Tapping of Witches’ Brew Pumpkin Ale at Rock Bottom Brewery
Can’t wait to see what Mitch does with a pumpkin ale! If you are not a Rock Bottom Mug Club member yet, you can sign up on the spot.

Friday, October 22nd from 4:00-7:00 pm – Flowing Fridays Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Covington and Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)

Friday, October 22nd from 4:00-6:00 pm – Beer Tasting at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (formerly Liquor Direct)

Friday, October 22nd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, October 22nd from 7:00-9:00 pm – Merchant du Vin/Belgium Trappist Beers Tasting at Jungle Jim’s
Acclaimed importers Merchant du Vin will be sampling the Trappist breweries of Orval, Westmalle and Rochefort at this tasting along with Lambic for dessert. Merchant du Vin Regional Sales Manager, John Stauton, will be on hand to answer questions about all the beers. Cost: $25.00 per person

Saturday, October 23rd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines