Tastings and Tappings Report: Jan. 6, 2017

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

SPECIAL EVENTS

Rock Bottom – From Facebook: “In honor of next month being the 10th Anniversary Cincy Winter Beerfest we’ve brewed 5 unique beers with 5 great Cincinnati breweries. First up, and being tapped this Friday night, is “JUBILEE IPA” with longtime Beerfest sponsor Rockbottom Brewery. Matthew Utter with Cincy Beerfest and Gerry O’Connel of Rockbottom designed a unique recipe using Equinox hops. The beer will be tapped this Friday at 6pm sharp, and be available for sale at Rockbottom while supplies last. GET A FREE CINCY BEERFEST 10TH ANNIVERSARY/ROCKBOTTOM LOGO COMMEMORATIVE PINT GLASS WITH EVERY PINT PURCHASE! Collect a different pint glass at each of the 5 brewery’s First Tapping Night parties, and after while supplies last! Free admission, and reasonable pint prices.”

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 New Holland at Fairfield.

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they’re pouring from a brewery yet to be named. 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.

TAPPINGS, PINT NIGHTS and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Bear Republic Launch Party Saturday at 4:00 pm. Beers include Short Shifter Hoppy Lager, Double Aught Pils, Rogue Red Sour, Racer 5 and The Grizz.

Braxton Brewing – Spotlight Tapping and Can Release at Braxton Brewing Friday at 5:00 pm.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring from partial kegs from the Shelton Brothers Festival in Louisville. Beers include 7venth Sun Yuzu Lager, 7venth Sun Barrel-Aged La Fete, Nogne O Chaga Stout, Pasteur Street Barleywine, Boneyard RPM IPA, and Boneyard Hu Tong Clan.

Listermann Brewing – Barrel Aged Stuff Release Saturday at 10:00 am.
Beers available for the release include BA Stuff, Stuff, Stuff Nitro, BA German Cake Aftermath and possibly one or two more.

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

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Hoperatives Tastings and Tappings Report

Tastings and Tappings Report: Feb. 12, 2016

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

EVENTS

Don’t forget Cincy Winter Beerfest tonight and tomorrow night at the Cincinnati Convention Center. Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ottos-upland-brewing-beer-dinner-tickets-20834978983 for your tickets.

Plus, Splinterfest is tomorrow at the Moerlein Lager House. See our This Week in Beer post for the listing of beers available for this event.

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Winter Beer and More Tasting Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm featuring Kona Koko Brown, Red Hook Winter Hook, Widmer BRRR and Kona Pipleine.

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 Weyerbacher in Fairfield and beers from Hop Head picks 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 Source – $1 beer tastings on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 pm.

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they are pouring beers from some of Europe’s finest like Samuel Smith, Lindemans, Ayinger and Rochefort. The draft by the glass pour will be Ayinger Celebrator. Full draft pours will be $3.00 and the first 72 guests will receive Ayinger glassware to take home. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please.

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

TAPPINGS

Braxton Brewing – First Friday tapping from 5:00-9:00 pm – They will be tapping Trophy: Amarillo. 5% of all Trophy proceeds are donated back into the Covington Community.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night (30 pounds of it tonight) AND they will be pouring Epic Hop Zombie and four Ei8ht Ball releases: a new Kettle Sour featuring blackberry, raspberry and cherries called Little Richard, Yoga Pants (Black IPA featuring honey, Citra hops and Amarillo), Barrel-Aged Home Alone (O.K.I. Barrel-Aged Milk Stout w/nuts), Foursome (Blackberry Quad collaboration with Nogne O).

Also, on Saturday, Quaff Bros. Peppermint Stout bottle release at 4:00 pm. Cost is $10.99 and there is a limit of three per person.

rhinehaus – Bell’s HopSlam tapping Sunday at 2:00 pm

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Hoperatives Tastings and Tappings Report

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

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

Monday, Nov. 10th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

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

Monday, Nov. 10th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders Backwoods Bastard for $10 a snifter.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 11th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Nov. 11th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

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

Tuesday, Nov. 11th and Wednesday, Nov. 12th – Nøgne Ø at Party Source
“Get a bottle of Nonge O signed and stash it in your cellar or simply share a glass of fine Norwegain Ale along with the men who created it.”

Tuesday, Nov. 11th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Nov. 11th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Nov. 11th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 12th – Craft Beer Series at Habits Café
This week, it’s Deschutes.

Wednesday, Nov. 12th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, Nov. 12th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s the Go Local Tap Takeover.

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

Wednesday, Nov. 12th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Wild Game Wednesday at Fifty West
Four courses paired with four beers. Cost is $40 (plus fee) per person. Go to http://fiftywestbrew.com/wildgame/ for more information or to make reservations.

Wednesday, Nov. 12th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Beer Trivia at Rock Bottom Cincinnati

Thursday, Nov. 13th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Nov. 13th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Nov. 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 – Rivertown Roebling, Glendale – Three Floyds and Hyde Park – MadTree Gnarly Brown.

Thursday, Nov. 13th at 7:00 pm – Goose Island Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Florence
Beers will include Matilda, India Pale Ale and Festivity Brown Ale. Dinner includes Butternut Squash Bisque, The Suzzy: “Izzy’s oven roasted turkey breast topped with a special recipe of cranberry orange relish, cream cheese and lettuce on a toasted telera” and Graeters vanilla ice cream.

Friday, Nov. 14th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Nov. 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, Nov. 14th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Rivertown Beer Dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Kenwood
Four courses, four beers for $44.95. Call (513) 794-0670 for reservations.

Friday, Nov. 14th at 7:00 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine

Saturday, Nov. 15th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, Nov. 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: March 8, 2013

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 AND TAPPINGS

● Everything’s d’ Vine will not be having a beer and wine tasting this week due to the wine festival.

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

● Moerlein Lager House will be tapping their latest Hop Shop Cask on Friday at 5:00 pm. This time, it’s a double dry hopped amber ale: first round – 100% Cascade, second round – 100% Citra.

● Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence features all draft barley wines each week including Three Floyds Behemoth, B.B.C. Wooden Pat’s (bourbon barrel aged) and Founders Bolt Cutter. 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

● 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.

● As of December 28th, Fifty West Brewing had 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 had Nutcase, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Cincinnatus, Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Embree’s Baltic Porter, Enter the Beagle IPA, Jungle Honey and Chichow!. New growlers are $3.

● The following beers are currently available for growler fills at the Moerlein Lager House: Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, 7 Weiss, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Double Dark Lager and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. 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. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of December 28th, 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 Infinite Schilling Scottish Ale, Roebling Porter, Hop Baron, Blue Berry Lager, Hop Bomber, Dunkel, Bock, Unit 6 and Helles. 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. 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 February 1st, the Cork ‘N Bottle growler stations’ offerings are: Buttermilk Pike location – Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($8.25), Bad Attitude Hobo IPA (swiss) ($19.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($10.99), Stone IPA ($12.99), North Coast Red Seal ($10.99), Dogfish Head Chicory Stout ($12.50), Brooklyn Pilsner ($8.99) and Flying Dog Wildman Belgian Ale ($11.49); Covington location – Six Point Spice of Life Columbus Hop ($9.99), Blank Slate India Amber ($10.99), Brooklyn Maple Porter ($6.99), North Coast Scrimshaw ($8.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.50), Lore Brewing Galactic Imperial IPA ($9.99), Anchor porter $10.99 and Great Lakes Blackout Stout ($12.99).

● As of March 6th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Blue Moon Pine In the Neck, Green Flash Palate Wrecker, Mojo Risin’ Double IPA, Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti, Rivertown Infinite Shilling Wee Heavy Ale, Uinta Detour Double IPA, Goose Island Casimir and Thirsty Dog Citra Dog.

● As of January 25th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Blue Moon Pine In The Neck ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($6.99), Dogfish Head Indian Brown ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($10.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine ($18.99), Anderson Valley Heelch O’ Hops Double IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Bourbon ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRRRRR ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), DogFish Head Burton Baton ($19.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), North Coast Pranqster ($11.99), Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Southern Tier 2XStout ($12.99) and Green Flash Grand Cru ($15.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

● As of February 21st, the growler station offerings at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Bell’s Smitten, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Uinta Hop Notch IPA, Yuengling Bock, Kona Koko Brown, Kona Longboard Island Lager, Goose Island 312, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad w/ Sugar Plums, Rivertown Bock, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack and Mt. Carmel Springtime Ale. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they are now filling non-Jungle Jim’s growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each.

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout, Schlafly Tasmanian IPA, Arcadia Smoked Wheat, Green Flash West Coast IPA.

● As of March 1st, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has 21st Amendment “Lower de Boom” Barley-Wine Style Ale ($6.00/glass $20/growler), Tröegs Nugget Nectar Imperial Amber Ale ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler), Ayinger Celebrator Double Bock ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler) and Triple Digit Aftermath Scottish-style 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), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) 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: Nogne O Kollaborator ($21.99 64oz $10.99 32oz), Against the Grain Two Tettnangers and a Microbrew ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz), Blank Slate Fume ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz), Founders All Day IPA ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Embree’s Baltic Porter ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz), Mikkeller Stout ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Quaff Bros. Blind Harry ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz) and Smuttynose Old Brown Dog ($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: Bluegrass Brewing Coffee and Cream Porter ($6.99), Bell’s Smitten ($6.99), Dogfish Head Noble Rot ($24.99), Finch’s Cut Throat Pale Ale ($8.99), Green Flash Palette Wrecker ($16.99), Moerlein Over The Rhine ($7.99), New Holland Farm House Hatter ($9.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($12.99), O’Fallon Hemp Hop Rye ($8.99), Oskar Blues Ten Fidy ($17.99), Rivertown Bock ($10.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($9.99), Sixpoint Righteous Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Three Beans ($12.99), Stone Oaked Arrogant Ba$t@rd, Stone 16th Anniversary ($12.99) 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.

● Two Remke locations now have growler stations in their stores. As of Feb. 20th, the Hyde Park Remke has Redd’s Apple Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, one from Triple Digit, Rivertown Roebling and Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler. As of January 25th, the Skytop Remke has Blue Moon Valencia Grove Amber, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Leinenkugel Big Eddy Russian Imperial stout, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler and Redd’s Apple Ale.

● As of Feb. 20th, United Liquor in Florence has KY Bourbon Ale, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout, Dogfish Head 60 Min. IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Leinenkugel’s Vanilla Porter.

● As of Feb. 7th, Valley Wine & Spirits had Founders Centennial IPA, Blank Slate Determination, Green Flash Hophead Red, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Ryesing up, Henry Weinhard’s Woodland Pass IPA, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout and Goose Island Pere Jacques.

● As of Feb. 26th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Avery Hog Heaven Barley Wine, Two Brothers Cane & Ebel, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Left Hand Milk Stout and one tap to be filled. 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 Feb. 6th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Goose Island Matilda Belgian-style Pale Ale, Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Gatlin Damnosis Barrel-aged Barleywine, Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA, Boulder Beer Company Mojo Risin’ Imperial IPA, 21st Amendment Brewery Marooned On Hog Island Oyster Stout and Dark Horse Brewing Co. Tres Blueberry Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for this update too.]

Tastings and Growlers Report: March 1, 2013

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 at 5:30 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $15 per person. Or you can just do wine only or beer only for $10 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.

● Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence 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.

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.

● As of December 28th, Fifty West Brewing had 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 had Nutcase, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Cincinnatus, Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Embree’s Baltic Porter, Enter the Beagle IPA, Jungle Honey and Chichow!. New growlers are $3.

● The following beers are currently available for growler fills at the Moerlein Lager House: Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, 7 Weiss, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Double Dark Lager and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. 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. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of December 28th, 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 Infinite Schilling Scottish Ale, Roebling Porter, Hop Baron, Blue Berry Lager, Hop Bomber, Dunkel, Bock, Unit 6 and Helles. 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. 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 February 1st, the Cork ‘N Bottle growler stations’ offerings are: Buttermilk Pike location – Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($8.25), Bad Attitude Hobo IPA (swiss) ($19.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($10.99), Stone IPA ($12.99), North Coast Red Seal ($10.99), Dogfish Head Chicory Stout ($12.50), Brooklyn Pilsner ($8.99) and Flying Dog Wildman Belgian Ale ($11.49); Covington location – Six Point Spice of Life Columbus Hop ($9.99), Blank Slate India Amber ($10.99), Brooklyn Maple Porter ($6.99), North Coast Scrimshaw ($8.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.50), Lore Brewing Galactic Imperial IPA ($9.99), Anchor porter $10.99 and Great Lakes Blackout Stout ($12.99).

● As of February 20th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Blue Moon Pine In the Neck, Green Flash Palate Wrecker, Harpoon Leviathan IPA, Ballast Point Big Eye IPA, Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA, Uinta Detour Double IPA, Great Lakes Christmas and Abita Vanilla Double Dog.

● As of January 25th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Blue Moon Pine In The Neck ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($6.99), Dogfish Head Indian Brown ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($10.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine ($18.99), Anderson Valley Heelch O’ Hops Double IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Bourbon ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRRRRR ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), DogFish Head Burton Baton ($19.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), North Coast Pranqster ($11.99), Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Southern Tier 2XStout ($12.99) and Green Flash Grand Cru ($15.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

● The growler station offerings at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate included Bell’s Smitten, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Uinta Hop Notch IPA, Yuengling Bock, Kona Koko Brown, Kona Longboard Island Lager, Goose Island 312, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad w/ Sugar Plums, Rivertown Bock, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack and Mt. Carmel Springtime Ale. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they are now filling non-Jungle Jim’s growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each.

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout, Finch’s IPA, Arcadia Smoked Wheat, Green Flash West Coast IPA.

● As of February 22nd, The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has 21st Amendment “Lower de Boom” Barley-Wine Style Ale ($6.00/glass $20/growler), Green Flash Palate Wrecker ($6.00/glass $20.00/growler), Dark Horse Brewing Company Sapient Trip Ale ($5.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Dark Horse Brewing Company Plead The 5th Imperial Stout ($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), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) 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: Nogne O Kollaborator ($21.99 64oz $10.99 32oz), Against the Grain Two Tettnangers and a Microbrew ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz), Blank Slate Fume ($9.99 64oz $5.00 32oz), Great Lakes Alchemy Hour ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz), Embree’s Baltic Porter ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz), Mikkeller Stout ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Quaff Bros. Blind Harry ($17.99 64oz $9.00 32oz) and Smuttynose Old Brown Dog ($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: Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), Bell’s Smitten ($6.99), Cincy Beer Week “Embree’s Northern Dark” Baltic Porter ($11.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($9.99), Finch’s Cut Throat Pale Ale ($8.99), Founders Dirty Bastard ($10.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold Lager ($7.99), Mendocino Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Farm House Hatter ($9.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($12.99), New Holland Night Tripper Imperial Stout ($10.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Pumpkin Ale ($10.99), Smuttynose Old Brown Dog ($7.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($9.99), Sixpoint Righteous Ale ($9.99), Stone 16th Anniversary ($12.99) 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.

● Two Remke locations now have growler stations in their stores. As of Feb. 20th, the Hyde Park Remke has Redd’s Apple Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, one from Triple Digit, Rivertown Roebling and Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler. As of January 25th, the Skytop Remke has Blue Moon Valencia Grove Amber, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Leinenkugel Big Eddy Russian Imperial stout, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler and Redd’s Apple Ale.

● As of Feb. 20th, United Liquor in Florence has KY Bourbon Ale, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout, Dogfish Head 60 Min. IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Leinenkugel’s Vanilla Porter.

● As of Feb. 7th, Valley Wine & Spirits had Founders Centennial IPA, Blank Slate Determination, Green Flash Hophead Red, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Ryesing up, Henry Weinhard’s Woodland Pass IPA, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout and Goose Island Pere Jacques.

● As of Feb. 26th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Avery Hog Heaven Barley Wine, Two Brothers Cane & Ebel, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Left Hand Milk Stout and one tap to be filled. 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 Feb. 6th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Goose Island Matilda Belgian-style Pale Ale, Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Gatlin Damnosis Barrel-aged Barleywine, Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA, Boulder Beer Company Mojo Risin’ Imperial IPA, 21st Amendment Brewery Marooned On Hog Island Oyster Stout and Dark Horse Brewing Co. Tres Blueberry Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for this update too.]

Tastings and Growlers Report: February 8, 2013

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.

Don’t forget that there are lots of special events going on for Cincinnati Beer Week through the 14th. Check out the re-cap of our earlier posts for more information on those.

TASTINGS

● Everything’s d’ Vine has beer and wine tastings on Friday nights from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $15 per person. This week, Sara Cleary from Goose Island will be pouring their Night Stalker, Big John, Lolita, Sofie, Matilda, Pepe Nero and Pere Jaques.

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

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring beers from Bell’s Brewery including Expedition Stout, Hopslam, Sparkling and Bourbon Barrel aged Cherry Stout. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● Valley Wine & Spirits will be having a Blank Slate beer tasting tonight from 4:30-7:30 pm.

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.

● As of December 28th, Fifty West Brewing had 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 had Nutcase, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Aftermath Scottish Wee Heavy, Cincinnatus, Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Embree’s Baltic Porter, Enter the Beagle IPA, Jungle Honey and Chichow!. New growlers are $3.

● The following beers are currently available for growler fills at the Moerlein Lager House: Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, 7 Weiss, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Double Dark Lager and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. 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. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of December 28th, 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 Helles, Dunkel, Unit 6, Hop Bomber, Hop Baron, Winter Ale, Bock Lager and Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter. 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. 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 February 1st, the Cork ‘N Bottle growler stations’ offerings are: Buttermilk Pike location – Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($8.25), Bad Attitude Hobo IPA (swiss) ($19.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($10.99), Stone IPA ($12.99), North Coast Red Seal ($10.99), Dogfish Head Chicory Stout ($12.50), Brooklyn Pilsner ($8.99) and Flying Dog Wildman Belgian Ale ($11.49); Covington location – Six Point Spice of Life Columbus Hop ($9.99), Blank Slate India Amber ($10.99), Brooklyn Maple Porter ($6.99), North Coast Scrimshaw ($8.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.50), Lore Brewing Galactic Imperial IPA ($9.99), Anchor porter $10.99 and Great Lakes Blackout Stout ($12.99).

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Harpoon Leviathan, Fat Heads Headhunter, Green Flash Pallet Wrecker, Avery Maharaja, Dark Horse Thirsty Trout, Great Lakes Christmas, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck and Abita Vanilla Double Dog.

● As of January 25th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Blue Moon Pine In The Neck ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($6.99), Dogfish Head Indian Brown ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($10.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine ($18.99), Anderson Valley Heelch O’ Hops Double IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Bourbon ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRRRRR ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), DogFish Head Burton Baton ($19.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), North Coast Pranqster ($11.99), Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Southern Tier 2XStout ($12.99) and Green Flash Grand Cru ($15.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old 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.

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Anderson Valley Bourbon Barrel Stout, Brooklyn There Will Be Black IPA, Schafly Winter ESB, Anderson Valley Heelch O’hops.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Avery Maharaja Imperial IPA ($6.00/glass $20.00/growler), Southern Tier Eurotrash Pilz ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler), Bell’s Smitten Golden Rye Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler) and Abita Vanilla Double Dog ($5.00/glass $16.00). 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), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) 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: Nogne O Kollaborator ($21.99 64oz $10.99 32oz), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Blue Moon Pine in the Neck ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Saint Somewhere Athene Saison ($22.99 64oz $11.50 32oz), Embree’s Baltic Porter ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz), Mikkeller Stout ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Against the Grain Hack Saaz ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz) and Upland Teddy Bear Kisses ($14.99 64oz $7.50 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 Bourbon Barrel Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout ($12.99), Arcadia Hop Mouth ($7.99), Boulder Never Summer Ale ($9.99), Dark Horse Tres Blueberry ($7.99), Dogfish Head Burton Baton Oaked Imperial IPA ($21.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($7.99), Lore Girls Gone Mild ($6.99), New Holland Farmhouse Hatter ($9.99), New Holland Blue Sunday Sour ($26.99), Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale ($8.99), Rivertown Pestilence ($19.99), Rogue Stout ($9.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad ($13.99), Sixpoint Righteous Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($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.

● Two Remke locations now have growler stations in their stores. As of January 25th, the Hyde Park Remke has four Rivertown beers on tap and the Skytop Remke has Blue Moon Valencia Grove Amber, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Leinenkugel Big Eddy Russian Imperial stout, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler and Redd’s Apple Ale.

● 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 had Founders Centennial IPA, Blank Slate Determination, Green Flash Hophead Red, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Ryesing up, Henry Weinhard’s Woodland Pass IPA, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout and Goose Island Pere Jacques.

● As of Feb. 6th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Goose Island Matilda Belgian-style Pale Ale, Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Gatlin Damnosis Barrel-aged Barleywine, Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA, Boulder Beer Company Mojo Risin’ Imperial IPA, 21st Amendment Brewery Marooned On Hog Island Oyster Stout and Dark Horse Brewing Co. Tres Blueberry Stout. 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 Jan. 25th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat, Mt. Carmel Blonde Ale, New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale, Two Brothers Cane & Ebel Hopped Up Red Rye, Anderson Valley Brewing Imperial IPA and Founders Brewing Breakfast Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: February 1, 2013

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 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $15 per person. The beers this week are Meantime Smoked Bock, Great Divide Fresh Hops Pale Ale, Unibroue La Fin Monde Triple-Style Golden Ale, Hitachino White Ale and Dogfish Head Noble Rot Barley Wine. There will also be sushi from Fusian.

NEW The Liquor Cabinet in Hebron is doing a beer tasting this Saturday. They will be pouring Bell’s Smitten Golden Rye Ale, Bell’s Amber, Clipper City Loose Cannon and Clipper City Small Craft Warning. There is a small charge to taste.

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

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence will be pouring six to eight beers. 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

● 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.

● As of December 28th, Fifty West Brewing had 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.

● As of December 28th, the growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing had 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.

● The following beers are currently available for growler fills at the Moerlein Lager House: Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, 7 Weiss, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Double Dark Lager and POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale. 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. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

● As of December 28th, 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 Roebling Porter, Double IPA Hop Baron, Blueberry Lager, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Helles Lager, Dukel, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Winter Ale, and Bock Lager. 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. Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

UPDATE The Cork ‘N Bottle growler stations’ offerings are: Buttermilk Pike location – Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($8.25), Bad Attitude Hobo IPA (swiss) ($19.99), Oskar Blues Old Chub ($10.99), Stone IPA ($12.99), North Coast Red Seal ($10.99), Dogfish Head Chicory Stout ($12.50), Brooklyn Pilsner ($8.99) and Flying Dog Wildman Belgian Ale ($11.49); Covington location – Six Point Spice of Life Columbus Hop ($9.99), Blank Slate India Amber ($10.99), Brooklyn Maple Porter ($6.99), North Coast Scrimshaw ($8.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.50), Lore Brewing Galactic Imperial IPA ($9.99), Anchor porter $10.99 and Great Lakes Blackout Stout ($12.99).

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has North Coast Old Rasputin, Two Brothers Domine Dupage, Harpoon Leviathan IPA, Brooklyn Fiat Lux, Mt. Carmel Obsidian, Dark Horse Thirsty Trout, Great Lakes Christmas and Abita Vanilla Double Dog.

● As of January 25th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Blue Moon Pine In The Neck ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($6.99), Dogfish Head Indian Brown ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($10.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine ($18.99), Anderson Valley Heelch O’ Hops Double IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Bourbon ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRRRRR ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), DogFish Head Burton Baton ($19.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), North Coast Pranqster ($11.99), Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Southern Tier 2XStout ($12.99) and Green Flash Grand Cru ($15.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old 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.

● The growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Sam Adams Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout, Brooklyn There Will Be Black IPA, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter and Anderson Valley Heelch O’hops.

● As of January 25th, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Uinta Hot Notch IPA $4.00/glass $18/growler), Southern Tier Choklat ($6.00/glass $20.00/growler), Bell’s Smitten Golden Rye Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Oskar Blues Old Chub ($4.00/glass $10.00/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), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) 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: Nogne O Kollaborator ($21.99 64oz $10.99 32oz), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Dogfish Head 90 Min. IPA ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz), Saint Somewhere Athene Saison ($22.99 64oz $11.50 32oz), Rivertown Death ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz), Mikkeller Stout ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Against the Grain Hack Saaz ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz) and Upland Teddy Bear Kisses ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Bell’s Oberon ($5.99), Abita Vanilla Double Dog ($9.99), Arcadia Hop Mouth ($7.99), Dark Horse Tres Blueberry ($7.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Lore Girls Gone Mild ($6.99), Lion Stout ($12.99), New Holland Farmhouse Hatter ($9.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($10.99), New Holland Blue Sunday Sour ($26.99), Rivertown Pestilence ($10.99), Rivertown Famine Bavarian Black Wheat ($10.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale $7.99 ), Rogue Yellow Snow ($9.99), Sixpoint Righteous Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($9.99), Upland Schwarz Black Lager ($6.99) 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.

● Two Remke locations now have growler stations in their stores. As of January 25th, the Hyde Park Remke has four Rivertown beers on tap and the Skytop Remke has Blue Moon Valencia Grove Amber, Blue Moon Pine In The Neck, Leinenkugel Big Eddy Russian Imperial stout, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler and Redd’s Apple Ale.

● 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 January 11th, Valley Wine & Spirits had Oskar Blues G’Knight Imperial Red, Thirsty Dog Siberian Imperial Stout, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Upland Winter Warmer, Southern Tier Choklat Stout, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Three Floyds Gumballhead, Henry Weinhard’s Woodland Pass IPA, Big Eddy Russian Imperial Stout and Goose Island Mild Winter.

● As of Jan. 28th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA, Embree’s Northern Dark Baltic Porter, Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale,
Uinta Hop Notch IPA and Kona Pipeline Porter. 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 Jan. 25th, Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings are Goose Island 312 Urban Wheat, Mt. Carmel Blonde Ale, New Holland Cabin Fever Brown Ale, Two Brothers Cane & Ebel Hopped Up Red Rye, Anderson Valley Brewing Imperial IPA and Founders Brewing Breakfast Stout. For a new growler, add $3.99.

Tastings and Growlers Report: July 27, 2012

As you can see, our weekly Friday post has a slightly new name and we’re also giving it a new format. Tastings will grouped together and then we’ll have the listings of what’s on all the local growler stations. Locations will be alphabetized within the two groups. Hopefully, this will make it easier for you to find the information you’re looking for each week.

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 their listing.

TASTINGS

● The Buttermilk Pike location of Cork ‘N Bottle is having their weekly beer tasting from 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday. Taste five beers for 25 cents.

● Main Street Wine and Spirits will be having a beer tasting tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The features beers will be RJ Rockers Son of a Peach, RJ Rockers Bell Ringer, Lagerheads Bed Head Red (Medina OH brewery) and Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA . All tastes are fifty cents each.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be sampling eight “very different beer styles”. And, on the growler station, they will be pushing River Town Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter through bourbon-soaked oak chips and vanilla beans. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● Beer tasting at Valley Vine and Spirits from 5:00-8:00 pm tonight. Try eight beers for $1.

GROWLERS

● As of July 18th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Southern Tier Unearthly Oak Aged IPA, Southern Tier Creme Bruleé Stout, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, 21st Amendment Back in Black and Konig Ludwig Weisbie. [Thanks, Kevin, for the update!]

● As of July 26th, the growler station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY) has Hudepohl Amber Bock, Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale, New Holland White Hatter and Moerlein Exposition Vienna Style Lager. For a new growler, add $2.00. [Thanks to Dan Lunnemann for the update!]

● As of July 23rd, the growler station at Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing has Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Decimation, Experimental Batch White Death, Experimental Batch Honey IPA, Enter the Beagle IPA, Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager and… Wiedemann’s Special Lager! Yep, it’s back! The cost is $13 for new growler and fill, $10 for a refill. [Thanks to Jason Haap for the update!]

UPDATE The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Brouwerij Boon Frambois ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Rodenbach Grand Cru ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Brew Kettle Ruddy Rye ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Tröegs Sunshine Pilsner ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Viena Lager, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner, Philippus Kirche Kolsch) are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals (Dubbel or next month’s Saison) are $20.00 if you need a growler.

● The growler station at Mt. Carmel’s tap room has Nut Brown Ale, Summer Wheat, IPA Amber 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.

● On the growler station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Woodchuck Cider ($6.99), 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.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Breckenridge Imperial 72 ($15.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Bell’s Oberon ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA ($11.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Great Lakes Wright Pils ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($17.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Mikkeller Belgian Tripel ($22.99 64oz and $11.50 32oz), Nogne O Sunturn Brew ($22.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz) and Saint Somewhere Pays du Soleil ($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: Against the Grain Citrass Down ($6.99), Arcadia Coco-loco ($12.99), Arcadia Sky High Rye ($8.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Bluegrass Brewing Common California Lager ($6.99), Breckenridge Imperial 72 Stout ($11.99), Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter ($6.99), Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($10.99), Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy ($6.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black IPA ($12.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($12.99), New Holland White Hatter Belgian Wit Style IPA ($12.99), Rivertown Jenneke Belgian Ale ($8.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red Ale ($15.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($12.99), Woodchuck Amber ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Torpedo ($6.99) and Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($15.99). 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.

● 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.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has Southern Tier Creme Bruleé Stout, Great Crescent Cherry Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Summerfest, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Founders Double Trouble, Palm Belgian Ale, Summit Saga IPA, Widmer Shaddock IPA and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

● As of July 10th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Triple Digit Aftermath, Brooklyn Brewery Gold Standard Export Kellerbier, Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho!, Victory Summer Love Ale, North Peak Nomad Dry Hard Cider and Green Flash Brewing Company West Coast I.P.A.. 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 June 29th) are Dogfish Head Festina Peche (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00), Breckenridge Brewing Summerbright (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz $13.00), Great Lakes Brewing The Doppelrock (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Anderson Valley Brewing Company Imperial IPA (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Rivertown Brewing Co. Helles Lager (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz. $13.00) and Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho! (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00). 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.

This Week in Beer: July 23 – 29, 2012

Monday, July 23rd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Mitch the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm – Midwest Monday Night at Dutch’s
Featuring beers such as Jolly Pumpkin Luciernaga “The Firefly”, Jolly Pumpkin/ Maui Brewing Co Sobrehumano, Two Brothers Cane and Ebel, Two Brothers Old 1713 Scotch Ale, Two Brothers Domiane Dupage, Two Brothers Outlaw IPA, 5 Rabbit Vulture Oaxacan Style Dark Ale, 5 Rabbit Grass – Hoppy Ale and beers from a mystery midwest brewery.

Tuesday, July 24th – Christmas in July at Arthur’s Café
This event will feature five holiday favorites.

Tuesday, July 24th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Wednesday, July 25th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE – Wednesday, July 25th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium
This week’s beer is La Trappe Witte Trappist.

Thursday, July 26th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing features saisons from breweries like St. Somewhere, Nogne Ǿ, Goose Island paired with the “Canadian” burger – white cheddar cheese, Canadian bacon and maple flavored mustard topped with micro-green.

Thursday, July 26th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Bell’s Two Hearted, Hyde Park – Left Hand Sawtooth, and Glendale – Franiskaner.

Thursday, July 26th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, July 27th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, July 27th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)

Friday, July 27th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, July 28th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

Saturday, July 28th at 6:30pm – Premier of “The Cincinnati Beer Story: A Documentary about Cincinnati’s Brewing Heritage & Tradition” at Mecklenburg Gardens
Go to their website for more information and to purchase tickets.

Growlers and Tastings Report: July 20, 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 their listing.

UPDATE In honor of Belgian Independence Day, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market Brouwerij Boon Frambois ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Rodenbach Grand Cru ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Cuvee des Trolls ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler) and Saison Dupoint Belgian Farmhouse Ale ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

UPDATE Valley Wine & Spirits has Great Crescent Cherry Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Summerfest, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Founders Double Trouble, Palm Belgian Ale, Summit Saga IPA, Widmer Shaddock IPA and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

UPDATE As of July 18th, Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Brekenridge Agave Wheat, Southern Tier Unearthly Oak Aged IPA, Southern Tier Creme Brule Stout, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, 21st Amendment Back in Black and Konig Ludwig Weisbie. [Thanks, Kevin, for the update!]

● Did you know that the Moerlein Lager House has growlers? Their current seasonals (Lager House Golden Helles, Barbarossa, OTR, Northern Liberties, 7 Weiss, Exposition Viena Lager, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner, Philippus Kirche Kolsch) are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. The specialty seasonals (Dubbel or next month’s Saison) are $20.00 if you need a growler.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be sampling lots of new beers and, don’t quote us on this, but it sounds like they may be hooking up a Randall the Enamel Animal. 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: Three Floyds Artic Panzer Wolf Imperial IPA ($19.99), Arcadia Sky High Rye ($8.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Bluegrass Brewing (BBC) Common California Lager ($6.99), Breckenridge Imperial 72 Stout ($11.99), Brooklyn Gold Standard Kellerbier ($6.99), Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter ($6.99), Green Flash West Coast IPA ($11.99), Leinenkugel’s Berry Weiss ($6.99), Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy ($6.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black IPA ($12.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($12.99), New Holland White Hatter Belgian Wit Style IPA ($12.99), Rivertown Jenneke ($8.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red Ale ($15.99), Shiner Rudy Red Bird ($6.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($15.99) and Stone Arrogant Bastard American Strong Ale ($10.99). 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), Bell’s Oberon ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA ($11.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Great Lakes Wright Pils ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Left Hand Widdershins ($20.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz), Mikkeller Funky Star ($21.99 64oz and $11.00 32oz), Nogne O Sunturn Brew ($22.99 64oz and $10.50 32oz) and Saint Somewhere Pays du Soleil ($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 One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Woodchuck Cider ($6.99), 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.

● The Buttermilk Pike location of Cork ‘N Bottle is having their weekly beer tasting from 6:00-8:00 pm on Friday. Taste five beers for 25 cents.

● 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 Amber 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 Experimental Batch Belgium Blonde, Aftermath, Enter the Beagle IPA and Pre-Prohibition Lager. The cost is $13 for new growler and fill, $10 for a refill.

● As of July 10th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Triple Digit Aftermath, Brooklyn Brewery Gold Standard Export Kellerbier, Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho!, Victory Summer Love Ale, North Peak Nomad Dry Hard Cider and Green Flash Brewing Company West Coast I.P.A.. 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 July 6th, Valley Wine & Spirits (3485 Valley Plaza Pkwy, Ft Wright, KY) has Summit Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Great Crescent Cherry Ale, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Summerfest, Sam Adams Summer Ale, Harpoon Rye IPA, Great Lakes Commodore Perry, Founders Double Trouble, Widmer Citra Blonde and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

● Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of June 29th) are Dogfish Head Festina Peche (32 oz. $8.00 and 64 oz. $15.00), Breckenridge Brewing Summerbright (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz $13.00), Great Lakes Brewing The Doppelrock (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Anderson Valley Brewing Company Imperial IPA (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00), Rivertown Brewing Co. Helles Lager (32 oz. $7.00 and 64 oz. $13.00) and Heavy Seas & Devil’s Backbone Land Ho! (32 oz. $7.50 and 64 oz. $14.00). 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.

● 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.