This Week in Beer: Sept. 5 – 11, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Thursday, Sept. 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Spaten Oktoberfest, Glendale – Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest and Hyde Park – Great Divide Hoss.

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

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

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

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

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

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This Week in Beer: September 7 – 13, 2015

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Sept. 7th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s beers from Three Floyds including Alpha King, Gumballhead, Space Station Middle Finger, Moloko Milk Stout, Yum Yum, Backmasking and Behemoth Barleywine.

Tuesday, Sept. 8th starting at 4:00 pm – Brooklyn Tap Attack at Righteous Room
Beers include Brooklyn Lager, Brooklyn Blast!, Sorachi Ace, Red Sumac Wit and Quardraceratops. Also, all drafts are half off from 4:00-8:00 pm.

Wednesday, Sept. 9th at 5:00 pm – Inaugural Stein Hoisting Competition at Rock Bottom
Co-hosted with with Cincy Beerfest and LA Fitness, there will be five different heats with prizes for the heat winners and the chamption. Go to their Facebook event page for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 9th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Tieton Cider Tasting at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Ciders include Rambling Route, Cherry, Apricot, Dry-hopped, and a seasonal cider.

Thursday, Sept. 10th at 6:00 pm – Braxton Brewing Preview Party at Arnold’s Bar & Grill
The order for the tappings for the preview party will be:
6:00 p.m. – Storm Cream Ale and The Specialty Keg
7:00 p.m. – Dead Blow Tropical Stout on Nitro
8:00 p.m. – Crank Shaft IPA
9:00 p.m. – Sparky Hoppy Wheat Ale
10:00 p.m. – Twisted Bit Dortmunder Lager

Thursday, Sept. 10th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Selections from Ei8ht Ball, Rhinegeist, MadTree, Moerlien, Braxton, West Sixth and Blank Slate
Burger: All American
Music: Kyle Knapp

Thursday, Sept. 10th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – TBA, Glendale – TBA and Hyde Park – TBA.

Thursday, Sept. 10th at 7:00 pm – Oktoberfest Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers include Franziskaner Hefe-Weissbier, Spaten Oktoberfest Bier and Spaten Optimator. Food pairings are Goetta Beer Cheese, Brat Reuben and German Chocolate Cake. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, go to www.izzys.com/reservations.php or email BeerDinner@izzys.com or call 859-331-4999.

Thursday, Sept. 10th at 7:00 pm – Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest Pint Night and Stein Hoisting at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Sept. 11th at 4:00 pm – Tröegs Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Friday, Sept. 11th and Saturday, Sept. 12th – Cincy Beerfest On Fountain Square
Check out their website for more information. ALL tickets bought in advance of the festival days are considered “VIP” tickets.

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This Week in Beer: September 2 – 8, 2013

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

Monday, Sept. 2nd – LABOR DAY
Many better beer locations are closed today. Check before you head out. We’ll add information here as we get it.
OPEN – Party Town (8:00 am-9:00 pm), Party Source, Keystone Grill (10:00 am-3:00 pm Covington & Hyde Park, Clifton opens at 3:00 pm), Holler Hops & Grill, Hebron Brew Haus (opening at 4:00 pm), Wurst Bar, Firehouse Grill (Opens at 4:00 pm), Incline Public House (Opens at 4:00 pm), Taste of Belgium (Open until 3:00 pm), Wild Mike’s Shady Lane (11:00 am-9:00 pm)
CLOSED – Flipdaddy’s (both locations), Dilly Café, The Lackman, SENATE, Listermann Brewing, Arnold’s, Habits, Catskeller, Market Wines

Monday, Sept. 2nd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery

Monday, Sept. 2nd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 4:00 pm – Moerlein Zeppelin Launch at Bakersfield OTR
See our earlier post for more information.

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 5:00 pm – Beer School at Whole Foods Mason
This month’s subject is “IPA Showdown! – Ohio Against The World” — Founders Centennial American IPA, The Brew Kettle White Rajah American IPA, Blank Slate Lesser Path Wheat IPA, Cismontane Coulter West Coast IPA with Rye, MadTree Brewing Galaxy High Double IPA and Stone Ruination Double IPA. Scott LaFollette from Blank Slate will be on hand as a special guest. Cost is $10 and limited to 24 students. To reserve your spot, email adam.pratt@wholefoods.com or call the store: (513) 398-9358.

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd at 7:00 pm – Moerlein Zeppelin Launch at Flippdaddy’s Mason
See our earlier post for more information.

Wednesday, Sept. 4th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Sept. 4th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, Sept. 4th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, Sept. 4th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night OR Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
And sometimes, it’s a tapping! We’ll let you know which one it is this week as soon as we find out.

Wednesday, Sept. 4th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 6:00 pm – MadTree Tap Takeover at MOTR
Beers include Galaxy High. PsycHOPathy IPA, Happy Amber, Gnarly Brown, Pleasant Wheat and Identity Crisis.

Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 6:00 pm – Rocktoberfest Tapping at Rock Bottom Cincinnati

Wednesday, Sept. 4th at 6:00 pm – Moerlein Zeppelin Launch at Maury’s Tiny Cove
See our earlier post for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 5th at 6:00 pm – Bell’s Tap Takeover at Market Wines

Thursday, Sept. 5th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is a Surf & Turf paired with Sweetwater IPA, 420 Extra Pale Ale and Blue.

Thursday, Sept. 5th at 6:00 pm – Moerlein Zeppelin Launch at Molly Malone’s Covington
See our earlier post for more information.

Thursday, Sept. 5th 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 – Sweetwater 420, Glendale – Spaten Oktoberfest and Hyde Park – Fat Head’s Oktoberfest.

Thursday, Sept. 5th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, Sept. 5th from 9:00 pm to close – $3 Thursdays at Roebling Point Bars (Molly Malone’s Covington, Keystone Covington, Blinkers)
All of the bars have their own list of their selected appetizers and beers (taps change weekly).

Friday, Sept. 6th-Sunday, Sept. 8th – St. Saviour Parish’s Festival 2013
See our earlier post for more information.

Friday, Sept. 6th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Sept. 6th 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, Sept. 6th at 6:00 pm – Moerlein Zeppelin Tapping at Moerlein Tasting Room
See our earlier post for more information.

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

UPDATE Friday, Sept. 6th from 6:00-11:00 pm – Glendale Beer, Wine & Food Festival
Their beer list in online now.

Saturday, Sept. 7th from 12:00 noon to 12:00 midnight – Fifty Fest at Fifty West Brewing
Free live music on two stages. Additional breweries participating: Blank Slate, MadTree, Triple Digit, Mt. Carmel and Rhinegeist.

UPDATE Saturday, Sept. 7th from 2:00-11:00 pm – Glendale Beer, Wine & Food Festival
Their beer list in online now.

Saturday, Sept. 7th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, Sept. 8th – The Great Pumpcan Tapping at MadTree Brewing

This Week in Beer: April 22 – 28, 2013

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

Monday, April 22nd – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 22nd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Gerry the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, April 22nd from 6:00-9:00 pm – Pint Night with Peanut at Dilly Café

Tuesday, April 23rd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg is Triton Brewing Sinbin Belgian-style Pale Ale.

Tuesday, April 23rd – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 23rd – 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.

Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm – Rivertown Beer Dinner & Pairing at MJ’s on Main
Four course dinner paired with Rivertown beers.

UPDATE Tuesday, April 23rd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. – This week’s beers include Oskar Blues Sandy Saison, Rivertown Belgian-style Wit, Southern Tier 2X Steam, Brew Kettle 4Cs American Pale Ale, Knee Deep Brewery Hop Shortage Imperial IPA and Triple Digit Brewing Chickow! Hazelnut Double Brown Ale.

Wednesday, April 24th – Breckenridge Tap Invasion at Olives
Beers are Agave Wheat, Vanilla Porter, Summerbright, 471 IPA and Avalanche Amber. Cost is $3 for Pints and $6 for Flights.

Wednesday, April 24th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, April 24th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, April 24th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night OR Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
And sometimes, it’s a tapping! We’ll let you know which one it is this week as soon as we find out.

Wednesday, April 24th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 pm – Spring Lager Tapping at Rock Bottom Cincinnati

Wednesday, April 24th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month’s beer is the Maibock.

Thursday, April 25th at 6:00 pm – Great Crescent Beer Dinner at the Golden Lamb
From Facebook:

Dinner With The Brewmaster with special guest Dan Valas, owner/brewmaster Great Crescent Brewery, Aurora, IN. 5 beers and 4 courses paired by Chef Ben’s Culinary Team! featuring: Belgian Style Wit, Coconut Porter, Dark Lager, Dry Hopped Blonde and IPA. Reservations requested – 513-932-5065

Thursday, April 25th 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 – TBA, Glendale – Spaten Optimator and Hyde Park – Great Divide Hoss.

Thursday, April 25th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, April 26th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, April 26th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, April 26th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$15 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Saturday, April 27th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: February 25 – March 3, 2013

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

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

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

Tuesday, February 26th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

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

Tuesday, February 26th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

UPDATE Tuesday, February 26th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Two Brothers Brewing Prairie Path, Triple Digit Brewing Decimation, Madtree Brewing Gnarly Brown, Brasserie St. Feuillien Speciale, Madtree Brewing Identity Crisis and Blank Slate Brewing Fume.

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

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

UPDATE Wednesday, February 27th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Tapping
This week’s beer is La Fin du Monde from Unibroue.

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

Wednesday, February 27th at 6:00 pm – Tapping of Fire Chief Ale at Rock Bottom Brewery
From Facebook:

One of the best parties all year with a performance by the Emerald Society Pipes and Drums. Come down, try the new beer and menu, help us raise some money for the Local 48 Mural Project, and enjoy the staff chili cook-off. Did we mention that we are raffling off Reds Opening Day Tickets? Rock Bottom is the place to be on Wednesday.

Wednesday, February 27th at 6:30 pm – Stone Brewery Dinner at Django Western Taco
From Facebook:

BEER IS DELICIOUS. And so is our food, so you should come to this dinner where we have a bunch of both. Limited seating, call for details. Brett Collier from Stone will be here to talk about the different beers, we will be trying some of the very first bottles of this years “Enjoy By” IPA, and our chef will demo each course for you so you can make it at home! $50 per person, exclusive of tax & gratuity. Email djangonorthside@gmail.com for reservations

Wednesday, February 27th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month’s beer is their “Märzen” (5.8% ABV).

Wednesday, February 27th at 7:00 pm – Arts & Crafts [Beers, cocktails, Food] Night at Mayday

Thursday, February 28th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Boddington’s, Glendale – Spaten Optimator and Hyde Park – Fat Head Oompa Loompa.

Thursday, February 28th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 pm – MadTree Brewing Beer Dinner at BrewRiver GastroPub
From Facebook:

Join us this THURSDAY (2/28 @ 6:30PM) for four special tasting courses by Chef Michael Shields and beer pairings by Cincinnati’s Madtree Brewing Company! Call or email to reserve your seat(s) for this their FIRST EVER BEER DINNER and to meet and share this special evening with the Madtree Family. Only $45 p/person!
(513-861-2484 / info@brewrivergastropub.com)

FRIDAY, MARCH 1st through SUNDAY, MARCH 3rd – BOCKFEST 2013
Watch for our listing of Bockfest events later this week.

Friday, March 1st – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, March 1st from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, March 1st from 7:00-10:00 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$15 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Saturday, March 2nd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: October 1 – 7, 2012

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, Oct. 1st – Monthly Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month’s beer is Helltown Rye-ot

6.2%ABV – A robust American Brown ale that has an added kick of spice from a generous addition of Rye Malt. To be exact 18% (a blend of rye and chocolate rye). A blend of Centennial and Pacific Jade Hops are used to add an assertive peppery and citrus twist to the nose of what is typically a malt forward beer. For good measure they are used in dry hopping as well. Named after the western portion of Northside where in the early 20th century most Downtowners would go to enjoy Honky Tonks and Saloons.

Monday, Oct. 1st – 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, Oct. 1st at 7:00 pm – Oktoberfest Beer Tasting & Dinner at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
A special evening featuring a selection of Bavarian-style beers celebrating Oktoberfest paired with a five-course BJ’s dinner. Cost is $30 per person.

Monday, Oct. 1st – Monthly Tap Takeover at Market Wines
This month’s brewery is Epic Brewing.

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd at 7:30pm – Beer Dinner at Izzy’s (Florence)
Beers include Goose Island Harvest, O’Fallons Weach and one more. The cost per person is $20.00 and includes all three beers, appetizer, dinner and dessert.

Tuesday, Oct. 2nd – 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, Oct. 3rd – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
UPDATE This week’s brewery is Magic Hat.

Wednesday, Oct. 3rd from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium
UPDATE This week’s beer is Piraat.

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

Thursday, Oct. 4th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Blank Slate Brewing Crawfish boil at Allyn’s Cafe
All BSBC beers will be on tap.

Thursday, Oct. 4th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is called A Taste of Belgium. Yep, there will be waffles from Taste of Belgium and Belgian style beers from Duval, Chouffe, Ommegang, Liefmans & Maredsous. The burger is goat cheese & bacon.

Thursday, Oct. 4th 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 – Kentucky Ale, Hyde Park – Dogfish Head Punkin, and Glendale – Spaten Oktoberfest.

Thursday, Oct. 4th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Oct. 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, Oct. 5th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, Oct. 6th from 10:00am-11:00pm – Cincinnati’s Craft Beer Oktoberfest Celebration
See our earlier post for more information. Updates coming later this week.

Saturday, Oct. 6th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

Sunday, Oct. 7th from 10:00am-4:00pm – Beer Garden for Rallye Porsche at Dilly Café
Dilly is hosting a German Beer Garden on their patio, with the help of Paulaner and Ayinger breweries. As well as beer, they’ll be featuring housemade grilled brats, metts and sauerkraut, as well as smoked pork chops, german potato salad, and more, along with desserts from their upstairs cupcakery The Sweeterie.

This Week in Beer: September 3 – 9, 2012

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, Sept. 3rd – 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, Sept. 3rd at 6:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at the Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s the Oktoberfest!

Tuesday, Sept. 4th at 7:30pm – O’Fallons Beer Dinner at Izzy’s (Florence)
Beers include 5 Day IPA, Hemp Hop Rye and Pumpkin Ale. The cost per person is $20.00 and includes all three beers, appetizer, dinner and dessert.

Tuesday, Sept. 4th – Beer Tasting at Market Wines
This week, all four taps will be beers from Founders in celebration of the Founder’s Brewing Company “Breakfast Stout” package release.

Tuesday, Sept. 4th – 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, Sept. 5th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

UPDATE – Wednesday, Sept. 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium
This week’s beer is Monks Café Sour Ale.

Wednesday, Sept. 5th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Big Eddy Tap Takeover at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers to be included are Leinenkugel Big Eddy Series Russian Imperial Stout, Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, Imperial IPA, and Baltic Porter. The cost is $8 flights and $5 snifters.

Thursday, Sept. 6th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is Harpoon Ryr IPA, Harpoon IPA, Harpoon Leviathon Double IPA, Dogfish Head 60 and Sierra Nevada Hoptimum paired with the “Shroom” burger (wild mushrooms and Swiss cheese).

Thursday, Sept. 6th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Spaten Oktoberfest, Hyde Park – Spaten Oktoberfest, and Glendale – BBC Jefferson Reserve Stout.

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

Friday, Sept. 7th from 5:00-11:00 pm – Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square
See our earlier post for more information.

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

Friday, Sept. 7th from 6:30-7:00 pm – Big Band & Bigger Beer at Ault Park
Dutch’s presents a night of beer tasting and live music from The Jump ‘n’ Jive Show Band at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, go to http://www.aultparkac.org/ault-park-big-band-2012.php

Friday, Sept. 7th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, Sept. 8th from 3:00-11:00 pm – Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square
See our earlier post for more information.

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

Sunday, Sept. 9th from 12:00-5:00pm – Hudepohl Bier Laufen “Battle of the Bars”
From Facebook:

-The Race will begin at 1pm and will end at 3pm.
-The Bars will race against the clock in 2 timed trials.
-The top 3 Bars with the fastest times will race against each other in a final heat to determine who will be crowned the 2012 Bier Laufen Champion!

This Week in Beer: March 5 – 11, 2012

Monday, March 5th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Mitch the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Tuesday, March 6th from 6:00 pm to 2:30 am – Rogue Tap Takeover at Fries Café
Beers will include Double Chocolate Stout, McRogue XS Imperial Red, Hazelnut Brown Nectar, Russian Imperial Stout, Brutal IPA, Dry hopped Red and Kell’s Irish Lager

Tuesday, March 6th – 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, March 7th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, March 7th from 5:30-8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Some high gravity beers are excluded.

Thursday, March 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Great Crescent Brewer Meet and Tap Takeover at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers will include Coconut Porter, Bourbon Barrel Stout, Aurora Lager, IPA, Dark Lager and Brown Ale. Café de Wheels will be parked out front for those interested in getting dinner.

Thursday, March 8th at 6:00 pm – Mug Club Tapping of Fire Chief Ale at Rock Bottom Brewery
This is probably the biggest tapping Rock Bottom does each year (hint, hint – get there early!). There will be samples of their new Fire Chief seasonal menu, one complimentary taster of this year’s Fire Chief Ale, Bagpipes & Drums from the Cincinnati Emerald Society, a DJ and a silent auction. If you are not a Rock Bottom Mug Club member yet, you can sign up on the spot.

Thursday, March 8th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Killian’s, Hyde Park – Spaten Optimator, and Glendale – Mt. Carmel IPA.

Friday, March 9th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Flowing Fridays Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Covington and Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)

Friday, March 9th from 5:00 pm-2:00 am – 2005 Stone Imperial Russian Stout Tapping at The Famous Neons Unplugged
Other Stone beers available will be Vanilla Bean Smoked Porter, 15th Anniversary Escondidian Imperial Black IPA, Sublimely Self Righteous Ale, BELGO Anise Imperial Russian Stout and 09.09.09 Vertical Epic Ale. Some Stone Brewing glassware will also be available.

Friday, March 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence
This week, it’s Great Crescent Brewing! Eight beers on tap and brewer Dan Lalas will be on hand to answer questions.

Friday, March 9th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, March 10th from 2:00-10:00pm – All About Stout Fest at Molly Malone’s (Covington)
See our earlier post for more information.

Saturday, March 10th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

This Week in Beer: November 7 – 13, 2011

Monday, Nov. 7th – Sam Adams Beer Tasting at Teller’s of Hyde Park
Stop by and taste some of the best from Cincinnati’s own Sam Adams with Amy, one of their Master Brewers. The tasting is $20 for 5 samples and a full pour revisit of your favorite as well as a Sam Adams pint to take home. Beers to be presented: Boston Lager, Winter Lager, Cherry Chocolate Bock and two that will be exclusive to Teller’s on draft, their Oaked Ale and Wee Heavy.

Monday, Nov. 7th – Half Price Drafts at Local 127

Tuesday, Nov. 8th – Goose Island Pint Night at Arthur’s
Join Lindsey Bonadonna for a fun night at Arthur’s featuring Matilda, Sofie, Pere Jacques & Harvest Ale on draft! The first 48 attendees will also get a Goose pint glass to take home.

Wednesday, Nov. 9th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Some high gravity beers are excluded.

Wednesday, Nov. 9th at 6:30 pm – Goose Island Beer Dinner Gaggle at The Rookwood
Just $55 for four courses with Goose Island pairings and a welcoming beer. Call 513-421-5555 for reservations.

Thursday, Nov. 10th at 6:00 pm – Mug Club Tapping of Winter Wheat at Rock Bottom Brewery
Lots of things happening this night. There will be a raffle for an iPad2 with proceeds benefiting the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America. Also, there will be live acoustic music by The Used Ta Coulds and a Meet & Greet with the Brew Master Mitch Dougherty. If you are not a Rock Bottom Mug Club member yet, you can sign up on the spot. Complimentary tastes and nibbles for Mug Club members.

Thursday, Nov. 10th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Summit Oatmeal Stout, Glendale – Spaten Dunkel, and Hyde Park – Summit Oatmeal Stout.

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

Friday, Nov. 11th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Flowing Fridays Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Covington and Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)

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

Saturday, Nov. 12th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

This Week in Beer: October 17 – 23, 2011

Monday, Oct. 17th – Half Price Drafts at Local 127

Tuesday, Oct. 18th at 5:00 pm – Hoppy Three Floyds Release Party at the Catskeller
On Draft: Artic Panzer, Broodoo and Dreadnaught

Tuesday, Oct. 18th – Between the Bookends at MOTR
Beers will include Spaten Premium Lager, Crispin Cider, Harpoon IPA, Rivertown Roebling Porter, Bluegrass Brewing Co. Bourbon Barrel Stout and Summit Oatmeal Stout

Wednesday, Oct. 19th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Some high gravity beers are excluded.

Wednesday, Oct. 19th – Rivertown Beer Tasting at Hebron Brew Haus

Wednesday, Oct. 19th – Rivertown Pint Night at the Catskeller

Thursday, Oct. 20th at 6:00 pm – Mug Club Tapping of Monster Mash Pumpkin Ale at Rock Bottom Brewery
If you are not a Rock Bottom Mug Club member yet, you can sign up on the spot. Complimentary tastes and nibbles for Mug Club members.

Thursday, Oct. 20th at 6:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s featured breweries are from Colorado: Breckenridge, Left Hand, Avery, Flying Dog, Boulder and Tommyknocker.

Thursday, Oct. 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Covington – Great Lakes Nosferatu, Glendale – Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, and Hyde Park – Rogue Dead Guy.

Friday, Oct. 21st from 4:00-7:00 pm – Flowing Fridays Beer Tasting at Cork ‘N Bottle (Covington and Buttermilk Pike-Crescent Springs)

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

Saturday, Oct. 22nd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines