Tastings and Growlers Report: August 2, 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 – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. This week’s beers (8/2) are Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Left Hand Polestar Pils, Triple Digit Aftermath and Goose Island Lolita Vintage Ale.

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

UPDATE Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers are from Sweetwater, Evil Twin, Arcadia and St. Somewhere. At 5:30 pm, start with a $4.00 pint pour of Sweetwater 420 pale ale. Price includes souvenir glassware.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of August 2nd) have Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner and Seven Hefeweizen. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of April 4th) have Lateral Oatmeal Sweet Stout, Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Triple Digit Chickow!, Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Pre-Prohibition Lager and a brand new beer: Serpentine Wheat. New growlers are $3.

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

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of August 2nd) has Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, Summer Wheat, Dew Wheat, and Harvest Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of June 28th) has Cougar Gold ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz), Truth West Coast IPA ($8 for 32 oz, $12 for 64 oz), Uncle British Mild ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz) & Spikelet Hoppy Wheat ($6 for 32 oz, $10 for 64 oz). Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA to be tapped Saturday, August 3rd. Pricing is for refills. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing (as of August 4th) has Roebling Vanilla Espresso Robust Porter, Hop Baron Double IPA, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Blueberry Lager, Helles Lager, Dunkel Lager, Winter Ale, Jenneke Belgian Golden Blonde Ale, Lil’ SIPA (Session IPA), Punk Funk Wild Sour (no growler fills). They also have bombers of Lambic and Ojos Negros (blackberry lambic) available two per customer and you get a commemorative glass. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra. Sour Cherry Porter Bottles are $13.99 plus tax (limited two).

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

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

Moerlein Lager House (as of August 2nd) has the following beers available for growler fills: Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale, Rhapsody Bohemian Pilsner and Seven Hefeweizen. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

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

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. Unfortunately, we do not have a current draft beer listing for them, but a representative listing is available on their Facebook menu page.

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

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. We’re still tracking down more information on their program.

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

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

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

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

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of July 21st) has R.J. Rocker Son of a Peach ($10.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($8.99), Blank Slate The Lesser Path India Wheat Ale ($9.99), 21st Amendment Hell of High Watermelon ($9.99), Full Pint Night of The Living Stout ($12.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA ($13.99), Cismontane Black’s Dawn Imperial Stout ($13.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale $8.99).

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

Everything’s d’ Vine – They recently added a growler station. The beers on tap (as of August 1st) are Fat Heads Head Hunter IPA, Breckenridge Agave Wheat and Left Hand Polestar Pils.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of July 17th) has Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Oskar Blues G’knight, Southern Tier Imperial Compass, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Grumpy Monk, Kona Longboard, Magic Hat Elderberry, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog, Stone Arrogant Bastard, MadTree Pleasant Wheat, Uinta Hop Notch, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy and Rivertown Blueberry. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they might fill a different place’s growler if you ask nicely. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Tom Aguero for providing this much needed information.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of May 23rd) has Rivertown Blueberry ($8.00), Uinta Hop Notch ($8.00), Samuel Adams Double Agent ($9.00), Great Lakes Erie Monster ($9.00), Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($9.00), Bell’s Oberon ($9.00), Kona Longboard ($11.00), Lost Coast Tangerine ($11.00), Ommegang Fleur de Houblon ($11.00), MadTree Identity Crisis ($13.00), Ballast Point Sculpin IPA ($13.00), Kentucky Ale Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($13.00), Thirsty Dog Citra Dog ($13.00) and Southern Tier Compass ($16.00). [Thanks to Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of July 18th) has Brooklyn Scorcher, Schlafly Milk Chocolate Stout, Bell’s Oberon, Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout, Schlafly Maibock, Left Hand Good JuJu, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Great Lakes White Ale.

Market Wines (as of July 26th) has Southern Tier Unearthly IPA ($6.00/glass $20.00/growler), Ace Apple Cider ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler), Epic Sour Apple Saison ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Rhinegeist Uncle ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler), Highland Oatmeal Porter ($5.00/glass $12.00/ growler) and Bell’s 3rd Coast Ale ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

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

Party Source in Bellevue (as of August 2nd) has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Dogfish Head Positive Contact ($25.99), Prairie Standard Ale ($11.99), Stiegl Lemon Radler ($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Founders Rubaeus ($16.99), Southern Tier Plum Noir ($16.99), Great Lakes / Deschutes Class of ’88 ($16.99) and Left Hand Week Sauce ($14.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of August 2nd) has Abita Strawator Imperial Strawberry Wheat ($13.99), Apocalypse Black APA ($7.99), Breckenridge Agave Wheat ($7.99), Blank Slate Lesser Path Wheat IPA ($9.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 Session IPA ($6.99), Crispin Prepare to Die Cider ($8.99), Dark Horse Edacsac Dekoorc Eert IPA ($7.99), Dogfish Head Rhizing Bines ($24.99), Duvel Belgian Pale Ale ($20.99), Finch’s Threadless IPA ($8.99), Green Flash Serrano Double Stout ($16.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous III Imperial Ginger Ale ($16.99), Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy Lemonade Wheat ($6.99), North Coast Bourbon Barrel Old Rasputin Imperial Stout ($48.99), Sierra Nevada Summerfest Lager ($6.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Vanilla Bean Imperial Stout ($15.99), Southern Tier Unearthly ($9.99) and Southern Tier Plum Noir Porter ($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.

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

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

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

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of May 6th) has Oskar Blues Old Chub, Widmer Hopside Down, Southern Tier 2x Steam, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale, Sam Adams Grumpy Monk, Bell’s Oberon, Red Hook ESB, Oskar Blues Mama’s Little Yella Pils and Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of July 28th) are Uinta Sum’r, Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout, Highland Razor Wit, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Triple Digit Chickow! and one empty tap. 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 to Ed Paff for the update.]

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

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: January 18, 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.

● 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 including some new beers from Brooklyn, Finch’s and more. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES, 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 tRoebling 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

● As of January 11th, the Cork ‘N Bottle growler stations’ offerings are: Covington – Sixpoint Spice of Life, Blank Slate India Amber, Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, North Coast Scrimshaw, Left Hand Chainsaw Ale, Lore Brewing Galactic IPA, Anchor Porter and Great Lakes Blackout Stout. Crescent Springs – Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Arcadia Sky High Rye, Oskar Blues Old Chub and Dogfish Head Chicory Stout.

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has North Coast Old Rasputin, Two Brothers Domine Dupage, Stone Ruination IPA, Brooklyn Fiat Lux, Mt Carmel Obsidian, Dark Horse Thirsty Trout, Great Lakes Christmas and Uinta Hop Notch.

● As of January 4th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Upland Double Dragonfly ($8.99), Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter ($8.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yela Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight ($10.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume ($8.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy ($14.99), Bell’s Oberon ($5.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel aged Barleywine ($18.99), Abita Christmas Ale ($5.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRR winter seasonal ($16.99), Cumberland Pumkin ($3.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), Lore Derby Brown Ale ($3.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), Bell’s Christmas ($10.99), Southern Tier 2XStou ($12.99) and Thirsty Dog 12 dogs of Christmas ($10.99). 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.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Flying Dog Double Dog Pale Ale ($6.00/glass $18/growler, Bear Republic Big Bear Stout ($5.00/glass $15.00/growler), Bell’s Amber Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Oskar Blues Old Chub ($5.00/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: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Blank Slate Fork in the Road ($10.99 64oz $5.50 32oz), Green Flash Imperial IPA ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), Saint Somewhere Athene Saison ($22.99 64oz $11.50 32oz), Goose Island Naughty Goose ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz), Against the Grain Hack Saaz ($14.99 64oz $7.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: BBC Anvil Steam Lager ($6.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($7.99), Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout ($7.99), Dogfish Head Burton Baton Oak Aged IPA ($21.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness Amber Lager ($7.99), Green Flash Extra Pale Ale ($7.99), Lore Girls Gone Mild Ale ($6.99), New Holland Oaked Mad Hatter ($10.99), Sixpoint Harbinger Saison ($8.99), Sixpoint Mad Scientist #8 Sour Ale ($14.99), Sixpoint Resin imperial IPA ($8.99), Stone Russian Imperial Stout ($11.99), Three Floyds Jinx Proof Pilsner ($9.99), Upland Komodo Dragonfly Black IPA ($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.

● 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. 7th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Brew Kettle Winter Warmer, Blank Slate Fume, Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout, Dogfish Head Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew and Victory Ranch Double IPA. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

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

Tastings and Growlers Report: January 11, 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.

● 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. The Baltic Porter will be tapped on Monday, January 7th. 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).

● As of December 29th, the growler station at Rivertown Brewing’s tasting room had their Roebling, Hop Baron, Blueberry, Hop Bomber, Famine, Winter, Dunkel, Unit 6, and a small batch Cincinnati Common (probably gone by now). Bottles of Death and Famine are also available at the Tap Room for $2.99 each. Growler fills are $7.99. If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra.

● At Rock Bottom Cincinnati, you can take home growlers of all their regular beers plus Mocha Imperial Stout ($65 for a growler), the Buffalo Gold (not the bourbon barrel version), Pumpkin Ale and Winter Tartan. 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: Covington – Sixpoint Spice of Life, Blank Slate India Amber, Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter, North Coast Scrimshaw, Left Hand Chainsaw Ale, Lore Brewing Galactic IPA, Anchor Porter and Great Lakes Blackout Stout. Crescent Springs – Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Arcadia Sky High Rye, Oskar Blues Old Chub and Dogfish Head Chicory Stout.

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

● As of January 4th, the growler station at DEP’s in Covington has Upland Double Dragonfly ($8.99), Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter ($8.99), Oskar Blues Mama’s Yela Pils ($5.99), Oskar Blues G’Knight ($10.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Ryesing Up ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume ($8.99), Oskar Blues TenFidy ($14.99), Bell’s Oberon ($5.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel aged Barleywine ($18.99), Abita Christmas Ale ($5.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRR winter seasonal ($16.99), Cumberland Pumkin ($3.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), Lore Derby Brown Ale ($3.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), Stone Oaked Bastard ($11.99), Bell’s Christmas ($10.99), Southern Tier 2XStou ($12.99) and Thirsty Dog 12 dogs of Christmas ($10.99). 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 New Holland Hopivore APA, Sam Adams Merry Mischief Gingerbread Stout, Brooklyn There Will Be Black IPA and Avery Old Jubilation “Ho-Ho Whoa”.

● The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has 21st Amendment “Sneak Attack” Saison ($5.00/glass $15/ growler), Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Ballast Point “Victory at Sea” ($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: Beer Here SoD ($20.99 64oz $10.50 32oz), Sam Adams Blueberry Hill ($15.99 64oz $8.00 32oz), Green Flash Imperial IPA ($16.99 64oz $8.50 32oz), Saint Somewhere Athene Saison
($22.99 64oz $11.50 32oz), Goose Island Naughty Goose ($11.99 64oz $6.00 32oz), Against the Grain Hack Saaz ($18.99 64oz $9.50 32oz) and Widmer Milk Stout ($12.99 64oz $6.50 32oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the growler station at Party Town in Florence: Alltech KY Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), BBC Anvil Steam Lager ($6.99), Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout ($7.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Dogfish Head Burton Baton Oak Aged IPA ($21.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Blackout Imperial Stout ($11.99), Green Flash Extra Pale Ale ($7.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), Sixpoint Resin IPA ($8.99), Stone Russian Imperial Stout ($11.99), Three Floyds Alpha King Pale Ale ($8.99), Three Floyds Jinx Proof Pilsner ($9.99), Upland Komodo Dragonfly Black IPA ($9.99), Upland Winter Warmer Barleywine ($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.

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

● Valley Wine & Spirits has 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. 7th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale, Brew Kettle Winter Warmer, Blank Slate Fume, Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout, Dogfish Head Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew and Victory Ranch Double IPA. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

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

Tastings and Growlers Report: 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.

Growlers and Tastings Report: July 13, 2012

● Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Three Floyds Apocalypse Cow, Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Blank Slate Summer Wheat Ale, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout, Fat Heads Sorcerer, 21st Amendment Back In Black, Konig Ludwig Weisbier and Great Lakes Wright Pils.

● Valley Wine & Spirits has 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, Summit Saga IPA, Widmer Citra Blonde and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be sampling new arrivals including the much anticipated Rogue/Voodoo Doughnut Maple Bacon Brown Ale. 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: Arcadia B-Craft black double IPA ($8.99), Arcadia Sky High Rye ($8.99), Breckenridge Imperial 72 Stout ($11.99), Brooklyn Gold Standard Kellerbier ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Cumberland IPA ($6.99), Founders Centennial ($9.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black IPA ($12.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($12.99), New Holland White Hatter Wit Style IPA ($12.99), Rivertown Jenneke ($8.99), Rivertown War Smoked Irish Red Ale ($15.99), Sam Adams Summer Ale ($7.99), Sixpoint Resin IPA ($8.99), Shiner Ruby Red Bird ($6.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee ($15.99), Stone Arrogant Bastard American Strong Ale ($10.99) and Woodchuck Summer ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

● On the growler station at Party Source in Bellevue: Breckenridge Imperial 72 ($15.99 64oz and $9.00 32oz), Bell’s Oberon ($8.99 64oz and $4.50 32oz), Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA ($18.99 64oz and $8.50 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.

● UPDATED – The growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Southern Tier Mokah Stout ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Rodenbach Grand Cru ($7.00/glass $22.00/growler), Brew Kettle Erie Gold ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Southern Tier 422 Pale Wheat Ale ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a 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.

● 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.

Growlers and Tastings Report: July 6, 2012

● NEW GROWLER STATION LISTING: Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot (8315 Beechmont Ave., Anderson, OH) has Abita Amber, Palm Grand Cru, North Coast Pranqster, Laughing Dog Dogfather, Dogfish Head Festine Peche, 21st Amendment Farmhouse Saison, North Peak Nomad Hard Cider and Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA. [Thanks to Kevin for sending this information to us!]

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be celebrating all things hoppy with another edition of HOPS OF DOOOOOOOM! The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Against the Grain Tickle The Tuba California Common Ale ($6.99), Arcadia B-Craft ($8.99), Avery 19th Anniversary Belgian Tripel ($10.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Stout ($10.99), Brooklyn Gold Standard Kellerbier ($6.99), Brooklyn Mary’s Maple Porter ($6.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($7.99), Great Lakes The Wright Pils ($7.99), Harpoon Rye Pale Ale ($7.99), Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($6.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($12.99), New Holland Oak Aged Hatter ($12.99), New Holland Rye Hatter Rye PA ($12.99), Sam Adam Summer Ale ($7.99), Sixpoint Bengali Tiger ($9.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Shiner Ruby Red Bird ($6.99) and Stone Arrogant Bastard ($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), Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA ($18.99 64oz and $8.50 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.

● UPDATED (7/6 PM): 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. In addition, they will be adding four more taps some time soon.

● 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 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 June 29th, the growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Great Lakes The Wright Pils ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), The Brew Kettle Erie Gold ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and The Brew Kettle 4C ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● 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 26th, Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are 21st Amendment Spring Saison, Dogfish Head Festina Peche, Wolaver’s Wildflower Wheat, Victory Summer Love Ale, North Peak Nomad Dry Hard Cider and Smuttynose Vunderbar Pilsner. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

● 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.