This Week in Beer: July 17 – 23, 2017

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled events and specials. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. Remember to check our Events Calendar throughout the week to see events that are added after our Monday morning publication time.

Tuesday, July 18th from 7:00-10 pm – New Belgium Taco Tuesday & Open Jam at Calle Cantina

Wednesday, July 19th-Tuesday, August 1st – MadTree Brewing Hump Day Hops at Dickmann’s Sports Cafe

Wednesday, July 19th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Brewing Heritage Trail Crowdfunding Launch Event at Christian Moerlein Malt House

Wednesday, July 19th at 6:30 pm – Braxton Trivia Night and Tap Takeover at The Gruff

Wednesday, July 19th at 8:00 pm – Dale’s Pale Ale 16oz. CAN Sessions at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits

Thursday, July 20th from 5:00-10:00 pm – New Holland Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, July 20th from 5:30-7:30 pm – Bell’s Brewery Tasting at Cappy’s Norwood

Thursday, July 20th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Municipal Brew Works Pint Night at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, July 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Lagunitas A Little Sumpin’ Extra Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, July 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Southern Tier Nu Skool Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, July 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Two Brothers Able Weiss Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, July 20th at 7:00 pm – Leinenkugel’s Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Thursday, July 20th at 7:00 pm – Braxton Pint Night at Longnecks (Wilder and Hebron)

Friday, July 21st at 5:00 pm – Local Friday Featuring Warped Wing at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Friday, July 21st from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Saturday, July 22nd at 10:00 am – Chillin’ Can Release at Streetside Brewery

Saturday, July 22nd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm – OHGG 3rd Annual Statewide Hop Yard Open House

Saturday, July 22nd at 5:00 pm – Bell’s Summer Essentials Patio Party at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

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Tastings and Tappings Report: Oct. 28, 2016

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

SPECIAL EVENTS

Ault Park – HallowEve Brew Bash tonight at 6:00 pm. Ten tastings included. Beers from Bad Tom Smith, Blank Slate, Braxton, Cellar Dweller, Dogberry, Fifty West, Ei8ht Ball, Listermann, MadTree, Moerlein, Old Firehouse, Rhinegeist, Streetside, Urban Artifact and Woodburn. Additional full pours for $5 each. Costumes are optional. Tickets are $25.00.

BB Riverboats – BB Riverboats Craft Beer Fest Saturday at 8:00 pm. Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Halloween party Saturday at 5:00 pm. Check out their Facebook event page for the taplist.

Moerlein Lager House – Funky Pumpkins and Fall Beers Oct. 28-30. From Facebook: “Moerlein Lager House in conjunction with the Art Academy of Cincinnati will have on display 15 carved pumpkins. PLUS, a special Fall beer menu. It’s the perfect way to get your Halloween chills and thrills. On Saturday, at 2 p.m., one of the artists will hold a session to show how to design and carve your own ‘funky pumpkin’ for Halloween. Featured drafts include: Moerlein T-Bird Harvest Ale, Moerlein Dry Hopped 5th & Vine, Moerlein Das Uber Fest Lager, Triple Digit Chickow, Fat Head’s Spooky Tooth, Two Brothers Atom Smasher, Southern Tier Warlock, Southern Tier Harvest ESB and Southern Tier Pumking, New Belgium Pumpkick. Featured bottles include: Ace Pumpkin Cider, Deschutes Sage Fright, B. Nectar Death Unicorn and Bruery Autumn Maple.”

— Brunch, Beers, & Breweries Sunday at 10:00 am. “Experience the taste of Christian Moerlein with this hands-on day of brunching, tasting, and touring. This event includes brunch at the Moerlein Lager House, two brewery tours of BOTH Christian Moerlein facilities, a quick history lesson about the brewing culture here in Cincinnati, and of course…beer! Join us as we take you along on the streetcar and guide you through it all. Prost! For tickets and more information visit our event site: https://www.eventcreate.com/brunch-beers-breweries *There are a limited amount of spots for this event.

BENGALS WATCHING

Christian Moerlein Malt House – Game Day Sunday with Kegs & Eggs. Starting at 9:00 am.

Paradise Brewing – Sunday at 9:30 am. Kegs & Eggs (and BACON!) before and during the Bengals game.

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Ballast Point tasting today from 4:00-7:00 pm.

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits – Rivertown beer tasting from 5:00-7:00 pm.

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring beers from MadTree at Fairfield and beers from Rhinegeist Brewing at Eastgate.

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they’re pouring from Rhinegeist. Beers include Mastodon, Bourbon Barrel Druncle, Sabertooth Tiger, an all new Experimental Double IPA and more. It’s $2.00 for the regular sample flights. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please.

TAPPINGS and RELEASES

Braxton Brewing – October Firkin Friday today at 5:30 pm. This month, it’s their Toaster Cinnamon Toast Crunch donut beer infused with pumpkin spice.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Cappy’s & Cavalier’s Cancer Crushing Creepy Craft Craze includes special tappings Oct. 28-30 with $1 from every pint and growler sold going to breast cancer research. Beers scheduled to be tapped include Schramms The Statement, Dogfish Head Raisin D’extra 2014, Dogfish Head Olde School 2013, Alltech Breakin’ The Law, Three Floyd’s Red Death, Three Floyd’s Floy Division, Stone XS IPA, Fat Head’s Barrel Aged Battle Axe, Fat Head’s Barrel Aged Spooky Tooth, Fat Head’s Zest For Breast, Fat Head’s Hop Stalker, Fat Head’s IBUsive, MadTree 2016 Barrel Aged Axis Mundi, MadTree 2015 Barrel Aged Coffee Vanilla Axis Mundi, Urban Artifact Tutti Fruity and Urban Artifact Blue Raspberry Raspberry Warhead.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Free bacon Friday at 5:00 pm. They are tapping Evil Twin Liquid Fudge.

Habits Cafe – The Great American Blonde Beer Launch (their first ever house beer brewed by Listermann Brewing) today at 7:00 pm.

The Lackman – Fear of the Dark featuring Evil Dead Red and Speedway Stout from AleSmith Brewing today starting at 4:00 pm.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: March 14 – 20, 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, March 14th at 4:00 pm – Two Brothers Brewing Happy Hour at Northside Yacht Club
Beers include Domaine Dupage, Cane & Ebel, Prairie Path and one more surprise tap.

Monday, March 14th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s TBA.

Wednesday, March 16th at 5:00 pm – Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Tapping at Buffalo Bob’s Mt. Zion
Cougar and Pure Fury will also be on tap.

Wednesday, March 16th at 6:00 pm – Jackie O’s Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
The cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. Please make reservations in advance by contacting Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com.

Thursday, March 17th – HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Thursday, March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day Pint Day at Hebron Brew Haus
Featuring Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale and Flying Dog Lucky S.O.B. Swag to give away throughout the day.

Thursday, March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Celtic music, Irish dinner and specials on Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale and Guinness Draft cans.

Thursday, March 17th at 9:00 am – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at O’Bryan’s Wine & Spirits
Featuring Listermann’s Shamrock Shake.

Thursday, March 17th at 10:00 am – Barrel Aged and Coffee Barrel Aged Shamrock Shake Bottle Release at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, March 17th at 12:00 pm – Firkin Madness at Braxton Brewing
Three “appropriately-themed” firkins for St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness.

Thursday, March 17th at 2:00 pm – Moerlein Third Wave IPA March Madness Watch Party at Shakey’s Pub and Grub

Thursday, March 17th at 4:00 pm – St. Paddy’s Day and Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits

Saturday, March 19th at 11:00 am – Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Brunch at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Beers include Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Bluegrass Sundown, a dark roasted coffee infused with Kentucky Bourbon and sugar. Pairing to be announced.

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Tastings and Tappings and FESTIVALS Report: Sept. 18, 2015

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

FESTIVALS

Fifty Fest – Saturday, Sept. 18th from noon to midnight at Fifty West. Check out their web site for more information.

Franztoberfest – This third annual event at Rhinegeist begins at noon on Saturday.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati – Today through Sunday. Check out this article from Jesse Folk at WCPO on the more than 100 beers available this year.

Überdrome – Runs Friday through Sunday at Schmidlapp event lawn adjacent to the Moerlein Lager House. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

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. The beers for this week’s tasting (9/18) are Two Brothers Atom Smasher, Shipyard Smashed Pumpkin, Great Divide Lasso and Great Lakes Nosferatu.

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring beers from Rhinegeist in Fairfield and Old Firehouse Brewery in Eastgate.

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week (9/11) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from Stone Brewing including Mutt Brown, Points Unknown (their Wicked Weed collaboration), Thunderstruck, Your Father Smelt of Elder Berries on draft as well as several bottles like IPA, Bourbon Barrel Arrogant Bastard, 2014 & 2015 IRS and more. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

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

TAPPINGS

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (9/11) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Ei8ht Ball Dalton’s Kriek. The cost is $8 for a thirteen ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: March 13, 2015

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

Don’t forget the All About Stout Fest tomorrow at Molly Malone’s Covington starting at 12:00 pm. More information available on our earlier post.

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. For this week’s tasting (3/14), it’s Two Brothers Monarch, Oskar Blues Pinner, Alltech KY Rye Barrel IPA and Revolution Galaxy Hero.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (3/14), it’s The Brew Kettle. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (3/14), it’s Left Hand. Pints are usually $3.

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week, it’s Country Boy. Beers include Rum Barrel Aged Black Porter, Sink Hole Stout (BBA Imperial Stout), Warehouse Experiment #2 (BA Pale Ale), Heart of Dankness (Black IPA), D9nasty Double IPA and more. Cost is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

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

TAPPINGS

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (3/13) is Free Bacon Night and they will tapping Christian Moerlein Eleven / 162.

– Tomorrow (Saturday, 3/14) their Saturday infusion is Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout run through raspberries.

– For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (3/16), there’s actually four beers from MadTree and they’re all barrel aged: BA Axis Mundi, BA AXIS Mundi with coffee and vanilla, BA Happy Amber and Ye Olde Battering Ram Black Barleywine. Cost varies for a 10 ounce snifter.

Wild Mike’s Shady Lane – Tapping Fat Head’s Hop Ju Ju and Ballast Point Victory at Sea on Saturday (3/14) at 5:00 pm.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

This Week in Beer: Jan. 26 – Feb. 1, 2015

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Monday, Jan. 26th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 26th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 26th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Jan. 26th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Mikkeller Big Worster. Cost is $10 a snifter.

Monday, Jan. 26th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Jan. 27th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Jan. 27th from 6:00-10:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at Halfcut

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, Jan. 27th at 6:30 pm – MadTree Beer and Pizza Pairings at Aponte’s Pizza (Mason)
Cost is $28 per person. That includes: chicken wings (mild Buffalo sauce and spicy garlic), Aponte’s house salad with a pizza flight of 3-Way Chili Pizza, Chicken Piccata Pizza, The Tony, 4 Cheese Pizza plus Gnarly Brown Cheesecake for dessert. MadTree beers include Lift, Happy Amber, PsycHOPathy and Gnarly Brown. For reservations, call 513-336-7400.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their Stout and Porter Fest.

Wednesday, Jan. 28th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Gluten-free tasting including Two Brothers Artisan Brewing Prairie Path Golden Ale, Wyder’s Hard Cider Reposado, B. Nectar Cider Zombie Killer, Crafted Artisan Meadery Vanilla Cinnamon Mead and Dansk Mjod Viking Blod.

UPDATEWednesday, Jan. 28th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Braunbier.

Thursday, Jan. 29th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Jan. 29th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Jan. 29th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

UPDATEThursday, Jan. 29th at 5:00 pm – Sparrow Dubbel Tapping at Listermann Brewing
From Facebook: “Special keg tapping this Thursday to honor a fallen member of Bloatarian Brewing League, Kevin Spatz. Sparrow is a Belgian Dubbel, one of Kevin’s favorite styles. Spatz in German means Sparrow. Beer taps at 5 pm.”

Thursday, Jan. 29th 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 Happy Ending, Glendale – Left Hand Milk Stout and Hyde Park – Rhinegeist Knucklehead.

Friday, Jan. 30th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, Jan. 30th at 5:30 pm – Free Bacon Night at Ei8ht Ball
Plus three beers from Rhinegeist on draft: Ink, Café Ink and Knucklehead.

Friday, Jan. 30th 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, Jan. 30th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, Jan. 31st – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)
We just learned that Louie’s has closed.

Saturday, Jan. 31st starting at 12:00 pm – Winter Bonanza 2 at MadTree Brewing
32 beers from MadTree; 14 more beers from the likes of Bad Tom, Blank Slate, Fifty West, Old Firehouse, Warped Wing, Yellow Springs, Fat Head’s, West Sixth, Land-Grant, Jackie O’s, Seventh Son, Fifth Street, Columbus Brewing and Hoppin’ Frog; 6 bands and 4 food trucks. Now, that’s a bonanza. More information available on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Jan. 31st from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Jan. 31st at 6:30 pm – Beefsteak Club Dinner
This year’s dinner will be held on the third floor of the historic Hudepohl Brewery bottling building, located on East McMicken in Over-the-Rhine. Tickets are $50.00 and all proceeds go to supporting Bockfest and the Bockfest Parade. Price includes live music, tours of the building, special giveaways, food from Arnold’s Bar and Grill and beer from Christian Moerlein Brewing. To purchase your tickets, go to http://www.bockfest.com/bockfest-beefsteak-club-dinner/

Tastings and Tappings Report: Oct. 31, 2014

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. For this week’s tasting (10/31), the beers are North Coast Scrimshaw Pilsner, Rivertown Roebling Porter, New Holland The Poet Oatmeal Stout and Two Brothers Heavy Handed: Centennial.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/31), it’s beers from Kona Brewing. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/31), it’s Halloween beers. Pints are usually $3.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights usually features six to eight beers each week and goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/31), the beers are TBA. The cost for the regular sample flights is $2.00.

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

TAPPINGS

SweetWater Brewing – Remember to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for all of the SweetWater events going on this weekend. All SweetWater events will be marked in blue.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (11/3), Ei8ht Ball will have De Struise XXX Rye Triple (Bourbon) and Struise Sint Amatus 12.

REMINDER

● Lots of other great weekend events coming this weekend including the Inaugural Hopgeist at Rhinegeist and the Great Ohio Brew and ‘Que at Fifty West on Saturday.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Tastings and Tappings Report: Oct. 24, 2014

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SPECIAL EVENT

Halfcut – Today (Friday) from 5:00 to 10:00 pm, Halfcut will be donating $1 of every Fifty West pint, growler and bottle sold to support the family of Allen White. Allen was a cook at 50 West who recently passed away and his family could use some help right now.

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. For this week’s tasting (10/24), the beers are Harpoon UFO Pumpkin, New Belgium 1554, Two Brothers Heavy Handed and Stone Enjoy By 10.31.14.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/17), it’s beers from SweetWater Brewing. Pints are usually $3 (occasionally $4 or $5).

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/17), it’s beers from Rogue Ales. Pints are usually $3.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights usually features six to eight beers each week and goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/24), the beers are TBA. The cost for the regular sample flights is $2.00.

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

TAPPINGS

SweetWater Brewing – Remember to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for all of the SweetWater events going on this weekend besides the one listed above. All SweetWater events will be marked in blue.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (10/27), Ei8ht Ball will have several offerings from MadTree including Citra High, Hunt for Cheery October and Bourbon Barrel Aged Axis Mundi.

REMINDER

● Lots of other great weekend events coming this weekend including Ei8ht Ball’s Fight Like a Girl tapping on Saturday.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

This Week in Beer: August 11 – 17, 2014

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Monday, August 11th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, August 11th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square
This week, it’s Two Brothers Bitter End with Citra Hops, Oranges and Lemon.

Monday, August 11th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 11th at 5:00 pm – SweetWater Hoperatives Happy Hour at Hebron Brew Haus
See our earlier post for more information.

Monday, August 11th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s the Listermann/MadTree MadMann blackberry gose.

Monday, August 11th at 6:00 pm – Seasonal Tapping: La Grange at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 11th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, August 12th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, August 12th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, August 12th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 12th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square
This week, it’s Stone Sprocket Bier with Coffee and Oak Chips.

Tuesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, August 12th at 6:00 pm – Founders Taste Takeover at Halfcut
On draft: All Day IPA, Double Trouble, Rubaeus, Imperial Stout. In bottles: Kentucky Breakfast Stout and Dissenter.

Wednesday, August 13th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, August 13th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, August 13th from 3:00 to 7:00 pm – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Brewery tour with brewmaster Gerry plus tasters of their most recently tapped beers.

Wednesday, August 13th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm – Crabbie’s Spiced Orange Event at Kaze
“Kaze will feature Crabbie’s cocktails for $5 including the Tokio: vodka, elderflower, lemon and Crabbie’s Original and the Ky: bourbon, apple sake, lemon and Crabbie’s Original. For the evening, Kaze will also create a special Crabbie’s ginger sushi roll.”

UPDATE Wednesday, August 13th at 4:00 pm – Two Bottle Releases at Fifty West
See our post for more information.

Wednesday, August 13th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

UPDATE Wednesday, August 13th at 6:00 pm – King Swanky Tapping at Listermann’s
See our post for more information.

Wednesday, August 13th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm – Great Lakes Tasting at DEP’s Fort Thomas
Cost is $5.00 per person. Email Gina@depsfinewine.com for reservations.

Wednesday, August 13th starting at 8:00 pm – Crabbie’s Night at Japp’s
Crabbie’s Original and Spiced Orange over ice with a slice for $5.00 and a special Crabbie’s cocktail for $7.00. Blue Wisp Big Band plays starting at 8:30 pm.

Thursday, August 14th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, August 14th at 11:00 am – Beer Lunch with New Belgium Brewing at Moerlein Lager House
Three courses paired with New Belgium beers. Brewer Jamie Mastin in attendance. E-mail PrivateDining@moerleinlh.com for reservations.

Thursday, August 14th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton
This week, it’s Stone Go To IPA.

UPDATE Thursday, August 13th at 6:00 pm – Corporal Khaos Tapping at Cellar Dweller
See our post for more information.

Thursday, August 14th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Saison beers from Blaugies/Hill Farmstead, Prairie, New Holland, Dupont, Stillwater and Fantome
Burger: Surf & Turf
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, August 14th 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 – Fullers Bengal Lancer & Upland Butterfly, Glendale – Sierra Nevada Summerfest and Hyde Park – Fullers Bengal Lancer & Upland Butterfly.

Thursday, August 14th at 7:00 pm – Arcadia Brewing Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
See our earlier post for more information and to enter to win two passes to this beer dinner!

Friday, August 15th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 15th 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, August 15th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 15th and Saturday, August 16th – Columbus Summer Beerfest
If you are looking for a weekend getaway, check out the Columbus Summer Beerfest at the LC Pavilion. To purchase tickets and more information, go to http://www.columbusbeerfest.com/

Saturday, August 16th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, August 16th 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: July 14 – 20, 2014

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

UPDATE Monday, July 14th – Randall Monday at The Brass Tap
It’s Dogfish Head Festina Peche with peaches and raspberries in the Randall.

Monday, July 14th – 25% off Four Featured Growlers at HalfCut

Monday, July 14th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, July 14th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, July 14th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, July 14th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, July 14th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, July 15th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, July 15th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, July 15th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, July 15th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

UPDATE Wednesday, July 16th – Growler Deals at The Brass Tap
Two Brothers Bitter End and Victory Hop Ticket #1 – $6.00 for a 32oz grumbler or $11 for a 64oz growler (while they last).

Thursday, July 17th – Local Pints for $3.99 All Day at Buckhead Mountain Grill
Beers include Mt. Carmel Amber Ale, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Rivertown Dunkel, Rivertown Hop Bomber, and MadTree Lift.

Wednesday, July 16th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, July 16th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, July 16th at 9:00 pm – We CAN Do It Wednesdays at Keystone Clifton
$3 select craft cans including Rhinegeist Truth, Uinta Brewing Hopnotch IPA and Strongbow Cider.

Thursday, July 17th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, July 17th – Pint Night at Buckhead Mountain Grill
This week, it’s Angry Orchard.

Thursday, July 17th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, July 17th at 5:00 pm – Ale Smith Draft Debut at Market Wines
This San Diego brewery is new to the area and Market Wines will be pouring Ale Smith IPA, Ale Smith Old Numskull and Ale Smith Speedway Stout in addition to beers from other San Diego breweries like Green Flash, Ballast Point and Coronado. Cuban Pete Sandwiches will also be available.

Thursday, July 17th from 5:00 to 11:00 pm – Thirsty Thursday at Kingsgate Marriott at UC
Cost is $12 per person and includes four 5-oz beers and four dishes.

Thursday, July 17th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, Evil Twin Falco IPA, Three Floyds Zombie Dust and Founders Dirty Bastard
Burger: Black and Bleu
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, July 17th 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 – Stone Go To IPA, Glendale – Southern Tier and Hyde Park – Erie Railbender.

Thursday, July 17th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Lost Coast Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers will include Tangerine Wheat, Great White and Indica IPA. The food pairings are Goetta stuffed jalapenos with Swiss cheese drizzle, “The Tommy”sandwich (choice Black Angus roast beef with tomato, onion, melted imported Swiss cheese and Izzy’s special dressing on white toast), a potato pancake and citrus infused rice pudding. The cost is $25 per person and includes a beer glass. For reservations, call (859) 331-4999 or email jjbent@izzys.com

Friday, July 18th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, July 18th 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, July 18th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, July 19th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.