This Week in Beer: December 12 – 18, 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. Most events for the weekend will be on our Friday Tastings and Tappings Report post.

Monday, Dec. 12th starting at 12:00 pm – Twelve Beers of Christmas at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
From Facebook: “Starting on 12/12/16 at noon and for the next 12 days we are tapping some rare kegs and getting all festive and stuff, so come check it out. Here is a list of beers that will be tapped in no particular order (order coming soon): St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Lervig Jack Daniels Barrel-Aged Barleywine, Braxton Snow Shovel Rum Winter Warmer, Mikkeller/Three Floyds Bla Spogelse Blueberry Lambic, Three Floyds Sabertooth Berzerker, Stone Bigger Longer Uncut, Tilquin Gueuze, Prairie Xmas Bomb!, Prairie Paradise, The Bruery 9 Ladies Dancing, Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett and Goose Island Bourbon County Stout.” They will also be tapping their own Home Alone Chocolate Milk Stout at 6:00 pm this Monday.

Monday, Dec. 12th at 6:00 pm – BREW 100 Sanuk Tapping at Urban Artifact
The fourth beer designed by students in Cincinnati State’s Introduction to Craft Beer class, BREW 100 Sanuk is a carmelized pineapple Kölsch with jasmine. Sanuk is the Thai word for fun.

Tuesday, Dec. 13th starting at 6:00 pm – Ol’ Pee Paw’s Farmhouse Ale Tappening at Rivertown Brewing

Wednesday, Dec. 14th at 6:00 pm – Breckenridge Snowboard Giveaway at The Casual Pint – Oakley

Wednesday, Dec. 14th at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Commonwealth Bistro
Four courses and 5 beers for $50. Call 859-916-6719 or email hello@commonwealthbistro.com to reserve your seat.

Wednesday, Dec. 14th starting at 6:00 pm – Import Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Riegele Privat, La Trappe Witte Trappist, N’ice Chouffe, Unibroue Tout le Monde (Megadeath collaboration), and Unibroue La Fin du Monde (draft).

Wednesday, Dec. 14th starting at 6:00 pm – Import Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, Dec. 14th at 6:30 pm – Three Year Anniversary Celebration of Girls Pint Out at Crafts and Vines (Covington)
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Wednesday, Dec. 14th at 8:00 pm – Black Wednesday at Wiseguy Lounge (Covington)
They will be tapping two kegs of Goose Island’s Bourbon County Stout. One of which has been aging in their caller for a year. Cost is $17 for a vertical tasting.

Thursday, Dec. 15th – Christian Moerlein Pint Night at The Casual Pint – Oakley
The featured beer is their Shiver Chai Spiced Porter.

Thursday, Dec. 15th at 5:00 pm – Barrel Aged Great Lakes Christmas Ale Tapping at Molly Malone’s Covington
According to their Facebook page, “here also will be the Christmas Ale, Blackout Stout and Elliot Ness Lager on tap!! Swag and prizes will be available and we might even get a Santa Claus sighting before its all said and done.”

Thursday, Dec. 15th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Hoof Hearted Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Beers include I Only Smoke After Sex, ISO: Chuck Biscuits FT: Simcoe, Drownin in the Drzmz, Belloq, Joe Lies When He Cries, Zipper Ripper, Did We Just Become Best Friends, and Unglaublich!

Thursday, Dec. 15th at 6:00-9:00 pm – The Bruery Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge
Beers include Hottenroth, Mischief, Beret, Rueuze, and Poterie. Taste all five for $15. Pizza from Donatos included.

Thursday, Dec. 15th at 6:00-9:00 pm – A Beer Geek’s Guide to High Alcohol Beers at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, Dec. 15th 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 – West Sixth Christmas Ale, Glendale – West Sixth & Breckenridge Christmas Ale and Hyde Park – West Sixth Christmas Ale.

Thursday, Dec. 15th at 7:00 pm – Braxton Pint Night and Beat The Brewer Escape Room Challenge at Hebron Brew Haus
From Facebook: “Join us for a fun night of Braxton brew tapping and Locked Escape Games Beat the Brewer Challenge. Can you escape the room faster than Team Braxton? We shall see. Bookings will fill quickly so don’t wait to book your team or join an existing group.”

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This Week in Beer: May 4 – 10, 2015

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. Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, May 4th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, May 4th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, May 4th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, May 4th – May Beer of the Month Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Repeater IV and it benefits the Reds Community Fund.

Monday, May 4th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, May 5th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, May 5th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, May 5th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, May 5th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, May 5th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, May 5th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, May 5th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, May 6th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, May 6th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, May 6th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, May 6th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, May 7th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, May 7th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, May 7th – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, May 7th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, May 7th at 5:00 pm – West Sixth Pay It Forward Event at Neons
Beers include West Sixth IPA, Amber Ale, Belgian Blonde, Heller Heaven Double IPA and West Sixth Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter in cans. At 6:00pm, Molly Wellmann and West Sixth will present a check to the Peaslee Early Learning Center in OTR.

Thursday, May 7th at 6:00 pm – Cincinnati Film Festival Official Brew Tapping at Rivertown
$1 from every pint of this saison goes to supporting CFF. You can meet local filmmakers, actors and fellow film fans. They will also be running past winning films from the 48 Hour Film Project.

Thursday, May 7th 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 – Unibroue Blanche de Chambly, Glendale – West Sixth Lemon Grass and Hyde Park – TBA.

Friday, May 8th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, May 8th 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, May 8th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, May 9th at 12:30 pm – Christian Moerlein Birthday Bash at Mecklenburg Gardens
Enjoy presentations on the life of Christian Moerlein, a pig roast starting at 12:30 pm, and a Moerlein Tap Takeover and can features with $5 Moerlein drafts and $4 Moerlein cans all day.

Saturday, May 9th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Tastings and Tappings Report: April 24, 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.

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 (4/24), it’s Fat Head’s Bumble Berry, Boulevard 80 Acre, Breckenridge Breck IPA and Stone Cali-Belgique IPA.

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

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (4/17), it’s Great Lakes. 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 (4/24), the draft by the glass options are TBA. The tastings flight are TBA. 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 delicious bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.

TAPPINGS

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (4/24) is Free Bacon Night. They are also tapping TBA

– For Saturday’s Randall Saturday, it’s TBA.

– For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (4/27), it’s TBA

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

This Week in Beer: April 20 – 26, 2015

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. Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, April 20th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 20th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 20th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, April 20th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, April 20th from 5:00-7:30 pm – Founders Blushing Monk and KBS Tapping at Market Wines
Beers include – On draft: KBS, Blushing Monk, All Day IPA, Red’s Rye, Old Curmudgeon and Porter plus a limited number of Blushing Monk and KBS Bottles.

Monday, April 20th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, April 21st – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, April 21st – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, April 21st – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 21st – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, April 21st from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, April 22nd – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, April 22nd – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 22nd – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s their Hop Fest.

Wednesday, April 22nd from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Ballast Point Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Grapefruit Sculpin IPA, Big Eye IPA, Fathom India Pale Lager, Indra Kunindra and Victory at Sea.

Wednesday, April 22nd at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House/font>
Menu: Reception- Truth IPA; Hustle Rye Pale Ale paired with Peppercorn Crusted Filet Medallion, Stroganoff Ravioli, Herb Creme Fraiche and Enoki Mushroom; Equinox Single Hop Pale Ale paired with Grilled Lamb Rack, Grapefruit Honey, Israeli Salad and Equinox Jelly; Gramps American Barley Wine paired with Jerk Shrimp Skewer, Maple Lemongrass Slaw, Mojito Oil, Calabaza Rice and Goat Cheese; Mastodon Belgian Dark Ale paired with Moroccan Chicken Sope, Harissa Spiced Plantain Puree, Apricot Cilantro Sauce and Feta Cheese; Cafe Ink Imperial Stout paired with Tirimisu Bread Pudding, Espresso Caramel Sauce and Cocoa Coffee Beans. The cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. To make your reservations, contact Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com.

Thursday, April 23rd – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 23rd – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 23rd – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, April 23rd – 499th Anniversary of the Bavarian Purity Law at Hofbräuhaus Newport
$4.99 half liters all day

Thursday, April 23rd from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, April 23rd 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 – New Belgium Fat Tire, Glendale – Southern Tier and Hyde Park – Sixpoint Crisp.

Thursday, April 23rd at 8:00 pm – Unibroue Tap Takeover with Music at The Drinkery
Beers include Ephemere Apple, Emphemere Cranberry, Raftman, Terrible, La Fin Du Monde and Blanche De Chambly.

Friday, April 24th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 24th starting at 5:00 pm – Cincinnati Craft Brewers Starkbierfest at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event for more information.

Friday, April 24th 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, April 24th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, April 25th starting at 12:00 pm – Cincinnati Craft Brewers Starkbierfest at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event for more information.

Saturday, April 25th at 4:00pm – Westwood Works Pop-Up Beer Garden at St James Episcopal Church (3207 Montana Ave)
From their Facebook event page: “MadTree Brewing will be on hand to serve their beers. Wake and Bake Breakfast food truck and Dean’s Hops and Vines will serve food and non-alcoholic beverage options.”

Saturday, April 25th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Tastings and Tappings Report: Jan. 23, 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.

SPECIAL EVENT

● Jefferson Social will be hosting the Eric Sierra Benefit and Rhinegeist S23 Tapping Sunday, January 25th from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. For more information, check out the 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. For this week’s tasting (1/23), it’s the Cincinnati Beer Week Collaborative Black Tart, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Revolution A Little Crazy and Fat Head’s Sunshine Daydream.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (1/23), it’s Boulevard. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (1/23), it’s Southern Tier. 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 – No Friday Night Flights until February 6th.

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

Blank Slate Brewing – Tapping their Bonbonerie Opera Cream Coffee Stout tonight (1/23) at 5:00 pm with free samples and cake. Ron’s BBQ available at 7:00 p.m

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (1/23) is Free Bacon Night and they will tapping Rivertown Death and Avery Maharaja.

– Tomorrow (Saturday, 1/14), they are doing Saturday infusion: Unibroue La Fin Du Monde run through a Randall of crushed ginger and peaches. The cost is $8 for a 13 ounce Tulip.

– For next week’s Rare Keg Monday (1/26), Ei8ht Ball will have Mikkeller Big Worster. The cost is $10 a snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Tastings and Tappings Report: August 8, 2014

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Don’t forget we will be hosting a SweetWater Tap Takeover at Hebron Brew Haus on Monday, August 11th starting at 5:00 pm. See our earlier post for more information or Hebron Brew Haus event page on Facebook.

TASTINGS

DEP’S in Fort Thomas will be hosting a Stone tasting on Saturday, August 9th from 12:00 to 2:00 pm at their tasting bar. Beers will include RuinTen and Collective Distortion.

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 (8/8), the beers are Fat Head’s Bumble Berry Honey Blueberry Ale, Unibroue Raftman, North Coast Le Merle and Great Lakes Spacewalker American Belgo.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (8/8), the beers are Christian Moerlein. 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 (8/8), the beers are from Stone Brewing. 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 (8/8), the beers are all imports including some Belgian beer from their cellar. The regular tasting is $2.00. Half pint pours of any one of the sampled beers will be available for $3.00.

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

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – For next week’s Rare Keg Monday, they will be tapping Listermann’s and MadTree MadMann Blackberry Gose.

REMINDER

● Lots of other great weekend events coming this weekend. More information for all of them in our This Week in Beer post.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

This Week in Beer: February 17 – 23, 2014

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

Monday, Feb. 17th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Feb. 17th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Feb. 17th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, Feb. 17th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Feb. 17th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week’s beer is Cigar City’s Tropical Triple (collaboration with Belgian brewery De Proef).

Monday, Feb. 17th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Feb. 18th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Feb. 18th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Feb. 18th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Tuesday, Feb. 18th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s

Wednesday, Feb. 19th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, Feb. 19th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, Feb. 19th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, Feb. 20th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Short Vine

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 5:00 pm – 5th Annual Belgian Fest at UC’s Catskeller
Beers include Epic Brainless on Peaches, St Bernardus Abt 12, Weyerbacher Merry Monks, Unibroue Trois Pistoles, Brasserie d’Achouffe La Chouffe, Great Divide Orabelle, Rodenbach Classic Rodenbach and New Belgium Snapshot.

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Sam Adams Rebel IPA, Glendale – Listernmann’s 562 Lateral and Hyde Park – Dogfish Head Piercing Pils.

Thursday, Feb. 20th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Feb. 21st – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

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

Saturday, Feb. 22nd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, Feb. 22nd at 6:00pm – Cellar Dweller Brewing Two Year Anniversary Party
Happy hour pricing on all beers and a few special beers will be tapped. They will also have an all you can eat buffet of burgers, brats, metts and more available.

Tastings and Growlers Report: September 6, 2013

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

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Everything’s d’ VineThis week’s beers (9/6) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA and Jolly Pumpkin Maracaibo Especial. Canceled due to a family emergency.

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 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 (9/6) are from Great Lakes, Upland, Avery and more. Featured pint is actually an assortment of draft beers from past Friday Night Flights like Bo & Luke, Bolt Cutter, and Morning Wood.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of August 30th) have Coffee Porter, 5th & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, Over-the-Rhine Ale, Se7en Hefeweizen, Lager House Helles, Northern Liberties IPA, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudy Classic Porter and Hudy Oktoberfest Bier. $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 August 29th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care (last keg), Jungle Honey Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat Pre-Pro Lager Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills) and Intergalactic IPA (Made with Nelson and dry hopped with an enormous amount of Australian Galaxy) taps TODAY! 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 30th) has Base Porter on Cask, Pumpkin Ale, Lawn Conqueror Imperial Pilsner, Lil’ SIPA, Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Blueberry Lager, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Baron DIPA, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Dunkel Lager, Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter and Punk Funk sour tap. 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.

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 14th) has Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale 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. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

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. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of 8/11/13): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

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 Sept. 4th) has Abita Starwator Strawberry Double Lager ($9.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), Mt. Carmel Harvest Ale ($8.99), Stone Levitation Ale ($10.99), Anderson Valley El Steinber Dark Lager ($9.99), Highland Razor Wit ($9.99), Highland Oatmeal Porter ($6.99) and Double Barrel Brother Clement Belgian Ale ($9.99).

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 – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager, Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Sept. 5th) has Brooklyn Scorcher, New Holland Michigan Hatter APA, West 6th IPA, New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Left Hand Good JuJu, New Holland White Hatter, Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Market Wines (as of Sept. 5th) has Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Bell’s Best Brown Ale, Bell’s Hop Solution, Bell’s Quinannan Falls Lager, Bell’s Le Contrebassiste and Victory Ranch DIPA. They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. 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 Sept. 5th) has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Green Flash Saison Diego ($19.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Stiegl Lemon Radler ($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sweetwater 420 ($8.99), Goose Island Oktoberfest ($11.99), Stone Ruination IPA ($20.99) and Brooklyn Summer ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Sept. 5th) has Abita Mayhawk ($9.99), Against The Grain Ancient Rye-ts ($7.99), Cigar City/De Prouf Brewerij Tropical Triple ($28.99), Country Boy Cougar Bait Blonde Ale ($7.99),
Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($21.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($14.99), Great Lakes Imperial Smoked Porter ($14.99), Green Flash Citra Session ($9.99), Hoppin’ Frog Crown Royal barrel aged B.O.R.I.S ($43.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black India Pale Ale ($10.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk Stout ($12.99), North Coast Class of ’88 Barley wine ($23.99), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Black IPA ($12.99), Smuttynose Summer Hefe ($7.99), Stone Oak aged Arrogant B@st@rd American Strong Ale ($12.99), Sweetwater 420 pale ale ($6.99) and Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($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.

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 Sept. 5th) has Southern Tier Crème Brulee, Southern Tier Unearthly, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin, Red Hook ESB, Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Mission IPA.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of August 6th) are Elevator Mogabi Hoppy Wheat, Highland Razor Wit, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Triple Digit Chickow!, Dogfish Head Burton Baton and one empty tap. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff and Stephen DelVecchio 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: August 30, 2013

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

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

UPDATECountry Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson will be doing a Weyerbacher tasting on Friday (Last Chance IPA, Merry Monk Belgian Style Tripel, Blithering Idiot Barleywine and Imperial Pumpkin Ale) and a Great Lakes tasting on Saturday (Oktoberfest, Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA, Dortmunder Gold Lager, Elliot Ness Amber Lager, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter and Burning River Pale Ale).

Everything’s d’ Vine – This week’s beers (8/30) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde (draft), Stone Levitation (draft), Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA (draft) and Widmer Brothers Reserve Imperial Russian Raspberry Stout.

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 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 (8/30) are from Anchor Brewing Co., Dogfish Head and more. The featured pint is Goose Island Matilda Lambicus. It’s $5.00 a pint and that includes a free Goose Island pint glass with every pint pour.

Rhinegeist Brewery is having their Monogamy: Mosaic & Bravo tapping Friday, August 29th at 4:00 pm. These are their first Monogamy series beers – “the same exact brew (same malts, same amounts, same timing on hop additions & dry hops) with the single difference being the varietal of hop used in each batch.” As you can guess, the Mosaic version uses Mosaic hops and the Bravo version uses Bravo hops.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

UPDATEChristian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of August 30th) have Coffee Porter, 5th & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, Over-the-Rhine Ale, Se7en Hefeweizen, Lager House Helles, Northern Liberties IPA, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudy Classic Porter and Hudy Oktoberfest Bier. $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 August 29th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care (last keg), Jungle Honey Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat Pre-Pro Lager Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills) and Intergalactic IPA (Made with Nelson and dry hopped with an enormous amount of Australian Galaxy) taps TODAY! 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.

UPDATERivertown Brewing (as of August 30th) has Base Porter on Cask, Pumpkin Ale, Lawn Conqueror Imperial Pilsner, Lil’ SIPA, Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Blueberry Lager, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Baron DIPA, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Dunkel Lager, Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter and Punk Funk sour tap. 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.

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 14th) has Barbarossa, Helles Golden Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Ale 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. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

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. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of 8/11/13): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

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 August 26th) has Abita Starwator Strawberry Double Lager ($9.99), Uinta Cockeyed cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), MadTree Happy Amber ($9.99), Stone Levitation Ale ($10.99), Anderson Valley El Steinber Dark Lager ($9.99), Highland Razor Wit ($9.99), Cismontane Black’s Dawn Imperial Stout ($13.99) and Double Barrel Brother Clement Belgian Ale ($9.99).

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 – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager, Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of August 29th) has Brooklyn Scorcher, New Holland Michigan Hatter APA, Abita Jockamo, West 6th IPA,Great Lakes White, Left Hand Good JuJu, New Holland White Hatter, Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Market Wines (as of August 28th) has Old Dominion Double D IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Cigar City & DeProef Tropical Tripel, Southern Tier Pumking, Founders Centennial IPA and Southern Tier Crème Brulee . They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99) according to their undated web site. 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 29th) has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Green Flash Saison Diego ($19.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Stiegl Lemon Radler ($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sweetwater 420 ($8.99), Goose Island Oktoberfest ($11.99), Stone Ruination IPA ($20.99) and Brooklyn Summer ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of August 29th) has Abita Pecan Harvest Ale ($6.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust Peppercorn Ale ($5.99), Country Boy Schnicklefritz Spruce Brown Ale ($7.99), Country Boy Cougar Bait Blonde Ale ($7.99), Country Boy Lazy Rye Pale Ale ($7.99), Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($21.99), Dogfish Head Peche Peach Wheat Ale ($9.99), Dogfish Head 61 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Red’s Rye Pale Ale ($14.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon Barleywine ($14.99), Great Lakes Imperial Smoked Porter ($14.99), Hoppin’ Frog Crown Royal barrel aged B.O.R.I.S ($43.99), New Holland Black Hatter Black India Pale Ale ($10.99), North Coast Class of ’88 Barleywine ($23.99), Sam Adams Grumpy Monk ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest ale ($10.99), Southern Tier Oat Oatmeal Stout ($16.99) and Stone Arrogant Oak-aged B@st@rd American Strong Ale ($12.99). 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 August 23rd) has Southern Tier Crème Brulee, Southern Tier Unearthly, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin, Red Hook ESB, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale and Mission IPA.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of August 6th) are Elevator Mogabi Hoppy Wheat, Highland Razor Wit, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Triple Digit Chickow!, Dogfish Head Burton Baton and one empty tap. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff and Stephen DelVecchio 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.]

This Week in Beer: Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2013

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

Monday, August 26th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 26th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Gerry the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, August 26th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 26th from 4:00-close – La Fin du Mondays at The Lackman
Every Monday in August enjoy $6 drafts of Unibroue’s La Fin du Monde.

Monday, August 26th from 6:00 pm – One Night One Craft: Beer Crafting! at the Contemporary Art Center
Go to their Facebook event page for more information. After Party at Arnold’s Bar & Grill.

Monday, August 26th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House
This week’s featured beer is TBA.

Tuesday, August 27th-Monday, September 2nd – First Anniversary Celebration at BrewRiver GastroPub
See our earlier post for more information.

Tuesday, August 27th – Wells Bombardier Ale’ Keep the Pint Night at The Pub at Rookwood Mews and Crestview Hills

Tuesday, August 27th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, August 27th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 27th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

UPDATE Tuesday, August 27th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Fat Head’s Wits Doctor, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Harpoon IPA, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Southern Tier 2XRye and Murphy’s Irish Stout.

Wednesday, August 28th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, August 28th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, August 28th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, August 28th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night OR Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
And sometimes, it’s a tapping! We’ll let you know which one it is this week as soon as we find out.

Wednesday, August 28th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, August 29th at 5:00 pm – Founders Tapping at The Lackman
Beers will include Devil Dancer Triple IPA, Mango Magnifico, Rubaeus Pure Raspberry Ale, Curmudgeon Old Ale and Oatmeal Stout Nitro.

Thursday, August 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 – Boulder Mojo Rising on nitro, Glendale – Breckinridge 471 IPA and Hyde Park – Great Lakes Oktoberfest.

Thursday, August 29th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, August 29th from 9:00 pm to close – $3 Thursdays at Roebling Point Bars (Molly Malone’s Covington, Keystone Covington, Blinkers)
All of the bars have their own list of their selected appetizers and beers (taps change weekly).

Friday, August 30th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

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

Friday, August 30th at 6:30 pm – Christian Moerlein Beer & BBQ Cruise on BB Riverboats
From Facebook:

Christian Moerlein Brewery and BB Riverboats have teamed up for a great cruise every Friday this summer. Cruise the beautiful Ohio River on one while tasting Moerlein’s handcrafted lagers & ales with a member of the Christian Moerlein team. Paired with the beers is a wonderful buffet featuring BBQ Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Pulled Pork BBQ. Music will be provided by a local area band for your entertainment. Cost is $55.00 for adults and $38.00 for children. Go to http://www.bbriverboats.com/moerlein_cruise.html to purchase tickets.

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

Sunday, Sept. 1st – 4th Annual Fireworks Party on the Bridge
See our post for more information.