Growlers and Tastings Report: September 23, 2011

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be be featuring the wonderful beers from New Albanian Brewing which is finally available in northern Kentucky. Special guest beer will be Founders Breakfast Stout. 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: Avery Samael ($32.99), Imperial Mystery Brown Sweetness ($7.99), Southern Tier Unearthly IPA ($11.99), Southern Tier Pumking ($11.99), Southern Tier Java ($16.99), Southern Tier Harvest Ale ESB ($10.99), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($7.99), Great Lakes Burning River ($7.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($6.99 – Last keg till summer 2012), Boulder Mojo IPA ($6.99), Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($6.99), New Holland Charkoot Rye ($9.99), Kostritzer Oktoberfest ($5.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($11.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($14.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Imperial Stout ($11.99) and Magic Hat #9 ($9.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00. Quart and pint size growlers are also available.

● At this week at Cork ‘N Bottle beer, they will be tasting Widmer OKT Festival, Stone 15th Imperial Black IPA and Dogfish Head Midas Touch at the Covington location. At Buttermilk Pike, they will be tasting New Albanian Electo imperial red, Abita Golden and New Holland Dragons Milk.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Dogfish Head Punkin ($12.99 lg, $7.50 sm), Kentucky Appalachian Ale ($7.99 lg, $4.99 sm), Widmer Drifter pale ale ($7.99 lg, $4.99 sm). Buttermilk Pike has Goose Island Harvest ($6.99 lg, $4.50 sm), Southern Tier Harvest ($8.99 lg, $5.50 sm), Anchor Steam California Common ($11.99 lg, $6.99 sm) and Three Floyds Dreadnaught Imperial IPA ($19.99 lg, $11.99 sm). Cork ‘N Bottle now has 1 liter (1/2 growler) ceramic top or Grolsch-style bottles available. For a new growler (either size), add $2.50.

● At the two tap growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market, they have New Holland Dragons Milk ($18.00) and Bear Republic Mach 10 Double IPA ($15). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Sam Adams Octoberfest ($7.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($6.99), Cumberland Cream Ale ($6.99), Ommegang Aphrodite Ale ($22.99), Left Hand Good Juju ($11.99), Monty Python’s Holy Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Pumpking ($11.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● Cincinnati Whole Foods’ growler station offerings as of September 19th are Great Lakes Nosferatu, North Peak Wanderer, Anchor Summer Beer, Founders Breakfast Stout, Smuttynose Finest IPA and Stone Arrogant Bastard. 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. They are currently out of the 32 oz growlers, but they will fill growlers that you bring in.

● Red Ear Brewing’s on site Beer tasting and growler sales are Saturday from 12:00 to 6:00 pm at 208 Pike Street in Covington, KY. The beers available are TBA. We will update here if we get their beer list. Growlers are $12.50 each (add $2.50 if you need to purchase a growler).

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Unibroue Raftman ($10.99), Red Ear Cattail ($9.99), Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale ($8.99) and Rogue Dad’s Little Helper Black IPA ($7.99 on sale). For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($6.99), Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Samuel Adams Octoberfest ($7.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● The growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington are unknown. We called and got an answering machine. When we called the DEP’s in Fort Thomas, we were told they have Dogfish Head Peche, Ommegang Hennepin, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Left Hand Ale (?) and Founders Brown (?). [Yeah, we don’t know what they mean by those last two either.]

3 Replies to “Growlers and Tastings Report: September 23, 2011”

  1. I’m sure D.E.P. meant Left Hand Sawtooth Ale(which is delicious and was available a few weeks ago at Party Town) and, while a bit harder to say, probably Founder’s Cashew Mountain Brown.

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