Washington Park to Host Mittenfest Feb. 20th and 21st

Described as an event where you can “Get yourself some winter brews to fight the winter blues”, the inaugural Mittenfest Cincinnati is scheduled for February 20 & 21, 2021 at Cincinnati’s Washington Park. According to the organizers, Mittenfest will feature craft beers, a DJ, food trucks, and other surprises.

A $25 ticket includes the following:

• Three 12 oz draft beers from our Mittenfest beer booths

• One Coca-Cola product or water from the Washington Park concessions on the day of the event

• One draft beer at a participating taproom. Valid from 02/20/21 thru 03/28/21. Beer offering subject to brewery discretion. See a physical ticket for a list of participating locations.

Participating breweries are Rhinegeist, Fifty West, Taft’s, Platform, Sam Adams, Christian Moerlein, Rebel Mettle, and MadTree. This list is subject to change.

For more information or to purchase tickets, go to their EventBrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mittenfest-2021-at-washington-park-tickets-136703199951.

Mittenfest 2021

This Week in Beer: January 18-24, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice.

Monday, January 18th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, January 20th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Beer and Donut Pairing at Taft’s Brewporium: Tickets are $12 for a flight of four different beers paired with four donuts from Peace, Love + Little Donuts. Ticketholders also get a wristband for $1 off pints for the day of the event. Each ticket is good for a one-hour time slot to comply with social distancing. Pairings are S’mores Donut + Cherrywood Amber Ale, Powdered Sugar Donut + Maverick Chocolate Porter, Blueberry Pancake Donut + Nellie’s Lemon Frosty Ale, and Coffee & Cream Donut + Beautiful Harmony English Mild Ale. Tickets are $12. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to the event’s EventBrite page.

Wednesday, January 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, January 21st from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Thursday, January 21st through Saturday, January 23rd – Local Local Local 21 at Arnold’s Bar and Grill: Enjoy $3.50 pints from local breweries all three days. Breweries include Christian Moerlein, Listermann, Fifty West, Braxton, Little Kings, Urban Artifact, Rhinegeist, MadTree, Darkness, 16 Lots, Bircus, Sam Adams, and more. There will be two solo acts each night playing from 4-9 on Thursday and 5-10 on Friday and Saturday. For more information, check out their Facebook event listing.

Hoperatives: This Week In Beer

Fifty Fest 2017

From Facebook:

Fifty Fest is an annual beer festival that has been thrown by Fifty West Brewing Company the last four years. Fifty Fest is a family friendly event with 3 stages, local bands, local craft breweries, and a variety of local food vendors!

~ARTIST LINEUP~
Noon // Garden Party Open
Todd Hepburn & Less More Band

1pm // Cottage Stage
Hank & Will of the Rubber Knife Gang

2pm // Main Stage
Hot Magnolias

3pm // Cottage Stage
The Lovers

4pm // Main Stage
Honey & Houston

5pm // Hoppy Hollow
Ernie Johnson from Detroit

6pm // Main Stage
Perfect Children

7pm // Cottage Stage
Heavy Hinges

8pm // Main Stage
The Brian Olive Band

9pm // Hoppy Hollow
Ernie Johnson From Detroit

10pm // Main Stage
Bucket & Friends

For more information head to the Fifty Fest website!
https://fiftyfest.fiftywestbrew.com/

This Week in Beer: September 18 – 24, 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.

Monday, Sept. 18th at 6:30 pm – Benefit and Pint Night for Texas Flood Victims at Wooden Cask Brewing

Wednesday, Sept. 20th at 7:30 pm – Is Cincinnati in a Craft Beer “Bubble” panel discussion at Brink Brewing

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 4:00 pm – Pilgrim Can Release supporting La Soupe at MadTree Brewing

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 5:00 pm – Bavarian Tapping Party at Braxton Brewing

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 5:00 pm – Devils Backbone Trailblazer Event With ArtsWave at Queen City Radio

Thursday, Sept. 21st from 5:00-10:00 pm – Jolly Pumpkin Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:00-9:00 pm – MadTree – Meet the Brewery Pint Night at Higher Gravity

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Bay of Bengal Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel ALe Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Breckenridge Agave Wheat Pint Night at Cock & Bull Clifton

Thursday, Sept. 21st at 7:00 pm – Great Lakes Oktoberfest Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Sept. 22nd-Sunday, Sept. 24th – Grand Opening – Sons of Toil Brewing

Friday, Sept. 22nd from 5:00-9:00 pm – Hi-Wire Brewing Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Friday, Sept. 22nd from 5:00-9:00 pm – North Peak Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Friday, Sept. 22nd from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Saturday, Sept. 23rd at 10:00 am – Kendi & Pinkies Out Release at Listermann Brewing

Saturday, Sept. 23rd at 10:00 am – Suh, Brah Can Release #2 at Streetside Brewing

Saturday, Sept. 23rd at 11:00 am – Glassware Beauties at Braxton Labs

Saturday, Sept. 23rd at 12:00 pm – Fifty Fest 2017 at Fifty West Brewing

Sunday, Sept. 24th at 2:00 pm – Rhinegeist Brewery Dinner at the Farmstand Market and Café

Hoperatives: This Week In Beer

Fifty West – Meet the Brewer Night

From Facebook:

We are kicking off the weekend early with a tap takeover from our friends at Fifty West Brewing Company. Starting at 6PM we’ll be tapping:

Punch You in the EyePA
Coffee Please Marshmallow Fluff Variant
Blaketoberfest
Doom Pedal

Starting around 7PM, respresentatives from Fifty West, incuding new head brewer Chris Siegman and Scott LaFaollete will be around to give a short talk and answer any questions you might have. Stop down to say hello and grab a pint.

It’s September now, which means we have a new charity on deck. We will be working with Happen, Inc. throughout this month, donating 10% of ALL draft sales. They are a local Northside organization that does a lot of really great work in the community. So stop on by to grab a pint and support a good cause. If you want to learn more check out their site: http://www.happeninc.com/about

This Extended Weekend in Beer: Sept. 6 – 10, 2017

As we mentioned previously, the last few months have been crazy at Casa de Hoperatives and this current week is the craziest one yet. But, by Saturday, Carla’s dad (Hoperative #169) will be the newest resident of Florence, KY and things should hopefully calm down a bit. We missed our usual Monday publication date so here is our first (and last?) This Extended Weekend in Beer post.

Thursday, Sept. 7th-Friday, Sept. 8th – Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort at Braxton Brewing

Thursday, Sept. 7th at 4:00-10:00 pm – Bay of Bengal Taproom Launch at Christian Moerlein Malt House

Thursday, Sept. 7th at 5:00-10:00 pm – Dark Horse Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, Sept. 7th at 5:00-10:00 pm – Prizes for Beer Lovers at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Sept. 7th at 6:00-11:00 pm – Fifty West Meet the Brewer Night at Higher Ground

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

Friday, Sept. 8th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Momentum Mosaic Pale Ale Tapping at Braxton Brewing

Friday, Sept. 8th from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Friday, Sept. 8th from 6:30-11:00 pm – End of Summer Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square

Saturday, Sept. 9th from 10:00 am-11:00 pm – Team Fiona Batch #4 Can Release at Listermann Brewing

Saturday, Sept. 9th from 11:00 am-12:00 am – Grainworks Brewing Grand Opening

Saturday, Sept. 9th from 12:00 pm-1:00 am – Cans for a Cure! Blueberry Pie Brown Ale Release at Braxton Brewing

Saturday, Sept. 9th from 2:00-11:30 pm – Old Firehouse Brewery’s 3rd Anniversary Party

Saturday, Sept. 9th from 3:00-11:00 pm – End of Summer Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square

Hoperatives: This Week In Beer

This Week in Beer: August 28 – Sept. 3, 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.

Monday, August 28th at 5:00 – Rare Beer Monday at Braxton Labs

Monday, August 28th at 8:00 pm – Industry Night Beer Olympics at Olde Towne Tavern

Wednesday, August 30th at 5:00 pm – Dog Days and IPAs at Landlocked Social House

Wednesday, August 30th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Thursday, August 31st from 5:00-10:00 pm – Dogfish Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, August 31st at 5:00 pm – Donut and Beer Pairing with Deschutes Brewing at The Lackman

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00-9:00 pm – Taft’s Ale House–Meet the Brewery Night at Higher Gravity

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00-9:00 pm – Oktober Fuel Tap Takeover at Queen City Radio

Thursday, August 31st at 4:00 pm – Dreamsicle Can Release Party at MadTree Brewing

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, August 31st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock & Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, August 31st at 7:00 pm – Bircus Brewing Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Sept. 1st from 5:00-9:00 pm – Dayton Beer Company Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Friday, Sept. 1st from 5:00-9:00 pm – Fifty West Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Friday, Sept. 1st from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Saturday, Sept. 2nd at 10:00 am – Brass Monkey and Junkie Can Release at Listermann Brewing

Sunday, Sept. 3rd at Noon – Fireworks Party at Wooden Cask Brewing

Hoperatives: This Week In Beer

An Afternoon with the Beer Barons

From Facebook:

The Spring Grove Heritage Foundation will host the 4th Annual ‘An Afternoon with the Beer Barons’ event from 4P to 7P. Participating brewers will provide samples of their most popular and unique beers.

Food will be provided by The Delish Dish. This event will be held outdoors in the scenic Rose Garden just inside the main entrance of the cemetery. The event will be salute to the rich history of beer in Cincinnati as many of the founding Beer Barons are buried here at Spring Grove. Our Heritage Foundation docents have done extensive research on these famous families and will share their vast knowledge as our guests join the docents on air conditioned motor coach tours of the cemetery throughout the event.

The following brewers are participating this year:

Braxton Brewing

Brink Brewing

Christian Moerlein

Fibonacci Brewing

Fifty West Brewing

MadTree Brewing

March First Brewing

Mt. Carmel Brewing

Paradise Brewery & Taproom

Rivertown Brewing

Streetside Brewery

Taft’s Ale House

Toxic Brewing

Urban Artifact

Pre-Registration is available through Eventbrite.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-afternoon-with-the-beer-barons-tickets-32479150012

This is a 21 and over event and will be strictly enforced. The cost for the afternoon is $40 per person and reservations are necessary.

August Art After Dark: Beer Bash

From Facebook:

Join us at our annual Beer Bash in our Alice Bimel Courtyard for beer tastings from local breweries, live music by DJ Soul Step, food for purchase and exclusive evening access to the entire museum.

::B R E W E R I E S::
Braxton Brewing Company
Fibonacci Brewing Company
Fifty West Brewing Company
Listermann Brewing Company
Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House
The Woodburn Brewery
Urban Artifact

Buy ONLINE and SAVE!
NEW VIP Wristband (Limited quantity available)
$20 pre-sale (online only)
$30 day of event

Includes:
– Wristband with 10 beer tasting ticket
– Appetizers
– Skip the line with VIP check-in
– Exclusive VIP area in the Fountain Room
Purchase your wristband here: http://bit.ly/VIPbeerbash

Beer Tasting Tickets Available During the Event
-1 ticket = 2 ounce tasting
-3 tickets = 10 ounce pour
-$2 for 1 ticket OR $10 for 6 tickets

VIP Wristbands and tickets are non-refundable and are only valid on 8/25/17. Guests must be 21 or older to drink and must present a valid ID to purchase tickets and wristbands. VIP wristbands and beer tickets are only valid for the beer tasting and may not be used at other bars. There is a $5 minimum on credit card purchases.

VIP Wristbands must be redeemed at the Cincinnati Art Museum on event day with valid ID. The individual who purchased the wristband must be present at the redemption location.

Guests must be 21 or older with a valid ID in order to drink. Free admission and free parking. No RSVP required. Please arrive early or consider using Uber/Lfyt for the best parking options. #artafterdarkcincy

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Fifty West Carolina Gold Kölsch Tapping Party

From Facebook:

The Eagle OTR & Fifty West Brewing Company Presents…

* 50 West Carolina Gold Kolsh *
TAPPING PARTY!

Wednesday, August 2nd

*** 6PM – 9PM ***

at The Eagle OTR
1342 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45214

Fifty West will be rolling out a limited batch brewed specifically for The Eagle: Carolina Gold Kolsch! Meet, greet and hang with the Brewmasters behind Fifty West!

*** the first 50 folks to order a Carolina Gold Kolsch brew will…
—–> LAND A FREE Fifty West pint glass!

*** get your raffle on and win a free Eagle gift card!

…..and so much more!

Great Local Beer + Fried Chicken = Guaranteed Good Times.

FLY BY! Don’t miss this one..