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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Tastings and Tappings Report: Sept. 2, 2016

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

Girls Pint Out – Sunday Funday at BC’s Bottle Lodge. See their Facebook event page for more information.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – New Belgium tasting today from 4:00-7:00 pm. Beers inlcude Citradelic Tangerine IPA (on tap), Pumpkick Spiced Seasonal Ale, 1554 Black Lager and Blue Paddle Pilsener Lager.

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 SweetWater at 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 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 Victory. 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.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Hippies vs. Hebrews (Stone vs. Schmaltz Brewing) Tap Takeover starting at 6:00 pm tonight. Beers include Enjoy By 9.5.16, Vanilla/Orange Ruination, and 6th Anniversary Porter from Stone and BA Bock Bock, Lenny’s RIPA, and Wishbone from Schmaltz.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Fat Head’s Tap Takeover Saturday 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night. They will be tapping Quaff Bros. Do You Even Cider Bros. and Nians Legend.

Fibonacci Brewing – HuLu-Fresh Hop Ale release today at 4:00 pm.

Quaff Bros. – Two meads to be released today at 4:00 pm at the Party Source: Aisha Mead (a honey wine aged in Bourbon barrels with the addition of peppers) and Moura Mead (a honey wine aged in Port Wine finished Angels Envy Whiskey barrels).

OTHER

BB Riverboats – For September, the featured brewery for their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises is Braxton. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: July 29, 2016

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.

HAPPY FIRST BIRTHDAY to FIBONACCI BREWING! Join Bob and Betty as they celebrate Saturday from noon to 10:00 pm. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

TASTINGS

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, it’s Green Flash & Alpine Brewing at Fairfield and Fifty West 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 are pouring the entire beer line-up from Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Co. plus Town Branch Bourbon, Town Branch Rye & Pearce Lyons Reserve Bourbon for $3.00. 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.

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 and RELEASES

Braxton Brewing – Firkin Friday tonight at 5:30 pm. This month, it’s Give Back Pale Ale with lemon peel and dry hopped with Citra and Mosaic.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Founders Brewing Sleeper Cell tapping from 5:00-10:00 pm on Saturday.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring Three Floyds beers including Apocalypse Cow, Cimmerian Sabertooth Berzerker, Hopped in Half and Zombie Dust.

Moerlein Lager House – WEBN Boom Can Launch Party tonight starting at 5:00 pm. WEBN’s Kidd Chris and Eddie Fingers will be there and you can get a 6-pack to go for $5.99.

OTHER

BB Riverboats – For July, the featured brewery for their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises is MadTree. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: July 8, 2016

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

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, it’s North High at Fairfield and at Eastgate, it’s SweetWater.

— On Saturday from 4:00-10:00 pm, the Eastgate Jungle Jim’s will have a Mt. Carmel Brewery tap takeover in their Paradise Pavilion. Pints and flights available.

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 are having a mid-summer all dark beer tasting. “The featured 9oz draft by the glass pours will be Founders Dark Penance Rye Dark Ale & Long Trail Unearthed Imperial Stout for $3.00, however anything on the tables is up for grabs for your pour should you like something else better.” 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.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Jackie O’s Tap Takeover today starting at 6:00 pm. Beers include Razz Wheat, Hop Ryot, New Growth, Mandala Citra and Full Allotment.

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – 5 Rabbit Tapping Saturday starting at 2:00 pm. Beers include Super Pils, Paletas Prickly Pear, Huitzi and Chinga tu Pelo.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring Three Floyds Live a Rich Life. Cost is $7 for 10 ounce snifter.

Keystone Hyde Park – Bell’s Double Two Hearted Beer Tappening today from 4:00-9:00 pm. Other Bell’s beers on tap including Oberon, Oatsmobile, and Two Hearted Ale.

OTHER

BB Riverboats – For July, the featured brewery for their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises is MadTree. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: June 10, 2016

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.

HAPPY 25th ANNIVERSARY, LISTERMANN BREWING! – See their Facebook event page for details on their celebration tomorrow.

TASTINGS

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 from Listermann at Eastgate.

— In addition, the Fairfield Jungle Jim’s will be hosting a MadTree Tap Takeover in their Oscar’s Event Center tonight. They’ll have MadTree “beers on tap, food made, some goodies on hand, and live entertainment from local band Outta Here.” Cover is $3 (drinks will be individually priced).

— On Saturday from 4:00-10:00 pm, the Eastgate Jungle Jim’s will have a Rhinegeist tap takeover in their Paraside Pavilion. Pints and flights available.

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

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

Party Town – No Friday Night Flights this week. It will return next week.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – MadTree Tap Takeover tonight starting at 6:00 pm. Beers include Sol Drifter, Boysen the Hood, Mosaic High, Citra High or Hunt for Cherry October

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring beers from The Bruery whose beers are newly available in Kentucky. Beers include Whiskey Barrel-Aged Poterie, Jardinier, Tart of Darkness and Or Xata. Pricing varies by beer.

OTHER

BB Riverboats – For June, the featured brewery for their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises is Rivertown. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: June 3, 2016

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

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 Listermann at Fairfield and from Rhinegeist at 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 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 TBA. 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.

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 and RELEASES

BC’s Bottle Lodge – Warped Wing Tap Takeover tonight starting at 6:00 pm. Beers include Trotwood Lager, Self Starter, Gamma Bomb, Mr. Mean and Vanilla Bean Cappuccino Tiramisu 10-Ton Stout

Cappy’s Wine and Spirits – Fat Head’s and Boulder Collaboration Tapping tonight from 5:00-10:00 pm. In addition to Hopfenweizen, the collaboration beer, they will also have other beers from both breweries available. There will also be a Green Flash tasting going on at the same time.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night and they will be pouring beers from Mash Cult including Ramathorn, Mic Drop and I’ve Got Gose in different area code.

– Tomorrow at 1:00 pm, they will be tapping Bell’s Expedition Stout Randalled through blueberries. The cost is $7 For a ten ounce snifter.

OTHER

BB Riverboats – Tonight marks the return of their Craft Beer and BBQ Cruises. For June, the featured brewery is Rivertown. You can get more information and purchase your tickets at http://www.bbriverboats.com/CraftBeer-BBQ-Cruise.html

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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This Week in Beer: April 11 – 17, 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.

Tuesday, April 12 at 4:00 pm – Insurrection DIPA Tappening at Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House

Wednesday, April 13th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Erie Brewing Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Soleil Shandy Raspberry Lemon Shandy (draft), Derailed Ale Black Cherry Cream Ale (draft), Railbender Scottish Style Ale, Ol’ Red Cease & Desist Wee Heavy and Mad Anthony American Pale Ale.

Thursday, April 14th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Arbor Brewing Pint Night at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits
Beers include Strawberry Blonde, Mr. Delicious IPA, Phat Abbott, Sodibo BA Sour and Mafka Sour.

Thursday, April 14th from 5:00-11:00 pm – Fat Head’s Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane

Thursday, April 14th at 6:00-8:30 pm – Thirsty Thursdays at Craft Pointe
This week, it’s beer from Tröegs.

Thursday, April 14th at 6:00-9:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at Capital Grille
Cost is $100 per person. Call Laura Marsh for reservations at 513-340-5990. First course: Sauteed Mussels, Tomato-Lime Broth, Micro Cilantro paired with MadTree Lift; Second course: Hop-brined Smoked Trout, Fingerling Potatoes , Carrot Green Chimichurri, Hazelnuts paired with PSA Pale Ale; Third course: Spent Grain Tortellini, Braised Lamb Ragout paired with Rounding Third Red IPA; Fourth course: 45-Day Aged Bone In Sirloin, Steak Butter paired with Happy Amber; Fifth course: Buttermilk Panna Cotta, Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote, Biscotti Streusel paired with Stutze Belgian Blond Ale.

Thursday, April 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 – KY Peach Barrel Wheat, Glendale – Rhinegeist Cougar and Hyde Park – Heavy Seas Cutlass.

UPDATE Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 pm – Falls City Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers include Kentucky Common, Hipster Repellant and Pale Ale. Pairings include Loaded Potato Skins, The Izzy Burger with Cheese, and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations: go to http://www.izzys.com/reservations.php, or email BeerDinner@izzys.com or call 859-331-4999.

Thursday, April 14th at 7:00 pm – Boulevard Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, April 15th and Saturday, April 16th – Cincinnati Craft Brewer’s Starkbierfest
More information available on their Facebook event page.

Friday, April 15th at 8:00-11:00 pm – BB Riverboats Beer Festival
From Facebook: “Join BB Riverboats as we ‘hop’ up the Spring season with our second Craft Beerfest onboard the Belle of Cincinnati. There will be over 15 craft breweries represented and more than 60 different beers available to sample on this 2 hour evening cruise. Each ticket includes 20 beer samples of your choice. VIP tickets are available which include a private deck space, appetizers, exclusive VIP beer sample options, and early boarding privileges. Local vendors of the Craft Beer industry will be onboard to answer any questions about home brewing, beer can collecting, and even tours about the history of brewing in our area. Join us in April for our biannual tradition. Must be 21.
General Admission $50.00*
VIP Admission $75.00*”

Saturday, April 16th at 12:00-3:00 pm – Strawberry Pig Returns to the OTR Biergarten at Findlay Market
More information available on their Facebook event page.

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This Week in Beer: August 19 – 25, 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 19th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 19th – 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.

UPDATE Monday, August 19th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines
Tapping the Cigar City / De Proef “Tropical Tripel” at 4:00 pm.

Monday, August 19th 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 19th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House
This week’s featured beer is TBA.

Tuesday, August 20th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, August 20th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 20th – 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.

Tuesday, August 20th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Crabbie’s Alcoholic Ginger Beer, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, Breckenridge Autumn Ale, Finch’s Fascist Pig Amber Ale, Stone “R&R” Coconut IPA and Founders Porter.

Wednesday, August 21st – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, August 21st – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, August 21st at 4:00 pm – Happy Hour to Support Welcome House at Fifty West
From Facebook:

Come check out Cincinnati’s hottest new brewery and raise money for Welcome House. Welcome House board members Katie Koppenhoefer and Tom Hausterman are hosting a happy hour event at Fifty West Brewing Co. August 21st. Fifty West is located on Wooster Pike – in the former Heritage Restaurant building. Tickets to the event are $20. The cost includes two drink tickets. Drink tickets can be used for a pint or flight of beer. Doors open at 4:00pm.

You can purchase your tickets at http://www.welcomehouseky.org/donation/one.php

UPDATE Wednesday, August 21st at 6:00 pm – Rhinegest Faith Tapping at Taste of Belgium
From Facebook:

Fiction, a Belgian Extra Pale Ale hopped with Nelson Sauvin & Motueka hops will make its first appearance in Cincy at Taste of Belgium. Come get your goblet and enjoy our first crack at a Belgian style…
Fiction – Belgian XPA, 6%ABV, 40IBU – Pilsner malt, Rochefort yeast & Nelson & Motueka hops. This thing has a bouquet of a New Zealand fruit salad. Lychee, Kiwi, Southern hemispherical terroir meets old world trappist yeast sort of magic. Yup, Fiction

Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is the Speedy Gonzales burger (topped with guacamole, salsa and jalapenos) paired with Stone Ruination, Sublimely Self Righteous, IPA, Levitation and Arrogant Bastard.

Thursday, August 22nd 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 – Blank Slate, Glendale – Topnotch and Hyde Park – La Chouffe.

Thursday, August 22nd at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, August 22nd 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 23rd – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 23rd from 5:00 pm-12:00 midnight – Cincy Brew Ha Ha
A $5 beer wristband is required to consume alcohol. $1 beer tickets get a sample size and 5 tickets will get you a full beer serving. Go to http://www.cincybrewhaha.com/ for more information.

Friday, August 23rd 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 23rd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 23rd 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.

Friday, August 23rd at 7:00 pm – Elevator Brewing Tasting at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield
Cost is $25.00 per person. Go to the Jungle Jim’s website for more information.

Saturday, August 24th from 4:00 pm-12:00 midnight – Cincy Brew Ha Ha
See the listing for Friday night for more information.

Saturday, August 24th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

UPDATE Sunday, August 25th at 3:00pm -Stone Tapping at Holler Hops & Grill
They will be offering a flight & bite with four 4-oz tasters and bite size pairings. The beers are Stone W00tstout, Stone 17th Anniversary Ale, Stone Levitation and Stone IPA.

This Week in Beer: August 12 – 18, 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 12th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 12th – 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 12th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 12th 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 12th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House
This week’s featured beer is TBA.

Tuesday, August 13th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, August 13th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 13th – 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.

Tuesday, August 13th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, August 14th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, August 14th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, August 14th 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 14th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, August 15th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is a four cheese burger (Swiss, American, Smoked Cheddar and Mozzarella) and two Dogfish Head / Sierra Nevada collaborative beers (Rhizing Bines Double/Imperial IPA Life & Limb II American Strong Ale with maple syrup) plus two other beers from Sierra Nevada. In addition, glasses of Dogfish Head 90 Minute will be on draft & you keep the glass.

Thursday, August 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 – North Coast Pranqster, Glendale – Boulder Sweaty Betty and Hyde Park – Bell’s Two Hearted cask.

Thursday, August 15th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, August 15th 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 16th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Month Day 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 16th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 16th 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 17th 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: August 5 – 11, 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 5th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 5th – 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 5th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 5th at 6:00 pm – August Monthly Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month’s beer is Philippus Kölsch.

Monday, August 5th – Meet the Brewer Night at Incline Public House
This month, it’s Bob Bonder from Rhinegeist. Cost is $10 per person for passed hors d’oeuvres and four or five beer samples.

Tuesday, August 6th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, August 6th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 6th – 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.

Tuesday, August 6th at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tapping at Arthur’s Café
They will be tapping Truth IPA and Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA.

UPDATE Tuesday, August 6th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Uinta Sum’r, Stillwater Stateside Saison, Rockmill Belgian-style Tripel Golden Ale, MadTree Pleasant Wheat, Heavy Seas Loose CANnon IPA and Evil Twin Yang Imperial Taiji IPA.

Wednesday, August 7th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, August 7th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, August 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night 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 7th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, August 8th at 6:000 pm – #9BeerMonth Tweet-up at MadTree Brewing
From Facebook:

Join WCPO Digital as we celebrate Beer Month! All month long we’ll be sharing stories about Cincinnati’s rich brewing history, kicking off with the chance to sample local brews from the Mad Tree Brewing Co. Round up your friends, enjoy some refreshing beverages, try food from Maribelle’s in Oakley and meet the WCPO Digital and 9 On Your Side team! This event is 21+ only.

Thursday, August 8th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is a Cuban Missile burger (smoked ham and turkey topped with Swiss, pickles and Dijon mustard). paired with beers from Southern Tier, Schlafly, Dark Horse, New Holland, Green Flash and Left Hand.

Thursday, August 8th 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 – Rivertown Jenneke, Glendale – Southern Tier and Hyde Park – Heavy Seas Cutlass.

Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, August 8th 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 9th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Gluten Free Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Market
See our post for more information.

Friday, August 9th at 5:00 pm – Wiedemann’s Oktoberfest Tapping and Cookout at Blue Wisp Jazz Club

Friday, August 9th 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 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 9th 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 10th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, August 10th from 6:00-10:00pm – Made in Cincinnati Beer Fest at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Five breweries, fifteen beers, all you can eat Cincinnati chili. Pre-order tickets are $29, tickets at the door are $39.00.