This Week in Beer: Oct. 3 – 9, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Oct. 3rd at 5:00 pm – Dogfish Head Tap Takeover at The Gruff
Beers include 60 Min IPA (randall), 90 Min IPA, 120 Min IPA and Punkin Ale.

Monday, Oct. 3rd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s TBA.

Thursday, Oct. 6th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Three Floyds Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, Oct. 6th 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 – TBA, Glendale – TBA and Hyde Park – TBA.

Thursday, Oct. 6th at 7:00 pm – Braxton Beer Dinner at Bistro Grace
Five beers, five courses, $45. Call (513) 541-9600 to make your reservations.

Thursday, Oct. 6th at 7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Thursday, Oct. 6th at 8:30 pm – Braxton Tap Takeover and Karaoke at Wunderbar

Saturday, Oct. 8th at 12:00 pm – Figleaf Brewing Grand Opening
Located at 3387 Cincinnati Dayton Rd in Middletown.

Saturday, Oct. 8th at 6:30 pm – The Cov Abides Adult Scavenger Hunt & Bar Crawl
Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

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This Week in Beer: Jan 25 – 31, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Jan. 25th-Saturday, Jan. 30th – Chouffe Week at Taste of Belgium Clifton
Featuring La Chouffe, Mcchouffe, and Houblon Chouffe all on draft (while supplies last). They will be also giving away Achouffe Brewery merchandise.

Monday, Jan. 25th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Quaff Bros. Peppermint Stout, Grendel Mead, Under My Plum and Quaffanator. In addition, they are releasing bottles of Quaff Bros. Space Taxi Barrel #21 and Under My Plum.

Monday, Jan. 25th at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Appetizer Pairing at Holler Hops & Grill
First course: Rhinegeist semi-dry cider paired with an endive salad with fresh apples, walnuts, and a balsamic reduction; Second course: Spud with a tostada with a lime pico de gallo and a mango cream; Third course: Pure Fury paired with a bay scallop with a cilantro and chili lemon butter; Fourth course: Panther paired with a coffee rubbed steak on a bed of mixed greens. Reservations are required. Call Randi at 859-992-0673 or email dunny1101@me.com

Wednesday, Jan. 27th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Kona Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Beers include Koko Brown (draft), Castaway IPA, Fire Rock Pale Ale, Longboard Lager and Pipeline Porter. There will be Hawaiian pizza bites and wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt to possibly win a prize.

Wednesday, Jan. 27th at 7:00 pm – Fifty West Beer Dinner at Bistro Grace
1st Course: Doom Pedal Belgian Wit with Grilled salad with oyster and a dried apricot vinaigrette; 2nd Course:One Way Street Columbus IPA with Hop Smoked Whitefish and Hash; 3rd Course: Going Plaid Scotch Ale with Venison Hot Brown with Pork Belly Gravy and a Poached Egg; Finale: Buckle Down Brown Ale with Bread Pudding with Brown Ale Caramel Glaze. Cost is $50. Reservations are available now via OpenTable.

Thursday, Jan. 28th 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 – TBA, Glendale – TBA and Hyde Park – TBA.

Thursday, Jan. 28th at 7:00 pm – Great Lakes Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus
Featuring Dortmunder Gold and Blackout Stout.

Friday, Jan. 29th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Victory Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Friday, Jan. 29th at 5:00 pm – Fat Tire & Citradelic Kickoff Party & Pint Night at Keystone Hyde Park
Take home a pint glass with your purchase of Citradelic Tangerine IPA while supplies last. Take $2 off from 3-6 PM for Happy Hour.

Friday, Jan. 29th at 5:30 pm – January Firkin Friday at Braxton Brewing

Saturday, Jan. 30th from 10:00 am-11:00 pm – Cranium Bottle Release at Triple Digit (Listermann) Brewing

Saturday, Jan. 30th from 12:00 pm-2:00 am – MadTree Winter Bonanza 2016
More information available on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Jan. 30th at 6:30 pm – Beefsteak Club Dinner
Tickets are $55.00 for this annual fundraiser and all proceeds go to keeping Bockfest and the Bockfest Parade free. Tickets available on the OTR Brewery District website.

Sunday, Jan. 31st at 10:00 am – Hopslam Brunch at Keystone Clifton and Hyde Park
In addition to Hopslam, they will have Bell’s Roundhouse IRA, Winter White Ale, Amber Ale, and Two-Hearted on draft at Clifton and Bell’s Smitten Golden Rye Ale and Bell’s Two-Hearted on draft at Hyde Park. Brunch will be served from 10:00 am-2:00 pm.

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This Week in Beer: Sept. 21 – 27, 2015

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Sept. 21st at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s MadTree Galaxy High. The cost is $5 for a ten ounce snifter.

Wednesday, Sept. 23rd at 6:00 pm – Hops and Nosh at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Featuring Urban Artifact, the cost is $30.00 per person (plus gratuity and tax) for three 10 oz pours of beer and a tasting portion of each course. Courses: Finn, a Berliner style pale ale paired with Apricot salad with a citrus vinaigrette; Clothesline, a wild farmhouse rye paired with Spinach & pea Crostini; and Hearth, a wild dark ale paired with BBQ pork sliders. Reservations are encouraged. RSVP to Marty’s Hops & Vines at 513-681-4222 or by email to Jane@Martys-hopsandvines.com.

Thursday, Sept. 24th 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 – TBA, Glendale – TBA and Hyde Park – TBA.

Thursday, Sept. 24th at 7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Bistro Grace
Menu – First Course: Zen paired with Littleneck Clams with a Microgreen and Frisee Salad; Second Course: Franz paired with Sausage Platter including house made sausage and beer cheese; Third Course: Fiction paired with Shrimp Boil; Fourth Course: Squirly paired with Wild Boar Manwich; and Fifth Course: Chester paired with Cherry Pie with Chester Ice Cream. Tickets are $55 per person, not including tax or gratuity. To make a reservation, send a message via their contact page with your name, party size and a phone number that they can reach you at.

Thursday, Sept. 24th at 7:00 pm – Brooklyn Brewery Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Sept. 25th – September Firkin Friday at Braxton Brewing

Friday, Sept. 25th at 4:00 pm – Stone Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Saturday, Sept. 26th at 4:00 pm – Clifton Beer Fest at Fries Café
It’s back! One of our favorite low key beer events. They are planning on over 100 beers to sample. The Warsaw Falcons play at 8:00 pm.

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This Week in Beer: Jan. 19 – 25, 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. NEW – Check out our new Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

Monday, Jan. 19th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 19th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 19th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, Jan. 19th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Jan. 19th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, Jan. 19th at 6:00 pm – Handle Bar Double Stout Tapping at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 19th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Jan. 20th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, Jan. 20th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Jan. 20th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Jan. 20th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, Jan. 20th at 6:30 pm – “In the Wake of Remus” Beer and Cocktail Dinner at Fifty West
Cost is $43.19 per person. Menu: Course One – Whipped gorgonzola and mascarpone cheese topped with sour cheeries on crostini paired with 21st Amendment cocktail and Mainstreet Amber; Course Two – Roasted parsnips, cauliflower candied pecans, caramelized fennel and wheatberries finished with an orange brown butter vinagrette paired with King of the Bootleggers cocktail and Dipstick Double; Course Three – Ginger ale braised short ribs over celery root puree finished with pickled shitake mushrooms paired with 24 Month cocktail and barrel aged Headwest Milk Stout; Course Four – 3 layer Remus Rye Whiskey infused chocolate cake topped with Gran Marnier whipped cream and caramel sauce. For reservations, go to http://fiftywestbrew.com/inthewakeofremus/

Wednesday, Jan. 21st – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 21st – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, Jan. 21st – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Stone Brewing.

Wednesday, Jan. 21st from 5:30-6:30 pm – Happy Hour at Moerlein Lager House
Stop by and meet Eric Baumann, Christian Moerlein’s new VP of Brewing. Beer dinner follows (see below),

Wednesday, Jan. 21st from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, Jan. 21st starting at 6:30 pm – Christian Moerlein Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Cost is $55.00 per person, plus tax + gratuity. Menu: Reception- Repeater III; Double IPA- Chimichurri Tuna- Quince Apricot Jam-Pineapple Curry, Trinidad Salad; Chili OTR – Chiles Rillenos- Chorizo-Prawn-Anaheim Chiles; Sand Reckoner- Mediterranean Roasted Cauliflower-Currants-Orange-Kalamata Olives; Handlebar Stout- Pork Trio- Molasses Candied Pork Belly- Chili Candied Bacon- Gingersnap Pork Wonton; Vanilla Porter- “PB&J” Torte. For reservations, email PrivateDining@MoerleinLH.com.

Wednesday, Jan. 21st at 7:00 pm – Listermann’s Tap Takeover and Dinner at Bistro Grace
Cost is $40 per person plus tax and tip. Menu: Course One – 562 Lateral paired with Liverwurst on “16 Brix” Rye with pickled red onion relish and smoked Gouda cream; Course Two – Pre-Prohibition Lager paired with Drunken buttered P.E.I. Mussels, garlic micro greens, lemon charred corn on a baguette; Course Three – Friar Bacon paired with Cold smoked pork belly with ginger glaze over micro greens and cilantro, shaved shallots, and bourbon soaked raisins and cranberries; Course Four – Cincinnatus paired with Sliced prime strip with fig balsamic bordelaise, garlic herb Butter and crispy spicy kale; Course Five – Peanut Butter Porter paired with a Chickow infused mocha with toasted homemade marshmallows. For reservations, call (513) 541-9600 or use OpenTable.

Thursday, Jan. 22nd – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, Jan. 22nd – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, Jan. 22nd from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, Jan. 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 – Sierra Nevada Hophunter, Glendale – Deschutes Fresh Squeezed IPA and Hyde Park – Fat Head’s Sunshine Daydream.

Friday, Jan. 23rd – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

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

Saturday, Jan. 24th – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

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

Sunday, Jan. 25th – $4 pours at Listermann Brewing Tap Room