Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

See Friday’s Cincinnati Beer Week Events post for the listing of events happening all through Cincinnati Beer Week.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015

FEATURED EVENT – Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Hoperatives Trivia at Christian Moerlein Malt House
We know you like beer, but do you like team trivia? Want to try a special beer themed team trivia competition? Join us at the Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. Malt House for Hoperatives Beer Trivia as well as a special keg tapping of a super hopped specialty release. Beer trivia starts promptly at 5:30 pm and will wrap up in time for the regular trivia at 8:00 pm. Come join us and win some prizes!

Thursday, February 19th from 4:00-7:00 pm – CANdemonium at the Growler House
Featuring cans from MadTree, Jackie O’s, Revolution and Sixpoint. Each can is $3.50.

Thursday, February 19th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Texas/Oklahoma Spotlight Tasting at Country Fresh Market & Beer Emporium
Featuring beers from Southern Star Brewing Company of Texas (Bombshell Blonde and Buried Hatchet Stout) plus Prairie Artisan Ales of Oklahoma (Prairie Standard and Funky Gold Amarillo). Samples are 25 cents each.

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Kentucky Rye Barrel IPA Release Party at Firehouse Grill

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Chocolate and Beer Pairings at Igby’s
Deschutes Brewery ans Mavericks Chocolate Co. Beers on draft include Black Butte XXVI, The Abyss, Red Chair NWPA (Nitro) and Fresh Squeezed IPA.

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Wings and Beer Pairing at Listermann Brewing
Two wings, tossed in four different sauces and paired with a different beer. Total of eight wings in four different sauces plus four samples of beer for $15. All ages allowed to attend, but only 21 and up can drink.

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Rhinegeist Keep the Glass Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Old Firehouse Brewery Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale
Pints are $3.

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Mt Carmel Tapping at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate
Pints are $3. Includes their Maple Dopplebock.

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-10:00 pm – From the Lab #003 Brett Saison Tapping at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Thursday, February 19th from 5:00-11:00 pm – MadTree/Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
Beers from MadTree include Vernal Beckoning, Funke Blue, Mo’Coe, Barrel Aged Gnarly Brown, Sprye and PsycHOPathy. Rhinegeist beers include Mastodon, Pandamonium, Alice, Powder and Truth.

Thursday, February 19th at 6:00 pm – Ei8ht Ball Brewing Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Beer Reception; First Course – Tarnished Golden Ale ABV paired with scallops, Mediterranean beet salad, peach salsa, tangerine lace; Second Course – Reintarnation Golden Ale paired with pate faux gras, fennel gelee, sour onion relish; Third Course – Red Drink Imperial Red Ale paired with petite BBQ, smoked cornish hen, baby kale, baby corn, couscous, macaroni and cheese; Fourth Course – 4Some Belgian Quad paired with cold smoked buffalo tenderloin, sweet potato risotto cake, pomegranate sauce, 4Some jelly, heirloom spinach; Dessert – Home Alone Milk Stout paired with hazelnut mousse, chocolate cup, almond milk chocolate sauce.

Thursday, February 19th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Three Floyd Tap Takeover and Pint Night at Lucky Dog Grille
Beers on draft include Zombie Dust, Gumball Head and Backmasking.

Thursday, February 19th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Blank Slate and Oskar Blues Cincy 3 Way Porter Tapping at Fogartys Irish Pub

Thursday, February 19th from 6:00-9:00 pm – MadTree Tap Takeover and Pint Night at Holler Hops & Grill
Beers include Lift, Black Tart, Psychopath and Rubus Cacao. They will also giving away glassware.

Thursday, February 19th from 6:00-10:00 pm – Rhinegeist Truth Keep the Glass Night at Cock & Grill Glendale

Thursday, February 19th from 6:00 pm-2:00 am – Rhinegeist Waimea Keep the Glass Night at Cock & Grill Hyde Park

Thursday, February 19th from 6:30-8:30 pm – Thirsty Thursday: Blending in the Night at Brentwood Spirits and Wine
Beers available for blending are Listermann Nutcase, Triple Digit Chickow!, Mt. Carmel Coffee Brown, MadTree Happy Amber and MadTree Gnarly Brown. Cincinnati Beer Week BlackTart will also be available.

Thursday, February 19th from 6:30-10:00 pm – Taste the Planets with Bell’s and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
“The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Bell’s Brewery present Taste the Planets surrounding the performances of Gustav Holst’s The Planets on February 19 & 21-22. Join Bell’s Inspired Brewing representatives in tasting Jupiter, Venus and Mercury beers from Bell’s Brewery limited edition series The Planets will be for sale at Music Hall concession stands for concert ticketholders while supplies last. Only on Thursday evening concert ticketholders enjoy a complimentary light buffet in the Music Hall ballroom starting at 6:15pm. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert begins at 7:30pm with conductor Peter Oundjian featuring Khachaturian’s Waltz from Masquerade Suite and Piano Concerto with acclaimed soloist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Gustav Holst’s The Planets. Cincinnati Observatory will have telescope demonstrations in front of Music Hall after the concert, weather permitting.”

Thursday, Feb. 19th at 7:00 pm – Artists and Beer at Arnold’s
For 2/19 – Tapping two Jackie O’s beers – Dark Apparition Stout and Waka Waka Waka Double IPA. Artist: Tommy Sheehan creating a print for Dark Apparition

Thursday, February 19th from 7:00-8:00 pm – Hops 101 at the Brass Tap
“Become a Hop Expert. Okay, so that beer is “hoppy” – but, what hop is it and what are you smelling and tasting? Danny (BeerMumbo.com) and Mike (BrewProf.com) will lead you through an exercise to isolate five different specific hops so you can learn about the differences between hop varieties. Each single hop sample will be paired with a commercial example of a beer that features that hop. In just an hour, you will become a hop expert!” The cost is $30 per person. Go to https://brasstap.webconnex.com/hopclass to make your reservations (required). Use coupon code BRASSTAP to get $5 off.

Thursday, February 19th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Blank Slate Beer Dinner at BrewRiver GastroPub
Four Blank Slate beers (including one that may be new) and a three course meal. Menu is beer battered crudites with kimchi tarter sauce paired with Blank Slate Kolsch; “Beer” Mac n Cheese made with Pat’s RIP n Kolsch and paired with Fork in The Road; Blank Slate’s “Fume” braised beef, root vegetables, and horseradish mashed yukons with Movin’ On; and “Opera Cream” Bonbonerie coffee milk stout Creme brulee with Opera Cream Stout. Call 613-861-2484 as reservations are required.

Thursday, February 19th from 7:00-8:00 pm – MadTree Tasting and Tap Takeover at the Crazy Fox Saloon
Postponed from Monday – Cincinnati Beer Week Collaborative Beer, PsyHOPathy, Lemon Basil and Unhappy Amber on tap as well as Sprye & Happy Amber in cans

Thursday, February 19th from 7:00-10:00 pm – Beer Cocktails with Moerlein at Goodfellas Pizzeria – OTR

Thursday, Feb. 19th at 9:00 pm – Rhinegeist Keep the Glass/Pint Night at Mt. Lookout Tavern
Other Rhinegeist gear available as well.

Thursday, Feb. 19th from 9:00-11:30 pm – Trivia Night with Warped Wing at Incline Public House
Trivia plus Warped Wing’s Ermal and Hop Smuggler.

Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

See Friday’s Cincinnati Beer Week Events post for the listing of events happening all through Cincinnati Beer Week.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015

Wednesday, February 18th – Custom Crafted Flights at Incline Public House
Custom craft your flight and choose any four tasting sized beers for just $8.

Wednesday, February 18th at 2:00 pm – West Sixth Tap Takeover at Dutch’s
Beers will include West Sixth IPA, Amber, Pay It Forward Cocoa Porter, Belgian Blonde, Heller Heaven Double IPA, Burley Barleywine, Saison Bellaire and Barrel-Aged Cocoa Porter.

Wednesday, February 18th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Southern Tier Brewery Tasting at Country Fresh Market & Beer Emporium
Beers will include Live and 2XIPA. Samples are 25 cents each.

Wednesday, February 18th from 4:00-10:00 pm – Schelde and Son of a Birch Tapping at Rivertown Brewing
Schelde is a Belgian Pale Ale and Son of a Birch is a Belgian Strong Dark Ale infused with birch bark chips.

Wednesday, February 18th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Mad, Fat and Fresh at Zip’s Café
Beers from Fat Head’s (Head Hunter, Barrel Aged Battle Axe, Hop Juju and Zeus Juice) and MadTree (PsycHOPathy, Sprye, Rubus Cacoa and Black Tart).

Wednesday, February 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Mt. Carmel Keep the Glass Night at Cock & Bull Glendale

Wednesday, February 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Heavy Seas Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Wednesday, February 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate
$3.00 pints of Moerlein and $2.00 Hudy drafts

Wednesday, February 18th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Brewers Flight Night featuring Moerlein at the Growler House
$10 flights, $4 glass pours and $10 growler fills. They will also be tapping a special Christian Moerlein/Growler House collaboration cask.

Wednesday, February 18th at 6:00 pm – Trappist Ale Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vine
Beers include Orval Trappist Ale, Westmalle Trappist Ale Dubbel, Chimay Peres Trappistes Ale Tripel (on draft) and Trappistes Rochefort Belgian Ale #10. Cost is $15.00 per person.

Wednesday, February 18th at 6:00 pm – Breckenridge Tap Takeover at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Beers include Barrel Aged 72 Imperial, Barleywine, Nitro Vanilla Porter, Agave Wheat and Avalanche.

Wednesday, February 18th at 6:00 pm – Deschutes Tapping & Food Pairing at Dean’s Hops & Vines
Tapping Hop Henge Experimental IPA & Red Chair on Nitro.

Wednesday, February 18th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Fifty West Meet Up at Firehouse Grill

Wednesday, February 18th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Listermann/Triple Digit Beer Dinner And Beer Class at Lucky Dog Grille
Join Listermann/Triple Digit assistant brewer Josh Elliott as Lucky Dog pours Planetary Eclipse, Lateral, Cranium and a variation of Chickow! to be determined. Pairing: First Course – Smoked wings, Second Course – Smoked Brisket with Baked Beans, Third Course – Layered Crepe Cake w/ beer infused sweet pastry cream. Call 513-204-5825 for reservations.

Wednesday, February 18th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Bad Tom Smith Pint Night at Holler Hops & Grill
Featuring Bad Tom’s Russian Imperial Stout and Old Abe. They will be giving away glassware.

Wednesday, February 18th at 6:30 pm – Crosstown Showdown Round Two with Listermann at Fifty West
For this five course beer and food pairing, arrival time is at 6:30 pm with dinner starting at 7:00 pm and going until 9:00 pm.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th at 7:00 pm – Artists and Beer at Arnold’s
For 2/18 – Fifty West tap takeover with 6 different brews and brewers in attendance to individually walk people through each of their beers. – Artist: James Billiter creating a print for Coast to Coast IPA

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 7:00-9:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at BrewRiver GastroPub
Three course meal with Madtree Funke Blue, Rubus Cacao and Sprye. A special MadTree beer will get the dinner started.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 7:00-10:30 pm – Colorado Face Off: New Belguim versus Blue Moon at Bogart’s
Five selections on tap from each New Belguim and Blue Moon, including limited/rare brews and some are exclusive to this event.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 7:00-11:00 pm – A Connoisseur Night At Molly Malone’s Covington
Twenty beers to taste. Ten of them paired with a unique food item. Beers from Alltech, Upland, Rivertown, Blank Slate, West Sixth, Deschutes, Brooklyn, MadTree, Rhinegeist and Ei8ht Ball. Cost is $30 per person. Email Josh at Josh@mollymalonesirishpub.com or call 859-491-6659.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 7:00-11:00 pm – Bell’s Tap Takeover At Goodfellas Pizzeria – OTR
Beers include Two Hearted, Oatmeal Stout, Smitten and Hopslam.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 7:00-11:30 pm – Cross Town Hop Out At Jtaps
Blank Slate/Oskar Blues tap take over including their collaboration Cincy 3-Way Porter Also tapping Blank Slate Bonbonerie cream stout, Fork in the Road plus Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale Ale and Old Chub.

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 8:00-10:00 pm – Deschutes Obsidian Stout Nitro Tapping At Fogarty’s Irish Pub

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 8:00-11:00 pm – Meet The Brewers With OTR Improv At Christian Moerlein Malt House
“Meet the Christian Moerlein Brewing team and taste 3 different infusions of the same base beer. Each brewer put their own spin on the beer and aged it to perfection. The tasting will be lead by The OTRImprov group where they will be acting out and guessing each infusion based on the brewer’s description of the beer.”

Wednesday, Feb. 18th from 8:00-11:00 pm – Founding Fathers of Craft Beer At The Crow’s Nest Irish Pub
Sampling beers from the Five “Founding Fathers” – Red Hook, Widmer, Sierra Nevada, Anchor Steam and Sam Adams.

Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

See last Friday’s Cincinnati Beer Week Events post for the all week events listing including some added since then.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

Tuesday, February 17th – Breckenridge Tasting at Fogarty’s Irish Pub
Sampling Ophelia, Agave Wheat and Avalanche Ale

Tuesday, February 17th from 11:00 am-2:00 am – Fat Tuesday with Fat Head’s at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Beers include Headhunter, Bumbleberry, Sunshine Dream and Shakedown. Jambalaya available.

Tuesday, February 17th from 4:00-7:00 pm – 5 Rabbit Brewery Tasting at Country Fresh Market & Beer Emporium
Featured beers are 5 Lizard, 5 Vulture, Arroz Con Leche and Ponche! Samples will be 25 cents each. A representative from the brewery will be on hand.

Tuesday, February 17th from 4:00 to 10:00 pm – Pints and Pizza at Incline Public House
Choose any two local pints including Rhinegeist Cougar, MadTree Happy Amber & Rubus Cacao, Rivertown Roebling Porter, Upland Wheat Ale, Triple Digit Chickow! and Mt Carmel Coffee Brown plus any pizza for $20.

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – GRART! (Growler Painting) at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
A family friendly event – Tapping of new Ei8ht Ball Beer “Queen” and firkin of Prodigal w/experimental hops, as well as GRART! $10 gets you an empty Growler, painting supplies and a pint of Queen. $5 gets empty Growler, painting supplies and a Juice Box for the little ones. Can take artwork home with you that night.

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm – Warped Wing Keep the Glass at Cock & Bull Glendale Village

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm – Sierra Nevada Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm – Mardi Gras Celebration with Abita at BrewRiver GastroPub

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 10:00 pm – Rhinegeist S23 and Black Tart Tapping at The Growler House
Fifty cents of each glass of the two beers will be donated to Eric Sierra’s children fund.

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 11:00 pm – Blank Slate/Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
Oskar Blues Dale’s Pale & Ten FIDY, Blank Slate Opera Cream & Lesser Path plus their collaboration of Cincinnati 3-Way Porter.

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:00 to 11:55 pm – Sour Night at Brass Tap
Beers will include New Belgium La Folie, Rivertown Kriek, Rivertown Pomegranate Lambic, Jolly Pumpkin/Upland Persimmon Ship, Evil Twin Sour Bikini and more.

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:30 to 9:30 pm – TriState Local Tap Tasting Takeover and Party Source Cigars at Beer Sellar
Includes beers from MadTree, Upland, Ei8ht Ball, Flat 12, Rivertown, Bluegrass Brewing, KY Bourbon Barrel and more.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer (Blank Slate) at Firehouse Grill

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm – Beer School-Cincinnati Beer Theme at Whole Foods Cincinnati
Six beers from Rhinegeist, MadTree, Blank Slate, Moerlein and Rivertown paired with cheese samples. Cost is $5.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Celler Dweller Beer Dinner And Beer Class at Lucky Dog Grille
Join Cellar Dweller owner Steve Shaw as Lucky Dog pours Wheatness, Hopewell Stout, Jeremiah and a mystery beer. Pairing: First Course – Grilled Big Dog Wings, Second Course – Smoked Ribs and Side Salad with Wheatness Viniagrette, Third Course – Cheesecake. Call 513-204-5825 for reservations.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm – Breckenridge 471 Small Batch IPA Tapping at Dean’s Hops & Vines

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Fifty West Flight Night at Wurst Bar in the Square
Cost is $10 for a flight. Fifty West brewers on hand.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Fat Tuesday Cask: Cajun Ghost of Imogene at Fifty West Brewing
Limited edition cask of a New Orleans inspired beer named Cajun Ghost of Imogene paired with a New Orleans inspired dinner menu with live music provided by The Hot Magnolias.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Three Floyds Night featuring Alpha King, Zombie Dust & Gumball Head at Cock & Bull Mainstrasse
Also featuring Barrel Aged 72 Imperial in bottles.

Tuesday, February 17th from 6:00 to 11:00 pm – Home Away From Home with Country Boy & West 6th at Goodfellas Pizzeria
Enjoy a Lexington tap take over while watching the UK Wildcats take on Tennessee.

Tuesday, February 17th at 7:00 pm – Artists and Beer at Arnold’s
For 2/17 – Tapping a limited edition version of West Sixth’s Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter aged in a bourbon barrel. Artist: Brian Methe

Tuesday, February 17th from 7:00-10:00 pm – Upland Brewing Tasting at The Crow’s Nest Irish Pub

Tuesday, February 17th from 8:00-11:00 pm – Make Fun of Geoff from Fat Head’s Shorts at The Lackman
Beers include Barrel Aged Battle Axe, Sorcerer, Sunshine Daydream and Head Hunter (fresh).

Tuesday, February 17th at 9:00 pm – Mardi Gras with Warped Wing at Stanley’s Pub
Music from Rumpke Mountain Boys. $5 entertainment cover charge.

Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

See Friday’s Cincinnati Beer Week Events post for the listing of events happening all through Cincinnati Beer Week.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015

Sunday, February 15th at 10:00 am – 2nd Annual Mt. Carmel Kegs n Eggs at BrewRiver GastroPub
They will be tapping Maple Doppelbock as well as Mt. Carmel’s Coffee Brown. Will also be giveaways and their New Orleans inspired Sunday Brunch menu will be available.

Sunday, February 15th at 10:00 am – Brunch with Boulevard at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Featuring Tank 7 and 80 Acre.

Sunday, February 15th at 11:30 am – Beer & Babes Brunch Buffet and Brew Day at Fifty West
From the event organizer – “Babes & Beers is a social networking group for women that uses the love of craft beer to tie us all together. Come out, have some brunch, make some new friends, and take part in a truly original small batch experience.” We hear that the small batch beer may be a honey-lavender pale ale. Email becca@fiftywest brew.com to make your reservations.

Sunday, February 15th from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm – Moerlein Double Stout Keep the Glass at Cock & Bull Glendale Village

Sunday, February 15th from 2:00 to 6:00 pm – Green Flash & Weyerbacher Throwndown Pint Day at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield
Pints are $3.

Sunday, February 15th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm – Beer “Sunday School” at Millennium Hotel
“Come join Matt from Christian Moerlein and Brent from Great Lakes brewing in the Bistro on Elm for some tasty beer schooling.”

Sunday, February 15th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tap Takeover at Holler Hops & Grill
Also a meet and greet with featured artist/photographer Lynn Ayers.

Sunday, February 15th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Old Firehouse Brewing Tapping at BrewRiver GastroPub
Meet the brewer/owners of Old Firehouse and try four of their brews: Code 3 Red Ale, Hoser Gose, Flash Point IPA, and Probie Porter.

Sunday, February 15th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer (MadTree) at Firehouse Grill

Sunday, February 15th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm – How to Host a Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Learn how to host a beer dinner with Chef Lee Moeller of Moerlein Lager House. Topics include pairing, cooking and presenting. Cost is $25 per person. Contact Jeff Geckle at jgeckle@moerleinlh.com for reservations.

Cincinnati Beer Week 2015

Better Beer Fourth of July Closings (And Openings)

This post is from 2014. For 2015, go to this post.

With Independence Day following on a Friday this year, there is the proverbial question of what better beer locations going to be open on July 4th so here is our annual listing of Fourth of July closings (and openings). As always, we will update this listing as we get more information.

Adratico’s – Closed on July 4th

Bad Tom – Closed on July 4th

Bakersfield OTR – Closed on July 4th

The Brass Tap – U Square – Opens at 3:00 pm on July 4th

BrewRiver GastroPub – Closed on July 4th

Cellar Dweller at Valley Vineyards – Open regular hours on July 4th

Christian Moerlein Tap Room – Opens at 4:00 pm on July 4th

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits – Open 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on July 4th

The Eagle OTR – Closed on July 4th

Everything’s d’ Vine – Closed July 4th and 5th

Flipdaddy’s – Open on July 4th

Firehouse Grill – Will have beer trucks in their parking lot during Red, White and Blue Ash July 4th serving Rhinegeist, Fifty West, MadTree and Listermann beers for $5 a pint.

Halfcut – Open from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm.

Hebron Brew Haus – Open regular hours on July 4th

Holler Hops & Grill – Open regular hours on July 4th

Listermann Brewing – Closed on July 4th

MadTree Brewing – Opens at 12:00 noon on July 4th, food from Maribelle’s starting at 12:00 noon.

Market Wines at Findlay Market – Open 9:00 am to 7:30 pm on July 4th

Marty’s Hops and Vines – Closed on July 4th

Moerlein Lager House – Open regular hours on July 4th

Mt. Carmel Brewing – Open 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm on July 4th

Party Source – Open 8:00 am – 12:00 Midnight on July 4th

Party Town – Open 8:00 am – 11:00 pm on July 4th. No Friday Night Flights due to the holiday.

Pike Street Lounge – Closed on July 4th

Rhinegeist– Opens at 4:00 pm on July 4th

Rivertown Brewing – Will be open 3:00 pm to 12:00 midnight. They will be releasing Ojos Negros, Cleo’s BBQ will be on site, and there will be fireworks viewing at dusk.

Taste of Belgium (both OTR and Clifton) – Open for brunch onlye on July 4th

Valley Wine & Spirits – Open regular hours on July 4th

Virgils Café – Will be open for lunch and dinner on July 4th

Zip’s Café – Closed on July 4th

Cincinnati Beer Week events for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

See the post for Thursday’s Cincinnati Beer Week events for the all week events listing including some added since Thursday.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

10:00am-2:00pm — Brunch with Triple Digit Brewing at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
featuring Irish Cream Infused Chickow

10:00am-3:00pm -– Mt. Carmel Kegs, Eggs and Mason Jars at BrewRiver Gastropub
Special breakfast pairings like house made Bacon Infused Doughnuts and house made Sausage Gravy and Biscuits topped with a fried egg plus Mt. Carmel Maple Doppelbock, Coffee Brown Ale and other MCBC offerings.

11:00am-6:00pm — Dauntless Import Craft Drafts: Talk, Taste, Repeat at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Pay the price of a taste for a full pint/snifter or chalice pour of your choice of beers from the likes of Mikkeller, Amager, The Yeastie Boys, Evil Twin, Magic Rock, Omnipollo, De Struise and more.

11:00 am-10:00 pm — Pints For Parkinson’s at Flipdaddy’s Union
$1.00 of every sale of MadTree Identity Crisis goes to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research. Pint glass giveaway too.

12:00pm-2:30am — Victory Tapping at Dingle House
Tapping Dirt Wolf and Hop Devil Nitro

12:00pm-1:00am — West Sixth Beer Tasting & Pint Night at Coaches Corner
Featuring the West Sixth IPA, Amber and Lemongrass Wheat. Buy a pint, keep the glass.

1:00pm, 3:00pm & 5:00pm — Free Christian Moerlein OTR Brewery Tours
Tour the Christian Moerlein production facility and the 1850′s John Kauffman Brewery.

3:00-10:00pm — Art Show & Craft Beer at Holler Hops & Grill

4:00pm — Hyde Park Craft Beer Symposia at Teller’s of Hyde Park
See our earlier post for more information.

4:00 pm –- Meet the Brewers event at Moerlein Lager House
No ticket required to get in. Tickets will be sold for getting samples of local beers, served by the brewers themselves. Breweries represented as of 2/2: Blank Slate, Fifty West, Rock Bottom, Bad Tom, Cellar Dweller, Rhinegeist, Listermann, Triple Digit and Christian Moerlein.

4:00 pm –- Brew Tour Sunday at Fifty West
For $15, get Brewmaster’s Choice flight, informative tour, and take home pint (filled with beer of your choice after the tour).

6:00-8:00pm — Meet the 50 West Brewers at Tap House Grill

6:00-10:00pm — Listerman 562 Lateral at Cock & Bull Glendale
Buy a pint, keep the glass.

5:00 pm –- “He Said Beer She Said Wine” Dinner at BrewRiver Gastropub
Four course meal for $45 per person. With each course, you are given a 4 oz glass of a unique Listermann brew and 4 oz glass of chef selected wine. It’s up to you to decide which goes best with the dish. Call 513-861-2484 to make reservations.

9:00pm — Kentuckyoke Bourbon Barrel Idol at Molly Malone’s Covington
Show up at 9:00 for drink specials and a chance to be the first Kentuckyoke Idol. 1st Place: Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Barrelhead, 2nd Place: Beer Bucket of Stuff

Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

Events happening the entire Cincinnati Beer Week – February 6-13, 2014

UPDATE All Week — Beer Flights for Charity at Lucky Dog Grille
$1.00 will be donated to the Mason Food Pantry for every beer flight purchased during Cincinnati Beer Week.

UPDATE All Week — Celebrating Beer Week With Deschutes Brewery at Fogarty’s Irish Pub
Four Deschutes beers on draft Red Chair Pale, Mirror Pond Pale Ale, Black Butte Porter and Inversion IPA plus Hop Henge in 22 oz bottles.

All Week — Beer and Bites menu for Virgils Café
3 Tastes and 3 Small Plates for $25. Menu – West Sixth Lemongrass Wheat with house made ramen noodles, pickled cabbage, charred spring onion, beef, pork, smoked chile broth, meatballs, egg; Apocalypse Brew Works Fallout Dust with jerk chicken poutine (chicken thigh, hand cut fries, house made curds, jerk gravy) and Upland Bourbon Barrel Warmer with chocolate cobbler & vanilla bean ice cream.

All week — Hops Against Cancer at Tap House Grill
Tapping over 20 Cincinnati beers throughout the week and $1 of every Cincinnati beer purchased will go to the Jimmy V Foundation for Cancer Research.

All Week — CBW Pulled Pork Sliders at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
Featuring Stone Brewing’s Levitation and Smoked Porter BBQ Sauces.


Cincinnati Beer Week Events for Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014

11:00 am-1:00 am — Brewers Choice for Charity at Arthur’s Café
Arthur’s will donate $1 from the sales of every pint sold to the charity selection of each respective brewery. Arthur’s will double the donation to the top selling brewery’s charity.

All day — Lagunitas Tap Takeover at Moerlein Lager House
Beers will include Lagunitas IPA, Dogtown Pale, Sucks and Hairy Eyeball.

11:00 am – 10:00 pm — Lagunitas Release at Flipdaddy’s Wooster Pike
Beers will include Lagunitas IPA, Sucks and Hairy Eyeball.

11:00 am-2:30 am — Three Floyds Takeover at Dingle House

11:00 am – 10:00 pm — Pints For Parkinson’s at Flipdaddy’s Union
$1.00 of every sale of O’Fallon beer goes to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research. Beers are Weach and Hemp Hop Rye. Pint glass giveaway too.

12:00 noon — Beer Week Beer (Hostivit) Tapping at Coaches Corner

4:00 pm — Tapping of Hostivit (CBW beer) at Marty’s Hops and Vines

4:00 pm — Mother Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

5:00 pm — Pear A La Geuze & Beer Week Collaboration Vertical Tapping at Rivertown Brewing
Tapping of the above beers plus 4 year, 2 year and 6 months aged lambic blended with fresh pear cider

5:00 pm — Lighting of the Torch at Mt. Carmel Brewing Company
Final tapping of their 3rd Shift Imperial Coffee Stout and Ardennes Belgian Quad

5:00-7:30 pm –- Lagunitas Tasting at Market Wines
Beers on draft will include SUCKS, IPA, Hairy Eyeball and Pilsner. More available in bottles.

5:00 pm –- Tapping of Fifty West 1926 at Zip’s Café
Also available are Speedbump Kolsch, Thirty-37 Session Pale Ale, and Coffee Please (on nitro) from Fifty West and Raz Wheat, Mandala Citra, Java the Stout, and Dark Apparition from Jackie O’s.

5:00-7:00 pm –- Christian Moerlein and Cincinnati Brewing History at Everything’s d’Vine
Enjoy Moerlein beers while seeing part of the Bricks, Barrel Vaults & Beer exhibit that’s currently at The Betts House.

5:00 pm-10:00 pm — Cellar Dwellers Tapping at BrewRiver GastroPub
Tapping of Cellar Dwellers Hazelnut Coffee Cream Oatmeal Stout

5:30 pm — Listermann’s Tapping at Arnold’s
Beer is cask aged Planetary IPA infused with grapefruit rinds.

6:00 pm — Madtree Brewing Firkin Dinner at Incline Public House
Four course dinner includes food, beer and a special one year anniversary growler. Cost is $4o plus tax and tip. Email dan@inclinepublichouse.com to reserve your seat.

6:00 pm –- 6th for a Cause / Hops for Hippos at Taste of Belgium Short Vine
West Sixth tap takeover featuring their IPA, Amber, Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter and Transylvania Tripel benefits the Cincinnati Zoo.

6:00 pm — Sours & Sliders at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Two sliders (one classic and one Asian inspired) will be paired along with eight sours or lambics featuring Drie Fonteinen, Panil, Mikkeller, Tilquin, Bocker, Haand, Hanssens and De Proef. Reserve your seat at https://www.thepartysource.com/eq_itemview.php?Id=3730

6:00 pm — Mile High Kick-Off Party Pint Night at Cock & Bull Hyde Park
All Colorado breweries. You get to keep the CBW glass. Beers include Breckenridge: Agave Wheat, Nitro Vanilla Porter, Trademark, and Well Built; Boulder: Mojo (Nitro), Cold Hop (Barrel Aged); Left Hand: Sawtooth, Milk Stout (Nitro), 400 Pound Monkey; Oskar Blues: G’Night, Winter Chub; Great Divide: Rumble, Hibernation; New Belgium: Fat Tire, Accumulation, Ranger, Paardebloem; Redstone: Black Raspberry Nectar.

6:00 pm — Kick-Off Party Pint Night at Cock & Bull Mainstrasse
Alltech’s Lexington Brewing Double Barrel (blend of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout). Glasses are branded “Double Barrel”.

6:00 pm — Meet the Brewer: Rhinegeist at Tap House Grill
Part of Hops Against Cancer. Beers on tap include Truth, Cougar, Panther and more.

6:00-9:00 pm — MadTree Tasting with Craft Snack Pairings at Mayday
Stuffed pretzel bites paired with Kolsch Experimental; Smokey BBQ Pork Sliders with Rubus Cacao; Endive Ceasar Cup with Psychopathy; Curry Chicken Wonton with Galaxy High. Brewers from MadTree on hand too.

6:00-10:00 pm — Rivertown Pint Night at Cock & Bull Glendale
Featuring Lil SIPA. Buy the pint and keep the glass.

8:00-11:00 pm — Hop Heads Unite Blind Tasting at the Brass Tap
Twelve local hoppy beers on draft. $10 gets you a tasting glass, a rating card and a taste of each beer in the competition. Brewery with the most points wins and gets bragging rights for the year. A portion of the proceeds from this will go to www.water.org.

This Week in Beer: February 3 – 9, 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. 3rd – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

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

Monday, Feb. 3rd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, Feb. 3rd from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, Feb. 3rd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, Feb. 3rd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Feb. 4th – Penny Flips Tuesday at Fifty West
Flip a coin. If you call it correctly, the beer is half off.

Tuesday, Feb. 4th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Feb. 4th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Feb. 4th – 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, Month Day at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Feb. 5th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

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

Wednesday, Feb. 5th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

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

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

Cincinnat Beer Week 2014

Thursday, Feb. 6th to Thursday, Feb. 13th – Cincinnati Beer Week
We have a few select events listed here when venues contacted us directly about their events. If you want a daily list of that day’s events emailed to you each morning, sign up on our earlier post. The list will also be posted here each morning. Because of the daily post, there will not be a Tastings and Growlers Report this Friday.

Thursday, Feb. 6th (all day) – Lagunitas Tap Takeover at Moerlein Lager House
Beers will include Lagunitas IPA, Dogtown Pale, Sucks and Hairy Eyeball.

Thursday, Feb. 6th – Mother Firkin Thursday at Fifty West
A cask beer along with a suggested food pairing every Thursday.

Thursday, Feb. 6th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Short Vine

Thursday, Feb. 6th at 5:00 pm – Tapping of Fifty West 1926 at Zip’s Café
1926 is an American Amber Style Ale with a 5.6% ABV and 40 IBUs. Also available are Speedbump Kolsch, Thirty-37 Session Pale Ale, and Coffee Please from Fifty West and Raz Wheat, Mandala Citra, Java the Stout, and Dark Apparition from Jackie O’s.

Thursday, Feb. 6th from 5:00 to 7:30 pm – Lagunitas Tasting at Market Wines
Beers on draft will include SUCKS, IPA, Hairy Eyeball and Pilsner. More available in bottles.

Thursday, Feb. 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 – KY Bourbon Barrel, Glendale – Rivertown Lil Sipa and Hyde Park – Colorado Tap Takeover.

Thursday, Feb. 6th at 6:00 pm – 6th for a Cause / Hops for Hippos at Taste of Belgium Short Vine
This West Sixth tap takeover featuring their IPA, Amber, Pay it Forward Cocoa Porter and Transylvania Tripel benefits the Cincinnati Zoo. According to the Facebook event, “Taste of Belgium will be donating 6% of sales with West Sixth matching that contribution to benefit the Cincinnati Zoo. Thane Maynard, Zoo Director, Dave Jenike, Zoo COO and other zoo representatives will be on hand to discuss their good work, help bartend, provide information for those who would like to get more involved and bring excitement that only a zoo can provide.”

Friday, Feb. 7th at 11:00 am – Wiedemann’s Beer & Burger Lunch Pairing at Coaches Corner

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

Friday, Feb. 7th at 5:00 pm – Meet the West Sixth Brewer Night at Igby’s
Beers scheduled are West Sixth IPA, Amber and Lemongrass Wheat,

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

Saturday, Feb. 8th – Splinterfest at Moerlein Lager House
Beers to include Smuttynose Really Old Brown Dog, Uinta Cockeyed Cooper, Weyerbacher Insanity, Southern Tier Oak Aged Back Burner, Great Divide 19th Anniversary, Petrus Aged Red, Crispin Georgia and the premiere of Christian Moerlein 10/161

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

Sunday, Feb. 9th at 10:00 am – Mt. Carmel Kegs, Eggs and Mason Jars at BrewRiver Gastropub
Special breakfast pairings with Mt. Carmel Maple Doppelbock, Coffee Brown Ale and other MCBC offerings.

Sunday, Feb. 9th at 4:00 pm – Meet the Brewers event at Moerlein Lager House
No ticket required to get in. Tickets will be sold for getting samples of local beers, served by the brewers themselves. Breweries represented as of 2/2: Blank Slate, Fifty West, Rock Bottom, Bad Tom, Cellar Dweller, Rhinegeist, Listermann, Triple Digit and Christian Moerlein.

Sunday, Feb. 9th at 4:00 pm – Craft Beer Symposia at Teller’s of Hyde Park
See our earlier post for more information.

Sunday, Feb. 9th at 5:00 pm – “He Said Beer She Said Wine” Dinner at BrewRiver Gastropub
Four course meal for $45 per person. With each course, you are given a 4 oz glass of a unique Listermann brew and 4 oz glass of chef selected wine. It’s up to you to decide which goes best with the dish. Call 513-861-2484 to make reservations.

This Week in Beer: Jan. 6 – 12, 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, Jan. 6th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, Jan. 6th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Jan. 6th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, the beer of the day is $3.25 all day.

Monday, Jan. 6th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

UPDATE Monday, Jan. 6th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Cancelled this week due to the cold. Next week’s keg will be Three Floyds Permanent Funeral.

Monday, Jan. 6th at 6:00 pm – Emancipator Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
Check out this GABF medal winning doppelbock!

Monday, Jan. 6th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Jan. 7th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

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

Tuesday, Jan. 7th – 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, Jan. 7th – Mt. Carmel Beer Dinner at BrewRiver Gastro Pub
Cost is $35 per person. 1st Course – Mt. Carmel Amber Soaked Chicken Torchon, Pistachios, House Mustard & local Honey paired with Mt. Carmel Blonde Ale; 2nd Course – Mt. Carmel Nut Brown Ale Braised Short Rib Sliders w/ Blue Cheese Cole Slaw & Housemade Chips – paired with Mt. Carmel Winter Ale; 3rd Course – House Smoked Pork Chop w/ Beer Braised Onions, Mashed Yukons & Bitter Greens paired with Mt. Carmel Nut Brown Ale; 4th Course – Chocolate “Mt. Carmel Stout” Pudding paired with Mt. Carmel India Pale Ale. Call 513-861-2484 for reservations.

Tuesday, Jan. 7th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, Jan. 8th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Jan. 8th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Jan. 8th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, Jan. 8th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

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

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

UPDATE Wednesday, Jan. 8th at 6:00 pm – Mt. Carmel Beer Night at Dilly
Special keg tapping the new Mt. Carmel Coffee Brown Ale. Pints will be just $4, and they’ll be giving away Mt. Carmel pint glasses while supplies last.

Thursday, Jan. 9th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Short Vine

Thursday, Jan. 9th 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 – Kentucky Black Mountain IPA, Glendale – New Belgium Ranger and Hyde Park – Breckenridge Nitro Vanilla Porter.

Thursday, Jan. 9th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Jan. 10th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Jan. 10th 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. 10th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, Jan. 10th at 9:00 pm – Emancipator Tapping at Christian Moerlein Tap Room

Saturday, Jan. 11th 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: 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.