This Week in Beer: May 9 – 15, 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, May 9th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders KBS. The cost is $8 for a ten ounce snifter.

Wednesday, May 11th at 6:00 pm – April Showers Bring May Sours: Rodenbach Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
They will have Rodenbach Vintage 2010 and Vintage 2012 bottles, Rodenbach Vintage on tap and Rodenbach Classic. The cost is $15 and includes plus a souvenir glass (while supplies).

Wednesday, May 11th at 7:00 pm – Blank Slate Beer Tasting and Food Pairing at Ferrari’s Little Italy
Out on the patio if weather permits. Make a reservation to save your spot. This is the 1st of many tastings to come.

Thursday, May 12th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Tröegs Beer Tastings at BC’s Bottle Lodge
Donato’s pizza will be included in the tasting. Beers included not yet announced.

Thursday, May 12th 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 – Rhinegeist, Glendale – Great Lakes Chillwave and Hyde Park – Goodwood.

Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 pm – Braxton Beer Dinner at Presidents Inn (in Burlington)
Menu: First course – Storm paired with battered onion rings; Second course – Crank Shaft IPA paired with scalloped ceviche; Third course – Dead Blow paired with coffee crusted filet with creamed spinach and onion straws; Fourth course – Dead Blow Starter Reduction over raspberry ice cream. Cost is $37.92 per person. Purchase tickets in advance at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/presidents-inn-braxton-dinner-tickets-25073497506

Thursday, May 12th at 6:30 pm – Sun King Beer Dinner at Hops House 99
Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, May 12th at 7:00 pm – Falls City Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

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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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Tastings and Tappings Report: August 21, 2015

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.

DON’T FORGET THE OVER-THE-RHINE WOOD DERBY TOMORROW (8/22) AT MOERLEIN MALT HOUSE! See our earlier post for more information.

TASTINGS

Brass Tap U Square – What Gose Around Comes Around blind beer tasting Saturday (8/22) at 6:00 pm. $12 for a five ounce pour of different gose style beers.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – It’s unclear whether they are tasting Rhinegeist and/or Falls City. Either way, it’s scheduled from 4:00-7:00 pm tonight (8/21).

Everything’s d’ Vine – Tasting is at 5:30 pm each week and costs $10 for beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. The beers for this week’s tasting (8/21) are MadTree Lift, Breckenridge Autumn Ale, Flying Dog Bloodline and Green Flash Soul Style IPA.

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

UPDATEParty Town – For Friday Night Flights this week (8/21) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from Sierra Nevada. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights.

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

Braxton Brewing – Tapping DevouBrew tonight (8/21). See our earlier post for more information.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (8/21) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping New Belgium 1554 Dry-Hopped with Chinook Firkin. Cost is $5 for a sixteen ounce pint.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Growlers Report: May 31, 2013

We frequently get updates for this post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – They recently reduced their tasting prices to $10 on their regular Friday night beer and wine tastings. You can get just beer or just wine for $5.00. The tasting is at 5:30 pm each week. This week’s beers are Anderson Valley Summer Solstice, Brooklyn Summer Ale, Moerlein 7 Weiss and Uinta Dubhe Black IPA.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers are from Sierra Nevada, Abita, Arcadia, Evil Twin Brewing Co. and Mission Brewing Company of San Diego.

Valley Wine & Spirits – Upland tasting tonight from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of April 4th) have Lateral Oatmeal Sweet Stout, Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Triple Digit Chickow!, Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Pre-Prohibition Lager and a brand new beer: Serpentine Wheat. New growlers are $3.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of April 26th) has Ardennes Belgian Quad, Amber, Blonde, Nut Brown, IPA, Stout, Summer Wheat and Dewey’s Scotsman Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Ardennes Belgian Quad. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler.

Rivertown Brewing (as of May 25th) has Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Helles Lager, Blueberry Lager, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Hop Baron Double IPA, Dunkel Lager, Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter and Lil’ Sipa. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra. Sour Cherry Porter Bottles are $13.99 plus tax (limited two).

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate Ryeway, Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears, Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of April 26th) has the following beers available for growler fills: Exposition, Friend of the Irishman Stout, Helles Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, Over-The-Rhine Ale, Porter, Saengerfest and Seven Hefeweizen. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. Unfortunately, we do not have a current draft beer listing for them, but a representative listing is available on their Facebook menu page.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. We’re still tracking down more information on their program.

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of April 19th) had Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock, Flying Dog Wildman, Green Flash Le Freak, Weihenstephaner, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums, Great Lakes Ohio Stout and Hudy Bock.

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of April 19th) had Blue Moon Juniper Ale, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left Hand Scrimsaw, Bell’s Smitten, Dark Horse Amber and Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of May 26th) Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat ($8.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA ($13.99), Founders Double Trouble ($15.99), Tröegs Sunshine Pils ($10.99), Full Pint Night of The Living Stout ($12.99), Oskar Blues Gubna Imperial IPA ($16.99), Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA ($9.99) and 21st Amendment Imperial Jack Imperial ESB ($11.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of May 20th) has Fort Collins Brewery Hoptitude ($10.99), Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale ($16.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($10.99), Upland Ard Ri ($12.99), O’Fallon Hemp Hop Rye ($11.99), Point Pale Ale ($6.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), Dogfish Head Noble Rot ($21.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Wee Heavy Scotch Ale ($11.99), Dogfish Head Olde School ($19.99), Sam Adams Grumpy Monk ($12.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Lore Girls Gone Mild ($5.99), Sixpoint Harbinger Saison ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar the Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon ($6.99), Arcadia 16th Anny ($12.99), Stone Oak Smoked Old Guardian ($17.99), Dogfish Head 61 Minute IPA ($11.99), Heavy Seas Siren Noire ($19.99), Ciderboys First Press ($5.99), Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of Feb. 21st) has Bell’s Smitten, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Uinta Hop Notch IPA, Yuengling Bock, Kona Koko Brown, Kona Longboard Island Lager, Goose Island 312, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Sugar Plums, Rivertown Bock, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack and Mt. Carmel Springtime Ale. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they are now filling non-Jungle Jim’s growlers back to only filling their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of May 23rd) has Rivertown Blueberry ($8.00), Uinta Hop Notch ($8.00), Samuel Adams Double Agent ($9.00), Great Lakes Erie Monster ($9.00), Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($9.00), Bell’s Oberon ($9.00), Kona Longboard ($11.00), Lost Coast Tangerine ($11.00), Ommegang Fleur de Houblon ($11.00), MadTree Identity Crisis ($13.00), Ballast Point Sculpin IPA ($13.00), Kentucky Ale Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($13.00), Thirsty Dog Citra Dog ($13.00) and Southern Tier Compass ($16.00). [Thanks to Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet (as of May 31st) has Point Black Ale, Abita Wheat Seasonal, Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout, Point Cascade Ale, Left Hand JuJu Ginger, Founder’s All Day IPA, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Black Cannon IPA, Breckenridge Avalanche Amber.

Market Wines (as of May 31st) has Tröegs Sunshine Pils ($4.00/glass $14.00/growler), Smuttynose Summer Weizen Ale ($5.00/glass $16.00/growler), 21st Amendment Imperial Jack E.S.B. ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler), Southern Tier Compass Sparkling Ale ($6.00/glass $18.00/ growler), Uinta Hopnotch ($4.00/glass $12.00/growler) and Greenflash Barleywine ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue has La Trappe Witte ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Ska / Oskar Blues Oskar the G’rauch ($18.99), Schlafly Belgian Golden ($10.99), Against the Grain Golden Sower ($12.99), Mikkeller / Against the Grain Bloody Show ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($10.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($16.99), Founders All Day IPA ($11.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($10.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence has Bell’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Cider Boys Magic Apple Cider ($6.99), Founders All Day IPA ($7.99), Green Flash Imperial Red Rye ($9.99), Goose Island Night Stalker ($19.99), Heavy Seas Big DIPA ($27.99), Left Hand Juju ($8.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($9.99), New Holland Hopivore Wet-hopped Ale ($13.99), Point Whole Hog DIPA ($9.99), Stone Ruination ($11.99), Stone Old Guardian Barleywine ($11.99), Stone Arrogant Bastard ($10.99), Stone Espresso Russian Imperial Stout ($11.99), Southern Tier 2X Steam ($17.99), Three Floyds Gumballhead ($8.99), Three Floyds Pride & Joy ($6.99) and Three Floyds Robert The Bruce ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and About and Red Hook Audible.

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of May 20th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Bell’s Oberon, Big Eddy Imperial Stout, Dogfish 60 Minute and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce.

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of May 2nd) has Upland Ard Ri Imperial Red Ale, Abita Andygator, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Great Lakes Rally Drum Red Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Goose Island Summertime, Bell’s Oberon and Oskar Blues Gubna.

UPDATEWhole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of May 27th) are Tröegs Sunshine Pils, Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock, Uinta Sea Legs Baltic Porter, Southern Tier 2X Steam, Madtree Identity Crisis and Triple Digit Chickow!. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

UPDATEWhole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of May 28th) are Upland Dragonfly IPA ($4.00 pint / $7.00 32 oz. / $13.00 64 oz.), Left Hand Good Juju Ginger Ale ($4.00 pint / $7.00 32 oz. / $13.00 64 oz.), Southern Tier Compass Belgian Style Ale with Rose Hips ($4.99 pint / $8.00 32 oz. / $12.00 64 oz.), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($4.50 pint / $8.00 32 oz. / $16.00 64 oz.), Boulder Mojo Rising Imperial IPA ($5.50 pint / $10.00 32 oz. / $18.00 64 oz.) and Goose Island Sofie ($5 pint / $9.00 32 oz. / $15.00 64 oz.). For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ben Damon for this update.]

Tastings and Growlers Report: May 17, 2013

We frequently get updates for this post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS

UPDATE Everything’s d’ Vine – Friday night beer and wine tastings at 5:30 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $15 per person. Or you can just do wine only or beer only for $10 per person. Tonight’s beers are Shiner Ruby Redbird, 21st Amendment Watermelon Wheat, La Trappe Isid’or, La Trappe Quadrupel, Anderson Valley IPA and Heavy Seas Riptide.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

Valley Wine & Spirits – Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at 4:30 pm Friday. Beers include Gubna, Old Chub, Mama’s Little Yella Pils and Dale’s Pale Ale.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of April 4th) have Lateral Oatmeal Sweet Stout, Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Triple Digit Chickow!, Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Pre-Prohibition Lager and a brand new beer: Serpentine Wheat. New growlers are $3.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of April 26th) has Ardennes Belgian Quad, Amber, Blonde, Nut Brown, IPA, Stout, Summer Wheat and Dewey’s Scotsman Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Ardennes Belgian Quad. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler.

Rivertown Brewing (as of April 25th) has Belgian Wit, Fat Happy Monk Belgian Quad, Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Helles Lager, Blueberry Lager, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Hop Baron Double IPA, Dunkel Lager and Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra. Sour Cherry Porter Bottles are $13.99 plus tax (limited two).

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate Ryeway (new), Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears, Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of April 26th) has the following beers available for growler fills: Exposition, Friend of the Irishman Stout, Helles Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, Over-The-Rhine Ale, Porter, Saengerfest and Seven Hefeweizen. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. Unfortunately, we do not have a current draft beer listing for them, but a representative listing is available on their Facebook menu page.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. We’re still tracking down more information on their program.

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of April 19th) had Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock, Flying Dog Wildman, Green Flash Le Freak, Weihenstephaner, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums, Great Lakes Ohio Stout and Hudy Bock.

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of April 19th) had Blue Moon Juniper Ale, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left Hand Scrimsaw, Bell’s Smitten, Dark Horse Amber and Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of May 11th) Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat ($8.99), Revolution Anti-Hero IPA ($9.99), Founders Double Trouble ($15.99), Dogfish Head Aprihop ($11.99), Full Pint Night of The Living Stout ($12.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Great Lakes Ohio City Oatmeal Stout ($8.99) and Finch’s Fascist Pig Ale ($11.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of May 1st) has Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Harvest Ale ($16.99), Blank Slate The Awakening ($8.99), Blue Moon Pine in the Neck ($11.99), Goose Island Sofie ($15.99), Green Flash Friendship Ale ($14.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), Dogfish Head Noble Rot ($21.99), Laughing Dog Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Dogfish Head Olde School ($19.99), Oskar Blues Gubna ($16.99), Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Lore Girls Gone Mild ($5.99), Rivertown Wit ($8.99), Sam Adams Alpine Spring ($8.99), Steen Brugge Tripel ($13.99), Harpoon Buck IPA ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Oak Smoked Old Guardian ($17.99), Three Floyds Jinx Proof ($9.99), Heavy Seas Siren Noire ($19.99), Angry Orchard Crisp ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Blindfold ($12.99) and Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plum ($12.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of Feb. 21st) has Bell’s Smitten, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Uinta Hop Notch IPA, Yuengling Bock, Kona Koko Brown, Kona Longboard Island Lager, Goose Island 312, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Sugar Plums, Rivertown Bock, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack and Mt. Carmel Springtime Ale. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they are now filling non-Jungle Jim’s growlers back to only filling their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each.

Liquor Cabinet (as of May 16th) has Point Black Ale, Abita Wheat Seasonal, Schlafly American IPA, Point Cascade Ale, Left Hand JuJu Ginger, Founder’s All Day IPA, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Black Cannon IPA, Breckenridge Avalanche Amber.

UPDATE Market Wines (as of May 10th) has Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout ($8.00/glass $40.00/growler), Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree ($7.00/glass $30.00/growler), Flying Dog Citra Hop Imperial IPA ($6.00/glass $17.00/growler) and Ommegang Fleur de Houblon ($4.00/glass $12.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue has Trois Dames Bise Noire a la Menthe ($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Arcadia Hopmouth ($17.99), Sierra Nevada Belgian Blonde IPA ($14.99), Against the Grain Golden Sower ($12.99), Mikkeller / Against the Grain Bloody Show ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($10.99), Tripel Karmeliet ($21.99), Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger ($11.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($10.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence has Abita Andygator ($10.99), Avery Maharaja ($10.99), Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Barrel Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout ($12.99), Apocalypse Brew works Fallout Dust Peppercorn Ale ($7.99), Bell’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($9.99), Cider Boys 1st Press Cider ($6.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald ($7.99), Green Flash Imperial IPA ($14.99), Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy ($6.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($9.99), Moerlien Northern Liberties IPA ($7.99), New Holland Hopivore Wet-hopped Ale ($13.99), New Holland Night Tripper Stout ($10.99), North Coast Bourbon Barrel Old Rasputin ($48.99), Oskar Blues oSKAr the G’Rauch ($19.99) and Rivertown Infinite Shilling ($15.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and About and Red Hook Audible.

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of May 18th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Bell’s Oberon, Big Eddy Imperial Stout, Dogfish 60 Minute and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce.

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of May 2nd) has Upland Ard Ri Imperial Red Ale, Abita Andygator, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Great Lakes Rally Drum Red Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Goose Island Summertime, Bell’s Oberon and Oskar Blues Gubna.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of April 29th) are Blank Slate Out and About, Ayinger Celebrator, Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, MadTree Sprye and Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of April 7th) are Mt. Carmel Ardennes Belgian Quad, Founders Imperial Stout, MadTree Identity Crisis Black IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA and Left Hand Good Juju Ginger Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff for this update as well.]

Tastings and Growlers Report: April 26, 2013

We frequently get updates for this post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – Friday night beer and wine tastings at 5:30 pm. Try six beers and six wines for $15 per person. Or you can just do wine only or beer only for $10 per person. This week’s beers include Mission Brewery Shipwreck Double IPA, Stone Enjoy By 05.17.13 IPA, Stone Espresso Russian Imperial Stout, Two Brothers Dog Days, Weihenstephaner and more.

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

Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of April 4th) have Lateral Oatmeal Sweet Stout, Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Gravitator, Friar Bacon Smoked Bock, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Triple Digit Chickow!, Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Pre-Prohibition Lager and a brand new beer: Serpentine Wheat. New growlers are $3.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of April 26th) has Ardennes Belgian Quad, Amber, Blonde, Nut Brown, IPA, Stout, Summer Wheat and Dewey’s Scotsman Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds & seasonals and $18.00 for Ardennes Belgian Quad. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler.

Rivertown Brewing (as of April 25th) has Belgian Wit, Fat Happy Monk Belgian Quad, Jenneke Belgian Golden Ale, Helles Lager, Blueberry Lager, Unit 6 American Hefeweizen, Hop Bomber Pale Ale, Hop Baron Double IPA, Dunkel Lager and Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler, it’s $4 extra. Sour Cherry Porter Bottles are $13.99 plus tax (limited two).

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate Ryeway (new), Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears, Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of April 26th) has the following beers available for growler fills: Exposition, Friend of the Irishman Stout, Helles Lager, Northern Liberties IPA, Over-The-Rhine Ale, Porter, Saengerfest and Seven Hefeweizen. Growlers are $12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are $7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you need a growler. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. Like all brew pubs in Ohio, they can only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. Unfortunately, we do not have a current draft beer listing for them, but a representative listing is available on their Facebook menu page.

Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt. Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager, Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale,
Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a “fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add $5 for a new Buckhead growler).

Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. We’re still tracking down more information on their program.

Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike has Three Floyds Pride & Joy, Bad Attitude IPA, Great Lakes Alchemy IPA, Weihenstephaner, Dogfish Head 60 Min, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums, Brooklyn Pilsner, Hudy Bock.

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington has Sixpoint Six Point Columbus IPA, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left Hand Chainsaw, Blue Moon Juniper Ale, Anchor Porter, Three Floyds Pride & Joy.

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of March 27th) has West Sixth IPA ($9.99), Rivertown Infinite Shilling Wee Heavy ($13.99), Great Lakes Alchemy Hour Double IPA $9.99, Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti ($13.99), Founders Red’s Rye PA ($12.99), Blue Moon Pine in the Neck ($9.99), Thirsty Dog Irish Setter Red Ale ($7.99) and Blank Slate Shroominous ($9.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of Jan. 25th) has Blue Moon Pine In The Neck ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($6.99), Dogfish Head Indian Brown ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($7.99), Southern Tier Chokolat Stout ($12.99), Blank Slate Movin’ On ($8.99), Blank Slate Fume Cherrywood Smoked Porter ($8.99), Schlafly Tasmanian IPA ($10.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($13.99), Fox Barrel Pear Cider ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Estate Organic ($12.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Aged Barleywine ($18.99), Anderson Valley Heelch O’ Hops Double IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Bourbon ($10.99), Widmer Brothers BRRRRRR ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99), New Holland Black Hatter ($11.99), DogFish Head Burton Baton ($19.99), Sixpoint Diesel ($11.99), North Coast Pranqster ($11.99), Anubis Coffee Porter ($16.99), Southern Tier 2XStout ($12.99) and Green Flash Grand Cru ($15.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of Feb. 21st) has Bell’s Smitten, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Uinta Hop Notch IPA, Yuengling Bock, Kona Koko Brown, Kona Longboard Island Lager, Goose Island 312, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad w/ Sugar Plums, Rivertown Bock, 21st Amendment Sneak Attack and Mt. Carmel Springtime Ale. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they are now filling non-Jungle Jim’s growlers back to only filling their own growlers. As always, samples are 25 cents each.

Liquor Cabinet (as of April 25th) has Point Black Ale, Schlafly American IPA, Sixpoint Sweet Anchor Ale, West Sixth IPA, Founders All Day IPA, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Heavy Seas Black Cannon IPA and Avery White Rascal.

Market Wines (as of April 26th) has Uinta Hop Notch IPA ($4.00/glass $12/growler), Avery Three Point Five Session Ale ($4.00/glass $10.00/growler), Ballast Point Dorado Double IPA ($6.00/glass $$20.00/growler) and New Holland Full Circle Kolsch ($4.00/glass $12.00/ growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Leinenkugel’s Snowdrift Vanilla Porter ($9.99), Rivertown Winter Ale ($9.99) and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

Party Source in Bellevue has Trois Dames Bise Noire a la Menthe ($18.99 64oz), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99 64oz), Arcadia Hopmouth ($17.99 64oz), Anderson Vally Bourbon Barrel Stout ($10.99 64oz), Sierra Nevada Ovila ($14.99 64oz), Tilburg’s Dutch Brown Ale ($13.99 64oz), Brooklyn There Will Be Black ($9.99 64oz), Tripel Karmeliet ($21.99 64oz) and Quaff Bros. Puff the Magic Bison ($12.99 64oz). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence has Three Floyds Jinx Proof Pilsner ($8.99), Blank Slate Shroominous Stiitake Brown Ale ($7.99), Blue Moon Pine in the Neck Pale Ale ($7.99), Cider Boys 1st Press Cider ($6.99), Founders Pale Ale ($7.99), Founders Dirty Bastard Scotch ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Rye of The Tiger Rye Pale Ale ($6.99), Green Flash Palate Wrecker Imperial IPA ($10.99), Left Hand Twin Sister Double IPA ($13.99), Left Hand Milk Stout ($11.99), Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($6.99), Oskar Blues Oskar Da G’Rauch ($19.99), Point Whole Hog Six Hop IPA ($8.99), Schlafly Belgian Gold Ale ($9.99), Schlafly American IPA ($9.99), Schlafly Chocolate Milk Stout ($6.99), Schlafly Black IPA ($6.99) and Great Lakes Edmond Fitzgerald ($7.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64 oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size (128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and About and Red Hook Audible.

Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

United Liquor in Florence (as of April 17th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Bell’s 2 Hearted Ale, Big Eddy Imperial Stout, Dogfish 60 Min., Leinenkugel Vanilla Porter.

Valley Wine & Spirits (as of March 28th) has Blank Slate Movin On, Blank Slate Awakening, Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Stone Arrogant Bastard, Upland Ard Ri, West 6th IPA, Abita Andygator, Blue Moon Pine in the Neck and Rivertown Bock.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of April 22nd) are Ommegang Iron Throne, Left Hand Good Juju, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA, Brooklyn Dry Irish Stout and Anderson Valley Gatlin Damnosus. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks once again to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of April 7th) are Mt. Carmel Ardennes Belgian Quad, Founders Imperial Stout, MadTree Identity Crisis Black IPA, Bell’s Two Hearted, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree IPA and Left Hand Good Juju Ginger Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Ed Paff for this update as well.]

Growlers and Tastings Report – April 29, 2011

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature New Holland Golden Cap, Avery Karma Belgian Pale and Kostritzer Schwarzbier (Black) at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, their bottle selection is Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Dubbel, Brooklyn Summer Ale and Schlafly Brewer’s Choice Weissbier. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Falls City Ale ($4.99), Cumberland Moonbow Wit ($5.50), Schlafly Scotch Ale ($5.99) and Goose Island Dominique ($14.99). Buttermilk Pike has Widmer Bros. Pitch Black IPA ($14.99), Great Lakes Doppelrock ($9.50), Southern Tier Phin & Matt’s Extraordinary Ale ($8.99) and Bell’s Expedition Stout ($14.25). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be tasting beers from Avery Brewing with Ted from Avery on hand. In addition to the flights, they will be featuring Avery’s “unholy trinity” Demon Series at the growler station (The Beast Grand Cru, Samuel’s Oak Aged, and Mephistopheles Stout). The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Schlafly Export IPA ($6.99), Schlafly Schwarzbier ($5.99), Schlafly Imperial Stout ($11.99), Schlafly Irish Extra Stout ($8.99), Southern Tier Unearthly Imperial IPA ($12.99), Southern Tier Choklat ($16.99), New Holland Existential Ale ($9.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Unibroue Chambly Noire ($6.99), Rivertown Blueberry Lager ($9.99), Great Lakes Dopplerock ($8.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($6.99),
Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($6.99), Woodchuck Summer ($6.99), Rogue Old Crustacean Barley Wine ($10.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($11.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Scotch Ale ($9.99) and Dogfish Head Old School Barley Wine ($20.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● Market Wines in Findlay Market now has a two tap growler station. The current offerings are Avery Joe’s Pilsner ($10) or Tröegs Java Head Stout ($14). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● Cincinnati Whole Foods’ growler station offerings as of April 26th were Avery Karma, Anchor Old Foghorn, Dogfish Head Raison D’etre, He’brew Bold Messiah, Great Lakes Holy Moses and Ovila Dubbel. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99.

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Anderson Valley Wee Geech Ale, Ommegang Belgian Pale Ale, Cumberland Merlot a’ Trois, and New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Southern Tier Hop Sun ($13.99), Lexington Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Red Ear Cat Tail Ale ($12.99), Southern Tier Matt & Phin’s ($14.99), Rivertown Roebling Porter ($12.99), New Holland Poet ($9.99), Southern Tier Backburner ($12.99), Great Lakes Dopplerock ($9.99), Saison Dupont ($13.99) and Flying Dog Gonzo ($9.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● We’re having trouble getting information on the the Growler Stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington and Fort Thomas. If anyone happens to stop by there and could send us the updated information, it would be greatly appreciated.

Growlers and Tastings Report – April 22, 2011

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be tasting beers from Rogue Ales. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Schlafly Irish Extra Stout ($8.99), Southern Tier Unearthly Imperial IPA ($12.99), Southern Tier Jah-va Imperial Coffee Stout ($15.99), Rivertown Roebling Imperial Robust Porter ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Schlafly Imperial Stout ($11.99), Schlafly Dry-Hopped APA ($8.99), Schlafly Schwarzbier ($5.99), Unibroue Chambly Noire ($6.99), Great Divide Titan IPA ($9.99), Southern Tier 2XIPA ($12.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($11.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($6.99), Three Floyds Gumballhead Wheat Ale ($7.99), Rogue Old Crustacean Barley Wine ($10.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Scotch Ale ($9.99), Southern Tier Choklat ($16.99) and Dogfish Head Old School Barley Wine ($20.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● Main Street Wine and Spirits will be have a beer tasting this evening (Friday) from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Beers include Tallgrass Oasis, Left Hand Good Juju, Weyerbacher Heresy and New Holland Golden Cap Saison. All tastes are 50 cents each. 

● Market Wines in Findlay Market now has a two tap growler station. The current offerings are Avery Joe’s Pilsner ($10) or Tröegs Java Head Stout ($14). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● There won’t be any Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings this week.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Falls City Ale ($4.99), Cumberland Moonbow Wit ($5.50), Schlafly Scotch Ale ($5.99) and Goose Island Dominique ($14.99). Buttermilk Pike has Great Lakes Doppelrock ($9.50), Southern Tier Phin & Matt’s Extraordinary Ale ($8.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($14.99) and Bell’s Imperial Stout ($14.25). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● Cincinnati Whole Foods’ growler station offerings as of April 15th were Dogfish 60 Minute, Unibroue Ephemere, Goose Island Pepe Nero, Brooklyn Brewmaster Wheat, Mt. Carmel Hopton and New Holland Golden Cap Saison. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99.

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Anderson Valley Wee Geech Ale, Ommegang Belgian Pale Ale, Cumberland Merlot a’ Trois, and New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Southern Tier Hop Sun ($13.99), Lexington Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Red Ear Cat Tail Ale ($12.99), Southern Tier Matt & Phin’s ($14.99), Widmer Bros. Pitch Black IPA ($10.99), Great Lakes Dopplerock ($9.99), Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence ($19.99), Red Ear Red October ($12.99), Flying Dog Gonzo ($9.99) and Sam Adams Revolutionary Rye ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits: Covington has Belhaven Scottish Lager ($5.99), Cumberland Red Ale ($5.99) and Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale ($5.99). Fort Thomas has Boulder Cold Hop Pale Ale ($5.99), Anderson Valley Boont Amber ($6.49), Schlafly Pilsner ($4.99), New Holland Oaker Hatter ($10.99), Ommegang Rare VOS ($6.49) and Ommegang Hennepin ($9.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

Tastings and Growlers Report: April 8, 2011

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Arcadia Loch Down Scotch Ale, Schlafly Summer Lager and Houblon Chouffe Dobbelen IPA Tripel at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, their bottle selection is Anderson Valley Imperial IPA, Arcadia Whitsun Wheat Ale, Black Sheep Riggwelter. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Great Lakes Doppelrock ($9.50), Southern Tier Phin & Matt’s Extraordinary Ale ($8.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($14.99) and Bell’s Imperial Stout ($14.25). Buttermilk Pike has Falls City Ale ($4.99), Southern Tier IPA ($8.99), Schlafly Scotch Ale ($5.99) and Goose Island Dominique ($14.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, it’s Arcadia Brewing Company from Battle Creek, Michigan. To tie in with the Battle Creek theme they’re planning to pair “each beer with a Kellogg’s cereal, and will also be joined by Tony the tiger, Diggum the frog, and the replacement Snap, Crackle, and Pop.” The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Southern Tier IPA ($9.99), Southern Tier Hop Sun ($9.99), North Coast Brother Thelonious ($18.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Three Floyds Alpha King ($8.99), Schlafly Imperial Stout ($11.99), Unibroue Chambly Noire ($6.99), Unibroue Maudite ($15.99), Cumberland Amarillo ($5.99), Stone Double Bastard ($11.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($6.99), Anderson Valley Wee Geech ($12.99), Magic Hat #9 ($7.99), Dogfish Head Chickory Stout ($10.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($17.99), Dogfish Head World-Wide Stout ($24.99), Dogfish Head Palo Santo ($21.99) and Dogfish Head Namaste ($23.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● As best we can tell (AKA from what we can tell from their Facebook page), the Cincinnati Whole Foods has the following beers on their growler station: North Peaks Diabolical IPA, North Coast Pranqster Belgian, Anderson Valley Imperial IPA, New Holland Golden Cap Saison, Unibroue Ephemere and Goose Island Pepe Nero. Regular fill prices are $7.49 for the 32 oz growler and $14.99 for the 64 oz growler. They also have Happy Hour pricing on Monday through Thursday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm with $4.99 for the 32 oz growler and $9.99 for the 64 oz growler. For a new growler, add $3.99.

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Anderson Valley Wee Geech Ale, Ommegang Belgian Pale Ale, Cumberland Merlot a’ Trois, and New Holland Poet Oatmeal Stout. They also got in a limited quantity of the Oliva Abbey Dubbel Belgium Ala 750ml plus packs of the Tommyknocker Butthead.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Leinenkugel Summer Shandy ($6.99), Lexington Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99) and Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Red Ear Cat Tail Ale ($12.99), Southern Tier Matt & Phin’s ($14.99), Southern Tier IPA ($14.99), Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale ($8.99), Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence ($19.99), Red Ear Red October ($12.99), Sam Adams Revolutionary Rye ($8.99) and Quaff Bros. Figgy Pudding ($20.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits: Covington has Belhaven Scottish Lager ($5.99), Cumberland Red Ale ($5.99) and Avery Ellie’s Brown Ale ($5.99). Fort Thomas has Boulder Cold Hop Pale Ale ($5.99), Anderson Valley Boont Amber ($6.49), Schlafly Pilsner ($4.99), New Holland Oaker Hatter ($10.99), Ommegang Rare VOS ($6.49) and Ommegang Hennepin ($9.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): December 17, 2010

● No more Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings in 2010. They will be back in January.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Schlafly Winter ESB ($6.99), Goose Island Bourbon Co Stout ($26.99), Falls City Pale Ale ($6.99) and Great Lakes Christmas Ale ($10.99). Buttermilk Pike has Schlafly Coffee Stout ($6.99), Goose Island Mild Winter ($6.99), Napa Smith Organic IPA ($9.99) and Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Beer ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● Due to holiday schedules, Party Town’s Friday Night Flights will be held at the “growlers to go” station until January 14th.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: North Coast Old Stock Ale ($17.99), Avery Ellie’s brown Ale ($9.99), Rivertown Hop Baron Doubledown IPA ($18.99), New Holland Oak Aged Mad Hatter ($10.99), Founders Backwoods Bast@#* ($18.99), Party Town 8th Anniversary Cherry Imperial Stout ($11.99), Goose Island Bourbon County Stout ($24.99), Clipper Brewing Co. Heavy Seas Peg Leg ($9.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald ($6.99), Bell’s Bourbon Barrel Hell Hath No Fury ($16.99), Bearded Pat’s Barley Wine ($12.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration ($6.99), Dogfish Head Worldwide Stout ($24.99) and Cumberland Simcoe ($5.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits: Covington has Bell’s Winter White Ale ($5.99), Abita Purple Haze, ($4.59), New Holland Cabin Fever ($5.99) and Arcadian Hopmouth Double IPA ($6.49). Fort Thomas has Bell’s Best Brown Ale ($5.99), North Coast Red Seal Ale ($6.49), New Holland Black Hatter IPA ($10.99), Hennepin Farmhouse Saisson (no price listed), Ommegang Rare VOS ($6.49) and Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Rogue Double Dead Guy ($13.99), Red Ear Cat Tail Ale ($13.99), Poperings Hommel Ale ($16.99), Flying Dog Gonzo ($8.99), Ommegang Three Philosophers ($22.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($8.99), Schlafly Oatmeal ($8.99) and Goose Island Reserve Bourbon County Stout ($27.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.