This Week in Beer: June 27 – July 3, 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, June 27th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Domaine Dupont Reserve Cidre matured in Calvados barrels. Cost is $12 for a thirteen ounce tulip.

Thursday, June 30th from 4:00-10:00 pm – Tap Takeover at Washington Park Deck
This month, it’s beers from Taft’s Ale House including 27 Pils, The Stache and Waste of AAU’s.

Thursday, June 30th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Thirsty Thursdays at Craft Pointe
This time, it’s beers from Warped Wing including

Thursday, June 30th 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 – Founders Centennial, Glendale – TBA and Hyde Park – Rhinegeist Cougar.

Thursday, June 30th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Ice cream social theme with “foodie inspired” beers like Saugatuck Neapolitan Milk Stout, Du Claw Sweet Baby Jesus Peanut Butter Porter, Ommegang Rosetta Cherry Fruit Beer and Flying Dog Tropical Stout – also a cup of ice cream
Burger: Smoked bacon and cheese
Music: Hayden and Kaye

Thursday, June 30th at 7:00 pm – History of Northern Kentucky Brewing at Braxton Brewing
Sponsored by the Kenton County Library, join Tom and I as we walk you through the rich history of brewing in Covington, Newport and beyond. The 50-minute presentation will be followed by a tour of the facility and tasting. For adults 21 and over. Registration required.

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This Week in Beer: March 14 – 20, 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, March 14th at 4:00 pm – Two Brothers Brewing Happy Hour at Northside Yacht Club
Beers include Domaine Dupage, Cane & Ebel, Prairie Path and one more surprise tap.

Monday, March 14th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s TBA.

Wednesday, March 16th at 5:00 pm – Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Tapping at Buffalo Bob’s Mt. Zion
Cougar and Pure Fury will also be on tap.

Wednesday, March 16th at 6:00 pm – Jackie O’s Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
The cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. Please make reservations in advance by contacting Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com.

Thursday, March 17th – HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Thursday, March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day Pint Day at Hebron Brew Haus
Featuring Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale and Flying Dog Lucky S.O.B. Swag to give away throughout the day.

Thursday, March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Celtic music, Irish dinner and specials on Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale and Guinness Draft cans.

Thursday, March 17th at 9:00 am – St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at O’Bryan’s Wine & Spirits
Featuring Listermann’s Shamrock Shake.

Thursday, March 17th at 10:00 am – Barrel Aged and Coffee Barrel Aged Shamrock Shake Bottle Release at Listermann Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, March 17th at 12:00 pm – Firkin Madness at Braxton Brewing
Three “appropriately-themed” firkins for St. Patrick’s Day and March Madness.

Thursday, March 17th at 2:00 pm – Moerlein Third Wave IPA March Madness Watch Party at Shakey’s Pub and Grub

Thursday, March 17th at 4:00 pm – St. Paddy’s Day and Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off at Cappy’s Wine and Spirits

Saturday, March 19th at 11:00 am – Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale Brunch at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Beers include Kentucky Peach Barrel Wheat Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale and Bluegrass Sundown, a dark roasted coffee infused with Kentucky Bourbon and sugar. Pairing to be announced.

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Tastings and Tappings Report: Dec. 11, 2015

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SPECIAL TAPPING – A cask of Brew School 100 Curve Ball Black IPA infused with vanilla and lavender at the Moerlein Lager House. A portion of the proceeds of this beer will go towards the brewing science courses at Cincinnati State. The regular version will be available on draft at both the Moerlein Lager House and the Moerlein Malt House.

TASTINGS

Jungle Jim’s – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm at both locations. Pints are usually $3. This week, they are pouring Dogfish Head in Fairfield and beers from MadTree in Eastgate.

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

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they’re pouring beers from new beers from Ballast Point, Flying Dog and Four String Brewing. For the draft by the glass pours, they’ll have Blue Stallion Resting Bitter Face Imperial IPA and New Holland Pilgram’s Dole Bourbon Barrel Aged Wheat Wine. Both will be $3.00 for a nine ounce pour. The cost for the flight is $2.00 per person. Only adults age 21 or more are admitted for Friday Night Flights. Limit of one sample per person. No shopping carts in the back room please.

Whole Foods Cincinnati – Cask & Cork: Beer and Wine every Friday from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. For $5, you get five sips and six bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.

TAPPINGS

Braxton Brewing – Shoptalk Double IPA tapping (Collaboration with Widmer Bros.) at 7:00 pm this Saturday along with local band Wilder and Tom + Chee will be in the taproom passing out samples of Braxton’s exclusive taproom menu.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Rhinegeist Stryker. Pints for $5 for a ten ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

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Tastings and Tappings Report: August 21, 2015

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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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This Week in Beer: July 20 – 26, 2015

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

Monday, July 20th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Grimm Telekinesis Dry-Hopped Sour. Cost is $10 for a thirteen ounce tulip.

Tuesday, July 21st at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
This week, it’s Urban Artifact.

Wednesday, July 22nd from 6:00-9:00 pm – Great Lakes Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vine
Beers include The Wright Pils (draft), Sharpshooter Session Wheat IPA, Eliot Ness Amber Lager, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter and Lake Erie Monster Imperial IPA (draft).

Thursday, July 23rd at 5:00 pm – Drink Beer for a Cause at MadTree
From the Facebook event page: “Help the Pink Boots Society : Cincinnati support brewmaster Kerry Thomas by drinking delicious beers at MadTree Brewing on Thursday July 23rd! Our sister in brewing was injured in a brewing accident on July 10th. She suffered 2nd and 3rd degree burns on 30% of her body. On the 23rd, MadTree is releasing a new can in the Tap Room, a Blackberry Gose called “Shade.” {{ YUM! }} A portion of sales of the cans will be graciously donated to the Pink Boots Society for Kerry’s Go Fund Me page. Want to help but can’t make the event? Consider a donation directly to the Go Fund Me page, here: http://www.gofundme.com/zaf57s”

Thursday, July 23rd at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Founders including All-Day, Porter, Blushing Monk and KBS
Burger: Mexican
Music: Heather Turner

Thursday, July 23rd 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 – MadTree Lift, Glendale – Flying Dog and Hyde Park – Fat Head Bumbleberry.

Friday, July 24th at 4:00 pm – Deschutes Brewery Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Saturday, July 25th at 12:00 noon – Drink for a Cause! at HalfCut
Between 12:00-8:00 pm, $1 from any draft beer will be donated to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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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 24, 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 – No tasting tonight, but they will be reducing 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.

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, they are pouring Goose Island 25th Anniversary E.S.B., Big John, Night Stalker and Bourbon County Stout. There will also be bottles of Pepe Nero, Juliet, and more. Bourbon County will be poured by the glass for an additional $5.00 starting at 5:00 p.m.

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 19th) 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 Rivertown Fat Happy Monk $11.99).

UPDATE 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.

UPDATE 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 23rd) 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.

Market Wines (as of May 24th) has Lost Coast Brewery Downtown Brown ($3.00/glass $12.00/growler), Flying Dog Underdog Atlantic Lager ($5.00/glass $14.00/growler), Full Pint Tri-PA ($6.00/glass $18.00/growler) and Founders Double Trouble IPA ($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), 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), 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 Abita Vanilla Double Dog American Strong Ale ($9.99), Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Barrel Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout ($12.99), Apocalypse Brew works Fallout Dust Peppercorn Ale ($7.99), Bell’s Java Stout ($11.99), Bell’s Pale Ale ($6.99), Bell’s Two Hearted India Pale Ale ($9.99), Cider Boys Magic Apple Cider ($6.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Flying Dog Pumpernickel ($13.99), Green Flash Hop Head Red IPA ($9.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($9.99), Moerlien Northern Liberties IPA ($7.99), New Holland Hopivore Wet-hopped Ale ($13.99), Oskar Blues oSKAr the G’Rauch ($19.99), Rivertown Infinite Shilling ($15.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk Belgian Strong Ale ($20.99), Sierra Nevada Hoptimum ($11.99), Stone Arrogant B@st@rd ($10.99) and Stone Russian Imperial Stout ($11.99). 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.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of May 23rd) are Ayinger Celebrator, Southern Tier 2x Steam, Uinta Sea Legs Baltic Porter, Triple Digit Chickow! and Something from Tröegs (board said Sunshine Pils, tap handle said Dreamweaver). 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 Michael Goldberg 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.]

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.]

This Week in Beer: May 13 – 19, 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. — LOTS of events for American Craft Beer Week. We’re sure more will be added.

Monday, May 13th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, May 13th – 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, May 13th at 5:00 pm – Kentucky Ale Tap Takeover at Cock & Bull (Covington)
Beers will include Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout, Kentucky Ale, Kentucky Kolsch and the new Kentucky IPA.

Monday, May 13th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout at Fries Café

Monday, May 13th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Pint Night with Peanut at Dilly Café

Tuesday, May 14th – Belgian Summer Seasonals at The Famous Neons Unplugged
Try different styles from St Feuillien, Urthel, Bosteels and La Trappe.

Tuesday, May 14th – Samuel Adams “Keep the Pint” Night at The Pub at Rookwood Mews
See our earlier post for more information.

Tuesday, May 14th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, May 14th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, May 14th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Tuesday, May 14th through Sunday, May 19th – More Tappings at Fries Café
Beer to include Ballast Point Wahoo Wheat, Epic Sour Apple Saison, Flying Dog Big Black Wit, Flying Dog Single Hop Citra Imperial IPA, Founders All Day IPA, Founders Double Trouble, Full Pint Tri-Pa, Green Flash Hop Odyssey Imperial Red Rye IPA, New Holland Black Tulip, The Brew Kettle Tunguska, Tröegs Flying Mouflan and many more

Tuesday, May 14th at 6:00 pm – An Epic Evening BBQ at Dutch’s
From Facebook:

Dutch’s, Epic Brewing of Utah, and Oskar Blues of Colorado are joining forces to celebrate American Craft Beer Week with an all-American style backyard BBQ. Epic’s Molly Swanston and Oskar Blues “Farmer” Geoff Hess will be in attendance to celebrate and answer any questions you may have. Our dinner will feature Farmer Geoff’s very own Hops & Heifers Farm beef and pork. We will have year-round and special release beers from each brewery. Food will be $20 per person and beers are a la carte. You can RSVP to info@dutchswine.com, 513.871.1446 opt.2, or in-person.

Tuesday, May 14th at 6:00 pm – Christian Moerlein & The Comet Celebrate Craft Beer Week
Meet the brewer and enjoy these beers on Tap: Seven, Extra Special Elixir and Uwannafix.

UPDATE Tuesday, May 14th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Ace Ciders Joker Hard Cider, Mt Carmel Summer Wheat, Goose Island 25th Anniversary Honker’s Ale, MadTree Identity Crisis, The Brew Kettle Wide-Eyed Coffee Porter and Alltech Bourbon Barrel Stout.

Tuesday, May 14th at 7:00 pm – Michael Jackson: Beer Hunter movie at Listermann Brewing

Wednesday, May 15th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, May 15th at 4:00 pm – Oskar Blues Tap Takeover/Tasting at Valley Wines & Spirits

Wednesday, May 15th 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, May 15th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, May 15th at 6:00 pm – Christian Moerlein & The Lackman Celebrate Craft Beer Week
Meet the brewer and enjoy these beers on Tap: Seven, Extra Special Elixir and Uwannafix.

Wednesday, May 15th at 6:00 pm – Founders Brewing Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
This event is SOLD OUT.

Wednesday, May 15th at 7:00 pm – Oskar Blues Tap Takeover at Keystone Covington

UPDATE Thursday, May 16th at 5:00 pm – American Craft Beer Week Tappings at Market Wines
From Facebook:

In Honor of American Craft Beer Week, we will be offering some of Michigan’s most sought after brews. We will be TAPPING Founders KBS and Double Trouble, Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, and Bell’s Hell Hath No Furry at 5pm AND From 5-6:30, all guests will receive a lottery ticket for the opportunity to purchase, bottles of Bell’s Black Note, Founders Hand of Doom and Founders KBS, as well as a few other gems. There is a VERY limited quantity of these offerings and the lottery tickets will be given out on a first come, first served basis (drawing at 7pm). Let’s raise a glass and cheers the Mitten State!!!

Thursday, May 16th 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 – Three Floyds, Glendale – Arrogant Bastard and Hyde Park – Weihenstephan Original (2 liter boot night).

Thursday, May 16th at 6:00 pm – Christian Moerlein & Dilly Café Celebrate Craft Beer Week
Meet the brewer and enjoy these beers on Tap: Seven, Extra Special Elixir and Uwannafix.

Thursday, May 16th at 6:30 pmh – Craft Beer & Small Plate Pairing at deSha’s
See our earlier post for more information.

Thursday, May 16th at 6:00 pm – Meet the Founders Brewer Event at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

Jeremy Kosmicki, Head Brewer at Founders Brewing, will share his personal story of how he went from a home-brewer to professional. He will also talk about the state of the craft beer industry and how it has evolved over the past 15 years. The presentation will be held in our biergarten. Cost is $15 + tax, and includes one beer ticket for a Founders brew, and a light appetizer buffet. Reservations are REQUIRED for this event, as seating is limited, and can be made by emailing mbweaver@moerleinlh.com.

Thursday, May 16th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, May 17th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, May 17th at 6:00 pm – Official Cincinnati Launch of Wiedemann Special Lager at Arnold’s
See our earlier post for more information.

Friday, May 17th at 6:00 pm – Founders Doom Tapping at Fries Café
This Backstage Series Release won’t last long.

Friday, May 17th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, May 17th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$15 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Saturday, May 18th from 3:00-9:00pm – Beer and Food Festival at Whole Foods Mason
See our earlier post for more information.

Saturday, May 18th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, May 19th – Tapping of New Holland’s Blue Sunday at Moerlein Lager House

Tastings and Growlers Report: May 10, 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 are Boulder Sweaty Betty Blonde, White Birch Berliner Weisse, White Birch Belgian IPA, White Birch Session IPA, White Birch Belgian Pale Ale and Wynchwood Ginger Beard Ginger Beer.

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. This week, it’s new beers from Stone, Anderson Valley, Lore, Fort Collins, and Upland plus some returning seasonal favorites from Sierra Nevada and New Holland. 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 (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 April 28th) Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat ($8.99), Revolution Anti-Hero IPA ($9.99), Laughing Dog Sneaky Pete Imperial IPA ($12.99), Dogfish Head Aprihop ($11.99), Founders Red Rye PA ($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 9th) has Point Black Ale, Abita Wheat Seasonal, Schlafly American IPA, Point Cascade Ale, Left Hand JuJu Ginger, Founders All Day IPA, Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold, Heavy Seas Black Cannon IPA, Avery White Rascal.

UPDATE Market Wines (as of May 10th) has Avery Three Point Five Session Ale ($4.00/glass $12/growler), Sierra Nevada Hoptimum Imperial IPA ($6.00/glass $17.00/growler), Sierra Nevada Southern Hemisphere Harvest ($5.00/glass $$15.00/growler) and Lost Coast Downtown Brown ($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), Tilburg’s Dutch Brown Ale ($13.99), Brooklyn There Will Be Black ($9.99), Tripel Karmeliet ($21.99) and Great Lakes Rye of the Tiger ($11.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence has Bell’s Two Hearted Ale ($9.99), Anchor Old Foghorn Barley Wine ($11.99), Anderson Valley Wild Turkey Barrel Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout ($12.99), Breckenridge Stranahan Barrel Aged Vanilla Porter ($10.99), Cider Boys Magic Apple Cider ($6.99), Dark Horse Tres Blueberry Stout ($7.99), Founders All Day IPA ($7.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold Lager ($7.99), Great Lakes Alchemy Hour IPA ($11.99), Green Flash Imperial IPA ($14.99), Heavy Seas Bourbon Barrel Below Decks Barley Wine ($20.99), Heavy Seas Siren Noire Chocolate Stout ($20.99), Hoppin’ Frog Crown Royal Barrel B.O.R.I.S. ($43.99), New Holland Hopivore ($13.99), North Coast Bourbon Barrel Old Rasputin ($48.99), Oskar Blues Oskar Da G’Rauch ($19.99), Shiner Ruby Red Bird ($6.99), Schlafly American Brown Ale ($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 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 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.]