This Week in Beer: March 8-14, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, March 8th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, March 10th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, March 11th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

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This Week in Beer: February 22-28, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, February 22nd from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, February 24th from 6:00-7:30 pm – Paint and Sip at Taft’s Brewpourium: “We’re working with Uptown Art Cincinnati to host a paint and sip class! One of their extremely talented artists will be leading you step-by-step through a gorgeous canvas painting that you get to take home at the end of the night (and show off to all of your friends.) In addition to the class, your ticket gets you a free welcome beer, plus $1 off pints of beer for the remainder of the evening.” To purchase your ticket, go to their EventBrite page.

Wednesday, February 24th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, February 25th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

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This Week in Beer: February 15-21, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, February 15th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, February 17th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, February 18th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Saturday, February 20th and Sunday, February 21st from 11:00 am-5:00 pm – Miittenfest 2021 at Washington Park: See our earlier post for more information.

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This Week in Beer: February 8-14, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, February 8th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Monday, February 8th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Beer and Burgers Class at Vom Mass Crestview Hills: This event will feature three special small-batch beers with gourmet burgers, specialty sides, and free tastings of liqueurs and spirits. Each participant will also receive special discounts on all VOM FASS purchases made during the event. Call them at (859) 331-1896 to register. The cost is $25 per person.

Wednesday, February 10th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Valentine’s Beer and Cannoli Pairing at Taft’s Brewpourium: With your $12 ticket, you’ll get a flight of four different beers, each perfectly paired with a fresh cannoli from Del Gardo’s. Plus, you’ll get a wristband to enjoy $1 off pints for the day of the event. For more information, see their EventBrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines-beer-and-cannoli-pairing-tickets-135910797855.

Wednesday, February 10th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, February 11th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Thursday, February 11th from 7:00-8:00 pm – Zoom Brews: A Guided Virtual Beer Tasting at Cappy’s Wine & Spirits (both locations): From their Facebook event, “Every other Thursday we are aimin’ at bringing you a new Zoom Brews: Guided Virtual Beer Tasting. The costs will vary per each Thursday pending upon what brews we are going to be discussing. We’ll talk about the different styles of beer included, some brewery history, and even what you could pair with the brew! This time around we’ve included our sister store in Norwood so you can also pick up the package at that location if it’s closer to you. The form below has a section that asks which location you will be picking up at, so please pay attention and fill this out accordingly. Sound like a lot of fun and you wanna sign up? Follow the link below and sign on up! https://forms.gle/ZiSdAe4gSEwDedAA8

Friday, February 12th and Saturday, Feberuary 13th – Sweet Harmony Beer and Dessert Tasting at Rhinegeist: Tickets for this event are $60/person and includes valet parking, a celebratory glass of bubbly, on-site photographer, a private table, and four-course beers and dessert pairings set to live music and guided by Advanced Cicerone Chris Shields. The pairings are chocolate beer pretzel cupcakes (paired with Uncle, mild ale); carrot cake torte bar (paired with Cloud Harvest 04, unfiltered juicy IPA); lemon tart topped with fresh berries (paired with Subliminal Jam, mixed berry sour ale); and vanilla stout pecan pie bar (paired with Barrel Aged Café Ink, imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels with coffee). Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sweet-harmony-rhinegeist-beer-and-dessert-pairing-friday-tickets-89975744875 to make reservations.

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This Week in Beer: February 1-7, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, February 1st from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Tuesday, February 2nd through Sunday, February 7th – US Open Beer Championship Winners Week at Big Ash Brewing: Twelve of the Tri-State’s top Gold & Silver medal winners, all lined up to taste & sample by the ounce. Reservations are available but NOT REQUIRED for this event. You can pre-order your “Key to Liquid Knowledge” and get a free Belgian taster glass at https://www.toasttab.com/bigashbrewingtogo/v3/?mode=fulfillment. [NOTE: As long time judges for the US Open, this one is special to us! What a great opportunity to try out these medal-winning beers.]

Wednesday, February 3rd from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, February 4th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

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This Week in Beer: January 25-31, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Any events that are added after our Monday noon publication time will be marked New.

Monday, January 25th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, January 27th from 5:00-8:00 pm – The Ultimate Super Bowl Pairing at Taft’s Ale House: With your $25 ticket, you’ll get a flight of five different beers, each perfectly paired with a delicious game-day appetizer. Plus, you’ll get a wristband to enjoy $1 off pints for the day of the event. For more information, see their EventBrite page at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-ultimate-super-bowl-pairing-tickets-135724813571.

Wednesday, January 27th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, January 28th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Saturday, January 30th from 4:00-6:00 pm – Wine and Beer Tasting at Esoteric Brewing: “Esoteric’s Head Brewer and CEO Brian Jackson will be on hand to take you through the processes and experiences of BREWING and guide you through a TASTING of some of the best Wines and Beers that you can find in our taproom. Tickets: $15 preorder online, $20 at the door.” Purchase tickets on their EventBrite page.

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This Week in Beer: January 18-24, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice.

Monday, January 18th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, January 20th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Beer and Donut Pairing at Taft’s Brewporium: Tickets are $12 for a flight of four different beers paired with four donuts from Peace, Love + Little Donuts. Ticketholders also get a wristband for $1 off pints for the day of the event. Each ticket is good for a one-hour time slot to comply with social distancing. Pairings are S’mores Donut + Cherrywood Amber Ale, Powdered Sugar Donut + Maverick Chocolate Porter, Blueberry Pancake Donut + Nellie’s Lemon Frosty Ale, and Coffee & Cream Donut + Beautiful Harmony English Mild Ale. Tickets are $12. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to the event’s EventBrite page.

Wednesday, January 20th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, January 21st from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Thursday, January 21st through Saturday, January 23rd – Local Local Local 21 at Arnold’s Bar and Grill: Enjoy $3.50 pints from local breweries all three days. Breweries include Christian Moerlein, Listermann, Fifty West, Braxton, Little Kings, Urban Artifact, Rhinegeist, MadTree, Darkness, 16 Lots, Bircus, Sam Adams, and more. There will be two solo acts each night playing from 4-9 on Thursday and 5-10 on Friday and Saturday. For more information, check out their Facebook event listing.

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This Week in Beer: January 11-17, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused.

Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events. While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice.

Monday, January 11th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

Wednesday, January 13th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, January 14th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

Friday, January 15th – Astra Blue Snow Cone Seltzer draft release at March First Brewing: This event was delayed from last week.

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This Week in Beer: Jan. 4 – 10, 2021

A quick reminder: To be included on our This Week in Beer listing, the event must be beer-focused. For example, a yoga session that just happens to be held in the brewery is not beer-focused. But a yoga session bundled with a pint of beer at a brewery is beer-focused. Many locations are still doing trivia, live music, and the like so check out their websites for more information on those types of events.

While in the past, we only listed events here that are unique for this coming week in beer, we will be listing weekly or monthly events until further notice. Also, remember to check hours before heading out. Many locations are taking days (or even the month) off after the holidays.

Monday, January 4th from 3:00-10:00 pm – All Day Happy Hour and Pizza Special at Darkness Brewing: $4 and $5 (normally $5 and $6) on all Darkness draft beers; starting at 5:00 pm, $10 for any 12″ specialty pizza from Newport Pizza Company delivered for free right to your seat.

New Tuesday, January 5th – Peanut Butter Amber draft release at March First Brewing

Wednesday, January 5th from 6:30-8:00 pm – Humble Hounds at Humble Monk Brewing: A weekly canine week-up with Cincinnati Animal Care to find permanent homes for rescues introduced each Wednesday. Bring your own pup or find out how you can foster a rescue. Pet items like treats and toys can be donated in the taproom collection box. $1 of every draft pint consumed at Humble Monk on Humble Hounds night is donated to Cincinnati Animal Care.

Thursday, January 7th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Beer-It-Forward Thursday at Dead Low Brewing: Pre-purchase a pint or growler for a future guest who is active military or a veteran or who is a first responder, healthcare worker, teacher, or service industry worker.

New Friday, January 8th – Astra Blue Snow Cone Seltzer draft release at March First Brewing

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