Graeter’s Glass Giveaway

From Facebook:

Head for the hills! Or more specifically, the hill. And join us at the top.

On Memorial Day, Braxton Brewing Company will be giving away Graeter’s Ice Cream glasses at Incline Public House. Beginning at 11am, they’ll have Graeter’s Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Milk Stout on draft. With every $6 order, you’ll get to keep the glass specialty malt glass while supplies last!

It’s a long weekend after all, join us for Monday Fun Day at Incline Public House, enjoy some ice cream beer, keep the glass and lift one to life!

This Week in Beer: May 29 – June 4, 2017

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled events and specials. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. Remember to check our Events Calendar throughout the week to see events that are added after our Monday morning publication time.

Monday, May 29th at 11:00 am – Graeter’s Glass Giveaway at Incline Public House

Monday, May 29th at 12:00 pm – Memorial Day Bash at Brink Brewing

Monday, May 29th-Wednesday, May 31st – Braxton Tap Takeover at Brothers Newport

Tuesday, May 30th at 7:00 pm – Great Lakes Trivia Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Wednesday, May 31st at 6:00 pm – Fat Heads / MadTree Collaboration at Zip’s Café

Wednesday, May 31st at 6:00 pm – Ballast Point Tap Takeover at Habits Café

Wednesday, May 31st at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Thursday, June 1st from 5:00-8:00 pm – Tropical Truth Ice Cream Social at Rhinegeist

Thursday, June 1st from 5:00-8:00 pm – Taft’s Ale House Can Launch at O’Bryan’s Wine & Spirits

Thursday, June 1st from 5:00-10:00 pm – Fat Head’s Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits

Thursday, June 1st at 6:00-9:00 pm – Rockmill Brewery Tasting at BC’s Bottle Lodge

Thursday, June 1st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock and Bull Main Strasse

Thursday, June 1st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock and Bull Glendale

Thursday, June 1st at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night at Cock and Bull Main Hyde Park

Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 pm – Kwaremont Kick Off at Taste of Belgium at the Banks

Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 pm – Braxton Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, June 2nd-Saturday, June 3rd – 2017 Valley Vineyards Wine and Beer Festival

Friday, June 2nd from 5:00-8:00 pm – Warped Wing Tap Takeover at Lehr’s Prime Market

Friday, June 2nd from 5:00-9:00 pm – SweetWater Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate

Friday, June 2nd from 5:00-9:00 pm – Uinta Pint Night at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield

Friday, June 2nd from 5:00-11:00 pm – Lagunitas Takes Gypsys

Friday, June 2nd from 5:30-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights at Party Town

Saturday, June 3rd at 10:00 am – Sabotage and Babycat Meowface Can Release at Listermann’s Brewing

Hoperatives: This Week In Beer

This Week in Beer: Jan. 16 – 22, 2017

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. Most events for the weekend will be on our Friday Tastings and Tappings Report post.

Monday, Jan. 16th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Bell’s Hopslam. $5 for a ten ounce snifter.

Tuesday, Jan. 17th at 5:00 pm – Tuesday Tappening: Peach Insurrection at Rivertown Brewing
Try their Insurrection Double IPA with Peach Rings candy.

Wednesday, Jan. 18th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Bell’s Hopslam and Black Note at Market Wines
They will be tapping a kep of Hopslam and during the event, they will be raffling off the chance to buy a Bell’s Black Note Stout. The raffles will be held roughly every 30 minutes. You must be present to buy the beer, there will be no holds.

Wednesday, Jan. 18th at 5:00 pm – Warped Wing Pint Night at The Casual Pint – Oakley Station
Beers include The Jolly Tar, Gamma Bomb, and Whiskey Rebellion. Buy the beer, keep the glass.

Wednesday, Jan. 18th at 6:00 pm – Fifty West Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
Five course and six beers. The full menu is available on the Facebook event page. Cost is $55 plu tax and gratuity. Seating is limited. For reservations, contact Jeff Geckle at privatedining@moerleinlh.com

Wednesday, Jan. 18th at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Incline Public House
Two seating at 6:00 and 8:30 pm. Cost is $50 for five courses and five beers. Menu is available on their Facebook event page. For reservations, call 513-251-3000 or email flo@inclinepublichouse.com or kevin@inclinepublichouse.com

Wednesday, Jan. 18th at 6:30 pm – Girls Pint Out Meetup at Wooden Cask Brewing

Thursday, Jan. 19th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Braxton Brewing Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits
Beers include Storm, Twisted Bit, Spotlight, Tropic Flair, Beta 4, Barrel Aged Dead Blow, Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark Charge, Dark Charge Bourbon Barrel-Aged with Ancho Chile, Cinnamon, Cocoa Nibs and Vanilla, Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple, and Bluff.

Thursday, Jan. 19th 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 – Sweetwater Low Rider, Glendale – Warped Wing Oatmeal and Hyde Park – Bell’s Hopslam.

Thursday, Jan. 19th at 7:00 pm – Breckenridge Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Jan. 20th – Rivertown Brewing’s Monroe Grand Opening
We will have more information Friday in our Tastings and Tapping Report.

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: Dec. 26, 2016 – Jan. 1, 2017

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.
Due to the holiday weekend, there will not be a Tastings and Tappings post on Friday this week.

Monday, Dec. 26th at 5:00 pm – 4th Annual King of the Hill at Incline Public House
This time, beers are competing for the best barrel aged brew.

Monday, Dec. 26th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Tuesday, Dec. 27th at 6:00 pm – Pear Lambic Tappening at Rivertown Brewing

Wednesday, Dec. 28th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Schwarzbier (Black Lager).

Thursday, Dec. 29th from 5:00-10:00 pm – Three Floyds Pint Night at Cappy’s Wines and Spirits (Loveland)
Beers include Alpha King, Gumball Head, Robert The Bruce, Space Station Middle Finger, Blot out the Sun, Floy Division #2, Floy Division #3, Permanent Funeral and Zombie Dust.

Thursday, Dec. 29th at 6:00-9:00 pm – Latitude 42 Pint Night at BC’s Bottle Lodge
Cost is $10 for 5 four ounce pours.

Thursday, Dec. 29th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Bell’s Winter White, Glendale – West Sixth Cocoa Porter and Hyde Park – Lexington Brew Breaking the Law.

Thursday, Dec. 29th at 7:00 pm – Ballast Point Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Dec. 30th at 6:00 pm – Woodburn Brewery Tap Takeover at Halfcut

Friday, Dec. 30th at 7:00 pm – New Years Eve Eve German Dinner at Christian Moerlein Malt House
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 11:00 am-1:00 am – New Year’s Eve Celebration at BC’s Bottle Lodge
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 11:00 am-1:00 am – New Year’s Eve Bash at The Casual Pint Oakley
Featuring Dogfish Head beers. See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 12:00-10:00 pm – New Year, New Beer: NYE Pre-Game at Rivertown Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 5:00 pm-1:00 am – NYE at Braxton Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 6:00 pm-1:00 am – New Year’s Eve at Figleaf Brewing
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 7:00 pm-1:30 am – Taft’s New Year’s Bash at Taft’s Ale House
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 8:00 pm-1:00 am – Ring in the New Year at Streetside Brewery
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st from 8:00 pm-2:00 am – Rhinegeist NYE 2017 at Rhinegeist
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, Dec. 31st at 9:00 pm – New Year’s Eve at Mac’s Pizza Mainstrasse
See their Facebook event page for more information.

Sunday, Jan. 1st from 11:00 am-2:00 pm – New Year’s Day Kegs and Eggs at Streetside Brewery

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: Feb. 1 – 7, 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, Feb. 1st at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Upland Cherry Lambic ($12 for a 13 ounce tulip) and Breckenridge Barrel-Aged 471 ($5 for a 10 ounce snifter).

Tuesday, Feb. 2nd at 5:00 pm – MadTree Flights and Bites at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Feb. 2nd from 5:00-7:00 pm – Moerlein Big Piney Pint Night at Drake’s Florence

Wednesday, Feb. 3rd – Rhinegeist Sherry Barrel Aged “Ink” Tapping at Barleycorn’s Lakeside Park
Brewers and representatives from Rhinegeist will be on hand to talk about this special beer.

UPDATE Wednesday, Feb. 3rd at 5:15 pm – Bell’s Hopslam Tapping at Habits Café
Smitten and Two Hearted will also be tapped.

Thursday, Feb. 4th at 5:00 pm – Sierra Nevada Tap Takeover at Incline Public House

Thursday, Feb. 4th from 5:00-11:00 pm – Bell’s Tap Takeover at Wild Mike’s Shady Lane
Beers include Two-Hearted Ale, Smitten Rye, Cherry Stout and Hopslam.

Thursday, Feb. 4th at 6:00 pm – February Beer of the Month Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s Emancipator Doppelbock.

Thursday, Feb. 4th at 7:00 pm – Books on Tap at Braxton Brewing
Co-hosted by Braxton Brewing Company and the Kenton County Public Library, Books On Tap is a monthly get-together for books and beer lovers-alike. This month’s book is The Martian by Andy Weir.

Thursday, Feb. 4th at 7:00 pm – Bad Tom Smith Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Friday, Feb. 5th at 4:00-7:00 pm – Warped Wing Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Friday, Feb. 5th at 5:30 pm – Free Bacon Friday at Ei8ht Ball
Twenty pounds of bacon plus they’re tapping three beers from Uinta: Biere De Garde, Coffee Stout and Ready Set Gose.

Saturday, Feb. 6th from 2:00-6:00 pm – Super Firkin Fest at Christian Moerlein Malt House
The event is free to enter but firkin pours will be ticketed. Each ticket will be good for a 4 oz. pour from any firkin. See their Facebook event page for the firkin list and more information.

Sunday, Feb. 7th at 11:00 am – Bell’s Hopslam Brunch at Keystone Covington
They will also have Bell’s Smitten Golden Rye Ale and Bell’s Two-Hearted on draft.

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: Dec. 28th, 2015 – Jan. 3rd, 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. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, Dec. 28th at 5:00 pm – King of the Hill – The Dark Side of the Brews at Incline Public House
Local Beer Competition, featuring MadTree Brewing, Christian Moerlein Brewing, Rhinegeist Brewery, Fifty West Brewing, Ei8ht Ball, Braxton Brewing, Blank Slate Brewing, Mt. Carmel Brewing, Listermann Brewing.

Tuesday, Dec. 29th at 7:00 pm – Bines on Vine at The Lackman
West Sixth tap takeover including taproom exclusives like Heller Heaven Double IPA, Second Fiddle Simcoe, Castlewood Black IPA.

Wednesday, Dec. 30th-Sunday, Jan. 3rd – Flights for a Cause at Bad Tom Brewing
With a minimum donation of $.10, you will get four 5oz samples of their beers. All proceeds will go towards the adoption and medical care for Alex from PawPrints Animal Rescue.

Wednesday, Dec. 30th at 6:00 pm – Brewery Tour at Rock Bottom

Thursday, Dec. 31st from 4:00 pm-1:00 am – New Year’s Eve at Braxton Brewing
At 4:00 pm, they will be tapping the next beer in their Garage Series. Then they will have special Firkins (infusions) tapping at 6:00, 8:00, and 10:00.

Thursday, Dec. 31st from 5:00 pm-12:00 am – BrewRiver’s New Year’s Eve Celebration
New Year’s Eve four course dinner menu, with music by a special trio, Todd Hepburn and Yvan Vesserbelt and Chico Converse of Lagniappe. $45 per person or $65 with a bottle of bubbly. Call for reservations 513-861-2484.

Thursday, Dec. 31st from 9:00 pm-1:00 am – Rhinegeist NYE 2016
From their Facebook event page: “Let the countdown to 2016 begin! Join us at the brewery as we celebrate all the good that’s happened this past year and look ahead to 2016! Hit the dance floor with SearchParty – Featuring: Astropat, Druskii, and Voidstar in the Tap Room, or experience something a little different in our Special Event Space with BBG & Company, a Jazz Trio featuring Jake Ball, Philip Tipton, and Brian Batchelor-Gladerin!” Advance tickets are sold out. Day of tickets are $15 and will be available when the doors open at 9:00 pm.

Friday, Jan. 1st – Happy New Year AND Happy 7th Anniversary to Hoperatives!

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: Dec. 14 – 20, 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, Dec. 14th at 4:00 pm – Flight Night Tap Takeover at Incline Public House
Beers from SweetWater Brewing Company paired with sliders.

Monday, Dec. 14th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Three Floyds Dreadnaught. The cost is $7 for a ten ounce snifter.

Wednesday, Dec. 16th at 6:00 pm – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom

UPDATE Thursday, Dec. 17th at 5:00-8:00 pm – Get Inked at Cork ‘N Bottle
Rhinegeist Ink: Imperial Stout Release in collaboration with artwork by Anthony “Tank” Mansfield. Buy your tickets in advance at their EventBrite link.

Thursday, Dec. 17th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Thirsty Thursday at Craft Pointe
This week, it’s beers from New Holland.

Thursday, Dec. 17th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Vertical Tasting at Wiseguys Lounge (Covington)
An aged 2014 Stout and this year’s 2015 Stout on tap. Cost is $17 includes “a generous tasting pour of each so you can try them side-by-side.”

Thursday, Dec. 17th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – TBA, Glendale – West Sixth Christmas and Hyde Park – Stone Coffee Milk Stout.

Thursday, Dec. 17th at 7:00-9:00 pm – Holiday Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers include Bell’s Winter White, Sierra Nevada Celebration and Great Lakes Christmas. Pairings include Hanky Pankies, The Izzy’s Combo and Pineapple Upside Down Cupcakes. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, go to http://www.izzys.com/reservations.php, email BeerDinner@izzys.com or call 859-331-4999.

Thursday, Dec. 17th at 7:00-9:00 pm – Moerlein Tap Takeover at Mellow Mushroom Wilder
Beers include Christkindl, Bay of Bengal, Shiver Chai Porter and Helles Lager on tap.

Friday, Dec. 18th from 4:00-7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot

Friday, Dec. 18th at 5:30 pm – Firkin Friday at Braxton Brewing

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: June 15 – 21, 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, June 15th at 5:00 pm – Tap & Screw Burgers and Brews Launch Party
Celebrate as Tap & Screw beers are now going to be distribute by Premium Beverage Supply

Monday, June 15th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders Devil Dancer. Cost is $12 for a ten ounce snifter.

Tuesday, June 15th at 5:00 pm – #TapTuesday KEYPUNCH Launch at Urban Artifact
While supplies last, everyone who orders a #Keypunch a slice of key lime pie thanks to Happy Chicks Bakery in Northside.

Wednesday, June 17th – Green Flash Flight Night at the Growler House

Wednesday, June 17th at 6:00 pm – One Night One Craft PLUS: Beer Crafts and Craft Beer at the Contemporary Arts Center
From their Facebook event page: “Need a gift for father’s day? Join our museum craftsmen Joel and Joe to create your own wooden beer caddie. We will also have Cavalier’s craft brew specialists in to tell us what’s trending in craft beers and share samples of some of their favorites. PLUS: these sessions includes a cocktail, snack and deluxe crafting materials. Ticketed event: $20 members or $25 non-members. Purchase tickets: https://www.showclix.com/event/ONOC-PLUS-Beer-Crafting

Thursday, June 18th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Collaboration Tap Takeover at the Incline Public House
Featuring the Founders/Fat Head’s collaboration brew Smoke N’ Burn. Other beers from Founders include All Day, Rubeaus and Centennial IPA. Other Fat Head’s beers include Head Hunter, Bumbleberry and Jack Straw.

Thursday, June 18th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Beers: 2014 Deschutes Abyss, 2012 Oskar Blues TenFidy, 2014 Brooklyn Black Ops and 2014 Prairie Bomb!; Burger: Black and Blue; For reservations, go to their web site

Thursday, June 18th 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 – Breckenridge Agave Wheat, Glendale – Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy and Hyde Park – West Sixth Heller Heaven.

Friday, June 19th starting at 3:00 pm – Patio Pours at Keystone Bar & Grill (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Patio Pours are from these breweries: Covington – Rhinegeist, Hyde Park – TBA and Clifton – Urban Artifact.

Friday, June 19th starting at 4:00 pm – Beer Baron Happy Hour at Moerlein Malt House Tap Room
From Facebook: This new event “will take place the third Friday of the month beginning on June 19th from 4pm until 9pm. Patrons who wear tracht will receive a $1 off per pint and 1 Liter boots of beer will be available for $8. Wienerwurst Mike Frankfurtary will also have a special Beer Baron Brat that will only be available during the Happy Hour.”

Friday, June 19th from 7:30-10:30pm – 10th Annual International Beer Fest at Jungle Jim’s
Early admission at 6:30 pm – $60; Regular admission – $50; Non-drinker – $20. Tickets available at the Jungle Jim’s web site. PDF of their beer list also available on their web site.

Saturday, June 20th – Hops with Pops at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Saturday, June 20th from 10:00am-11:00pm – 7th Anniversary Shindig at Listermann Brewing
More information available on their Facebook event page.

Saturday, June 20th from 7:30-10:30pm – 10th Annual International Beer Fest at Jungle Jim’s
More information above.

Hoperatives This Week in Beer

This Week in Beer: April 6 – 12, 2015

We frequently get updates for our This Week in Beer post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. NEW – Check out our new Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer.

HAPPY OPENING DAY!
See our earlier post for some of the better beer options for the day.

Monday, April 6th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, April 6th – 1/3 off craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 6th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, April 6th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Monday, April 6th from 5:00-9:00 pm – Rivertown Spring Release at Incline Public House
Sours, draft, bottle with retail pricing. $10 flights with pass appetizers.

Tuesday, April 7th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, April 7th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, April 7th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 7th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, April 7th – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom

Tuesday, April 7th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Meet the Brewer at Barleycorn’s

Tuesday, April 7th at 6:00 pm – BOGO Craft Beer Special at Hebron Brew Haus
Special applies to select rotating draft beers.

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

Tuesday, April 7th at 6:30 pm – Great Lakes Beer Dinner at 20 Brix
Cost is $50 per person. Call (513) 831-2749 to make your reservations.

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

Wednesday, April 8th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16 oz pint glass are $3.99.

Wednesday, April 8th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller
This week, it’s Jackie O’s Brewery.

Wednesday, April 8th at 6:00 pm – Jim Hennessey’s Farewell Tour at The Woodward Theater
This benefit concert and craft beer festival is being help to aid family of Jim Hennessey who was a such an important help of the greater Cincinnati beer scene. We wrote Jim’s death in an earlier post. Tickets are $20 cash at the door. There will be 24 beers available. Many of them are listed on the Facebook page for this event.

Wednesday, April 8th from 6:00 to 9:00 pm – Fifty West Tap Takeover at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Six pours for $12. Beers include Vehicular Hopicide, April Fools Gold, Dipstick Double Brown, Shortcut Petite Saison, Cali Girl Common and Mainstreet Amber Ale.

Wednesday, April 8th at 6:00 pm – Clown Shoes Tap Takeover at Brass Tap
Beers include Undead Party Crasher, Hoppy Feet 2.0, Space Cake and Crasher in the Rye

Thursday, April 9th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, April 9th – Tap That Thursday at BrewRiver GastroPub

Thursday, April 9th – Tap-N-Tapas Thursday at Mt. Carmel Brewing

Thursday, April 9th at 5:30 pm – Chili Cook-off with Deschutes & Ei8ht Ball at Gypsy’s (Covington)
Enjoy two different chilis (one made with Deschutes Red Chair NWPA and one made with Ei8ht Ball Brewing Prodigal) and then pick a winner.

Thursday, April 9th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Pint Night Thursdays at Cock & Bull (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Pint Night Thursdays are: Main Strasse Covington – Braxton Sparky, Glendale – Oskar Blues Mama’s Lil Yella Pils and Hyde Park – Jackie O’s Razz Wheat.

Thursday, April 9th at 7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers include Cougar, Truth and Zen. Food Pairings are Izzy’s Fried Pickles, Chicken Wrap and Rice Pudding. Cost is $25 per person. For reservations, call Brian Ramey at (859) 331-4999 or email him at brian.ramey23@icloud.com

Friday, April 10th – $8 Growler Fills at Christian Moerlein Brewery

Friday, April 10th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Brats-N-Brews at Mt Carmel Brewing
Cincy Beer Brats will have their Maple Doppelbock infused Premium Beer Brats available for $5 or $8 for a beer and brat.

Friday, April 10th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$10 per person to taste five beers and four wines. $5 to taste just beer or just wine.

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

Saturday, April 11th from 12:00-10:00 pm – Pints, Pinups and Pitties / Sour Saturday at Rivertown Brewing
This event was postponed from Cincinnati Beer Week. $1 from every pint sold from noon until 3:00 pm will go to the Miami Valley Pit Crew, a non profit animal rescue. There will also be a doggy (and maybe human?) kissing booth and a selfie stand. Miami Valley Pit Crew will be accepting cash/dog accessory donations as well. Rivertown will be tapping a 1/6 barrel of Kriek and a particularly tart batch of Pomegranate Lambic after that. Two of their year round sours will also be on draft – Divergent (Berliner Style) and Soulless (Flanders Red).

Saturday, April 11th from 12:00-10:00 pm – PREACH DIPA Release Party at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
From their Facebook event page: “food from Texas Joe The Legal Mexican, Tex-Mex Food Truck and SugarSnap! Truck and live music. Plus, there will be 75+ local motorcycles and scooters”

Saturday, April 11th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, April 12th from 2:00-5:00 pm – Toast to the Tunnels at Christian Moerlein Brewing
A benefit for the Betts House, take an tour of the underground barrel vault tunnels and then have a beer. Tours are $10 and then a flight of Christian Christian Moerlein beers will be available for only $10. For information, check out their Facebook event page.

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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