Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): September 10, 2010

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Brooklyn Brewery (Lager, East India Pale Ale, and Oktoberfest) the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, they will be featuring Crispen Ciders (Crisp, Honey, and Trappist). The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Christian Moerlein 5th and Vine Oktoberfest ($6.99), Hudepohl Amber Lager ($4.99), Napa Smith Organic IPA ($9.99) and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($7.99). Buttermilk Pike has Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Black Barleywine ($19.99 full/$10 half Growler), Sierra Nevada Tumbler ($6.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($8.99) and TBA. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

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

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($16.99), Schlafly Dry Hopped APA ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($6.99), Rogue Double Mocha Porter ($9.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA ($6.99), Kentucky Coal Porter ($5.99), Avery IPA ($8.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($6.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Rivertown Hop Baron Double IPA ($18.99), Left Hand Sawtooth Ale ($9.99), Lindemans Framboise ($24.99) and Schlafly Pumpkin ($7.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Houblon Chouffe ($17.99 – August Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Pale Ale ($3.99) and Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjop ($17.99 – Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Red Ale ($3.99), Unibroue Maudite ($13.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49) and Schlafly Kolsch ($5.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($6.99), Gulden Draak ($20.99), Unibroue Maudite ($12.99), Founders Dirty Old Bastard ($8.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Left Hand Widdershins ($16.99) and Kentucky Coal Porter ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers Edition): August 27, 2010

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Erdinger and Erdinger Dark, Full Sail Amber Ale at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, they will be featuring Napa Smith Organic IPA and Lost Dog Red Ale. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Boulder Singletrack Copper Ale ($6.99), Rogue Dry Hopped Red Ale ($8.99), Napa Smith Organic IPA ($9.99) and Widmer The Drifter Pale Ale ($7.99). Buttermilk Pike has Widmer Drop Top Amber ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Brown Ale ($4.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($8.99) and Breckenridge 471 IPA ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

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

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Ale ($11.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($16.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter ($6.99), Woodchuck Amber ($6.99), Rogue Double Mocha Porter ($9.99), Founders Centennial IPA ($8.99), Rye 75 ($8.99), Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Rivertown Hefeweizen ($8.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($6.99), Rivertown Hop Baron Double IPA ($18.99), New Holland Rye Hatter IPA ($10.99) and Stone Imperial Russian Stout ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Houblon Chouffe ($17.99 – August Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Pale Ale ($3.99) and
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjop ($17.99 – Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Red Ale ($3.99), Unibroue Maudite ($13.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49) and Schlafly Kolsch ($5.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($6.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($10.99), Unibroue Maudite ($12.99), Founders Dirty Old Bastard ($8.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Left Hand Widdershins ($16.99) and Ommegang Abbey Ale ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): August 20, 2010

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Laverstone Park Ale and Lager at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, they will be having a Belgian Beer Tour. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Boulder Singletrack Copper Ale ($6.99), Rogue Dry Hopped Red Ale ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Brown Ale ($4.99) and Goose Island Sofie ($13.99)/Widmer The Drifter Pale Ale ($7.99). Buttermilk Pike has Widmer Drop Top Amber ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Brown Ale ($4.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($8.99), Breckenridge 471 IPA ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they are pouring new world and old world style European imports including Chimay Blue, Nogne-O Brown Ale, Brew Dog Hardcore IPA, Haand Bryggeriet’s Barrel-Aged Porter, Weihenstephaner Hefe-Weissbier, Aventinus from G. Schneider & Son and Mikkeller All Others Pale Ale. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($6.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($16.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald Porter ($6.99), Rivertown Helles Lager ($8.99), New Holland Black Mad Hatter ($10.99), Napa Smith Organic IPA ($9.99), Rye 75 ($8.99), Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Rivertown Hefeweizen ($8.99), Great Lakes Oktoberfest ($6.99), Rivertown Hop Baron Double IPA ($18.99), New Holland Rye Hatter IPA ($10.99) and Stone Imperial Russian Stout ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Houblon Chouffe ($17.99 – August Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Pale Ale ($3.99) and
Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjop ($17.99 – Growler of the Month), Cumberland Brews Red Ale ($3.99), Unibroue Maudite ($13.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49) and Schlafly Kolsch ($5.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($6.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($10.99), Unibroue Maudite ($12.99), Founders Dirty Old Bastard ($8.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Left Hand Widdershins ($16.99) and Ommegang Abbey Ale ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): July 30, 2010

NEW GROWLER STATION! The Liquor Cabinet in Hebron recently added a four tap growler station. As of yesterday, they are on tap: Boulder Singletrack Copper Ale ($7.99), Unibroue Ephemere ($7.99), and Kostritzer Black Lager ($7.99). A fourth beer will be added soon. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00. Liquor Cabinet is located at 1990 North Bend Road Hebron, KY 41048-9120. Phone is (859) 586-9270.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they are pouring beers from … Well, we’ll let them tell you:

We will be opening a selection of MALT LIQUOR’S IN 40oz BOTTLES. That’s right, and they will be complete with brown paper bags. Two challenges: 1. Each bag will be numbered in order, 1-8. If you can correctly identify each beer from a list which will be handed out, you will win prizes. 2. Those who make it through the entire line-up will be eligible to purchase a growler fill of an extremely rare and limited surprise brew. BILLY DEES LIVES! Anywho, this is going to be extremely rad, so please join us.

The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Schlafly American IPA ($8.99), Schlafly Grand Cru ($10.99), Rivertown Helles Lager ($8.99), New Holland Black Mad Hatter ($10.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Rye 75 ($8.99), Great Lakes Burning River ($6.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($15.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($9.99), Dogfish Head Immort Ale ($21.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Sierra Nevada Brown Ale ($5.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Cucapa Pale Ale and Cucapa Honey at the Covington location. Haven’t heard yet about the Buttermilk location The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Boulder Singletrack Copper Ale ($6.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($6.50), Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99) and Goose Island Sofie ($13.99). Buttermilk Pike has Goose Island White City ($19.99), Sierra Nevada Brown Ale ($4.99), New Holland Rye Hatter ($12.99) and Breckenridge 471 IPA ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($3.99), Houblon Chouffe Double IPA Tripel ($18.99), and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99 – Covington July Growler of the Month). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja IPA ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor ($18.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49), Founders Red’s RyePA ($8.49), New Holland Black Tulip ($9.99 – Fort Thomas July Growler of the Month) and Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: BBC Jefferson Reserve ($8.99), Breckenridge Vanilla Porter ($8.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($12.99), Harpoon UFO ($10.99) Founders Dirty Old Bastard ($10.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($16.99), New Holland Imperial Hatter ($15.99) and Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($29.99). Prices include empty growler.

Short Hops (Growlers and Tastings Edition): July 23, 2010

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

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Founders Centennial I.P.A. ($10.99), BBC Beer De Mars ($12.99), Founders Red’s Rye ($8.99), Christian Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA ($6.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Rye 75 ($8.99), New Holland Oak Aged Mad Hatter ($10.99), Rivertown Hop Bomber ($8.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($15.99), Three Floyds Dreadnaught ($17.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($9.99) and Dogfish Head Immort Ale ($21.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Boulder Cold Hop and Goose Island Summer  at the Covington location. Haven’t heard yet about the Buttermilk location The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Boulder Singletrack Copper Ale ($6.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry  ($6.50), Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99) and Goose Island Sofie ($13.99). Buttermilk Pike has Goose Island White City ($19.99), Christian Moerlien Northern Liberites IPA ($6.99), New Holland Rye Hatter ($12.99) and
another beer TBA. All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($3.99), Houblon Chouffe Double IPA Tripel ($18.99), and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99 – Covington July Growler of the Month). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja IPA ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor ($18.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49), Founders Red’s RyePA ($8.49), New Holland Black Tulip ($9.99 – Fort Thomas July Growler of the Month) and Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Quaff Bros. Nola’s Rye ($14.99), Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($12.99),
Harpoon UFO ($10.99) Founders Old Curmudgeon ($21.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($16.99) and New Holland Imperial Hatter ($15.99). Prices include empty growler.

Short Hops (Growlers and Tastings edition): July 16, 2010

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, it was another Backroom Brawl featuring New Holland this time. They will be pouring lots of bottles as well as tapping a handful of rare barrels, including Black Hatter, Rye Hatter, Vintage Dragons Milk, Vintage Existential, Imperial Hatter and Oak Aged Hatter. Joel Armatta of New Holland will be on hand. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Schlafly American I.P.A. ($8.99), BBC Beer De Mars ($12.99), Schlafly Raspberry Hefewiezen ($5.99), Christian Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA ($6.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Great Lakes Erie Monster ($10.99), Rye 75 ($6.99), BBC Professer Gessers IIPA ($10.99), Rivertown Hop Bomber ($8.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($15.99), Great Lakes Grassroots ($6.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($9.99) and Dogfish Head Immort Ale ($21.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Kostritzer Black Lager ($7.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($6.50), Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99) and Goose Island Sofie ($13.99). Buttermilk Pike has Goose Island White City ($19.99), Christian Moerlien Northern Liberites IPA ($6.99), New Holland Rye Hatter ($12.99) and New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($3.99), Houblon Chouffe Double IPA Tripel ($18.99), and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99 – Covington July Growler of the Month). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja IPA ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor ($18.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49), Founders Red’s RyePA ($8.49), New Holland Black Tulip ($9.99 – Fort Thomas July Growler of the Month) and Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Quaff Bros. Nola’s Rye ($14.99), Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($12.99),
Harpoon UFO ($10.99) Founders Old Curmudgeon ($21.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($16.99) and New Holland Imperial Hatter ($15.99). Prices include empty growler.

Short Hops (Growlers and Tastings Edition): July 9, 2010

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Schlafly Hefeweizen and Atwater Double Down Imperial Amber at the Covington location. The tasting is from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers. At the Buttermilk Pike location, there is no tasting this Friday. Instead, there will be the beer tasting on Saturday from 1:00 – 5:00 pm as part of the Fork ‘N Bottle Customer Appreciation day featuring food, beer and wine free of charge to our customers.  Featured beers will be from Stone, Chimay and Breckenridge.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Kostritzer Black Lager ($7.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($6.50), Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99) and Goose Island Sofie ($13.99). Buttermilk Pike has Anderson Valley Hop Ottin IPA ($7.99), Widmer Bros. Drop Top Amber Ale ($7.99), New Holland Dragons Milk ($11.99)
and Cork’n Brew Brown Ale ($7.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, it was Joe’s favorite beers. Now, for this week, it’s Jeff’s favorites. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Dogfish Head Aprihop ($9.99), BBC Beer De Mars ($12.99), Schlafly Raspberry Hefewiezen ($5.99), Christian Moerlein OTR ($6.99), BBC Belgian IPA ($10.99), Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Great Lakes Independence Ale ($8.99), Rye 75 ($6.99), BBC Professer Gessers IIPA ($10.99), Rivertown Hop Bomber ($6.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($15.99), Great Lakes Elliot Ness ($6.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($9.99) and Dogfish Head Immort Ale ($21.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● The beers for the DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location are unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($3.99), Houblon Chouffe Double IPA Tripel ($18.99), and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99 – Covington July Growler of the Month). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja IPA ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor ($18.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49), Founders Red’s RyePA ($8.49), New Holland Black Tulip ($9.99 – Fort Thomas July Growler of the Month) and Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Quaff Bros. Nola’s Rye ($14.99), Goose Island Imperial Brown Goose ($27.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($12.99),
Harpoon UFO ($10.99) Founders Old Curmudgeon ($21.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($16.99) and New Holland Imperial Hatter ($15.99). Prices include empty growler.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): July 2, 2010

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Atwater Dirty Blonde and Wittekerke White Ale at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk Pike location, it’s a 4th of July weekend tasting with the Rogue American Amber Ale Tapping plus special holiday beers. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays and from 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Saturdays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Kostritzer Black Lager ($7.99), Sierra Nevada 2010 Southern Hemisphere Harvest Ale ($10.99) / Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($6.50), Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99) and Bell’s Oberon ($7.99). Buttermilk Pike has Rogue American Amber Ale (TBA), Widmer Bros. Drop Top Amber Ale ($7.99), New Holland Imperial Hatter ($11.99) and Cork ‘N Brew Brown Ale ($7.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, Jeff’s on vacation so Joe’s in charge. He’s promising a “a surprise selection of my favorite beers in the universe.” The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Great Lakes Burning River Pale Ale ($6.99), BBC Beer De Mars ($12.99), Schlafly American IPA ($7.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($5.99), BBC Belgian IPA ($10.99),
Goose Island Bourbon County ($24.99), Bell’s Oberon ($9.99), Rye 75 ($6.99), BBC Professer Gessers IIPA ($10.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry IPA ($6.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($15.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald ($6.99), New Holland Pilgrim’s Dole ($9.99) and Dogfish Head Immort Ale ($21.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location is unknown at this time. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

● The growler station at the Covington DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits has New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($10.99), Cumberland Pale Ale ($3.99), Houblon Chouffe Double IPA Tripel ($18.99), and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99 – Covington July Growler of the Month). The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location has Avery Maharaja IPA ($10.99), Gouden Carolus Hopsinjoor ($18.99), Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster ($8.49), Founders Red’s RyePA ($8.49), New Holland Black Tulip ($9.99 – Fort Thomas July Growler of the Month) and Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99).

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout ($29.99), Ommegang Three Philosophers ($11.99), Great Lakes Holy Moses ($12.99), Harpoon UFO ($10.99) Founders Old Curmudgeon ($21.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($16.99), Unibroue Trois Pistoles ($15.99) and Unibroue Maudite ($17.99). Prices include empty growler.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): April 23, 2010

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be tasting a selection of brews from Three Floyds and Jolly Pumpkin. Remember that the cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Three Floyds Dreadnaught ($16.99),
Heine Bros. Bourbon Coffee Stout ($12.99), Great Lakes Burning River ($6.99), Blackout Stout ($8.99), Founders Centennial IPA ($8.99), Queens Knickers ($9.99), Two-Hearted Ale ($9.99), Stone Ruination ($11.99), Rye 75 ($6.99), Bells Two Hearted Ale ($9.99), Robert the Bruce ($6.99), Summit Red Ale ($5.99),
Stone Cali-Belgique ($11.99), Dragons Milk ($12.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler add $2.00.

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Great Lakes Holy Moses, Avery Dugana IPA, Barrel House Red Leg Ale. At the Buttermilk Pike location, it’s Full Sail Amber and IPA. No tastings on Saturday at either location until later in spring. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays and from 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Saturdays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Cumberland Pale Ale ($5.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($14.99), Boulder Mojo Rising ($9.99) and Schlafly Pilsner ($5.99). Buttermilk Pike has New Holland Dragons Milk ($11.99), Goose Island Honkers Ale ($6.99), Cumberland Creme Ale ($5.99) and Schalfly Raspberry Hefe ($5.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● D.E.P.’s Fine Wine and Spirits beer tasting today at their Fort Thomas location will be tasting their wine buyer Kevin Keith’s choices this week. The tasting usually goes from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

NEW The growler station at the Covington D.E.P.’s Fine Wine and Spirits is newly opened! They have New Holland Imperial Hatter, New Holland Dragons Milk, Schlafly Kolsch and Houblon Chouffe. The growler station at the Ft. Thomas location is being delayed by a faulty CO2 regulator. They hope that it will be pouring as soon as a new one arrives.

● At Main Street Wine and Spirits, the beer tasting this Friday is a mystery tasting! They’ll choose 4 beers to sample, it could be anything!. 5-7 PM

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Guiness Irish Stout ($5.99), Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Unibroue Terrible ($14.99), Dogfish Head 90 minute IPA ($14.99), Flying Dog Gonzo ($12.99), Ommegang Three Philosophers ($24.99), Dogfish Head Raison D’etre ($12.99) and Rivertown Dunkel ($11.99). Prices include empty growler.