Tastings and Tappings Report: Feb. 12, 2016

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Tappings Report after our regular publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. Don’t forget to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for other better beer events happening this weekend.

EVENTS

Don’t forget Cincy Winter Beerfest tonight and tomorrow night at the Cincinnati Convention Center. Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ottos-upland-brewing-beer-dinner-tickets-20834978983 for your tickets.

Plus, Splinterfest is tomorrow at the Moerlein Lager House. See our This Week in Beer post for the listing of beers available for this event.

TASTINGS

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot – Winter Beer and More Tasting Friday from 4:00-7:00 pm featuring Kona Koko Brown, Red Hook Winter Hook, Widmer BRRR and Kona Pipleine.

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 beers from Weyerbacher in Fairfield and beers from Hop Head picks 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 Source – $1 beer tastings on Saturday from 12:00-1:00 pm.

Party Town – For Friday Night Flights this week from 5:30-7:00 pm, they are pouring beers from some of Europe’s finest like Samuel Smith, Lindemans, Ayinger and Rochefort. The draft by the glass pour will be Ayinger Celebrator. Full draft pours will be $3.00 and the first 72 guests will receive Ayinger glassware to take home. 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 – First Friday tapping from 5:00-9:00 pm – They will be tapping Trophy: Amarillo. 5% of all Trophy proceeds are donated back into the Covington Community.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight is Free Bacon Night (30 pounds of it tonight) AND they will be pouring Epic Hop Zombie and four Ei8ht Ball releases: a new Kettle Sour featuring blackberry, raspberry and cherries called Little Richard, Yoga Pants (Black IPA featuring honey, Citra hops and Amarillo), Barrel-Aged Home Alone (O.K.I. Barrel-Aged Milk Stout w/nuts), Foursome (Blackberry Quad collaboration with Nogne O).

Also, on Saturday, Quaff Bros. Peppermint Stout bottle release at 4:00 pm. Cost is $10.99 and there is a limit of three per person.

rhinehaus – Bell’s HopSlam tapping Sunday at 2:00 pm

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Hoperatives Tastings and Tappings Report

Tastings and Tappings Report: July 31, 2015

We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Tappings Report after our regular publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing. Don’t forget to check out our This Week in Beer post from Monday for other better beer events happening this weekend.

FESTIVALS AND OTHER EVENTS

Marty’s Hops & Vines – Hosting Third Annual Made in Cincy Beerfest tomorrow (8/1) from 5:00-11:00 pm. Featuring sixteen taps of local beers, Camp Washington Chili and Hop Water. Tickets are $36 in advance; $46 at the door (pricing includes tax and gratuity). Call (513) 681-4222 or stop in at Marty’s to get your tickets. Beer list is available on their Facebook event page.

Taste of Belgium Clifton – Hops for Hippos: The Final Chapter is going on all day today (7/31). Featuring special beers from West Sixth and raising money for a new hippo exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Thirsty’s Oasis – Hosting Just Another Beer Festival Sunday, August 2nd from 2:00-6:00 pm. General admission presale tickets are $45 and include 10 five ounce beer sample tickets and a pig roast meal ticket. The first 100 attendees also receive a swag bag. VIP presale tickets are $55 and include all of the general admission benefits and also early entry at 1:00 pm plus some limited edition and rarity samples. Beer list is available on their web site.

TASTINGS

Cincinnati Art Museum – Art After Dark: Beer and Baseball – Featuring beers from Blank Slate, Fifty West, MadTree, Moerlein Lager House, Rhinegeist and Sam Adams. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

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 (7/31) are Blue Point Blueberry Ale, Epic Hop Syndrome, Revolution Anti-Hero IPA and Small Town Not Your Father’s Root Beer.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/31), it’s Rhinegeist. Pints are usually $3.

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (7/31), it’s Arcadia Ales. Pints are usually $3.

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 (7/31) from 5:30-7:00 pm, it’s beers from Sam Smith, Lindeman’s and Traquair plus Trappist ales from Westmalle, Orval and Rochefort 6, 8, 10. Ayinger Celebrator will be on tap for $3.00 a 9 ounce draft pour. 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 – Tonight (7/31), they are tapping their first lager – Twisted Bit Dortmunder. Food from Wunderbar will be available.

Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Tonight (7/31) is Free Bacon Night AND they will be tapping Lerwig Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine. Cost is $10 for a ten ounce snifter.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom

Hoperatives Tastings and Tappings Report

Tastings and Growlers Report: Oct. 18, 2013

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

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – This week’s beers (10/18) are TBA.

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 (10/18) are from Lost Coast, Evil Twin, Stillwater, Breckenridge and Dark Horse. The featured pint is also Dogfish Head American Beaut. Cost is $8 and includes a Dogfish Head pint glass.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Oct. 16th) have Helltown Rye-ot American Brown Ale, Zeppelin Bavarian Pale Ale, LaGrange Farmhouse Ale, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, OTR Over-the-Rhine Ale, Northern Liberties IPA, Lager House Golden Helles, Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Summer Pils, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier, Hudepohl Classic Porter. NOTE: GABF Silver Medal winning Emancipator Doppel Bock will be available in limited supply for sample only. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept. 19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber ($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10), Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 – currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Sept. 16th) has Dewey’s Porter, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, and Harvest Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Sept. 20th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Spikelet Hoppy Wheat, Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA and Fiction Belgian Pale Ale. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror, Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber and Hop Baron. 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.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

Fifty West Brewing (as of Oct. 18th) has Alternate Route, Bobby’s Idea, ESB – Eastern Standard Bitter, Home Sweet Home, Hoppy When Wet, Paycheck’s Porter, Raspberry Sour Wagon, Robinson’s Circus and Speedbump Kolsch. Two different beer flights available. Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

Moerlein Lager House (as of Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles, Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. 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. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They 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. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

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 (all three locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

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 Oct. 18th) had Moerlein Elixir Extra Special Bitter ($8.99), Abita Purple Haze ($6.99), Schlafly Pumpkin Ale ($14.99), Brooklyn Scorcher Single Hop Pale Ale ($6.99), Schlafly Belgian Golden ($7.99), Cumberland Coconut Porter ($8.99), Southern Tier Warlock Pumpkin Stout ($9.99) and Blank Slate Out & About White IPA ($11.99).

Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of Oct. 18th) had TThree Floyd’s Robert the Bruce ($6.99), Bad Attitude Hippie Pilsner ($18.99), Bell’s Oarsman Berliner Weiss style ($5.99), Abita Mayhawk Belgian Golden style ($8.49), Christian Moerlein Zepplin Bavarian Style Pale Ale ($8.49), Southern Tier 2X Steam ($9.99), Country Boy Angry Amos ($14.99) and New Holland Icabod Pumpkin ($9.99).

Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Oct. 7th) has Fat Head’s Hop Stalker IPA ($11.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($17.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), New Holland Paleooza Michigan Pale Ale ($8.99), Brooklyn Silver Aniversary Lager Doppelbock ($16.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($8.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of Oct. 14th) has 21st Amendment Bitter American ($5.00), Unita Hopnotch ($8.00), Kona Longboard ($8), Sierra Nevada Torpedo ($9.00), Great Lakes Nosferatu ($9.00), Erdinger Oktoberfest ($9.00), Rivertown Pumpkin ($9.00), Sam Adams Octoberfest ($9.00), Rogue Dead Guy ($11.00), Rhinegeist Truth IPA ($11.00), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($13.00), Fat Head’s Trail Head Pale Ale ($13.00), Green Flash Green Bullet Triple ($13.00), Stone Enjoy By 11/12/13 ($16.00), Founders Breakfast Stout ($16.00) and New Holland Dragons Milk ($17.00). Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Tasting Buddies for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Oct. 17th) has Anchor Porter, Dogfish Head Punkin, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, West Sixth Amber, Smuttynose Vunderbar and Breckenridge Vanilla Porter.

Market Wines (as of Oct. 18th) has Brew Kettle Black Rajah ($5/glass), Vander Mill Apple Blueberry Cider ($5/glass), Clown Shoes Galactica IPA ($6/glass), Left Hand St. Vrain Tripple ($5/glass), Dark Horse Peppermint Plead the 5th ($6/glass) and Clown Shoes Genghis Pecan Porter ($7/glass). They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

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

Party Source in Bellevue (as of Oct. 17th) has To ol Goliat ($25.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($28.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Imperial Red ($14.99), Hofbräu Oktoberfest ($8.99), West Sixth Amber ($9.99), New Holland Ichabod ($10.99), Abita Strawator ($9.99) and Southern Tier Warlock ($13.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Oct. 17th) has Abita French Connection Saison ($8.99), Bell’s Octoberfest ($9.99), Brooklyn Summer Time ($6.99), Founders Breakfast Stout ($10.99), Founders Oatmeal Stout ($9.99),
Frankenmuth Batch 69 IPA ($9.99), Left Hand Warrior IPA ($12.99), Lindeman’s Framboise ($24.99), Lore Intergalactic IPA ($10.99), New Holland Charkoota Rye Smoked Dopplebock ($7.99), Rogue Chatoue Good Chit Pilsner ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Flipside Red IPA ($6.99), Sierra Nevada Tumbler American Brown Ale ($7.99), Stone Cali Belgique Belgian IPA ($9.99), Stone Gotterdammerung Imperial IPA ($12.99), Widmer Pitch Black Black IPA ($12.99), Widmer Old Embalmer Barleywine ($16.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($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 Sept. 20th) has Rivertown Pumpkin Ale ($12.99), Madtree Happy Amber ($12.99), Madtree Gnarly Brown ($12.99), Madtree Pleasant Wheat ($12.99) and Madtree Identity Crisis ($16.99). New growlers are $5.99 each. [Thanks to Shannon S. for the update.]

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 July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits Edgewood NEW LOCATION 152 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, KY (as of Oct. 10th) has Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Arctic Panzer and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 10th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Southern Tier Warlock, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Frankenmuth Batch 69, Sierra Nevada Flipside, Ky Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin and Mission IPA.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Oct. 3rd) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Silver Anniversary Lager ($4 pint, $5.99 32 oz, $10.99 64 oz), Founders Dirty Bastard ($3 pint, $4.99 32 oz, $9.99 64 oz), 21st Amendment Imperial Jack ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz), Madtree Galaxy High ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64 oz) and Highland Oatmeal Porter ($2 pint, $3.99 32 oz, $6.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of July 30th) are MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Bell’s Oarsman, Brooklyn Scorcher #366, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon, and possibly Summit Summer Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Robert Fellows for this update.]

Tastings and Growlers Report: Oct. 11, 2013

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

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

Everything’s d’ Vine – This week’s beers (10/11) are Jackie O’s Mystic Mama, Mission El Conquistador Extra Pale, Ommegang Game of Thrones Take The Black Stout and Anchor California Lager.

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 (10/11) are new beers from Three Floyds, Dark Horse, Left Hand & more. The featured pint will be Bell’s Wheat Love and includes a free Bell’s pint glass to take home. Cost is $5.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Oct. 9th) have Helltown Rye-ot, Zeppelin BPA, LaGrange Farmhouse, 5th & Vine Oktoberfest, Northern Liberties IPA, OTR Amber Ale, Exposition Vienna Lager, Barbarossa Dark Lager, Lager House Helles, Hudepohl Oktoberfest, Hudepohl Summer Pils and Hudepohl Porter. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery District.

Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept. 19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde, Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber ($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10), Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 – currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill other growlers.

Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Sept. 16th) has Dewey’s Porter, Dewey’s Pale Ale, Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, and Harvest Ale. The cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Sept. 20th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Spikelet Hoppy Wheat, Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA and Fiction Belgian Pale Ale. New growlers are $5 for either the 32 or 64 oz.

Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror, Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber and Hop Baron. 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.

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 Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles, Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. 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. They only fill their own growlers.

Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers. Most growler fills are $13.50. They 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. As of August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber, Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA, Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber, Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet, Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider, Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

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 (all three locations) also does growler fills. At their Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted, Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s, Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th): Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy, Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

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 Sept. 15th) has Abita Starwator Strawberry Double Lager ($9.99), Uinta Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), Dogfish Head Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99), Goose Island Naughty Goose Brown Ale ($8.99), Highland Razor Wit ($9.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and Goose Island Casimir ($8.99).

DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA ($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble ($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout ($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast ($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch ($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’ IPA.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest, Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager, Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Oct. 10th) has Great Lakes Oktoberfest, Anchor Porter, Dogfish Head Punkin, New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Moerlein Zeppelin, New Holland White Hatter, Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale.

Market Wines (as of Oct. 11th) has Southern Tier 2X Rye ($4/glass), Green Flash Symposium IPA ($5/glass), Dark Horse Flat Sammich ($5/glass), Dark Horse Peppermint Plead the 5th ($6/glass), North Peak Diabolical (IPA $5/glass) and Vander Mill Apple Blueberry Cider ($5/glass). They have empty growlers (64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

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

Party Source in Bellevue (as of Oct. 11th) has To ol Goliat ($25.99), Founders Old Curmudgeon ($28.99), Brooklyn Scorcher #366 ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Imperial Red ($14.99), Hofbräu Oktoberfest ($8.99), West Sixth Amber ($9.99), New Holland Ichabod ($10.99), Abita Strawator ($9.99) and Southern Tier Warlock ($13.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Party Town in Florence (as of Oct. 11th) has Abita French Connection Saison pale ale ($8.99), Alltech KY Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin Ale ($13.99), Anderson Valley Fall Hornin’ Pumpkin Ale ($8.99), Bell’s Octoberfest marzen Lager ($9.99), Bell’s Two hearted IPA ($9.99), Brooklyn Summer Time ale ($6.99), Evil Twin Bikini session IPA ($8.99), Founders Breakfast stout coffee oatmeal stout ($10.99), Founders Dirty B@$t@rd scotch Ale ($10.99), Founders Oatmeal Stout ($9.99), Frankenmuth Batch 69 IPA ($9.99), Rivertown Lawn Conqueror Imperial Lager ($16.99), Lindemans Framboise raspberry lambic ($24.99), New Holland Charkoota Rye Smoked Dopplebock ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Tumbler American Brown Ale ($7.99), Stone Cali Belgique Belgian IPA ($9.99), Stone Gotterdammerung Imperial IPA ($12.99) and Woodchuck Amber cider ($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 July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99), Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

Valley Wine & Spirits Edgewood NEW LOCATION 152 Barnwood Drive, Edgewood, KY (as of Oct. 10th) has Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Stone IPA, Great Lakes Nosferatu, Three Floyds Arctic Panzer and Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat.

Valley Wine & Spirits Fort Wright (as of Oct. 10th) has Sweetwater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Founders Breakfast Stout, Southern Tier Warlock, Green Flash Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Big Eddy Ryewine Ale, Frankenmuth Batch 69, Sierra Nevada Flipside, Ky Bourbon Barrel Pumpkin and Mission IPA.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Sept. 9th) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz), Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $15.99 64 oz), Fat Head’s Hippy Sippy Imperial Stout ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64 oz), Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $13.99 64 oz), Madtree Identity Crisis ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz) and Southern Tier 2X Rye ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz). [Thanks to Ed Paff and Michael Goldberg for the update.]

Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of July 30th) are MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Bell’s Oarsman, Brooklyn Scorcher #366, 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon, and possibly Summit Summer Ale. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Thanks to Robert Fellows for this update.]

Growlers and Tastings Report: February 17, 2012

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they will be pouring beers from Green Flash, Hoppin’ Frog, Cucapa, and Full Sail as well as some seasonal releases. 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: Bell’s Double Cream Stout ($9.99), Christian Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA ($7.99), Founders Porter ($10.99), Founders Red’s Rye ($10.99), Goose Island Mild Winter ($6.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($7.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($7.99), Great Lakes Dortmunder Gold ($7.99), Green Flash Double Stout ($9.99), Green Flash Hop Head Red ($11.99), Green Flash West Coast IPA ($11.99), Henry Weinhard’s IPA ($6.99), Lindeman’s Framboise ($25.99), Mt. Carmel Stout ($9.99), New Holland Dragon’s Milk ($12.99), Rogue Chipotle Ale ($7.99), Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye ($7.99) and Southern Tier Choklat ($16.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00. Quart, pint and new GALLON size growlers are also available.

● Main Street Wine and Spirits will be having a beer tasting tonight from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. The beers available are Epic Imperial IPA, Southern Tier IPA , Sierra Nevada Ruthless Rye IPA Ruthless Rye IPA and Founders Double Trouble Imperial IPA. All tastes are fifty cents each.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Founders Cerise ($13.99), Great Lakes Alberta Clipper 1/2 Growler ($7.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($7.99), Great Lakes Blackout Stout ($9.99), Great Lakes Commodore Perry ($7.99), Against the Grain Black & Mild ($6.99), Samuel Adams Alpine Spring ($7.99) and Arcadia Hop Rocket ($12.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● The four tap growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market has Southern Tier “Choklat” Stout ($6.00/glass and $18.00/growler), Lindeman’s Framboise Lambic ($5.00/glass and $16.00/growler), Founders “All Day” IPA ($4.00/glass and $12.00/growler) and Ayinger Celebrator Doppelbock ($5.00 glass and $16.00./growler). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale ($8.99), and Samuel Adams Alpine Spring ($10.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill. [Special thanks to Whitney Fischer for providing this information!]

● Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings are Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Ale, Breckenridge Pandora’s Bock, Yuengling Black & Tan, Bell’s Winter White Ale, Smuttynose Robust Porter and Henry Weinhard’s IPA. 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. [Special thanks to Ed Paff for providing this information!]

UPDATED Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of February 17th) are Duvel Belgian Golden Ale ($11.99 half, $23.99 full growler), North Peak Dubious ($8.99 half, $16.99 full growler), Bell’s Best Brown Ale ($8.99 half, $16.99 full growler), Stoudts Pils ($8.99 half, $16.99 full growler), Sam Adams Alpine Spring ($8.99 half, $16.99 full growler) and Breckenridge Christmas Ale ($4.99 half, $9.99 full growler). They also have Happy Hour every Monday through Thursday from 2:00 – 5:00 pm. You can get $2.99 select pints, $1 off 32oz growler fill and $2 off 64oz growler fill. For a new growler, add $3.99. [Special thanks to Brent Kuhlman for providing this information!]

● As of December 16th, the growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington have Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($6.49), Anderson Valley IPA ($6.49), Ommegang Witte ($6.99) and Rogue American Amber ($6.99). The DEP’s in Fort Thomas has Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous ($10.99), Schneider Weiss ($7.99), Fort Collins Rocky Mountain IPA ($6.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99) and Left Hand Ju Ju Ginger ($8.99).

● As of December 4th, at the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Arcadia Ales London Style Porter, Schlafly Christmas Ale, Schlafly Coffee Stout and Point Cascade Pale Ale. For a new growler, add $2.00.

Growlers and Tastings Report: December 23, 2011

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Against the Grain Black and Mild ($8.99), Against the Grain Who Shvarted ($6.99), Against the Grain Der Knutschfleck ($6.99), Boulder Old Chicago Black Diamond Chocolate Porter ($6.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($9.99), Dogfish Head Palo Santo ($21.99), Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA ($7.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy ($10.99), Lindeman’s Framboise ($24.99), New Albanian Elector ($9.99), Rogue Double Mocha Porter ($10.99), Rogue John’s Locker Series Smoke ($7.99), Rogue Yellow Snow IPA Schlafly Bourbon Ale ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad ($12.99), Southern Tier Back Burner Barleywine ($13.99), Southern Tier Krampus ($11.99) and Woodchuck Amber ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00. Quart and pint size growlers are also available.

● At the two tap growler station at Market Wines in Findlay Market, they have Sierra Nevada Celebration ($12/growler and $4/glass) and Southern Tier Krampus ($15/growler and $5/glass). Add $3 if you need to purchase a growler.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Shiner Cheer ($5.75), Flying Dog Raging Bitch ($10.99), Dogfish Head Burton Baton ($25.99), Brooklyn Concoction ($7.99), Southern Tier Oatmeal Stout ($18.99), New Albanian Community Dark ($6.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy ($10.99) and Sam Adams Chocolate Cherry Bock ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Rivertown Roebling Vanilla Espresso Porter ($12.99) and Great Lakes Christmas ($12.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● As of December 16th, the growler stations at DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Covington had Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($6.49), Anderson Valley IPA ($6.49), Ommegang Witte ($6.99) and Rogue American Amber ($6.99). The DEP’s in Fort Thomas has Stone Sublimely Self-Righteous ($10.99), Schneider Weiss ($7.99), Fort Collins Rocky Mountain IPA ($6.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale ($5.99) and Left Hand Ju Ju Ginger ($8.99).

● As of December 4th, at the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Arcadia Ales London Style Porter, Schlafly Christmas Ale, Schlafly Coffee Stout and Point Cascade Pale Ale. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● Cincinnati Whole Foods growler station offerings (as of December 3rd) are Yuengling Black and Tan, 21st Amendment Brewery Allies win the war, Dogfish Head Brewery Chicory stout and Pyramid Brewers Snowcap. 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.

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): February 18, 2011

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they are tasting beers from Great Lakes Brewing Company of Clevelend. Lisa Farmer, the delightful rep from Great Lakes, will be in attendance and she’s bringing the next beer in their seasonal line-up — the doppelbock. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm.

● On the Growler Station at Party Town in Florence: Southern Tier Pale Ale ($9.99), Southern Tier IPA ($9.99), Southern Tier 2XIPA ($10.99), Southern Tier Unearthly Imperial IPA ($11.99), Southern Tier Phin and Matt’s Extraodinary Ale ($9.99), Southern Tier Back Burner Barley Wine ($13.99), Southern Tier Choklat Stout ($16.99), Lindeman’s Framboies ($24.99), Three Floyds Behemoth Barley Wine ($18.99), Three Floyds Gumballhead ($7.99), Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($6.99), Rogue Double Mocha Porter ($10.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Beir De Mars ($11.99), Avery The Beast Grand Cru Ale ($25.99), Unibroue Chambly Noire Dark Belgian ($6.99), Bell’s Bourbon Barrel Hell Hath No Fury Ale ($16.99), Schlafly Hop Harvest Ale ($8.99) and Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($6.99). 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 Three Floyds Robert the Bruce and Hudy Bock at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, their bottle selection is Southern Tier IPA and Ayinger Weizenbock. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Southern Tier 2XIPA ($9.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($14.99), Christian Moerlein Emancipator ($6.99) and Three Floyds Alpha King ($9.50). Buttermilk Pike has Anderson Valley Hop Ottin IPA ($7.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($8.50), Sierra Nevada Bigfoot ($7.99) and Goose Island Dominique ($14.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● On the Growler Station at the Liquor Cabinet (1990 N Bend Rd # A Hebron, KY), they have Unibroue Maudite, Ommegang Abbey Ale, Avery DuganA IPA and Unibroue Terrible.

● On the Growler Station at One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY), they currently have Southern Tier Unearthly India Pale Ale ($16.99), Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($7.99) and Sam Adams Revolutionary Rye ($11.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Thirsty Dog Raspberry Ale ($12.99), Founders Backwood Bastard ($19.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.99), Dogfish Head Old School Barleywine ($27.99), Ommegang Cup O Kyndnes ($18.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($11.99), Cuvee des Trolls Pale Ale ($21.99) and New Holland El Ocho Mole ($16.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

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

Short Hops (Tastings and Growlers edition): February 11, 2011

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout, Houblon Chouffe and Napa Smith IPA at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, their bottle selection is Anderson Valley High Rollers Wheat, Arcadia IPA and Goose Island Pepe Nero. The tastings at both locations are from 4:00 – 7:00 pm on Fridays. Cost is $1 for 6 to 8 beers.

● On the Growler Stations at Cork ‘N Bottle: Covington has Schlafly Bourbon Barrel ($8.50), Goose Island Dominique ($14.99), Christian Moerlein Emancipator ($6.99) and Three Floyds Alpha King ($9.50). Buttermilk Pike has Anderson Valley Hop Ottin IPA ($7.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($8.50), Sierra Nevada Bigfoot ($7.99) and Goose Island Dominique ($14.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.50.

● For tonight’s Friday Night Flights at Party Town in Florence, they are tasting both some Valentine’s Day beers and anti-Valentine’s Day beers. The pro Valentine’s Day beers include Rogue Double Chocolate, Lindeman’s Kreik and a blend of both. The anti-Valentine’s Day beer include Buffalo Bills Alimony IPA and BBC Home Wrecker Double IPA. 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 Olde School Barley Wine ($20.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($11.99), Sierra Nevada Pale Ale ($6.99), Three Floyds Alpha King ($8.99), Three Floyds Pride and Joy ($6.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($9.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Beir De Mars ($11.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Wee Heavy Scottish Ale ($7.99), Great Lakes Conway’s Irish Style Ale ($6.99), Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald ($6.99), Avery The Beast Grand Cru Ale ($25.99), Unibroue Chambly Noire Dark Belgian ($6.99), Bell’s Bourbon Barrel Hell Hath No Fury Ale ($16.99) and Boulder Obovoid Oak Aged Oatmeal Stout ($8.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

● NEW GROWLER STATION! Thanks to Dave Thompson (Hoperative #254), we have a new growler station on the list this week. One Stop Liquors (10 Donnermeyer Dr., Bellevue, KY) recently added a three tap growler station. According to their web site, they currently have Lexington Brewing’s Bourbon Barrel Ale ($10.99), Great Lakes Eliot Ness ($8.99) and Southern Tier Unearthly India Pale Ale ($16.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

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

● On the Growler Station at Party Source in Bellevue: Thirsty Dog Raspberry Ale ($12.99), Founders Backwood Bastard ($19.99), Left Hand Chainsaw Ale ($17.99), Dogfish Head Old School Barleywine ($27.99), Ommegang Cup O Kyndnes ($18.99), Goose Island Pepe Nero ($11.99), Cuvee des Trolls Pale Ale ($21.99) and New Holland El Ocho Mole ($16.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new growler, add $2.00.

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

● At this week’s Cork ‘N Bottle beer tastings, they will feature New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin Ale, Shiner Oktoberfest and Brooklyn Local #2 at the Covington location. At the Buttermilk location, they will be featuring Ayinger Oktoberfest and Ommegang Tripel Perfection. 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 Rogue Dry Hopped Red Ale ($8.99), Sierra Nevada Tumbler ($6.99), Anderson Valley Imperial IPA ($10.99) and Widmer The Drifter Pale 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, they are pouring beers from Boulder Brewing company. 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 Bourbon Barrel Ale ($7.99), BBC Bourbon Barrel Heine Brothers Coffee Stout ($12.99), Jolly Pumpkin Bam Biere ($16.99), Christian Moerlein IPA ($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), Rivertown Helles Lager ($8.99), Goose Island Bourbon County Stout ($24.99), Left Hand Sawtooth Ale ($9.99), Lindemans Framboise ($24.99) and Avery Redpoint ($5.99). 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: Rogue John John ($11.99), Thirsty Dog Whippet Wheat ($8.99), Gulden Draak ($20.99), Unibroue Maudite ($12.99), Ommegang Three Philosophers ($22.99), Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA ($12.99), Thirsty Dog Barktoberfest ($8.99) 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): 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.