This Week in Beer: April 15 – 21, 2013

We frequently get updates for our This Week in Beer post after our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, April 15th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, April 15th – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Gerry the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Tuesday, April 16th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, April 16th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, April 16th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Purchase a logo pint glass filled with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for just $5.95, refills are only $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 pm – Southern Tier Beer Tasting at Dilly Café
From Facebook:

Founded just over ten years ago, Southern Tier quickly caught the attention of craft beer hounds and has undergone two major expansions already, with a third in the works! Join our own Peanut and Bryon Martin of Premium Beverage Supply to explore the latest and greatest from this Lakewood, NY producer. Price: $25 per person, all inclusive. You’ll get a nice sample pour of all the beers offered (looks like there will be six!), and the kitchen will put out a nice hors d’oeuvres buffet that will match and complement the beers being served. Additional beer(s) will be available at special prices! Reservations are encouraged to help us plan, but not mandatory to attend. Call us at 513-561-5233 to secure your spot

UPDATE Tuesday, April 16th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Hoppin’ Frog Turbo Shandy, MadTree Happy Amber Ale, MadTree Brewing psycHOPathy IPA, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Old Dominion Double D Imperial IPA and Dark Horse Plead the Fifth Russian Imperial Stout.

Tuesday, April 16th at 6:30 pm – Highland Brewing Dinner at Mayberry
From Facebook:

Mayberry Gastro Pub will feature a special prix fixe menu that’s perfect for foodies and discerning beer drinkers. For $50, guests will enjoy four courses and a selection of craft beers from Highland Brewing Company. Headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina, Highland Brewing Company is a craft brewery with a focus on sustainability and community outreach. The brewery is new to the Ohio area, and the owner will be on site during the event to help introduce their beer selection to the city of Cincinnati. Happy hour starts at 6:30 PM, and the first course will be served at 7:30 PM. Because of the prix-fixe nature of the menu, Mayberry Gastro Pub will only be taking reservations over the phone. You can reach the restaurant at (513) 381-5999. A credit card is required to confirm your reservation, and a 48-hour notice is required for all cancellations. The menu will be available online in the near future at

Wednesday, April 17th – Blank Slate Tap Takeover and Tasting at Hebron Brew Haus

Wednesday, April 17th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, April 17th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, April 17th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night OR Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
And sometimes, it’s a tapping! We’ll let you know which one it is this week as soon as we find out.

Wednesday, April 17th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, April 17th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm – Rivertown Brewing Tasting at Five Season Health Club

Thursday, April 18th from 9:00 pm to close – $3 Thursdays at Roebling Point Bars (Molly Malone’s Covington, Keystone Covington, Blinkers, Sidebar)
All of the bars have their own list of their selected appetizers and beers (taps change weekly).

Thursday, April 18th at 5:00 pm – Sam Adams 15 Tap Takeover at Dickmann’s Sports Pub & Grub

Thursday, April 18th at 5:00 pm – Great Lakes Tap Takeover at Keystone Hyde Park
Beers include a Firkin of Commodore Perry Infused with Tangerine ($6), Oatmeal Stout- ABV: 4.8% ($6), Alchemy Hour Double IPA- ABV: 9.4% ($5), Rye of The Tiger- ABV: 7.5% ($5) and Dortmunder Gold Lager- ABV: 5.8% ($5).

Thursday, April 18th at 5:00 pm – Lore Brewery Tap Takeover at Pike Street Lounge
From Facebook:

We at PSL are excited to introduce yet another local brewery into the mix with Lore Brewing Company out of Danville, KY! Come on out and sample several of Lore’s incredible craft beers! We’ll have four Lore brews on tap and the awesome folks from Lore Brewery will be on hand to discuss their beers and hand out some cool Lore swag. $8 will get you a Lore Brewery pint glass and a flight of all four beers. $3 for additional pints. Just want to sample one or two? $4 pints also available.

Thursday, April 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 – Kronenbourg, Glendale – Bell’s Oberon and Hyde Park – Kronenbourg.

Thursday, April 18th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, April 19th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, April 19th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, April 19th at 5:30 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$15 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Saturday, April 20th at 4:00 pm – Great Lakes Earth Day Celebration at Fries Café
From Facebook:

Last year was too much fun for everyone and we are doing it again! Join us and the Great Lakes Brewing Company to celebrate Mother Earth with a party! Great Lakes will be taking over that draft for the day.
On tap will be Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, Alchemy Hour (double IPA 9.4%), Hop Madness (dry hopped, 7.5% abv, 80 IBU), Ohio City Oatmeal Stout, Rye of the Tiger Rye IPA (newest seasonal!), Burning River Pale Ale, Commodore Perry IPA, Edmund Fitzgerald Porter, Dortmunder Gold Lager, Eliot Ness Amber Lager, Rally Drum Red (modern American red). The outdoor grill will be open! And The Cereal Killers are back to play for us! They are such a fun band to see, don’t miss it! Such a great time will be had at Fries on 4/20! Join us, you won’t want to miss it.

Saturday, April 20th – West Sixth Beer Tasting and Meet the Brewer at Goodfellas

Saturday, April 20th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Cincinnati Beer Week: Remaining Events by Venue

As requested, here are all of the remaining Cincinnati Beer Week events that we have not previously listed. Please note that there are some new events for venues that we already posted. For more information on these events, check out the Cincinnati Beer Week web site or the venue’s website and/or Facebook page.

Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 pm – Upland Beer Dinner

Arthur’s Café
Tuesday, February 12th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Meet the Brewer: Widmer Brothers

Coaches Corner
Thursday, February 7th at 12:00 pm – Official tapping of CBW Collaboration Beer plus Coaches Choice Burger Paired with Beerfest Ale for lunch

Friday, February 8th from 11:00 am-9:00 pm – CBW Collaborative Pairing with Reuben Burger

Saturday, February 9th at 7:00 pm – Wiedemann’s Meet The Owners and beer & cheese pairing

Sunday, February 10th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Beer Pairing and Pint Night

Monday, February 11th at 7:00 pm – Upland Tasting
Tuesday, February 12th from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm – Great Lakes Burger Beer Pairing
Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm – Fat Taco Tuesday with Great Lakes

Thursday, February 14th from 11:00 am – 1:00 am – Half the Taps Flight

Cork ‘N Bottle
Friday, February 8th from 4:00 – 7:00 pm – Upland Tasting (Covington location)

Saturday, February 9th form 1:00 – 4:00 pm – Samuel Adams Tasting (Covington location)

The Crazy Fox
Wednesday, February 13th at 6:00 pm – Upland Tasting

The Comet
Thursday, February 7th from 6:00 – 11:00 pm – Sour Night – Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Ichtegems Grand Cru and Saison De Pipaix

Wednesday, February 13th from 6:00-8:00 pm – Beer Week and Beer Fest Ale Sampling

Dingle House
Saturday, February 9th at 2:00 pm – Stone Brewery Tasting

Tuesday, February 12th – Tröegs Brewing Co. Tasting

Wednesday, February 13th – Sam Smith Bottle Blow Out

Thursday, February 14th – Sam Adams Beer and Dessert pairing

Everything’s d’Vine
Friday, February 8th at 7:00 pm – Goose Island Flight of Vintage Ales

Thursday, February 7th at 4:00 pm – Great Divide Pint Night (both locations)

Sunday, February 10th – Breckenridge Brewery Feature (Mariemont location)
Tuesday, February 12th – Fat Head’s Fat Tuesday (both locations)

Friday, February 8th from 9:00-11:30 pm – Dogfish Head Night

Habits Café
Thursday, February 14th – Fat Head’s Night with Brian Kelley

Hebron Brew Haus
Tuesday, February 12th at 6:00 pm – Rivertown Tasting
Thursday, February 14th at 7:30 pm – Oskar Blues Tasting

Holler Hops & Grill
Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 pm – Harpoon Tasting and Tap Takeover

Tuesday, February 12th from 5:00-7:00 pm – Beerfest Ale Sampling

Mainstrasse Village Pub
Local Beers $3.50 during Beer Week

Marty’s Hops & Vines
Wednesday, February 13th from 6:30-8:30 pm – Fat Head’s Night

Mellow Mushroom Wilder
Monday, February 11th at 7:00 pm – Bell’s Brewery Tasting

Tuesday, February 12th at 7:00 pm – Oskar Blues Beer Tasting

Molly Malone’s Covington
Thursday, February 7th at 7:00 pm – Upland Tap Takeover

Moerlein Lager House
Saturday, February 9th from 5:00 pm-close – Belgian & Sour Ales
Thursday, February 14th – Ballast Point – A night of fermented Love

The Famous Neons Unplugged
Friday, February 8th – Best of the Midwest

Thursday, February 14th at 6:00 pm – Blank Slate and Triple Digit Tap Takeover 6pm

Pike Street Lounge
Tuesday, February 12th at 8:00 pm – Upland Tap Takeover

Rivertown Brewery Tap Room
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Rivertown Brewer home brew tap takeover

Tuesday, February 12th from 7:30-9:30 pm – Beerfest Ale Sampling

Thursday, February 7th at 5:00 pm – Leinenkugel Big Eddy Tap Takeover
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Leinenkugel Big Eddy Tap Takeover

Valley Wine & Spirits

Friday, February 8th from 4:30-7:30 pm – Blank Slate Growler Tasting

Zip’s Cafe
Wednesday, February 13th at 5:00 pm – Upland and Great Lakes Tap Takeover