Rockmill Brewery Tasting

From Facebook:

Rockmill brewery is coming here to serve up some of their tasty beers! They specialize in Farmhouse and Belgian style beers that are traditionally brewed! All beers will be available to take home that are part of the tasting!

Check out their Facebook event page for the line up of beers.

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: August 18 – 24, 2014

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, August 18th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, August 18th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 18th – Randall Monday at the Brass Tap U Square

Monday, August 18th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 18th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Quaff Bros. Blue Melvin (Imperial Cream Stout aged in Pappy Van Winkle barrels with the addition of blueberries) bottle release and tapping.

Monday, August 18th at 5:00 pm – Seasonal Tapping: Gin Bunny at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:
“The brainchild of Michael Roszkowski, Gin Bunny, is a power house of a pale ale that uses a blend of Citra, Simcoe, and Amarillo as a backbone for a subtle addition of juniper berries. Selected as the Moerlein Brewer’s Cup Pro-am beer, this fine bunny will make its way to Denver, CO to be judged in this year’s Great American Beer Fest.”

Monday, August 18th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, August 19th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, August 19th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, August 19th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 19th – Infusion Special at the Brass Tap U Square

Tuesday, August 19th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, August 20th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, August 20th – Local Wednesday at Buckhead Mountain Grill Bellevue
All local beer served in a 16oz pint glass are only $3.99

Wednesday, August 20th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Firkin Night at Rock Bottom Cincinnati

Wednesday, August 20th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, August 20th at 6:30 pm – Blank Slate Beer Dinner at Dilly.
Beers include Out and About, Ryesing Up, Shroominous, Moving On and The Lesser Path. Menu is still TBA. Cost is $39.00 per person. Call 513-561-5233 for reservations.

Thursday, August 21st – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, August 21st from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton
This week, it’s Rhinegeist Franz.

Thursday, August 21st from 5:00 pm to midnight – Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
Comedy is free. It costs $5 for beer wristband and $1 for each beer ticket. One beer ticket gets you a sample and five beer tickets equal a “full beer serving”. Thursday’s headliner is Josh Sneed.

Thursday, August 21st at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Ei8ht Ball, MadTree, Jackie O’s, Rockmill, Blank Slate, West Sixth and Against the Grain beers
Burger: Dorito
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, August 21st 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 – West Sixth Amber, Glendale – New Holland Ichabod Pumpkin and Hyde Park – Weihenstephaner Boot night.

Friday, August 22nd – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 22nd from 5:00 pm to midnight – Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
Comedy is free. It costs $5 for beer wristband and $1 for each beer ticket. One beer ticket gets you a sample and five beer tickets equal a “full beer serving”. Friday’s headliner are The Sklar Brothers.

Friday, August 22nd 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, August 22nd from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, August 23rd – Hop Heaven at Moerlein Lager House
Beers will include Uinta Detour, Stone Ruination, 21st Avery Anniversary, Triple Digit Decimation, Mt. Carmel Snapshot, Ithaca Flower Power, Avery New World Porter and a special citra cask from Thirsty Dog.
In addition, “Moerlein Lager House also will unveil a new specialty house brew for the event.”

Saturday, August 23rd – All crafts $3 at Louie’s Taphouse & Grill (Mason)

Saturday, August 23rd from 4:00 pm to midnight – Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
Comedy is free. It costs $5 for beer wristband and $1 for each beer ticket. One beer ticket gets you a sample and five beer tickets equal a “full beer serving”. Saturday’s headliner are David Allen Grier.

Saturday, August 23rd from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, August 23rd from 12:00-8:00 pm – Final Round of Battle of the Beers at Firehouse Grill
Finalists are MadTree Brewing, Fifty West Brewing, Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery and Warped Wing Brewing Company.

This Week in Beer: June 16 – 22, 2014

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, June 16th through Sunday, June 22nd – Rockmill Beer Dinner Week at Metropole
Beers will include Witbier, Tripl and Petit Saison. More information available on the Metropole web site.
Founder Matthew Barbee will be in attendance to talk about the beers on Wednesday, June 18th.

Monday, June 16th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, June 16th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, June 16th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, June 16th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Founders Bourbon Barrel Aged Red’s Rye.

Monday, June 16th at 6:00 pm – Music. Beer. Tacos. at MadTree Brewery
From Facebook:

Tim Easton will provide the music, MadTree Brewing will provide the beer, and Django Western Taco Taco will provide the tacos. Ticket proceeds help support 89.7 WNKU! Tickets are just $50 and include all you can eat southwestern buffet, a night of live music, and your choice of one beer. This is a ticketed event. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the following site: http://wnku.org/post/music-beer-tacos

Monday, June 16th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, June 17th – Penny(less) Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, June 17th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, June 17th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, June 17th at 6:00 pm – Skype Event with Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery at Ei8ht Ball
They will be offering glass pours of 2014 Brooklyn Black Ops, 2011 Brooklyn Monster Ale on tap and Cuvee Noir. They will also have some of Garret Oliver’s book available.

Tuesday, June 17th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Tuesday, June 17th at 6:30 pm – Rockmill Beer Dinner at La Poste Eatery
$65 per person includes five courses, five beers, tax & tip. Call 513-281-3663 for reservations.

Tuesday, June 17th – Quaff Bros./Fifty West Beer Dinner at Fifty West
$35 per person includes a three course beer dinner with Blue Melvin (a Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Barreled Blueberry Cream Stout) paired with the last course. The bottles will be available for sale at the dinner for $15 a piece. Tickets available at http://fiftywestbrew.com/bluemelvin/

UPDATE Wednesday, June 18th – Blank Slate Tap Takeover at Zip’s Café

Wednesday, June 18th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, June 18th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

UPDATE Wednesday, June 18th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium OTR
This week, it’s Seefbier.

Wednesday, June 18th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, June 18th – Firkin Night at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Cask of Belgian Gold infused with sweet and bitter orange peel.

Wednesday, June 18th at 9:00 pm – We CAN Do It Wednesdays at Keystone Clifton
$3 select craft cans including Rhinegeist Truth, Uinta Brewing Hopnotch IPA and Strongbow Cider.

Thursday, June 19th from 11:00 am to close – A Day with Rockmill at Dutch’s
All Rockmill 750ml bottles will have their corking fees waived. Saison Noir and Petite Saison on tap At 6:00 pm, Rockmill Founder Matthew Barbee, will be on hand to answer questions and talk about his beer.

Thursday, June 19th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, June 19th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton

Thursday, June 19th from 5:30 pm to close – Rockmill Sampling at Maxwell Wine
Meet brewer Phil Blunbred and sample Rockmill’s Wit, Triple, Cask Aged Triple, Petite Saison and Saison Noir.

Thursday, June 19th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Three Floyds Gumball Head, Robert the Bruce, Man O Awe and Alpha King as well as Lagunitas IPA and Lil Sumpin
Burger: Pizza Burger
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, June 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 – Deschutes Inversion IPA, Glendale – Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat and Hyde Park – Jackie O’s Razz Wheat.

Friday, June 20th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, June 20th 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, June 20th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, June 21st starting at 10:00 am – Listermann 6 Year Anniversary and Customer Appreciation Party
From their web site: “Doors open at 10 am with a draft line up of some of old crowd favorites such as Rummy and Death by Chickow! (amongst others). Starting at 1 pm, Dino’s Gorilla Grill will be providing free food to 100 people (drink purchase required) and will remain on site selling burgers and dogs for the rest of the afternoon.”

Saturday, June 21st from 12:00-2:00pm – West Sixth Tasting at Friendly Market

Saturday, June 21st from 1:00 pm to close – Dilly Fest 2014
Six beers from Great Lakes including a bourbon barrel aged Black Out Stout and a firkin of Elliot Ness done with cinnamon. Other beers include Dortmunder Gold, Wright Pils, Wandering Pelican, and Lake Erie Monster. Also, whole hog BBQ, home made sides and great music all day.

Saturday, June 21st from 5:00-8:00pm – Westwood Works Second Pop Up Beer Garden at St. James Episcopal Church
Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, June 21st from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, June 21st at 8:00pm – MadTree Documentary Screening at NKU’s Griffin Hall
More information available on their Facebook Event Page.

This Week in Beer: June 9 – 15, 2014

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, June 9th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, June 9th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, June 9th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, June 9th at 5:00 pm – Highlands Pint Night at Habits Café
Pint glass giveaways, swag and more.

Monday, June 9th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Starting their Road Trip “showcasing all the states that brew beer that is available in KY.”

Monday, June 9th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, June 10th – Penny Flips at Fifty West

Tuesday, June 10th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, June 10th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, June 10th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6.

Wednesday, June 11th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, June 11th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, June 11th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, June 11th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Tap Takeover and Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers will be Coffee Porter, a cask conditioned Old Gregg aged with ginger and orange peel, Jean-Robert JeanRo 20th Anniversary Hefeweizen, Zeppelin, Northern Liberties and Repeater American Pale Ale.

Wednesday, June 11th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Brewer’s Happy Hour at Rock Bottom Cincinnati
Hands on brewery tour.

Wednesday, June 11th at 7:00 pm – 4 Millionth Liter Celebration at Hofbräuhaus Newport

Wednesday, June 11th at 9:00 pm – We CAN Do It Wednesdays at Keystone Clifton
$3 select craft cans including Rhinegeist Truth, Uinta Brewing Hopnotch IPA and Strongbow Cider.

Thursday, June 12th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West

Thursday, June 12th from 4:00 pm to close – Avery Brewing Tap Takeover at The Lackman
Beer will include Avery IPA, White Rascal, Karma, Maharaja, 21st Anniversary and Lilikoi Kepolo. They will also have a very limited amount of Rufus Corvus for purchase in a bottle.

UPDATE Thursday, June 12th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Clifton
This week, it’s Revolution Brewing’s A little Crazy (a Belgian-style Tripel) and Bottom Up (a Belgian style wit).

Thursday, June 12th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
Beers: Prairie Bomb! on draft (14% abv), Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop3, Arcadia Hop Rocket IPA & Boulder Killer Penguin, a 10% Barleywine
Burger: PBB&J (Thai peanut sauce, hot pepper jelly and bacon)
See our earlier post for the complete list of this summer’s Burgers & Beer schedule.

Thursday, June 12th 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 – Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbeir (World Cup glasses), Glendale – Five Rabbits and Hyde Park – Revolution Brewery Hop Revolution.

UPDATE Thursday, June 12th at 7:00 pm – Deschutes Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers will include Inversion IPA, Black Butte Porter and Chainsaw White IPA. The cost of $25.00 gets you one of each of the beers, an appetizer, an entree, a dessert and a Deschutes glass to take home. Call 859-331-4999 to make your reservation.

Friday, June 13th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, June 13th at 5:30 pm – Hop Shop Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This time, it’s “Helles cask conditioned and dry hopped with whole leaf willamette, a German hop variety that adds mild mint and floral like notes.”

Friday, June 13th 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, June 13th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, June 13th from 7:00-10:00 pm – 9th Annual Jungle Jim’s International Beer Fest
Held at The Oscar Event Center at Jungle Jim’s Fairfield, this event promises over 350 beers from more than 100 different breweries. Tickets are $45 per person, but include a BBQ beef sandwich, potato chips, a choice of coleslaw or potato salad, and a bottle of water. Check out their web site for more information and tickets.

Saturday, June 14th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, June 14th from 7:00-10:00 pm – 9th Annual Jungle Jim’s International Beer Fest
See above.

UPDATE Sunday, June 15th – Father’s Day Tap Takeover at Flipdaddy’s Symmes Township
Beers will include Great Lakes Lake Erie Monster, Stone Enjoy By IPA and Bell’s Hopslam. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

Sunday, June 15th from 5:30-10:00 pm – Rockmill Beer Dinner Week starts at Metropole
3 course tasting menu with pairings from Rockmill Brewery including their Witbier, Tripel & Petit Saison. Call 513-578-6660 for reservations. Runs all week with the brewers in attendance on Wednesday, June 18th.

2014 Burgers and Beers Dates Announced

It’s a sure sign of summer when Party Source announces its Burgers and Beer schedule for that year. As you look these over, remember that “Burgers and Beers is a ‘shine only’ event. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 4pm EST the day of the event. Walk-ups are welcome until 6:45pm EST. Burger service stops and the grill will be turned off at 7pm EST sharp. Vegetarian burgers are available upon request at sign in.”

June 5th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Ei8ht Ball and Quaff Brothers
Beers: Quaff Bros. “Gnappy” Pappy Van Winkle Barrel-Aged Brown by MadTree, “Amberdextrous” a Bourbon barrel Amber (Rivertown) & “Quaffanator” Barrel Aged chili pepper Doppelbock by Blank Slate along with Ei8ht Ball Tarnished, Red Drink and something new from Mitch.
Burger: Boursin cheese & red onion
Music: Heather Turner

June 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Bomb!, Cannons, Rockets and Killer Penguins Oh My!
Beers: Prairie Bomb! on draft (14% abv), Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Hop3, Arcadia Hop Rocket IPA & Boulder Killer Penguin, a 10% Barleywine
Burger: PBB&J (Thai peanut sauce, hot pepper jelly and bacon)
Music: Lauren Houston

June 19th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Three Floyds and Lagunitas
Beers: Three Floyds Gumball Head, Robert the Bruce, Man O Awe and Alpha King as well as Lagunitas IPA and Lil Sumpin
Burger: Pizza Burger
Music: Chris Cusentino

June 26th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: An Evening with Founders
Beers: Founders All Day IPA, KBS, Devil Dancer and Breakfast Stout Vintage 2011
Burger: All American (lettuce cheese, tomato and pickle)
Music: Lauren Houston

July 10th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Out of This World with Great Lakes
Beers: From Great Lakes, “a brand new collaboration with Cigar City, a draft tribute to Neil Armstrong, Commodore Perry (with tangerine run through the randall), Dortmunder Gold and Wright Pils”
Burger: The Cuban missile
Music: Heather Turner

July 17th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Crooked, Evil, Zombie Bastards
Beers: Dark Horse Double Crooked Tree, Evil Twin Falco IPA, Three Floyds Zombie Dust and Founders Dirty Bastard
Burger: Black and Bleu
Music: Heather Turner

July 24th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: A Visit from West Sixth
Beers: West Sixth Amber, IPA & Lemongrass Wheat along with some West Sixth tap room exclusives
Burger: Reuben
Music: Heather Turner

July 31st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: ‘O Brother Where Art Thou
Beers: “Twin brothers Jeppe (Evil Twin) and Mikkel (Mikkeller) along with our own private label Quaff Bros. (beer #5) and North Coast Brother Thelonious (beer #6)”
Burger: Duck fat fried potatoes and Brie cheese
Music: Heather Turner

August 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Bell’s Brewing Co.
Beers: All from Bell’s: Two Hearted, Oberon, Lager of the Lakes, Oarsmen as well as Hopsicution and Sparkleberry on tap
Burger: Bacon and smoked cheddar cheese
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 14th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: ‘Tis the Saison
Beers: Saison beers from Blaugies/Hill Farmstead, Prairie, New Holland, Dupont, Stillwater and Fantome
Burger: Surf & Turf
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 21st from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Got Local (Beer)?
Beers: Ei8ht Ball, MadTree, Jackie O’s, Rockmill, Blank Slate, West Sixth and Against the Grain beers
Burger: Dorito
Music: Chris Cusentino

August 28th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: Ten of Our Best
Beers: Uinta, Dark Horse, Oskar Blues, Schlafly, Lost Coast, Victory, Sixpoint, Southern Tier, Left Hand and Breckenridge
Burger: Mexican
Music: Chris Cusentino

September 4th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: IPAs Are My BFF
Beers: IPAs from Stone, Dogfish Head, Founders, Victory, Mikkeller and Dark Horse
Burger: Marsala
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 11th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Old Tadcaster / Monks Brew / Celebrator
Beers: Samuel Smith (Nut Brown & Oatmeal Stout), Orval & Rochefort 10 and Ayinger Celebrator
Burger: Italian
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 18th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Kentucky Bourbon (Beer) Trail
Beers: New Holland Dragon’s Milk, KY Bourbon Barrel Barleywine, BBC Stout and Quaff Bros. “Broot” (Bourbon barreled Root Beer) and KABOOM! a Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon barreled aged Imperial Stout with red hots
Burger: BBQ, cheddar and bacon
Music: Kyle Knapp

September 25th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm – Burgers and Beers: The Great Pumpkin Pack
Beers: Pumpkin ales from Southern Tier, Schlafly, O’Fallons, New Holland and Shipyard
Burger: Chili Cheese Burger
Music: Kyle Knapp

This Week in Beer: May 5 – 11, 2014

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.

HAPPY CINCO DE MAYO!

Monday, May 5th – Mug Night Monday at Flipdaddy’s Union

Monday, May 5th – British Beer Tasting and Dinner at BJ’s Restaurant Brewhouse Florence
Cost is $35 per person and features five courses paired with five beers.

Monday, May 5th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, May 5th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, May 5th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Prairie / Evil Twin Bible Belt. Cost is $10 a snifter.

Monday, May 5th at 6:00 pm – Repeater APA Tapping at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, May 5th from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, May 6th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, May 6th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, May 6th – Pint Night at Rock Bottom Brewery
Buy a logo pint glass with your favorite Rock Bottom beer for $5.95, get it refilled for $3.00 and you keep the glass.

Tuesday, May 6th at 6:00 pm – Beer School at Whole Foods Mason
From their e-mail newsletter:

“Hop To It: Spring in to A New Lineup of Hoppy Beers” will feature some of our favorite new IPAs to emerge on the scene in the last 6 months. We start on Tuesday, May 6, at 6:00pm in the café at the front of our store. And as always, it’s just $5 to sample and learn about 6 different brews!

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

Wednesday, May 7th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, May 7th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, May 7th – Tap Nite at Drake’s
This week, it’s Abita Purple Haze.

Wednesday, May 7th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, May 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium

Wednesday, May 7th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Wednesday, May 7th at 6:00 pm – A Truly Gnarly Beer Night at Dilly
A firkin of MadTree’s coffee, vanilla Gnarly Brown on Dilly’s beer engine. Live music and food too.

Wednesday, May 7th at 9:00 pm – We CAN Do It Wednesdays at Keystone Clifton
$3 select craft cans including Rhinegeist Truth, Uinta Brewing Hopnotch IPA and Strongbow Cider.

UPDATE Thursday, May 8th – Firkin Thursday at Fifty West
This week, it’s a “breakfast porter enhanced with lapsang suchong tea, maple powder, roasted chicory, Saigon cinnamon, and molasses grang”.

UPDATE Thursday, May 8th from 4:00 pm to close – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium Short Vine
This week, it’s Duvel Single.

Thursday, May 8th 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 – West Sixth IPA, Glendale – North Coast Old Rasputin and Hyde Park – Weihenstephaner boot night.

Thursday, May 8th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 pm – Sweetwater Beer Dinner at Izzy’s Fort Wright
Beers are Sweetwater LowRYEder, 420 Extra Pale Ale and SweetWater IPA. Food pairings are grilled bacon-wrapped onion rings with sriracha dipping sauce; Izzy’s Mex (Izzy’s famous corned beef, slice of yellow sweet onion, jalapeño peppers, melted imported Swiss cheese, Izzy’s chipotle sauce on rye toast) with potato pancake; and fried ice cream sandwich with raspberry drizzle. Cost is $25 per person. Call (859) 331-4999 or email jjbent@izzys.com

Thursday, May 8th at 7:00 pm – Local/Regional Beerfest at OLIVES on Ludlow
Cost is $25 per person. Breweries so far are Listermann Brewing / Triple Digit, MadTree Brewing, Blank Slate, Rivertown, Rhinegeist, Mt. Carmel, Bad Tom, Fifty West, Cellar Dweller, Christian Moerlein, Ei8htball, Upland, Rockmill Brewery, West Sixth and The Brew Kettle. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.

Friday, May 9th – $8 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, May 9th 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, May 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Saturday, May 10th from 12:00 pm – Art Fair 562 at Listermann Brewing Company
Check out their Facebook event page for more information.

Saturday, May 10th from 1:00-3:00pm – West Sixth Tasting at Hyde Park Kroger

Saturday, May 10th from 5:00 – 8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

This Week in Beer: September 23 – 29, 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, Sept. 23rd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery

Monday, Sept. 23rd from 8:00 pm to close – Pint Night at Incline Public House

Tuesday, Sept. 24th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House

Tuesday, Sept. 24th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, Sept. 24th – 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, Sept. 24th at 5:00 pm – Bell’s Tap Takeover & Thank You Peanut Party
From Facebook:

Next Tuesday Sept. 24th we will be featuring five great Bell’s beers, along with TWO special guests: Greg Pelch, Bell’s Brewery Midwestern Manager; and James Pnut Kahles, Dilly Beer Ambassador Emeritus! Peanut was with Dilly almost 20 years, and helped establish us as one of the first and best craft beer destinations in the city. Join us in hoisting a few pints, and thanking him for his service to beer, and Dilly!
There will be a generous Peanut-ized buffet available for just $10 (optional, you can also order off the menu if desired). On tap we will have:
– Bell’s Oktoberfest (rare!)
– Bell’s Best Brown
– Bell’s Two Hearted Ale
– FROM FIRKIN Dry Hopped Two Hearted
– AND Bell’s Hopsolution DIPA
Beer will be Pay-as-you-Go, and we’ll have plenty of Bell’s and other swag to raffle off. Bring your best Peanut memories and stories for this special night!

UPDATE Tuesday, Sept. 24th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers include Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Stillwater Stateside Saison, Rockmill Tripel Golden Ale, Evil Twin Falco American IPA, Two Brothers Atom Smasher Oak-Aged Oktoberfest and Ace Ciders Joker.

Wednesday, Sept. 25th – Select Craft Beers for $2 at Molly Malone’s Covington

Wednesday, Sept. 25th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, Sept. 25th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, Sept. 25th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

Wednesday, Sept. 25th 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, Sept. 25th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, Sept. 26th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is Sours from Rivertown and an “European surprise”; Ciders from Fox Barrel, Crispin & Angry Orchard and Stouts from Samuel Smith and Evil Twin paired with burgers provided by Slow Food Cincinnati.

Thursday, Sept. 26th 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 – Left Hand Oktoberfest, Glendale – Warsteiner Oktoberfest and Hyde Park – Three Floyds Munsterfest.

Thursday, Sept. 26th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Friday, Sept. 27th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, Sept. 27th 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, Sept. 27th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, Sept. 27th at 7:00 pm – Great Lakes Beer Tasting at Jungle Jim’s in Fairfield/strong>
Go to their web site for more information and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, Sept. 28th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Sunday, Sept. 29th from 12:00-8:00pm – Harvest Festival at Firehouse Grill
This first ever event will include pumpkin beers, a pumpkin carving contest, special menu items, music from The Turkeys and more. More information is available on their Facebook event page.

This Week in Beer: August 5 – 11, 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, August 5th – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, August 5th – 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.

Monday, August 5th from 4:00-7:30 pm – Craft Beer Night at Market Wines

Monday, August 5th at 6:00 pm – August Monthly Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
This month’s beer is Philippus Kölsch.

Monday, August 5th – Meet the Brewer Night at Incline Public House
This month, it’s Bob Bonder from Rhinegeist. Cost is $10 per person for passed hors d’oeuvres and four or five beer samples.

Tuesday, August 6th – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg hasn’t been announced yet.

Tuesday, August 6th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, August 6th – 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, August 6th at 6:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tapping at Arthur’s Café
They will be tapping Truth IPA and Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA.

UPDATE Tuesday, August 6th at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Uinta Sum’r, Stillwater Stateside Saison, Rockmill Belgian-style Tripel Golden Ale, MadTree Pleasant Wheat, Heavy Seas Loose CANnon IPA and Evil Twin Yang Imperial Taiji IPA.

Wednesday, August 7th – Bell’s Pint Night at Rail House
First pint is $5 – Keep the glass and get refills for only $3.

Wednesday, August 7th – Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s
Every Wednesday is Wiede Wednesday at Pompilio’s in Newport with $3 Wiedemann pints all day.

Wednesday, August 7th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night 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, August 7th from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – $3 Drafts at Marty’s Hops and Vines

Thursday, August 8th at 6:000 pm – #9BeerMonth Tweet-up at MadTree Brewing
From Facebook:

Join WCPO Digital as we celebrate Beer Month! All month long we’ll be sharing stories about Cincinnati’s rich brewing history, kicking off with the chance to sample local brews from the Mad Tree Brewing Co. Round up your friends, enjoy some refreshing beverages, try food from Maribelle’s in Oakley and meet the WCPO Digital and 9 On Your Side team! This event is 21+ only.

Thursday, August 8th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is a Cuban Missile burger (smoked ham and turkey topped with Swiss, pickles and Dijon mustard). paired with beers from Southern Tier, Schlafly, Dark Horse, New Holland, Green Flash and Left Hand.

Thursday, August 8th 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 – Rivertown Jenneke, Glendale – Southern Tier and Hyde Park – Heavy Seas Cutlass.

Thursday, August 8th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, August 8th from 9:00 pm to close – $3 Thursdays at Roebling Point Bars (Molly Malone’s Covington, Keystone Covington, Blinkers)
All of the bars have their own list of their selected appetizers and beers (taps change weekly).

Friday, August 9th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, August 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Gluten Free Beer Tasting at Country Fresh Market
See our post for more information.

Friday, August 9th at 5:00 pm – Wiedemann’s Oktoberfest Tapping and Cookout at Blue Wisp Jazz Club

Friday, August 9th 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, August 9th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, August 9th at 6:30 pm – Christian Moerlein Beer & BBQ Cruise on BB Riverboats
From Facebook:

Christian Moerlein Brewery and BB Riverboats have teamed up for a great cruise every Friday this summer. Cruise the beautiful Ohio River on one while tasting Moerlein’s handcrafted lagers & ales with a member of the Christian Moerlein team. Paired with the beers is a wonderful buffet featuring BBQ Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Pulled Pork BBQ. Music will be provided by a local area band for your entertainment. Cost is $55.00 for adults and $38.00 for children. Go to http://www.bbriverboats.com/moerlein_cruise.html to purchase tickets.

Saturday, August 10th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

Saturday, August 10th from 6:00-10:00pm – Made in Cincinnati Beer Fest at Marty’s Hops & Vines
Five breweries, fifteen beers, all you can eat Cincinnati chili. Pre-order tickets are $29, tickets at the door are $39.00.

This Week in Beer: July 1 – 7, 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, July 1st – 1/3 off Craft beer bottles at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, July 1st – 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.

Monday, July 1st from 6:00-9:00 pm – Pint Night with Peanut at Dilly Café
Last one!

Monday, July 1st at 6:00 pm – Bunbury Bavarian Pale Ale Tapping at Moerlein Lager House

UPDATE Tuesday, July 2nd – Tappa Keg Tuesday at Dingle House
This week’s keg is New Holland Oaked-Aged Hatter.

Tuesday, July 2nd – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Tuesday, July 2nd – 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, July 2nd at 5:00 pm – Rhinegeist: Virgin Launch at The Lackman
See our earlier post for more information.

UPDATE Tuesday, July 2nd from 5:00-6:00 pm – Beer School at Whole Foods Mason

With July being the celebration of both American and Belgian independence, we’ll examine three distinct styles from each country. In the case of the Belgians, we’ll also explore how one small American brewery approaches the Belgian styles! Behold:
American IPA – Brew Kettle “White Rajah” AND Stone Brewing “RuinTen”
American Amber – North Peak “Siren” AND MadTree “Happy Amber”
American Brown Ale – Mt. Carmel’s Nut Brown Ale AND MadTree “Gnarly Brown”
Saison / Farmhouse – De Glazen Toren d’Epre Mere Imperial White AND Rockmill Brewery Saison (American)
Dubbel – Chimay Grande Reserve AND St. Bernardus Prior 8
Tripel – Tripel Karmeliet AND Rockmill Brewery Tripel (American)
We’ll have specially selected food pairings with each category. Admission is $10. Again, the School will be held at the Mason Jar Pub, and space is limited!

UPDATE Tuesday, July 2nd at 6:00 pm – Tuesdays on Tap at Whole Foods Mason
Six drafts, six bites, $6. This week’s beers are Anchor Zymaster Series #4 Farmhouse Ale, Goose Island 25th Anniversary Ale, North Peak Siren Amber Ale, Founders Brewing Centennial IPA, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale and Uinta Dubhe Imperial Black IPA with Hemp Seeds.

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

Wednesday, July 3rd at 5:00 pm – Rhinegeist Brewery Launch Party at The Famous Neons Unplugged. Eli’s BBQ will be running the grill for the first time.

Wednesday, July 3rd 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, July 3rd from 5:30 to 8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!!

Thursday, July 4th 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 – Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen, Glendale – Franziskaner and Hyde Park – Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen.

Thursday, July 4th at 6:00 pm – Firkin Tapping at Rock Bottom Brewery

Thursday, July 4th 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).

Friday, July 5th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Friday, July 5th 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, July 5th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Friday Night Flights Beer Tasting at Party Town in Florence

Friday, July 5th at 6:30 pm – Christian Moerlein Beer & BBQ Cruise on BB Riverboats
From Facebook:

Christian Moerlein Brewery and BB Riverboats have teamed up for a great cruise every Friday this summer. Cruise the beautiful Ohio River on one while tasting Moerlein’s handcrafted lagers & ales with a member of the Christian Moerlein team. Paired with the beers is a wonderful buffet featuring BBQ Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Pulled Pork BBQ. Music will be provided by a local area band for your entertainment.

Cost is $55.00 for adults and $38.00 for children. Go to http://www.bbriverboats.com/moerlein_cruise.html to purchase tickets.

Saturday, July 6th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines
The cost to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.