Tastings and Tappings Report: Oct. 17, 2014

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.


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. For this week’s tasting (10/17), the beers are Morland Old Speckled Hen, St. Feuillien Speciale, Goose Island The Muddy and Sixpoint Resin.

Jungle Jim’s Eastgate – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/17), it’s beers from Warped Wing out of Dayton, OH. Pints are usually $3 (occasionally $4 or $5).

Jungle Jim’s Fairfield – Friday night tasting from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/17), it’s beers from Christian Moerlein along with brats and kraut. 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 – Friday Night Flights usually features six to eight beers each week and goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. For this week’s tasting (10/17), the beers are staff picks that they think deserve another look (or taste). The cost for the regular sample flights is $2.00. The draft by the glass is Lagunitas Couch Trippin’. For $3.00, you get a pint and keep the glass. (It’s the one that looks like a mason jar.).

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 delicious bites. Tickets sold until 6:30 pm.


Fifty West – Today (Friday), they will be tapping their Spooner Summit DIPA.

Moerlein Lager House – Today (Friday) at 4:00 pm, the Lager House will be having another Hop Shop Tapping. This time, it’s Lager House Helles conditioned with whole cone Chinook from Little Miami Farms and lemon zest.

Mellow Mushroom Hyde Park – Sunday, Oct. 19th at 4:20 pm – SweetWater Tap Takeover
This is the first of many beer events welcoming SweetWater Brewing to Ohio. Look for more on our This Week in Beer post on Monday. All SweetWater events will be marked in blue.


● Lots of other great weekend events coming this weekend including Ei8ht Ball’s Fight Like a Girl tapping on Saturday.

Have a better beer weekend, everyone!

— Carla and Tom