This Week in Beer: December 3 – 9, 2012

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, Dec. 3rd – Craft Beer Bottles 1/3 off at Moerlein Lager House

Monday, Dec. 3rd – Beer of the Day Special at Rock Bottom Brewery
Each Monday, Mitch the brew master at Rock Bottom highlights a beer and you can enjoy it for just $3.25 all day.

Monday, Dec. 3rd at 6:00 pm – December’s Seasonal Keg Tapping (Moerlein POE Wee Heavy Scotch Ale) at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

A traditional Scottish strong ale with a Lager House twist. A small addition of peated malt imparts a very subtle, but distinct smokey and earthy flavor. A combination of dark malt and a caramelization process during brewing gives a deeper rich, malty character. At 7.5 ABV with an undertone of sweetness, this monthly offering is a gift from our brewers to you for the holiday season.

Tuesday, Dec. 4th – 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, Dec. 4th – $7 Growler Fills at Moerlein Lager House

Wednesday, Dec. 5th starting at 5:00 pm – 2nd Annual Holiday Beerfest at UC’s Catskeller
Holiday beer tap takeover featuring Delirium Noel, St. Bernardus Christmas Ale, Southern Tier 2XMAS, Anderson Valley Winter Solstice, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Mad Elf, Goose Island Christmas Ale and Affligem Noel Christmas Ale. Beer can be bought individually or flights of 4 are also available.

Wednesday, Dec. 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Abbey Wednesday at Taste of Belgium
Every other Wednesday, Taste of Belgium will pick one abbey and offer a flights of the different beers they offer. The cost is $6 per flight, only one flight per person. This week’s abbey hasn’t been announced yet.

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

UPDATE Thursday, Dec. 6th starting at 6:00 pm – Upland Brewery Tap Takeover at Pike Street Lounge
$3 drafts

Thursday, Dec. 6th 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: Covington – Thirsty Dog 12 Dogs of Christmas, Hyde Park – Great Lakes Christmas Ale, and Glendale – Bell’s Christmas Ale.

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

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

Friday, Dec. 7th starting at 4:00 pm – Hopnosis 2012 at the Comet

30 different small-batch, rare beers will be tapped hourly over the course of two magical days. Starting at 4pm on Friday December 7th and Saturday December 8th, The Comet will take control of your mind and mouth for the 2012 edition of Hopnosis.

Friday, Dec. 7th from 6:00-7:00 pm – Backroom Brawl beer tasting at Party Town in Florence
The last Friday Night Flights/Backroom Brawl of 2012 will feature beers from Against the Grain Brewery. More information coming soon.

Friday, Dec. 7th from 6:00-11:00 pm – Welcome Back Wiedemann’s keg-tapping party at Shakey’s Pub and Grub

Friday, Dec. 7th from 7:00-10:00 pm – Beer and Wine Tasting at Everything’s d’ Vine
$12 per person to taste six beers and six wines. Snacks too!

Friday, Dec. 7th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, Dec. 8th starting at 4:00 pm – Hopnosis 2012 at the Comet

Saturday, Dec. 8th from 5:00-8:00 pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines

Saturday, Dec. 8th starting at 8:00 pm – Craft Beer Tasting Contest at Mayday (Co-presented by the Listing Loon)
From Facebook:

Think you know your beer? Join us for our first craft beer tasting contest! Each round will feature a new style and a chance to expand your palate. Sign-ups start at 7pm, tastings start at 8pm, $10 gets you all the beer you can name. Limited Edition Beer and Beer Cheese for our biggest beer snob!