This Week in Beer: November 5 – 11, 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, Nov. 5th – Monday, Nov. 12th – Only Ohio Beers on Draft at The Famous Neons Unplugged
Beers will include Hoppin’ Frog Cleveland Crusher, Hoppin’ Frog Goose Juice, Great Lakes Blackout Stout, Brew Kettle One Eyed Jack, Fat Heads Hop JuJu, Fat Heads Victory United, Fat Heads Hop Stalker, Blank Slate Fork in the Road, Listerman’s Wet Hopped IPA, Thirsty Dog Siberian Night, Blank Slate Rye Saison, Moerlein and Hudy.

Monday, Nov. 5th – 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, Nov. 5th – Monthly Tap Takeover at Market Wines
This month’s brewery is Bell’s.

Monday, Nov. 5th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm – Oskar Blues Happy Hour at Dickmanns

Monday, Nov. 5th at 6:00 pm – November’s Seasonal Tapping at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

Join us as we tap a November’s seasonal beer Moerlein Christkindl Winter Ale! A Winter Warmer inspired by the German spirit of gift-giving. Unwrap this large malt-bodied ale with the essence of chocolate sweetness. The balanced hop finish creates a subtle spice flavor to excite your taste buds and bring you that cozy, warm feeling for those crisp, wintry nights. Tapping will take place at 6pm and prizes will be given away to tasters. Tastings are free to Hogshead Union members and $0.25 for non-members.

Tuesday, Nov. 6th from 11:00 am to close – Craft for the Coast at Dutch’s and FlipDaddy’s (both locations)
From Facebook:

Support Superstorm Sandy victims by drinking a pint (or two)! We are partnering with Dogfish Head, Sixpoint and Heavy Seas breweries to donate $2 per pint of beer sold on Tuesday, November 6th. Dutch’s Pony Keg in Hyde Park will be featuring 8 kegs from these breweries all day long. Come join the fun and help out the American Red Cross! These are the featured kegs: Heavy Seas Peg Leg Imperial Stout, Heavy Seas Small Craft Warning Uber Pils, Heavy Seas Loose Cannon, Sixpoint Crisp, Sixpoint Righteous Ale, Dogfish Head Burton Baton, Dogfish Head Namaste and Dogfish Head Raison D’Etre

Tuesday, Nov. 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, Nov. 6th from 5:00 to 7:00 pm – Oskar Blues and UK Trivia at Dickmanns

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

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

Thursday, Nov. 8th at 6:30 pm – Founders Beer Dinner at Mayberry
From Facebook:

Private intimate dinner with great food, great beer, and good people. Hosted by Chef Campbell & Founders Regional Market Manager John Host.
Beer Menu (subject to change):
•Reception with assorted Tasty Bites: Harvest Ale
•1st course: Red’s Rye PA
•2nd course: Dirty Bastard
•Dessert: Breakfast Stout
•Bourbon Course: Backwoods Bastard
•Reception beer served at 6:30
First course at 7pm
Please call the Mayberry at (513) 381-5999 for more information and Reservation.
Price $60 per person includes tax and gratuity

Thursday, Nov. 8th – Thirsty Thursday with Oskar Blues at Dickmanns

Thursday, Nov. 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: Covington – Bell’s Best Brown, Hyde Park – Rogue Hazelnut Brown and Glendale – Rivertown ??.

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

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

Friday, Nov. 9th at 6:00 pm – Bell’s Brewery Tagging and “This Is Spinal Tap” Showing at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

Please join us for a tapping of This one goes to 11, Hopsolution and a firkin of Best Brown while you get to watch Spinal Tap.
$15 + tax gets you a delicious pour of casked Best Brown and some apps. and a showing of Spinal Tap.
seating limited to 18 due to space.
If you want to come and just drink these incredible beers seating is at the upstairs bar.
To RSVP, email or call (513) 421-2337.

Friday, Nov. 9th – Firkin Friday at Cock & Bull Hyde Park

Saturday, Nov. 10th from Noon-4:00pm – Holiday Beer and Breweriana Extravaganza at Moerlein Lager House
From Facebook:

Here is some of what we have planned…
Informational beer memorabilia appraisals
The kick off of our Holiday Brews – 10 different beers in total.
Meet the crew that brews our beers and talk all things beer.
Book signings by Cincinnati brewing authors Mike Morgan and Don Tolzmann
Christian Moerlein beer label artwork poster signings by local artist Jim Effler

Saturday, Nov. 10th from 5:00-8:00pm – All About Pumpkin Beer Dinner at Holler Hops & Grill
Call (859) 918-6532 for more information.

Saturday, Nov. 10th from 5:00-8:00pm – Beer Tasting at Ludlow Wines