This Week in Beer: September 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, Sept. 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, Sept. 3rd at 6:00 pm – Monthly Tapping at the Moerlein Lager House
This month, it’s the Oktoberfest!

Tuesday, Sept. 4th at 7:30pm – O’Fallons Beer Dinner at Izzy’s (Florence)
Beers include 5 Day IPA, Hemp Hop Rye and Pumpkin Ale. The cost per person is $20.00 and includes all three beers, appetizer, dinner and dessert.

Tuesday, Sept. 4th – Beer Tasting at Market Wines
This week, all four taps will be beers from Founders in celebration of the Founder’s Brewing Company “Breakfast Stout” package release.

Tuesday, Sept. 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 5th – Pint Night at UC’s Catskeller

UPDATE – Wednesday, Sept. 5th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm – Take Home the Glass Night at Taste of Belgium
This week’s beer is Monks Café Sour Ale.

Wednesday, Sept. 5th from 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Big Eddy Tap Takeover at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers to be included are Leinenkugel Big Eddy Series Russian Imperial Stout, Wee Heavy Scotch Ale, Imperial IPA, and Baltic Porter. The cost is $8 flights and $5 snifters.

Thursday, Sept. 6th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Burgers & Beers at the Party Source
This week’s pairing is Harpoon Ryr IPA, Harpoon IPA, Harpoon Leviathon Double IPA, Dogfish Head 60 and Sierra Nevada Hoptimum paired with the “Shroom” burger (wild mushrooms and Swiss cheese).

Thursday, Sept. 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 – Spaten Oktoberfest, Hyde Park – Spaten Oktoberfest, and Glendale – BBC Jefferson Reserve Stout.

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

Friday, Sept. 7th from 5:00-11:00 pm – Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square
See our earlier post for more information.

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

Friday, Sept. 7th from 6:30-7:00 pm – Big Band & Bigger Beer at Ault Park
Dutch’s presents a night of beer tasting and live music from The Jump ‘n’ Jive Show Band at 7 p.m. To purchase tickets, go to

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

Saturday, Sept. 8th from 3:00-11:00 pm – Cincy Beerfest at Fountain Square
See our earlier post for more information.

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

Sunday, Sept. 9th from 12:00-5:00pm – Hudepohl Bier Laufen “Battle of the Bars”
From Facebook:

-The Race will begin at 1pm and will end at 3pm.
-The Bars will race against the clock in 2 timed trials.
-The top 3 Bars with the fastest times will race against each other in a final heat to determine who will be crowned the 2012 Bier Laufen Champion!