This Week in Beer: April 25 – May 1, 2016

Check out our Better Beer Happy Hours, Etc. page for regularly scheduled specials on better beer. We are only list events here that are unique for this coming week in beer. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, April 25th at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Crooked Stave Raspberry Origins. Cost is $8 for a 13 ounce tulip.

Monday, April 25th from 6:00-9:00 pm – Urban Artifact Tap Takeover at Southerby’s at the National Exemplar
From Facebook: “Includes four beer samples, complimentary snacks & lighter fare prepared by Chef Chase plus live music. $29” It looks they will be having these tap takeovers on the last Monday of each month.

Monday, April 25th at 6:00 pm – Pizza School with Rhinegeist at Strong’s Brick Oven Pizzeria – Hebron
From Facebook: “Learn everything you need to make great pizza and how to pair with Craft Beer.” Cost is $25 per person. Limited to 20 people.

Tuesday, April 26th at 6:00 pm – Rivertown Beer & Food Pairing at J Austin’s American Eatery
Cost is $40 per person and includes gratuity, tax and a special souvenir. Details, menu and tickets at or call (513) 771-3361.

Wednesday, April 27th at 6:00 pm – Christian Moerlein Beer Tasting at Marty’s Hops and Vines
Beers include Plum St Wheat (draft), Purity Pils, 12/163 Belgian Quad, Strawberry Pig Fruit beer (draft) and Third Wave IPA.

Wednesday, April 27th from 7:00-9:00 pm – Cincy Beer Quiz Inaugural Event at Braxton Brewing
From Facebook: “An exciting night of game-show style trivia all centered around Cincinnati Brewing history, beer trivia in general & a few wildcard questions thrown in as well.”

Wednesday, April 27th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Maibock.

Thursday, April 28th at 5:00 pm – Pink Boots Society Beer Tapping at Blank Slate Brewing
See our earlier post for more information.

Thursday, April 28th at 6:00-8:00 pm – Rivertown Bottle & Draft Tasting at Craft Pointe
Beers include Sage On and BrugeBerry on draft plus Death, Insurrection, Blueberry and Roebling in bottles.

Thursday, April 28th 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 – Bad Tom Brethit County, Glendale – Blank Slate Lesser Path and Hyde Park – Ei8ht Ball Mike Czech.

Thursday, April 28th at 7:00 pm – Three Floyds Pint Night at Hebron Brew Haus

Sunday, May 1st from 6:00-9:00 pm – 1 Night, 12 Kitchens at Cincinnati State’s Midwest Culinary Institute
This annual event raises money for culinary student scholarships and MCI is the home of Cincinnati State’s new Brewing Science department. Carla will be pouring MadTree beers that night and there will also be Rhinegeist beers available. To register, go to soon. This event usually sells out.

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