This Week in Beer: June 22 – 28, 2015

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. As always, any edited listing will have UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

Monday, June 22nd at 5:00 pm – Rare Keg Monday at Ei8ht Ball Brewing
This week, it’s Evil Twin Mas A Jesus. Cost is $10 for a ten ounce snifter.

Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 pm – Rhinegeist Tasting at Flipdaddy’s Symmes Township
Beers include Stryker Triple IPA and T-Rex Black IPA.

Wednesday, June 24th at 6:00 pm – MadTree Beer Dinner at Moerlein Lager House
MENU – Beer reception: MadTree Sprye and Moerlein Lager House Rye Baby; First course: Fleurs Mortes Saison paired with Chamomile Poached Prawns, Minted Lima Puree, Miso Tamari Sauce, Five Spice Cashews; Second course: Roots, Rauch and Reggae paired with Smoked Sea Bass, Butternut Potato Pancake, Arugula, Apples, Port Salut, Curry Oil; Third course: Gnarly Brown paired with Smoked Oysters, Bulgur Wheat Salad, Ghost Pepper Cioppino, Fried Green Tomato; Fourth course: Axis Mundi paired with Jerked Pork Tenderloin, Twice Fried Plantains, Avocado, Honey Bacon, Bitter Chocolate Hot Sauce, Banana Raisin Salsa; Dessert: MadTree Dreamsicle paired with Angel Food Cake, Dreamsicle Jelly, Orange Cream, Waffle Cone. Cost is $55 plus tax and gratuity. Make reservations in advance by contacting Jeff Geckle at

Wednesday, June 24th at 7:00 pm – Monthly Keg Tapping at Hofbräuhaus Newport
This month, it’s their Pils.

UPDATEThursday, June 25th at 6:00-10:00 pm – Burgers and Beers at the Party Source
Cancelled due to weather. Next Burgers and Beers is July 9th

Thursday, June 25th 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 – TBA, Glendale – Fat Head’s Bumbleberry and Hyde Park – Heavy Seas Smooth Sail.

Friday, June 26th starting at 3:00 pm – Patio Pours at Keystone Bar & Grill (all three locations)
The beers for this week’s Patio Pours are from these breweries: Covington – MadTree, Hyde Park – TBA and Clifton – Rhinegeist.

Friday, June 26th at 4:00 pm – Artswave Fundraiser Happy Hour at Moerlein Malt House
For every pint of beer sold between 4pm-9pm, Christian Moerlein will donate $1 to Artswave. Christian Moerlein’s taproom manager/local artist, Anthony “Tank” Mansfield will be displaying a new series of photographs of the Christian Moerlein Brewery.

Saturday, June 27th at 12:00 pm – Rhinegeist 2nd Anniversary Party
From their Facebook page: “special brews, live music, tasty food, backyard summer fun (including a slip-n-slide), and plenty more!”

Saturday, June 27th at 1:00 pm – The OTR Beerfest: CANival! at Washington Park
From the folks who bring you the Cincy Winter Beerfest, this carnival of canned craft beers has no admission fee. You just pay by the beer.

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