Hopefully you had an awesome Bockfest weekend! I know I did! Tis another week in Cincinnati beer events! Check out what’s going on below!
Monday March 7th
Gnarly Gno More @ Lucky Turtle 5pm
Join us for the farewell tour of one of the first canned beers to hit Ohio. We will be featuring Gnarly Brown and 3 variants, Mexican Hot Chocolate, Black Currant and Nitro Coffee Vanilla. These are some delicious treats and an opportunity to catch them before we say good bye.
Tuesday March 8th
Artswave, Blank Slate and Listermann Collaboration 4 Pack Release @ Listermann 5pm
The day is here! Roots, our Ginger beer made with Blank Slate and Artswave, is ready.
$9.99/4 pack. Proceeds benefiting Artswave
Wednesday March 9th
Arbor Brewing Beer Tasting @ Marty’s Hops and Vines 6pm
Chris Bailo of Arbor Brewing Company will be here to introduce us to this Michigan brewery’s beers.
We’ll be pouring
Jackhammer Old Ale
Espresso Love Breakfast Stout
Phat Abbot Tripel on draft.
Thursday March 10th
Rhinegeist Charitable Suds // ProKids 5pm
Rhinegeist Brewery, Cincinnati Public Radio, and ProKids invite you to join us Thursday, March 10th (5pm-9pm) for Charitable Suds, a Rhinegeist event benefitting the Amy Merrell Steps to Success Endowment at ProKids. Help us in celebrating the life of Amy Merrell, friend of Rhinegeist and devotee of the Cincinnati community. A portion of proceeds from the evening will be donated to the Amy Merrell Steps to Success Endowment at ProKids, a local non-profit helping foster children in need.
Enjoy live music provided by Like Minds and make sure to grab some @Eli’sBBQ – all for a cause!
We’ll have plenty of other activities throughout the night, including:
Specialty Bottle Pull – try your chance at grabbing a rare bottle of Sherry Ink, Barrel Aged Ink, Double Oaked Mastodon, and more! $20 per pull.
Private Wine Tasting: Kevin Hart of Hart&Cru Wine Consulting will lead you and up to 7 addi-tional guests through a wine tasting (with wines specially selected by Gordon Hue of wine-CRAFT.) You’ll learn about regions, terroir, varietals, and the winemaking process – as well as how to taste and evaluate wine. 1.5 hour session; $500 value.
Private Brewery Tour and Tasting: Spend some time getting to know the inner workings of our brewery, and enjoy a special beer tasting lead by one of Rhinegeist’s own brew crew!
Private Bourbon Tasting + Branded Rhinegeist Bourbon Barrel: An introduction to Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. We’ll discuss producers/distillers, mash bills, the aging process, and how to properly taste and evaluate spirits. Zack Moscow will lead you throughout the hour-long session. 6 person maximum. $500 value.
Cash payments for raffle and auction are preferred but not mandatory. Event is free to the public.
Braxton Beer Dinner at The Gruff 6:30pm
Beer dinner with Braxton pairings at The Gruff.
Welcome Beer: Twisted Bit Dortmunder Lager
First Course: Crank Shaft IPA paired with Chicken & andouille gumbo & radish cucumber salad dressed with creme fraiche dill sauce
Second Course: Crowbar Black IPA paired with nitrate free Applewood smoked ham, gruyere on sourdough rye and baked in woodfire oven. Served with roasted potatoes & house made ketchup
Third Course: Dead Blow with Starter Tropical Coffee Stout paired with Apple & golden raisin bread pudding with caramel sauce & vanilla bean ice cream
Listermann Shamrock Shake Release 5pm
Shamrock shake is being released on draft and in 4 packs at the brewery Thursday!
5 PM tapping and bottle sale
$11.99/4 pack, no limit
Barrel Aged and BA Coffee on draft but bottle release TBD
Also starting at 5 pm, Renegade Street Eats will be here for wing night but will have other foods. Wing night happens every Thursday here. It is $10 for 6 wings and a pint (BA Beers excluded).
Thursday March 10th- Sunday March 13th
Cappy’s Weekend of Darkness
From Thursday, March 10th to Saturday, March 12th we will be doing a “Weekend of Darkness”! Each of these 4 days we will tap rare, specialty dark beers from multiple different craft breweries.
The special tappings are:
4pm: Stone 2010 Imperial Russian Stout
6pm: Three Floyd’s Wise Blood
4pm: North Coast Barrel Aged Rye Old Rasputin
6pm: Ommegang Deep, Lovely&Dark
12pm: Jackie O’s Barrel Aged Dark Apparition
4pm: Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti
1pm: Left Hand Barrel Aged Wakeup Dead
Dark beers not your thing? Don’t worry, with 40 taps we’ll have plenty of other great beers on tap for you also! See everyone this weekend!
Friday March 11th-Sunday March 13th
Liberty’s Bar Pucker Up Buttercup
Liberty’s Bar and Bottle has gathered up some awesome sour beers for a whole weekend tap takeover! 12 sour taps all weekend while supplies last!
MadTree will be the prominent featured brewery with 6 beers on tap including
- Sherry Cherry Raspberry
- Dead Flowers
- Peach Levanto Blend 1
- Strawberry Levanto
- Cherry Levanto
- Chamomile Levanto
Other breweries that will be on tap include
- Jolly Pumpkin
- Way (Brazil)
- Magic Rock
- To Ol
Friday March 11th
Keystone Keg Party @ Keystone Hyde Park 6pm
Join Keystone Hyde Park on Friday, March 11th starting at 6 PM for a KEG PARTY featuring RARE brews including:
– Old Firehouse Brewery Wild Turkey Barrel Aged Old Flame
– Thirsty Dog Barrel Aged Siberian Night
– Maine Brewing Company Peeper Pale Ale
– New Belgium La Folie
– Nowhere In Particular The Last Word Rice DIPA
– Warped Wing Space Food IPA Firkin Cask
Tag your pics on Instagram @KeystoneBar #KeystoneHP
Saturday March 12th
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Kegs & Eggs with Moerlein Lager House 9am
Line the decks at Moerlein Lager House for the best view of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and enjoy our signature breakfast buffet (9-12). Cost is 15.99 per person. Take advantage of Irish style beer and whiskey flights all day. Later in the day, enjoy Bangers and Mash.
All About Stoutfest – Molly Mallone’s 12pm
We are excited to announce the details for All About Stoutfest 2016! This celebration of the dark stuff is a collaboration of Cincy Beerfest & Molly Malones Irish Pub in Covington, Ky. It will be held on Saturday, March 12 under the fest tents in front of Molly Malones in Covington. Noon to 4pm. Check out our amazing Stout List and get your tickets starting at 8am tomorrow February 12. All Draft., 5 ounce pours. Last year a sellout crowd of 500 joined us for the fun, and we aren’t selling any more tickets this year, so buy early!
$30 Advance/$35 Day of if available VIP: Guaranteed to get a 5oz. pour of the 5 VIP beers before they are opened up to everyone (if any of them remain). Only 125 VIP will be sold. You must get your pours of these by 2pm, so plan on arriving at Noon and trying these great beers first. $30 and includes the 5 VIP Stouts, 6 taster tickets for the other stouts, and 1 full pint ticket for the non-VIP stouts in your souvenir pint glass.
$20 Regular Package ($25 Day Of): Also Noon to 4pm. Includes 6 taster tickets each good for a full 5oz pour of any non-VIP stout (but after 2pm of VIP ones if still available). Also, 1 full pint ticket good for any non-VIP Stout in your souvenir pint glass.
Additional pour tickets on sale at the venue for $2 each (for non-VIP beers only). At 4pm, we start selling them all at $4 a pint!
VIP ONLY POURS (until 2pm)
-Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 2016
-Goose Island Bourbon County Coffee Stout 2016
-Stone Xocoveza Stout
-Deschutes The Abyss
THE STOUT LIST
-Founders Porter Cask/Firkin
-Alltech KY Extended Aged Stout
-Southern Tier Cream Brulé
-Southern Tier Chocolate Stout
-Upland Carpet Burn (Oyster Stout)
-West 6th snake eyes imperial Stout
-Braxton Dark Charge Barrel Aged Stout
-Anderson Valley Huge Arker
-Atwater Cherry Stout
-Blue Stallion Oatmeal Stout
-Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout
-Dry Ground Barrel Aged Rapture
-Highland Black Watch
-New Holland Dragons Milk
-Schlafly Coffee Stout
-Rhinegeist BA INK Coffee and Vanilla
-MadTree Axis Mundi BA Coffee and Vanilla
-Bells Expedition Stout
-Bells Harry McGillis Stout
-Bells Sweet Potato Stout
-Bells 30th Anniversary Stout
-Country Boy Nate’s Coffee Stout
-Country Boy Sinkhole Stout 2016
Keep checking AllAboutStoutFest.com for info and updates. Cheers!
Sunday March 13th
Third Annual Pints & Pitties 1pm
Tickets are officially on sale for our Third Annual Pints & Pitties! Join us March 13 from 1-4PM as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a variety of vendors, games, and drinks. Our limited edition Pints & Pitties shirt is also available for pre-sale through February 29! Head over to our website and snag your tickets today!
These events are weekly events that breweries and stores put on every week. If you can’t make it this week no worries! Come on out next week!
Ei8ht Ball Brewing – Rare Keg Monday
Every Monday Ei8ht Ball pulls out a rare keg from their collection to share with the masses! Super fun way to try rare beers!
50 West – Penny Flip Tuesdays
Hold on to your hats. I promise this is a real event. Every Tuesday when you order a pint at 50 West they will flip a penny. If you guess the correct side it lands on you only pay a penny for your beer!
MadTree – Hop Up Dinner
Come and enjoy MadTree’s weekly Hop Up Dinner where they collaborate with a local restaurant to serve a unique pairing of food and beer! Get the official info on their event page!
Urban Artifact – Tap Tuesday
Every Tuesday Urban Artifact does something new! It might be a new beer release or a special infused version of a brew that’s already a regular. Come check it out and have fun!
50 West – Burger and Beer Night
Every Wed grab 10 bucks and that’ll get you a pint and a burger at 50 West!
Bad Tom Smith – Wickked Wednesday
Every Wednesday in the taproom, when you buy two pints, they’ll give you a free pint glass and a $3 refill in that glass the rest of the night!
Ei8ht Ball – Humpty Day
Every Wed come in and get a pint for the price of a taster!
Bad Tom Smith – Throwback Thursday
Come on in and grab a pint and a 5oz sampler for $4 at the taproom on Thursdays!
Cappy’s Wine and Spirits Pint Night
Join Cappy’s for their weekly pint night. Each week will feature a different brewery! Check out their event pageeach week for specific details!
Bad Tom Smith – Friday Night Flights
Bad Tom Smith offers flights of 4 beers for only $5 every Friday!
Ei8ht Ball – Free Bacon Friday
Every Friday Ei8ht Ball does a Free Bacon Friday pint night! Free bacon (while supplies last) and awesome beer!
Check out their Facebook page for information on the beers available each week!
Jungle Jims Pint Night
Jungle Jims International Market in Fairfield and Eastgate both hold weekly pint nights on Friday from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
You can find the events pages on Facebook for each location where they announce the brewery in attendance here:
Fairfield – 5440 Dixie Hwy, Fairfield, OH 45014
Eastgate – 4450 Eastgate S Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45245
Moerlein Malt House – $8 Growler Fills
Fill your growler for 8 bucks!
Ei8ht Ball – Infusion Saturday
Come on down to Ei8ht Ball and get a special beer run through their randall. So many possibilities! $5 for a 10oz snifter.
50 West – Sunday Brunch
Come on in to 50 West every Sunday for an amazing brunch complete with beermosas! Brunch is 11-2 and flights are half off all day!
Rivertown – Sunday Funday
Rivertown, Wake and Bake Breakfast and La Terza Coffee have teamed up to bring you the best Sunday brunch in the city. Come on out for awesome eats and even better drinks! Beer Cocktails and a Bloody Mary bar? Can’t go wrong with that!