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Tastings and Growlers Report: September 27, 2013

Posted on September 27, 2013 by Carla — No Comments ?
We frequently get updates for our Tastings and Growlers Report after
our regular 9:00 am publishing time. Any edited listing will have
UPDATE at the beginning of the listing.

TASTINGS AND TAPPINGS

? Everything’s d’ Vine – This week’s beers (9/27) are TBA.

? Ludlow Wines – Saturday beer tasting is from 5:00-8:00 pm. The cost
to taste four beers is $6.00 per person.

? Party Town – Friday Night Flights features six to eight beers each
week. The cost for the regular tasting is $2 for a full flight of
beers and it goes from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. This week’s beers (9/27) are
from Highland Brewery out of North Carolina and include Oatmeal
Porter, Kashmir IPA and Black Mocha Stout. There is no pint night this
week.

GROWLERS AT BREWERIES

? Christian Moerlein Craft Brewery (as of Sept. 13th) have Zeppelin
Bavarian Pale Ale, Seven Hefeweizen, OTR Ale, Lager House Golden
Helles, Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, Northern Liberties IPA,
Exposition Vienna Lager, Hudepohl Oktoberfest Bier and Hudepohl
Classic Porter. $7 for Growler refills every Friday, $10 Growler
refills on Saturday & Sunday. New growlers are $5. Tap Room is located
at 1621 Moore Street in Cincinnati’s Historic Over-The-Rhine Brewery
District.

? Listermann Brewing Company and Triple Digit Brewing (as of Sept.
19th) have Triple Digit Aftermath, Triple Digit Chickow!, Honey Beagle
Don’t Care, Intergalactic IPA, Jungle Honey, Leopold Belgian Blonde,
Serpentine Wheat, Pre-Prohition Lager and Big Kahuna (Bourbon Barrel
Coconut Porter – No growler fills). New growlers are $3.

? MadTree Brewing (as of June 27th) has PsycHOPathy ($10), Happy Amber
($10), Gnarly Brown ($10), Pleasant Wheat ($10), Wheat Eater ($10),
Axis Mundi ($15), Flight of Simcoe ($10) and Identity Crisis ($12.50 –
currently out, but back soon). New growlers are $5 and they will fill
other growlers.

? Mt. Carmel Brewing (as of Sept. 16th) has Dewey’s Porter, Dewey’s
Pale Ale, Nut Brown, Amber, Stout, Blonde, IPA, and Harvest Ale. The
cost is $8.00 for year rounds and seasonals. Specialty beers (like
Ardennes Belgian Quad in the past) are $18.00. It’s $4 for the
purchase of a growler. [Thanks to Shayne Brammer for this update.]

? Rhinegeist Brewery (as of Sept. 20th) has Cougar Gold, Truth West
Coast IPA, Uncle British Mild, Spikelet Hoppy Wheat, Saber Tooth Tiger
Imperial IPA and Fiction Belgian Pale Ale. New growlers are $5 for
either the 32 or 64 oz.

? Rivertown Brewing is offering a special price on their pumpkin ale
until it runs out. It’s just $7.99 for a new growler and $5.99 for a
refill. Their other beers (as of Sept. 19th) are Lawn Conqueror,
Oktoberfest, Helles, Dunkel, Roebling, Lil SIPA, Blueberry, Hop Bomber
and Hop Baron. Growler fills are $8.50 for most beers and high gravity
beers are $11.70 (both prices are with tax). If you need a growler,
it’s $4 extra.

GROWLERS AT BREW PUBS

? Fifty West Brewing (as of April 4th) has Alternate Route, Armadillo
Crossing, Coast to Coast, Coffee Please, Gaddy’s Irish Red, Interstate
Ryeway, Main Street Amber, Robinson’s Circus, Shifting Gears,
Speedbump Kolsch and Thirty-37. Two different beer flights available.
Flights are half off before 6:00 pm and all day on Sundays.

? Moerlein Lager House (as of Sept. 19th) has Fifth & Vine, Helles,
Nothern Liberties, OTR, Seven Hefeweizen, Zeppelin. Growlers are
$12.00 to refill or $16.00 if you need a growler. Growler refills are
$7 on Tuesdays and Fridays. The specialty seasonals are $20.00 if you
need a growler. They only fill their own growlers.

? Rock Bottom Cincinnati sells growlers of all their regular beers.
Most growler fills are $13.50. They only fill their own growlers.

GROWLERS AT RESTAURANTS

? Adriatico’s now does growler fills. An empty growler is $5 and it
sounds like they only fill their own. Pricing varies by beer. As of
August 20th, the beers include Breckenridge Avalanche, Hudepohl Amber,
Mt. Carmel Amber, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Yuengling Black and
Tan, Angry Orchard, Original Sin Cider, Abita Purple Haze, Rivertown
Blueberry Lager, St. Louis Framboise, Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, Boulder
Mojo IPA Nitro, Dogfish Head 90 Minute IPA, Founders Centennial IPA,
Rhinegeist Truth, Stone IPA, Bud Light, Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller
Lite, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Stella Artois, Yuengling Lager, Moerlein OTR,
Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Guinness, Left Hand Milk Stout, Blue
Moon, Hoegaarden Wheat Beer and Weihenstephan Hefeweissen.

? BrewRiver GastroPub is doing to go 64oz growler fills of all 23 of
their draft beers. As of August 20th, those beers include Clipper City
Heavy Seas Holy Sheet, MadTree Gnarly Brown Ale, MadTree Happy Amber,
Rhinegeist Saber Tooth Tiger Imperial IPA, Rhinegeist Spikelet,
Southern Tier Plum Noir, Listermann Beagle In the Rye IPA, Listermann
Jungle Honey Pale Ale, Listermann Leopold Belgian Blonde, Listermann
Losantiville Pre-Prohibition Lager, Listermann Nutcase Peanut Butter
Porter, Triple Digit Chickow, Abita Lemon Wheat, Black Diamond Rampage
Imperial IPA, Jolly Pumpkin Oro De Calabaza, Left Hand Milk Stout
Nitro, Left Hand Safety Round Ale, Lexington Kentucky Kolsch, Liefmans
Cuvee Brut, Lost Coast Tangerine Wheat, Original Sin Apple Cider,
Three Floyds Robert The Bruce, Two Brothers Bitter End Pale Ale and
Uinta Hop Notch IPA.

? Buckhead Mountain Grill does growler fills. As of April 18th, they
had Falls City, West Sixth IPA, Upland Wheat, Angry Orchard Crisp, KY
Bourbon Barrel Ale, Rivertown Blueberry Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Mt.
Carmel Nut Brown, Southern Tier 2X IPA, Blue Moon, Leinenkugel’s
Summer Shandy, Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Third Shift Amber Lager,
Bell’s Oberon, Franziskaner Hefe, Guinness, Stella Artois, Great Lakes
Conway’s Irish Ale, Miller Lite and Bud Light. The cost is $16 for a
“fill of any craft or import beer offered in a 16oz serving size” (add
$5 for a new Buckhead growler).

? Flipdaddy’s (both locations) also does growler fills. At their
Wooster Pike location, their permanent drafts are Bell’s Two Hearted,
Breckenridge 471, Blue Moon, Weinenstephan Hefe Weissbier, Miller
Lite, Stella Artois, Brooklyn Lager, Mt. Carmel Amber, Smithwick’s,
Yuengling, KY Bourbon Barrel Ale, MadTree Gnarly Brown, Guinness and
New Holland The Poet. Their Rotating Drafts (as of August 11th):
Bell’s Oberon, Jackie O’s Waka Waka Waka, Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy,
Oskar Blues Deviant Dale’s, Crispin Cider, Great Lakes Lake Erie
Monster, Southern Tier 2X Stout (nitro), Oskar Blues G’Knight, Oskar
Blues Gubna, Boulder Mojo (nitro).

? Incline Public House has growlers available for all 12 of their
beers on tap. Growlers are $5 and fills are 3 times pint price that
are currently $5, $6 and $7.

GROWLERS AT BETTER BEER STORES

? Cork ‘N Bottle Buttermilk Pike (as of April 19th) had Breckenridge
Pandora’s Bock, Flying Dog Wildman, Green Flash Le Freak,
Weihenstephaner, Bell’s Oberon, Sierra Nevada Ovila Quad with Plums,
Great Lakes Ohio Stout and Hudy Bock.

? Cork ‘N Bottle Covington (as of April 19th) had Blue Moon Juniper
Ale, Anderson Valley Bourbon, Cincy Beer Week Porter, Hudy Bock, Left
Hand Scrimsaw, Bell’s Smitten, Dark Horse Amber and Breckenridge
Pandora’s Bock.

? Country Fresh Farm Market and Wine Depot in Anderson (as of Sept.
15th) has Abita Starwator Strawberry Double Lager ($9.99), Uinta
Cockeyed Cooper Bourbon Barrel Barley Wine ($18.99), Dogfish Head
Punkin ($8.99), Widmer Brothers Choc. Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99),
Goose Island Naughty Goose Brown Ale ($8.99), Highland Razor Wit
($9.99), Widmer Brothers Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout ($8.99) and
Goose Island Casimir ($8.99).

? DEP’s Fine Wine and Spirits in Fort Thomas (as of June 20th) has
Upland Campside ($6.99), Sixpoint Apollo ($7.99), Southern Tier IPA
($7.99), Rivertown Fat Happy Monk ($14.99), Founders Double Trouble
($13.99), Sierra Nevada Blonde Ale ($12.99), Great Lakes Oatmeal Stout
($11.99), New Holland Michigan Hatter ($11.99), Leinenkugel Big Eddy
Imperial IPA ($11.99), Left Hand Ambidextrous ($16.99), Ommegang Flour
De Houblon ($8.99), Apocalypse Fallout Dust ($7.99), Brooklyn Blast
($9.99), Goose Island Summer ($10.99), Oskar Blues Oskar de Grouch
($16.99), Estaminet Belgian Pilsner ($6.99), Schlafly Imperial Bourbon
Barrel ($9.99), Arcadia 16th Anniversary ($12.99), Stone Imperial
Espresso Stout ($16.99), Sam Adams Porch Rocker ($8.99), Atwater
Voodoo Vator ($11.99), Rogue Dead Guy Ale ($8.99), Blank Slate Lesser
Paths IPA ($9.99) and Crispin Original Cider ($10.99). Their growler
price is $4 “with a credit of $2 if you return an old growler.”

? Everything’s d’ Vine – The beers on tap (as of August 30th) are
Unibroue La Fin Du Monde, Stone Levitation, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’
IPA.

? Jungle Jim’s Eastgate (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright
Pils, Bell’s Oberon, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Lost Coast Tangerine
Wheat, West Sixth IPA, Rivertown Pumpkin Ale, Blank Slate Ryesing Up,
Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, Sierra Nevada South Hemisphere Harvest,
Jackie O’s Dark Apparition, Southern Tier Creme Brulee Stout and Fat
Heads Headhunter IPA. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the beer.
Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill their
own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Ben Damon and
Jessica Blank for providing this update.]

? Jungle Jim’s Fairfield (as of c. August 3rd) has Great Lakes Wright
Pils, Unita Hop Notch, Rivertown Blueberry, Great Lakes Oktoberfest,
Leinenkugel Summer Shandy, Bell’s Oberon, Madtree Psychopathy, Sam
Adams Octoberfest, Paulaner Oktoberfest, Kona Longboard Lager,
Founders Dirty Bastard, Fat Heads Headhunter IPA, Kentucky Bourbon
Barrel Ale, Breckenridge Vanilla Porter, Thirsty Dog Citra Dog and
Victory Golden Monkey. Pints are $3 and growler fills vary by the
beer. Add $4 if you need to purchase a growler and they will only fill
their own growlers. Samples are 25 cents each. [Thanks to Jessica
Blank and Ben Damon for this update.]

? Liquor Cabinet in Hebron (as of Sept. 26th) has Brooklyn Scorcher,
New Holland Michigan Hatter APA, West 6th IPA, New Holland Ichabod
Pumpkin Ale, SweetWater 420 Extra Pale Ale, Moerlein Zeppelin, New
Holland White Hatter, Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale.

? Market Wines (as of Sept. 20th) has Victory Ranch IPA, Abita
Strawator, Highland St. Therese Pale Ale, Bell’s Best Brown, Brew
Kettle White Rajah and Ayinger Oktoberfest . They have empty growlers
(64 oz) and growelettes (32 oz) for sale for $5 each.

? One Stop Liquors in Bellevue has Bell’s Oberon ($10.99), Woodchuck
Cider and Lexington Brewing Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99)
according to their undated web site. All prices are for a refill. For
a new growler, add $2.99. Also, receive $5 off your 6th refill.

? Party Source in Bellevue (as of Sept. 5th) has La Trappe Witte
($18.99), Quaff Bros. Savage Blank ($14.99), Green Flash Saison Diego
($19.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Stiegl Lemon Radler
($10.99), New Albanian Hoptimus ($10.99), Sweetwater 420 ($8.99),
Goose Island Oktoberfest ($11.99), Stone Ruination IPA ($20.99) and
Brooklyn Summer ($9.99). All prices are for a 64 oz. refill. For a new
growler, add $2.00.

? Party Town in Florence (as of Sept. 26th) has Abita Mayhwak Belgian
Strong Ale ($9.99), Breckenridge 471 Double Wheat IPA ($13.99),
Brewerij Rodenbach Brown Sour ($20.99), Brooklyn Summer Time Ale
($6.99), Brooklyn There Will Be Black American Black Ale ($6.99),
Dogfish Head Punkin ($9.99), Evil Twin Bikini Beer ($8.99), Founders
Oatmeal Stout ($9.99), Great Lakes Octoberfest ($7.99), Green Flash
Citra Session India pale ale ($9.99), Hinterland Luna Coffee Stout
($10.99), Leinenkugel’s Oktoberfest ($6.99), Schlafly Bourbon Barrel
Ale ($9.99), Sierra Nevada Bigfoot Barleywine ($12.99), Sierra Nevada
Imperial Red Ale ($13.99), Sixpoint Autumnation Wet Hopped Pumpkin Ale
($7.99), Southern Tier Unearthly I.P.A. ($9.99) and Woodchuck Amber
Cider ($6.99). All prices are for a refill. For a new half gallon (64
oz) growler, add $2.00. Pint (16 oz), quart (32 oz) and gallon size
(128 oz) growlers are also available. $3 for a new gallon growler.

? Remke Hyde Park (as of Feb. 20th) has Blank Slate Shroominous, Blank
Slate The Lesser Path, Blank Slate Movin’ On, Blank Slate Out and
About and Red Hook Audible.

? Remke Skytop (as of April 26th) has Blue Moon Brewing Co Pine in the
Neck, Blank Slate Movin On, Leinenkugel Canoe Paddler, Redd’s Apple
Ale and Triple Digit Chickow.

? United Liquor in Florence (as of July 19th) has Three Floyds Pride
and Joy ($9.99), Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale ($11.99), Southern Tier
Creme Brulee Stout ($18.99), Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA ($11.99),
Founders Rubaeus ($18.49) and Three Floyds Robert the Bruce ($9.99).

? Valley Wine & Spirits (as of Sept. 5th) has Southern Tier Crème
Brulee, Southern Tier Unearthly, Green Flash Hop Head Red, Green Flash
Saison Diego, Sam Adams Octoberfest, Leinenkugel’s Big Eddy Ryewine
Ale, Rivertown Pumpkin, Red Hook ESB, Ky Bourbon Barrel Ale and
Mission IPA.

? Whole Foods Market Cincinnati growler station offerings (as of Sept.
9th) are Weyerbacher Eighteen ($8 pint, $11.99 32 oz, $22.99 64 oz),
Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $15.99 64 oz), Fat
Head’s Hippy Sippy Imperial Stout ($6 pint, $8.99 32 oz, $16.99 64
oz), Brooklyn Blast Pale Ale ($5 pint, $7.99 32 oz, $13.99 64 oz),
Madtree Identity Crisis ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz) and
Southern Tier 2X Rye ($4 pint, $6.99 32 oz, $12.99 64 oz). [Thanks to
Ed Paff and Michael Goldberg for the update.]

? Whole Foods Market Mason growler station offerings (as of July 30th)
are MadTree PsycHOPathy IPA, Blank Slate The Lesser Path, Bell’s
Oarsman, Brooklyn Scorcher #366, 21st Amendment Hell or High
Watermelon, and possibly Summit Summer Ale. For a new growler, add
$3.99. [Thanks to Robert Fellows for this update.]

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