Volume 4, Episode 38 – That One Time In Newport, With Figleaf

The story is epic, and the ending is exactly how you expect it to be when someone attempts to get to 38 breweries in one day. Now, there is a beer to commemorate the most epic Cincinnati beer tour of all time. I can’t even begin to thank FigLeaf enough for making this beer, called […]

Volume 3 – Episode 31 – Bockfest, Lagers, and You!

There are few celebrations that can be compared to Bockfest in Cincinnati.  It’s a unique beer style, it’s a unique festival and it’s the perfect time of year to get out of the house, and have a couple beers in the sunshine.  Where else can you burn a snowman effigy one week, and then dress […]

Emancipator Hits The Canning Line As The Official Beer of Bockfest

Holy smokes.  It’s really sneaking up on me, but I have great news for all you bock beer fans (like me!), It’s almost bock season!  As we get closer and closer to Cincinnati’s famous Bockfest, we’re getting our first glimpse at some of the exciting things that we’ve got in store for us – Christian […]

Cincinnati’s 2017 Bock Beer Rundown

As the seasons shift (or as we anticipate the seasonal shift) here in Cincinnati, so comes a new batch of seasonal beer for our drinking pleasure.  Bock beer is beloved here in town, after all, we’re host to the biggest bockfest in the nation… maybe even in the world.  It only makes sense that the beer […]

Urban Artifact and CurioCity

Urban Artifact is known for not doing things the way everyone else does.  This beer is another prime example of that ethos.  We’re headed headfirst right into Bock season here in Cincinnati (I have a rundown coming… get ready for a lot of bock beers) and Urban Artifact is releasing theirs this week, but as […]

Triple Digit Gravitator

Brewery- Triple Digit Beer- Gravitator Style- Double Bock ABV- 10% What kind of beer do you make for the deep, water-freezing-in-your-beard winters of Cincinnati?  Something big, yet smooth.  The cold is bitter enough, so we want something malty with a touch of sweetness.  The style that we thought would fit was being brewed in Germany […]

Christian Moerlein Emancipator With Coffee

Brewery- Christian Moerlein Beer- Emancipator With Coffee Added ABV- 7% ABV IBU- 27 IBUs Originally brewed to help monks get through their holy fasts this medal-winning Christian Moerlein Doppelbock is brewed with locally made coffee to help keep celebrants jubilant during Bockfest. Made in collaboration with the legendary Arnold’s Bar and Grill, this beer will be released […]

Christian Moerlein Coffee Emancipator?

If you’re already planning out your Bockfest weekend festivities, you might want to leave Sunday Morning open on your calendar.  Christian Moerlein has teamed up with Arnold’s Bar for a bottle release of an extremely limited run of only 300 bottles of their Emancipator Doppelbock with coffee added.  That’s right… the famous Silver Medal GABF […]

Cincinnati’s Bockfest: A History

If you aren’t aware, Cincinnati is home to a festival on the first weekend of March every year called Bockfest.  Bockfest is a celebration of Bock beer, and one of the few celebrations of it’s kind around the country (and the best one in my opinion.) Where did it come from though, and what exactly are […]