Northside nubs.

There were a bunch of people out sledding on the hill at the end of our street…

We need to get some sleds for the next time it snows because it looked like a bunch of fun. Later, we went down to Higher Gravity to watch the Eagles take on the Falcons. And then we got just home in time to watch the Patriots thump the Titans. It was a pretty low-key day but another pretty fun Saturday in Northside. 😀🛷🏈🍺❤️

Wild Card weekend.

We went down to Higher Gravity to watch the Titans versus Chiefs Wild Card football game with our friends Chris and Tayler. They are big Chiefs fans. It was a pretty good game but unfortunately, the Chiefs managed to snatch defeat out of the jaws of victory. While we were watching the game, we shared this ridiculously huge 22-inch pepperoni pizza from Chameleon

It was a really, really good pie. After the game, Wild Card weekend started to get a bit wild. There were some consolation shots…

And after that, there was a contest between shotgunning versus chugging a beer

We always have a really good time at Higher Gravity. And Northside has some of the best pizza around. 🏈🍕🍻❤️

NYE at Higher Gravity.

We went to one of our favorite Northside watering holes, Higher Gravity to celebrate New Year’s Eve…

We met up with our friends Chris and Tayler and moved into this little alcove…

We brought a bunch of little poppers with us…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

It was a really great New Year’s Eve! 😀🥂🍾❤️

Higher Gravity minus Meet the Brewery.

We didn’t realize there wasn’t a Meet the Brewery tonight at Higher Gravity. But since we were there, we decided to have a couple of beers anyway…

I tried an Esther’s Li’l Secret Winter White Ale with chocolate and vanilla cream from Warped Wing in Dayton…

It reminded me a lot of the Sonoran White Chocolate Ale we tried when we were out in Phoenix for Spring Training. It was pretty good stuff. 😀🍺❤️

Higher Gravity Christmas Eve.

We stopped in for a drink at Higher Gravity to watch the second half of the Bengals game. We tried a Claus from Braxton Brewing Company

And the Bengals got thumped by the Vikings but the beers were delicious! 😀🍺❤️

Northside Thursday.

This evening we walked down Hamilton Avenue to have dinner at Melt Eclectic Cafe

Tonight, Melt had a special beer cheese appetizer made with Rhinegheist Truth…

And it was just, WOW! It was some of the best beer cheese I’ve ever had. It came with triangles of pita bread and pickled jalapenos for dipping. It was really outstanding. We also shared one of our favorite Melt sammiches, The Rachel and we also shared a house-made orange cupcake with buttercream frosting…

After dinner, we stopped into Higher Gravity. They were having another one of their Meet the Brewery. This time it was Alltech Lexington Brewing & Distilling Company, makers of Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale. In addition to tasting a selection of Alltech beers, there was also an ugly sweater contest and an Alltech coloring contest. So we did some coloring while we sampled some beers…

And here’s our finished Santa…

Coloring was a lot of fun. And we actually won the coloring contest! We took home an Alltech Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale prize pack with a t-shirt, hat, candle, koozies and giant KBBA sticker…

It was another really fun night in Northside. 😀🧀🍺🖍️❤️

A Higher Gravity nightcap.

After dinner at Bistro Grace, we stopped at Higher Gravity for a flight…

We love Higher Gravity. They always have something interesting on tap. 😀🍺❤️

Northside Sunday.

This afternoon we walked down Hamilton Avenue to go check out the FC Cincinnati Fan Appreciation Tour which was making a stop at Second Place…

We thought there would be a representative on-hand promoting or representing the club. Maybe trying to sign people up for season tickets, answering questions about FC Cincy’s possible promotion to MLS or the latest on FC|C’s plans for a soccer-specific stadium or even just shaking some hands. Maybe if we were really lucky, there’d be a player or two on-hand. But nothing. The FC Cincinnati Far Appreciation Tour meant you could get a Moerlein FC Cincinnati Blood Orange IPA just $3 from 11am to 2pm. That’s it. Boy, do I feel appreciated. 😶 It was also the Manchester Derby: City versus United so Second Place was pretty crowded what with it being the Cincinnati hub of all things City and all…

We’ve watched a couple of big Manchester City matches at Second Place. There’s this one guy who’s a City supporter who is very vocal and very loud and his voice is so annoying that it makes it really difficult for me to watch City matches at Second Place. I’m just happy Second Place isn’t an Arsenal supporters hang out. Because that guy… whoa. Don’t get me wrong, I really love Second Place just not during Manchester City matches. But that’s just me.

We stayed until just before halftime and then broke camp to watch the second half at Higher Gravity. And in walking the block from Second Place to Higher Gravity, we missed two goals. The first forty-plus minutes, nothing. The last three minutes of the half, two goals. It figures. We watched City knock off United 2-1. Higher Gravity still had Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout on tap…

That beer was pretty amazing. We hung out and watched the Bengals get thumped by the Bears and then just came home. It was yet another really fun afternoon in Northside. 😀⚽️🍺🏈❤️

Higher Gravity: Meet the Brewery.

After dinner at Bistro Grace, we stopped by Higher Gravity for another edition of Meet the Brewery. This week’s brewery was BrewDog USA from over by Columbus by way of Scotland. There were also cheese pairings for each beer supplied by Morsel & Nosh, a new cheese shop/delicatessen coming soon to Northside. Per Morsel & Nosh…

We have chosen a classic Muenster to pair with BrewDog’s 5am Saint Red Ale; the subtle flavor of this mild cheese goes well with the caramel notes of the red ale.

We’ve chosen a Northern France Triple Cream Brie to go with the Jet Black Heart Milk Stout; the rich cream goes well with the cacao and coffee notes of the stout.

The pairing we were the most surprised was the combination of a spicy Wildfire Blue cheese with the Elvis Juice IPA. When tasted alone the Elvis Juice has a forward hoppy/floral note and with the Wildfire Blue cheese the citrus notes really pop.

We’ve never been to a beer and cheese pairing before. It was interesting to taste the beer, taste the cheese and then the beer with the cheese and taste how the flavors of the cheeses accentuated the flavors of the beers. And we found it all very interesting and very tasty. 😀🍺🍻🧀❤️

Higher Gravity: Meet the Brewery.

I met Genifer after work at Higher Gravity for another Meet the Brewery. Tonight’s brewery was Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery from Athens, Ohio, and Higher Gravity had four of Jackie O’s beers on tap…

On draft tonight were Jackie O’s Cool Beans coffee blonde ale, Ties That Bind barrel-aged sour, Chomolungma honey nut brown ale and Barrel-Aged Wood Ya Honey Wheat Wine

Both Ties That Bind and Wood Ya Honey were both very rare and very expensive…

The Meet the Brewery events at Higher Gravity are always tasty and fun. 😀🍺🍻❤️

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