Prost! Oktoberfest Zinzinnati returns with 116 beers

CINCINNATI – It wouldn’t be Oktoberfest Zinzinnati without raising a plastic stein full of beer with friends and cheering "prost."

People will be able to fill those mugs with 116 varieties of beers at this year's German festival, according its organizer, the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati takes place Friday-Sunday on Second and Third streets between Elm and Walnut streets Downtown.

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Familiar and new brews make up the chamber's list of beers.

New beers to Oktoberfest include specialty tappings from Covington-based Braxton Brewing Company. Braxton will tap unique beers hourly all weekend at its Braxton Fass Bar, located at the corner of Third and Walnut streets.

Braxton's timed tappings schedule:

5-6:30 p.m.: Superfecta
6:30-8 p.m.: Mentee
8-9:30 p.m.: Braxton Labs NE IPA 003
9:30-11 p.m.: Braxton Labs Black IPA

11 a.m.-1 p.m.: Braxton Labs Cherry Saison
1-3 p.m.: Sparky
3-5 p.m.: Braxton Labs NE Pale Ale
5-7 p.m.: Graeter’s Blueberry Pie Brown Ale
7-9 p.m.: Braxton Labs Coconut Hefe
9-11 p.m.: Braxton Labs West Coast IPA

11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Jammer Pilsner
2-4 p.m.: Braxton Labs Dry Hopped Rye Grisset
4-6 p.m.: Braxton Labs Cinnamon Brown Ale

Sierra Nevada will also offer timed tappings throughout the weekend at the Sierra Nevada Fest Tent on Race Street between Second and Third streets.

Here’s Sierra Nevada’s schedule:

5 p.m.: Kellerweis

Noon: Nooner
5 p.m.: Berliner Weisse

Noon: Dunkel Weisse
5 p.m.: Otra Vez

And don’t forget to check out Oktoberfest Zinzinnati’s complete beer and wine list below. Beer will be on-tap at nine locations throughout the festival venue all weekend.

Ballast Point
– Dead Ringer
– Mango Even Keel
– Pumpkin Down
– Sculpin

– Amber Ale
– Best Brown Ale
– Lager of the Lakes
– Oberon Ale
– Octoberfest
– Two Hearted Ale

– Braxton Labs Black IPA (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs Cherry Saison (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs Cinnamon Brown Ale (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs Coconut Hefe (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs Dry Hopped Rye Grisset (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs NE IPA 003 (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs NE Pale Ale (timed-tapping)
– Braxton Labs West Coast IPA (timed-tapping)
– Dead Blow
– Graeter’s Blueberry Pie Pale Ale (timed-tapping)
– Hammerdown
– Haven Heffe
– Jammer Pilsner (timed-tapping)
– Mentee (timed-tapping)
– Oktober Fuel
– Revamp
– Scooter
– Sparky (timed-tapping)
– Storm
– Superfecta (timed-tapping)

– Bud Light
– Bud Light Lime
– Budweiser
– Michelob Ultra

Christian Moerlein
– Bay of Bengal
– Das Uber Fest Lager
– Over the Rhine Ale
– Seven Hefeweizen

– Extra
– Light

– Original

Devil’s Backbone
– Black Lager
– Oktoberfest
– Vienna Lager

– Space Dust

– Hefeweizen
– Oktoberfest

Goose Island
– Fest Bier
– Keller Märzen (Spaten Collaboration)

Great Lakes
– Commodore Perry IPA
– Dortmunder Gold
– Eliot Ness Amber Lager
– Oktoberfest
– West 25th Street Hefeweizen

Kentucky Ale
– Kentucky Ale
– Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale
– Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Stout
– Kentucky Kolsch
– Kentucky Peach Barrel Ale
– Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale
– Kentucky Vanilla Barrel Ale

– Harvest Patch Shandy
– Oktoberfest

– Happy Amber
– Lift
– Psychopathy
– Shade

– Especial
– Negra

– Original

– Cidergeist
– Cidergeist Bubbles
– Cougar
– Crash
– Franz
– Truth

– 3984 Lager
– Ember
– Pumpkin
– Roebling Porter

Sam Adams
– 513
– Boston Lager
– Octoberfest
– Rebel IPA
– Tricorne (Urban Artifact Collaboration)

Sierra Nevada
– Berliner Weisse (timed-tapping)
– Dunkel Weisse (timed-tapping)
– Kellerweis (timed-tapping)
– Nooner (timed-tapping)
– Oktoberfest
– Otra Vez (timed-tapping)
– Pale Ale
– Tropical Torpedo

Stella Artois
– Original

– Dunkel
– Konig Ludwig
– Oktoberfest
– Pilsner

– Dunkle Weiss
– Festbier
– Hefe Weissbier
– Original Premium
– Vitus

West Sixth
– Amber Ale
– Berliner Weisse
– Cocoa Porter
– Oktoberfest

– Black & Tan
– Lager
– Light
– Oktoberfest

Wine and other drinks

Angry Orchard
– Crisp cider

Barefoot wine
– Refresh Crisp White
– Refresh Moscato
– Refresh Rose
– Refresh Sangria
– Refresh Summer Red

– Colima Lime

Twisted tea
– Original

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