Ei8ht Ball Brewing | Bellevue, Kentucky
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Ei8ht Ball Brewing
Excellent based on 16 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

95 Riviera Dr
Bellevue, Kentucky United States 41073 [ print map ]
859 291 0036

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Hours: Mon - Wed 11:00 AM - 9:30 PM; Thu 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM; Fri - Sat 11:00 AM - 11:30 PM; Sun 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Mayor: Tmoney99 (54) | Taps: 42 | Bottles: 12

Ei8ht Ball Brewing

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Beer Available At Ei8ht Ball Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Braxton Storm , Ei8ht Ball Home Alone , Country Boy Sinkhole , Moody Tongue Carmelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter 86, Moody Tongue Sliced Nectarine IPA 79, KlevereTien Oak Aged (Belgian Owl BA) 89, Saint Somewhere Anne 77, De Molen 21 Grams Anniversary Ale 10 Years de Molen 98, Les Trois Mousquetaires Hors Srie Gose 92, Country Boy Black Gold Porter - Rum Barrel , Country Boy Knotty Pine IPA 88, Ngne Kriek of Telemark 92, Moerlein Eleven/162 , Lervig Brewers Reserve Galaxy IPA Single Hopped 91, To l Final Frontier DIPA 98, Struise / Mikkeller Elliot Brew 99, Mikkeller / To l Juicebag - Grand Marnier 87, Grimm Shapeshifter 52, Grimm Still Life 88, Country Boy Heart Of Dankness 78
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16 reviews for Ei8ht Ball Brewing
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  86%
 Selection  89%
 Food  65%
 Value  65%
 Overall  85%
 Rating  94%
Rating Distribution

midwestbeerguy  (47) Ohio | April 4, 2015| Updated April 13, 2015
This place is in the back of The Party Source so I am not sure if it really should be considered a separate place. Over 40 beers on tap which you can get in a glass, grumbler, or growler. Went during the day so there was plenty of places to sit but I could see how seating could be limited on a weekend night.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
sonnycheeba  (176) Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland | November 4, 2014
Pretty typical taproom for a small microbrewery if you ignore the entrance/exit into the massive package store. Dimly light with decent sized bar, a handful of tables, and a couple of retro board games to keep you entertained. Service was good and helpful. Tons of taps with a good few dedicated to house beers. Only had the house beers, but the guest taps were definitely solid. Overall a solid place and a good place to unwind if the supermarket-sized beer selection outside the door becomes overwhelming.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 20/20
Tmoney99  (483) Cincinnati, Ohio | July 7, 2014
I stop here weekly. Good tap list with a much better bottle selection at Party Source. Staff is very helpful and have good knowledge.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 18/20
b3shine  (278) Indiana | July 7, 2014
Awesome taproom behind Party Source with a great tap list including some in-house offerings and an extensive guest draft list. You can also buy any bottle in the store and have it quickly chilled on-site and served to you for the retail price of the bottle. Service is great and the atmosphere is nice, especially on warm-weather days where you can sit outside or play a game of cornhole. No food yet, but food trucks do come by some days (usually weekends). A must-stop for tickers, and you can load up on carryout from Party Source.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 4/10   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm  (110) Cincinnati, Ohio | June 16, 2014
Cool tap room in the very back of Party Source (or the front, if you enter from the back like Ive taken to doing). Decor is pretty cool and modern, definitely a stark contrast from the brutality of the shelves upon shelves of the store area. In the atap room there is a huge window that displays the brewing operation. Service is always very good in my experience, but I avoid busy hours. Knowledgeable, patient, and helpful. 42 taps, with a pretty decent selection of beers, although some of the import kegs taste like they have been sitting around for longer than they should have. Tasters are all individually priced, though kind of expensive... They vary between $3-5. A flight of 4 costs $12. That can be a drag. Overall, though, this place is a true gem for the city. The selection is great, and the house beers are pretty solid, and there is a sea of bottles to choose from when youre done at the big lot liquor store attached.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto  (131) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | May 1, 2014
An interesting venture, in the back of Party Source, the best stocked beer store in the area. Service was quick and efficient, with the Ei8ht Ball brews samples @ $2 each. The selection is mostly on tap, but it is really good stuff. Food is not the specialty here, good beer is. Good place.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen  (201) Charleston Area, West Virginia | April 27, 2014
Same big easy parking lot as The Party Source (TPS). The place is in the back right of TPS on the left. Really like that this place is inside the TPS. Big long bar with large selection of taps. Nobody else was there on a lazy Saturday afternoon. Really enjoy the sampler option.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85  (252) Greenville, Indiana | March 30, 2014
In the very back/right corner of the store. Large bar with a dozen or so table. Huge tap list with their own beers and guest taps. Definitely a great stop in combination with stocking up at Party Source.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
AndyW68  (66) Louisville, Kentucky | March 10, 2014
Great. Small footprint in the back of one of the biggest liquor stores Ive been in. To say the food is limited is an understatement, but damn the cheese dip and pretzle were great. Beer selection was 41 taps with no crap. Staff was freindly and helpful. I would be a regular if I lived anywhere near here.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
JStax  (192) Devola/Marietta, Ohio | February 10, 2014
Stopped in on a Saturday around 2 PM. The parking lot was about half full, but I assume its more than sufficent. This place is located right off the interstate, so its really easy to get to. I think the exit ramp was put there just for them, Ha! This place is located in the far back right corner of the Part Source. Lots of diamond plate and black and white checker decor with several big televisions that show the current draft list. 40+ taps and all with great beer. There were 6 Ei8ht Ball beers on draft, a few Kentucky and Ohio beers, and several Belgian, Dutch, and English beers on draft spanning many styles. What brought me here was a De Struise tap takeover including a Black Damnation and several others Ive not seen available ever before. The service was great. three bartenders were kept hopping by customers and once I got my first set of tasters, my glass of water was kept full and was checked in on a few times throughout my sampling. I stuck to samplers, but the full pours I saw were in proper glassware, so that was pretty cool. They had several brewery specific glasses available, Cantillon, Orval, Rochefort, and especially their own Ei8ht Ball glassware. I liked that those came in several shapes. Pricing was decent. Of course, that could always be lower, but I think pricing was more than fair. The $25 I paid to try the 8 De Struise beers was great, especially considering if I were to have to buy a bottle of each one, it would be north of $300 (just a guess). I will definitely come back here. This place has a ton of potential, and apparently they already have the buying power to maintain this level of greatness.

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