Cincinnati: Moerlein Lager House
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Moerlein Lager House
Good based on 21 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

115 Joe Nuxhall Way
Cincinnati, Ohio United States 45202 [ print map ]
513 421 2337

Hours: Mon -Thu 11:00 AM - 12:00 AM; Fri & Sat 11:00 AM - 1:00 AM; Sun 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Moerlein Lager House

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Beer Available At Moerlein Lager House (arranged by most recent)
Moerlein Emancipator Doppelbock 71, Hudepohl Classic Porter 45, Paulaner Oktoberfest Bier (Wiesn Bier) 53, Moerlein Handlebar Double Stout , Moerlein Laboratory Lager #2 , Moerlein DIPA Double IPA , Moerlein Stinger , Moerlein Laboratory Lager #1 , Moerlein / Highland Plaid Schwarz , Moerlein T-Bird Fresh Hop Harvest Ale , Einbecker Ur-Bock Dunkel 68, The Brew Kettle Summer Soulstice 78, Highland Razor Wit 72, Moerlein Gin Bunny , Moerlein Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen 49, Moerlein Repeater II , Green Flash Hop Odyssey Citra Session IPA 96, Avery Anniversary Twenty One 97, Moerlein Dunkleweiss , Moerlein Christkindl Winter Warmer Ale 63
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21 reviews for Moerlein Lager House
 Ambiance  83%
 Service  73%
 Selection  73%
 Food  81%
 Value  60%
 Overall  75%
 Rating  84%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
Chudwick  (139) Cincyucky, Kentucky | July 11, 2012| Updated October 27, 2013
Exceed my expectations. Ambiance was afterwork white collar crowd. Service was decent. Selection was limited but had many different styles. Food was way better than any bar, pub or brewery I ever been to. Everyone I went with loved their food. I also daresay that their German food was way better than the brewery from across the river. The beer prices were steep that stems from the location (just across from the GABP). Will go again, but for the food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
bethmatt0421  (19) Covington, Kentucky | June 26, 2012
Place has a great view of the Cincinnati Riverfront and right next to the Reds stadium. Food was really good and the beer selection was above average. I enjoyed it!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 14/20
Drjohnrock  (24) Cincinnati, Ohio | June 11, 2012
Went here on Easter Sunday,between the Redsí pre- and post-game crowds. Nice selection of Moerlein brew (including ones exclusive to the brewpub. Server was friendly and knowledgeable about the beers. The one drawback--and to me itís a big one--is that the place is rather pricey. I guess one would expect that, given the prime riverfront location. But I hope that a happy hour will be put in place after baseball season to ease the price sting a bit. Still, Iím glad the place exists, and I hope Moerlein head guy Greg Hardman keeps his promise to bring back some Cincinnati beers that havenít been made in decades.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 10/20
esjaygee  (262) Oak Creek, Wisconsin | May 21, 2012
Stopped in opening week while in town. Nice location next to the ballparks, I imagine this place gets very crowded on game day. I found the place to be rather loud in the dining area. They had a few house brews on tap which were okay. Service was subpar IMO, they mucked up my order and then didnít bring ketchup when I asked for it. Perhaps it was opening week jitters but Iím not in a hurry to head back.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire  (172) St. Marys, Ohio | May 20, 2012
If you are in Cincinnati you should try to add this to your list of stops. It is a big place, right on the river. We went before a Reds game (it is right next to the ball park). They have a nice selection of their own beers and a solid guest list of nice geek beers. The menu is extensive and our food was all very good. It feels more like a big chain place than a brewpub, but thatís not always a bad thing.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 16/20
garrison  (8) Cin. city, Ohio | May 10, 2012
I and my ladyfriend Nancy had dinner there yesterday, and we found the place marvelous! Yes, the food is a tad pricey, but itís certainly worth it! And the beer selections of both Moerlein and other brews is fantastic!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 18/20
phaleslu  (428) Cincinnati, Ohio | April 2, 2012| Updated April 2, 2014
Moerlein Lager House is the shiny new gem of the Banks project in downtown Cincinnati along the River. Having seen a million photos and articles already, this place pretty much met my expectations, which were, to be fair, pretty high. Itís huge, with bars and kitchens on both levels, a wrap-around patio on both levels, high ceilings, big windows with great views- pretty incredible place. It was crowded at 1:30 on a Saturday, when I visited. The staff is clearly new, and didnít know much about the beers; our waiter brought out a sampler to one person at our table, and he had no idea which beer was which. I knew way more about the Moerlein beers than he or any other staff we interacted with, which isnít good. The food is good, and on the high end of the brewpub price spectrum. For that matter, the beers seemed a bit overpriced for such a familiar local brand. I guess they have to pay for this place somehow.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
ADesenberg  (24) Ohio | March 19, 2012
Awesome place, the food is a little pricy, but well worth it. For anyone who loves cincinnatis brewing past, this place is essential. Nice atmosphere and great beer!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 1/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
shigadeyo  (58) Harrison, Ohio | March 15, 2012
Moerlein Lager House is pretty swanky, but it doesnít really feel German or overly beer-related. It has more of a modern feel than anything. The food is tasty, but rides the fence between being priced reasonably and high/over-priced. The beer selection is pretty good with about 6 Moerlein beers on tap and 14 or so Guest Taps along with a bunch of other stuff available in bottles. THE STAFF AND BARTENDERS KNOW NOTHING ABOUT THE BEERS (regardless of where it is a Moerlein or guest beer). If itís not written down someplace (either on the menu or tap handle), they have no idea what they have, what it is, or anything else about it! That is pretty terrible for a brewpub/LAGER HOUSE!
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99  (470) Cincinnati, Ohio | March 3, 2012
Great new location near river and ball parks. Great service. Good selection and brewing on site. Hope they do new beers. I will come back and try food. Rating may change when I do.

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