Ei8ht Ball Brewing

Brewery, Bar, Beer-to-go

95 Riviera Dr
Bellevue, Kentucky, 41073-1337
United States

// CLOSED //

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.81
Beers:
33
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
261
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.16
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
36
pDev:
1.92%
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Reviews by nlmartin:
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nlmartin from Ohio

4.11/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

8 Ball is inside the Party Source. This is strictly a beer bar. When I went to 8 Ball 40 beers on tap no fillers. The beers brewed by 8 Ball on site are brewed competently. My favorite beer currently by 8 Ball is Word - scotch ale. If you cannot find a beer you want to drink on the menu you don't like beer. Growlers of beer are available. All growlers are counter pressure filled with CO2. The bartender that evening was Peanut. Peanut is a super friendly and knowledgeable bar tender. No food was available. Overall this was a great experience. I am looking forward to watching this brewery grow.

Jun 10, 2014
More User Reviews:
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LexingtonBeer from Kentucky

1/5  rDev -76%
vibe: 1 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 1

Ei8ht Ball has closed. http://www.cincinnati.com/story/entertainment/2017/01/19/ei8ht-ball-brewing-close/96780028/

Apr 23, 2017
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Brutaltruth from Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Great brewery to soon close by the end of the week---been there many times
and loved the service, nice service, and outstanding selection of brews.

Hit them up while you can----this is it.

Cheers Ei8ht Ball, you will be missed.

Apr 01, 2017
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qcbrewer from North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Located in the back of a party store (alcohol, cigars, party supplies), and even has a connecting door. A long and impressive list of beers on tap - 42 in count. 21 house brewed beers, with a total of 12 different styles represented (some barrel aged or variants. There are also 21 guest taps, with "unknowns" like Draai Laag, obscures like Haandbryggeriet, and heavy hitters like Deschutes, Prairie, and Mikkeller). Decent seating with a 10 seater bar, with 12 other tables. Worth the visit if you're in Cinci or northern Kentucky.

Edit. As I'm leaving, I find out they're closing at the end of April. So...maybe come while you can. Oddly enough I was gonna say their prices were really good (and told the bartender the same) and he explained why because they're closing and have everything half off. So, yeah...that.

Mar 16, 2017
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rjp217 from Massachusetts

4.32/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

May 20, 2016
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BillBabbitt from Ohio

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

42 taps with 13 for house beers. Small taproom but their selection of guest beers is superlative. 19 of their 29 guest beers were rated 91 or better.

Nov 04, 2015
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Kavran from Ohio

4.63/5  rDev +11.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Nov 01, 2015
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Duoglass from Kentucky

4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Jun 20, 2015
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robgage from Pennsylvania

4.12/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

May 30, 2015
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Doublechar0517 from Kentucky

4.71/5  rDev +13.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

May 18, 2015
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CosmicChris from Kentucky

5/5  rDev +20.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Apr 23, 2015
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West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Apr 04, 2015
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Zonian1 from Ohio

4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

After years hearing about The Party Source, I finally found some time to make the drive to Kentucky. Nestled in the back past some of the longest beer and liquor aisles you will ever see is Ei8ht Ball Brewing. The day I visited, they were almost full on a Saturday afternoon, with about 42 beers on tap, including 8 of their own. The selections ranged from some hard to find locals, to top national offerings like TenFidy, to some interesting international choices. It's a cool vibe, despite essentially being in a liquor store. Don't go to The Party Source without checking out Ei8ht Ball.

Mar 08, 2015
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target88 from Kentucky

3.2/5  rDev -23.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 1.25 | selection: 4.25

Great place but not enough service

Jan 16, 2015
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Corriecrafts from Kentucky

4.61/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Dec 23, 2014
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Chris77McGrath from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Dec 12, 2014
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johnjohnbeer from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

Incredible selection. Absolutely the most insane prices I've ever seen at a bar, and I lived in NYC for years.

Nov 20, 2014
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Seeker_11 from Indiana

3.8/5  rDev -8.7%

This was a fun little hole in the ground

Nov 11, 2014
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LeeEvolved from Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.8%

Nov 10, 2014
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TheyCallMeYukon from Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.8%

Nov 05, 2014
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rxthree from Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Oct 20, 2014
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Enochase04 from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Sep 19, 2014
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chrismattlin from Ohio

4.51/5  rDev +8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Sep 14, 2014
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Jasonchair from Kentucky

5/5  rDev +20.2%

Sep 09, 2014
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BeerMeBro720 from Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Aug 04, 2014
Ei8ht Ball Brewing in Bellevue, KY
Brewery rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 261 ratings