1429 Race St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Sun: 11:30am - 9:00pm
Mon - Weds: 11:30am - 10:00pm
Thurs: 11:30am - 11:00pm
Fri - Sat: 11:30am - 12:00am
Ale House Tour

Upcoming Events

November 14

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour at the Ale House from 2-5pm Monday – Thursday each week.

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November 15

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour at the Ale House from 2-5pm Monday – Thursday each week.

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November 15

Wing Night

Join us every Thursday night during football season for wing night, featuring a variety of chicken wings with multiple delicious new sauces for you to choose from.

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November 19

Happy Hour

Join us for happy hour at the Ale House from 2-5pm Monday – Thursday each week.

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November 20

Taft’s Tuesdays

Enjoy Half-Price Pints & Growler Fills ALL DAY by wearing any Brewery or Beer Apparel. Don’t have any threads? Stop-n-shop in Nellie’s Tap Room to pick up your gear!

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The Bell Tolls for Brew

Constructed in 1850 amidst the burgeoning Over-the-Rhine brewing industry, St. Paul’s Evangelical Church was once the oldest protestant parish in the Queen City. Young Billy Taft may have even sauntered past, his cheeks still stained with gooseberry pie. Unbeknownst to him, this structure would carry on his own legacy.

Young Billy would go onto become Supreme Court Chief Justice, Yale Bonesman, and 27th US President,William Howard Taft. He was a collegiate heavyweight-wrestling champion, could bury a two-seam fastball through the backside of a catcher’s mitt, and made the most brazen ham tremble with a single glance. Our city was without its fabled folk hero for too long, but at last the mythos of Big Billy has been restored.

The legend of Cincinnati’s prodigal son lives on inside the hallowed halls of Taft’s Ale House. Join your fellow compatriots, hand-in-handle, as we toast flawless libations, feast on fine fare, and renew a national pastime of united tomfoolery in the pursuit of muddled happiness.

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