There’s also a selection of craft cocktails, wine by the glass and wine by the bottle. Happy Hour is 3 to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, when beer costs $5 for all 16-ounce pints, wine costs $5 for all glass pours and all premium well drinks cost $5.
All three floors of the business feature full-service dining. The first floor offers first-come, first-served seating, as does the rooftop when weather permits. Reservations are for the second floor dining room.
Fretboard Brewing & Public House is owned by Looking Glass Hospitality Group, the owner of Clyborne’s in Mason and TAHONA Kitchen+Bar in Blue Ash.
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Happy Hour appetizers include Fried Pickles & Friends (pickles, jalapeños, banana peppers, onions) for $5, Buffalo Chicken Taco (pulled chicken, buffalo sauce, lettuce, Monterey jack, blue cheese dressing) for $2.50, Charred Onion Dip (chips, celery, carrots) for $5 and Blue Cheese Chips (house chips, cheese sauce, blue cheese, green onion) for $3.
Hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
Hamilton is generally dry for alcohol sales on Sundays, so Fretboard, like other establishments before it, will have to ask voters in its precinct this March for permission to serve beer that day of the week. Until then, the restaurant part of the operation will not be open because, “Nobody wants to be in a brewpub and not be able to drink,” Scott Schmidt of Looking Glass Hospitality Group, which is partnering with Fretboard Brewing Co. on the establishment, told this media outlet previously.
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