The Heinen's grocery in Brecksville will hold a special beer tasting from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 10. The event will feature beers from Rivertown, Mt. Carmel, Buckeye, Lager Heads, Rockmill, Cellar Rats, Thirsty Dog, Indigo Imp, The Brew Kettle and Willoughby. There also will be cider from Griffin Cider Works, light foods and Ohio cheeses. The event will include appearances by Ilona Simon of Budapest Blonde mixing cocktails and myself. I will be available to chat with folks and sign copies of my book Ohio Breweries. The cost is $15 to attend. To register, call 440-740-0535.