World of Beer in the Warehouse District offers beer specials during happy hour.
Now that summer vacations are over, it's time for some belt-tightening. But there still are many places to enjoy beer at a discount or for free.
The recently opened World of Beer in the Warehouse District (324 Julia St., 504-299-3599; www.worldofbeer.com/locations/warehousedistrict) has two daily happy hours featuring $4 pints and $5 snacks. The discounted pints are from a menu that changes quarterly but always includes local and national craft beers. Happy hours are 3 p.m to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.
The Avenue Pub's (1732 St. Charles Ave., 504-586-9243; www.theavenuepub.com) "Crafty Hour" is 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and there is a $2 discount on any pint of American craft beer.
NOLA Brewing's (3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-301-0117; www.nolabrewing.com) "Free Tour Fridays" have changed slightly but are still in effect. The tours are free, and upon check in, patrons receive tokens for two beers to drink between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tokens are good for the brewery's core lineup only.
Ale (8124 Oak St., 504-324-6558; www.aleonoak.com) has a different special every night: Monday is flight night (four 5-ounce pours for $8); on Tuesdays, patrons get half off pitchers; Thursday offers $1 off all pints; and on Friday, pints are $1 off from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Pizza Domenica (4933 Magazine St., 504-301-4978; www.pizzadomenica.com) has a new Friday flight special that includes four choices of 5-ounce pours for $10 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Other beer specials during the regular happy hour (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.) include half-price pitchers on Monday, half-price bottled beer on Wednesday and half-price pints on Sunday.
Brady's Wine Warehouse (1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, Suite C, 504-662-1488; www.bradyswinewarehouse.com) hosts a free beer tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Friday, highlighting either a specific brewery or new offerings.
During Borgne's (601 Loyola Ave., 504-613-3860; www.borgnerestaurant.com) daily 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. happy hour (until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays), its many canned beers are $3 and all draft beers are half price.