St. James Cheese Company (5004 Prytania St., 504-899-4737; www.stjamescheese.com) has curated a series of beer tasting events this summer. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, the series moves to NOLA Brewing (3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-896-9996; www.nolabrewing.com) for a combination of beer, cheese and chocolate.
Beer aficionado Dan Stein, owner of Stein's Market & Deli (2207 Magazine St., 504-527-0771; www.steinsdeli.net), Derek Lintern of NOLA Brewing and Cheryl Scripter of Bittersweet Confections (725 Magazine St., 504-523-2626; www.bittersweetconfections.com) host the tasting. NOLA Brewing offers samples of seasonal beers and is working on a specially brewed beer to pair with chocolate. Visit St. James' website for information and reservations.