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Calendar of events for American Craft Beer Week 


Deuce McAllister's Ole Saint Kitchen and Tap
(132 Royal St., 504-309-4797;
The restaurant has the largest American craft beer selection in the French Quarter. Happy Hour (3 p.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday) features more than 50 American craft beers at two-for-one prices.

(200 Julia St., 504-252-9480;
Beer and charcuterie pairing courses feature Great Raft Brewing's three flagship beers.

Crescent City Brewhouse
(527 Decatur St., 504-522-0571;
There's an IPA made with Warrior and Magnum hops, and the Brewhouse sampler includes boudin balls, meat pies, hot wings and four beer samples for $13.95.



The Bulldog Uptown
(3236 Magazine St., 504-891-1516;
10 a.m. — The second annual Founders Brewing Company KBS Beer Brunch includes All Day IPA, 2014 KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout), 2015 KBS, Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout), Imperial Stout and breakfast. Tickets $40.

Gnarly Barley Brewing
(1709 Corbin Road, Hammond, 985-318-0723;
Noon-3 p.m. — The brewery's first anniversary party features special beers, music by Will Vance & the Kinfolk and food trucks. Limited-edition anniversary glasses are available. Admission $10.

Mellow Mushroom
(1645 Highway 190, Covington, 985-327-5407;
5 p.m. — The fourth annual Larry Fest Twisted Beer Competition and Mellow Brew Fest features music, beer from local breweries, home-brewed beer, crawfish and pizza. The party is a fundraiser for WWOZ-FM held in memory of home brewer and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival-lover Larry Hartzog. Tickets are $15 in advance at Mellow Mushroom in Covington, and $20 at the door.



The Avenue Pub
(1732 St. Charles Ave., 504-586-9243;
3 p.m. — At Bayou Teche's Mother's Day crawfish boil, moms get a free plate of crawfish and a pint of Bayou Teche or a "Mom'osa" (made with Passionne wheat ale brewed with Louisiana passion fruit). Several hard-to-find beers will be available on tap, including Syrup in the Sky, a rye ale aged in Evan Williams barrels and Cop-Cop, a French ale aged with local honey and elderflowers.

Lager's International Ale House
(3501 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-887-9923;
5 p.m. — The Tin Roof crawfish boil and ACBW kick-off features Strawberry King Cake Killer, Smoke Stack smoked brown ale, Yonder Hefewizen and Turnrow Coriander Ale.


Ale on Oak
(8124 Oak St, 504-324-6558;
7 p.m. — Great Raft Brewing party features Old Mad Joy Baltic porter on tap.

The Avenue Pub
3 p.m. — Barrel-Aged Beer Night features Great Raft, NOLA Brewing, Southern Prohibition, Gnarly Barley, Bayou Teche, Founders, Goose Island Beer Company, Yalobusha and others. A $30 tasting ticket includes six pours. Due to demand, Founders' KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) and CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout) and Goose Island Bourbon Country Stout will be tapped at 7 p.m. and are available to ticket-holders until 8 p.m.

The Barley Oak
(2101 Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville, 985-727-7420;
7 p.m. — The Release event for Chafunka Bayou Blaze and New Belgium Snapshot Wheat includes pint glass giveaways.

The Bulldog Mid-City
(5135 Canal Blvd., 504-488-4180;
6 p.m. — Tin Roof Strawberry King Cake Killer is featured.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — A tasting flight of St. Arnold Brewing Company brews includes Bishop's Barrels No. 8 and No. 9, Pumpkinator and Boiler Room.

The Bulldog Uptown
6 p.m.-8 p.m. — New Belgium Night features Cocoa Mole, La Folie, Pear Ginger Beer and New Belgium Brewery Love Cherry Oscar.

The Chimes Covington
(19130 Rogers Lane, Covington, 985-892-5396;
5 p.m. — Gnarly Barley presents its double dry-hopped Radical Rye P.A.

Red White & Brew
(120 E. Thomas St., Hammond, 985-345-1211;
6 p.m. — Beer 101 class. Reservations are required.

World of Beer
(4100 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 504-266-2689;
6:30 p.m. — East vs. West offers a free Louisiana brewery draft beer with the purchase of bottles of beer from the West and East coasts.



Ale On Oak
5 p.m. — Chafunka's new Bayou Blaze is released.

The Avenue Pub
3 p.m. — American Brewers Do Belgium is an exploration of American interpretations of classic Belgian beer styles. Tickets are $15 and include six samples. All beers are available a la carte.

The Barley Oak
7 p.m. — Founders Brewing is featured.

The Bulldog Mid-City
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — The SweetWater Brewing Company tap takeover features 18th Anniversary Belgian tripel ale, Dank Tank, Blue and 420 Extra Pale Ale.

The Bulldog Uptown
6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Southern Night features 40 Arpent double dry-hopped IPA; Yalobusha Guard Your Heart saison and Testify barrel-aged milk stout; Great Raft Provisions and Traditions Volume 2 — Gose (a collaboration with the John Besh Foundation) and barrel-aged Old Mad Joy; and NOLA Brewing's Hurricane Saison, which is dry-hopped With Belma hops, Sauvage Brett Pale Ale, which is dry-hopped with Galaxy, and a new stout aged in Four Roses barrels.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — Saint Arnold beers are available in tasting flights.

The Chimes Covington
7 p.m. — The third annual ACBW beer dinner features Brooklyn Brewery's Greenmarket Wheat and K is For Kriek, Parish Brewing's Grand Reserve, The Bruery's Saison Rue, Oskar Blues' Deviant Dale's IPA and Sierra Nevada Barrel-Aged Narwhal. The dinner costs $50 plus tax.

Cochon Butcher
(930 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-588-7675;
5:30 p.m. — Food is paired with Gnarly Barley's Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare barrel-aged Korova Milk Porter.

Lager's International Ale House
7 p.m. — The Samuel Adams tap takeover features Boston Lager, Summer Ale, Curious Traveler, Angry Orchard, Grumpy Monk and Porch Rocker.

Gordon Biersch
(200 Poydras St., 504-552-2739;
5 p.m. — The brewpub's new brewer, Sonny Day, will attend the $3 Super Tuesday happy hour.

Red White & Brew
6 p.m. — A special keg of Tin Roof's Smoke Stack smoked brown ale will be tapped.

St. James Cheese Company
(5004 Prytania St., 504-899-4737;
7 p.m.-9 p.m. — The New Belgium Brewing beer and cheese pairing features La Folie, Transatlantique Kriek, Snapshot, Slow Ride and Pear Ginger Beer. Giveaways include a New Belgium Bluetooth speaker and other items. Tickets $30.

World of Beer
6:30 p.m. — The event features Tin Roof beers Yonder Hefeweizen and the limited-release Russian imperial stout, Smiling Ivan.



The Avenue Pub
3 p.m. — Funk Night features sour beers and wild ales from NOLA Brewing, New Belgium, Evil Twin Brewing, Great Raft, Grimm Artisanal Ales, Destihl Brewery, The Bruery and more. Tickets are $16 for six pours and all beers are available a la carte.

The Barley Oak
7 p.m. — Featured beers include NOLA Brewing's Coffee Stout and Hurricane Saison dry-hopped with Belma, as well as beers from Sam Adams, Brooklyn Brewery and the Thibodeaux-based Mudbug Brewing.

The Bulldog Mid-City
6 p.m.-8 p.m. — A cask of Abita Ginger Restoration Ale will be tapped.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — Gnarly Barley Catahoula Common with a special infusion will be tapped.

The Bulldog Uptown
6 p.m.-10 p.m. — Featured beers include Bayou Teche's Bayou Peche double peach and barrel-aged Biere Joi; Tin Roof's Smiling Ivan Russian imperial stout and Yonder Hefeweizen; Chafunkta Bayou Blaze Irish Red; Southern Prohibition Soul Glow Saison and 2015 IPA; and a specialty infusion of Gnarly Barley's Radical Rye P.A.

The Chimes Covington
5 p.m. — West Coast Flight Night features Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Quad, Sierra Nevada Ovila Abbey Tripel, North Coast Brewing's 2013 Old Stock Cellar Reserve and Stone Brewing's Old Guardian 2014. Admission is $10.50.

Columbia Street Tap Room
6 p.m. — Lazy 10, the 10th anniversary ale from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, is featured.

Cooter Brown's Tavern
(509 S. Carrollton Ave., 504-866-9104;
5pm — New Belgium Night features Abbey Ale, Skinny Dip, Trippel, Rampant Imperial IPA and more.

Fat Harry's
(4330 St. Charles Ave., 504-895-9582;
6 p.m. — Gnarly Barley draft beers are featured.

Gordon Biersch
7 p.m. — A four-course dinner pairs dishes with the brewery's beers. The meal costs $35.

Palace Cafe
(605 Canal St., 504-523-1661;
7:30 p.m. — The Tin Roof beer dinner features Louisiana crawfish gnocchi paired with Yonder Hefeweizen, lamb served with Perfect Tin Amber Ale and Tin Roof tart a la bouille paired with Parade Ground Coffee Porter. The dinner costs $60, including tax and tip.

Red White & Brew
6 p.m. — A keg of Founders' Backwoods Bastard will be tapped.

World of Beer
6:30 p.m. — SweetWater Brewery beers are featured.



The Avenue Pub
3 p.m. — Hop Night includes IPAs and double IPAs from Parish Brewing, New Belgium, Southern Prohibition, NOLA Brewing, Great Raft, Yalobusha, Bayou Teche, Oskar Blues, Chandeleur and more. Tickets are $15 for six beer samples and all beers are available a la carte.

The Barley Oak
7 p.m. — Lazy Magnolia and Parish Brewing beers will be offered.
8 p.m. — Gnarly Barley Buffalo Trace Eagle Rare barrel-aged Korova Milk Porter is served.

The Bulldog Mid-City

6 p.m.-8 p.m. — Chafunkta's Bayou Blaze Irish Red Ale, Kingfish Ale and Old 504 are featured.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — Bayou Teche's Peach Double IPA and barrel-aged Biere Joi are featured.

The Bulldog Uptown

6 p.m. -8 p.m. — Abita Night features Bourbon Street barrel-aged Milk Stout, Amber, Strawberry Harvest Lager, Wrought Iron, Andygator and Purple Haze.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — The Sam Adams showcase includes Porch Rocker, Grumpy Monk and Downtime Pils.

The Chimes Covington
7 p.m. — 40 Arpent Chocolate Peanut Butter cask ale is served.

Gordon Biersch
5 p.m. — New head brewer Sonny Day taps a special beer, and there are free tastings.

Junction Bar & Grill
(3021 St. Claude Ave., 504-272-0205;
6 p.m. — The crawfish boil features beers from Bayou Teche and Tin Roof. Bayou Teche taps a firkin of a specialty beer. In addition, Bayou Teche's Biere Pale, Crawfish Saison and Bayou Peche Peach IPA will be available on tap. Featured drafts from Tin Roof include Yonder Hefeweizen, Juke Joint IPA and Strawberry King Cake Killer. Brewery staff from Bayou Teche and Tin Roof will offer giveaways.

Lager's International Ale House
6 p.m. — The bourbon barrel-aged beer night at Lager's features a keg every hour such as Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout), Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout), Yalobusha Testify and Great Raft barrel-aged Old Mad Joy.

Red White & Brew
6 p.m. — Gnarly Barley pre-sents Korova Milk Porter aged in a barrel from Donner-Peltier LA1 Whiskey.

(310 Chartres St., 504-552-4095;
6 p.m.-8 p.m. — The Girls Pint Out and New Belgium Brewing event features Pear Ginger Beer cocktails and a Gilligan's Island theme. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is $15 and includes several beer cocktail samples and a full beer cocktail. There are copper mug and glassware giveaways.



Ale on Oak
8 p.m. — the Brooklyn Brewery party features special kegs of Brooklyn beers.

The Avenue Pub
1 p.m. — There are special kegs and casks from Abita, NOLA Brewing, Chafunkta, Parish Brewing and Great Raft.

The Barley Oak
7 p.m. — There are featured beers from Abita, Yalobusha and Mudbug.

Brady's Wine Warehouse
(1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., Suite. C, 504-662-1488;
5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. — Free beer samples are offered.

The Bulldog Mid-City
6 p.m.-8 p.m. — New Belgium Transatlantique Kriek Cherry Sour, Abbey and La Folie are featured.
8 p.m.-10 p.m. — Highlighted beers are NOLA Brewing's Coffee Stout Hurricane Saison dry-hopped with Belma and Orange You Glad You Didn't Say... from the NOLA Funk series.

The Bulldog Uptown
7 p.m. — West Coast Night features Stone Brewing's imperial Russian stout and Stone Delicious IPA; Lagunitas Waldo's Special Ale and ScareCity; Green Flash Brewing's Le Freak; and Sierra Nevada barrel-aged Yonder Bock, Hoptimum and Ovila Abbey Saison with Mandarin.

The Chimes Covington
5 p.m. — A cask of Abita Ginger Restoration is tapped.

Columbia Street Tap Room
6 p.m. — Founders Brewing's KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) is featured.

Courtyard Brewery
(1020 Erato St.;
6 p.m. — A collaboration with Gnarly Barley features cask-conditioned Korova Milk Porter aged with port wine-deglazed currants and cacao nibs.

Cooter Brown's Tavern
5 p.m. — Gnarly Barley serves a special cask-conditioned raspberry Korova Milk Porter.

(329 Decatur St., 504-908-8008;
3 p.m. — Covington Brewery night features the brewery's new Pale Ale, Anonymous IPA and its flagship pilsner on draft. Brewery staff will be on hand at 6 p.m. to give away swag and answer questions.

Lager's International Ale House
5 p.m. — Abita presents bourbon barrel-aged Bourbon Street Imperial Stout and cask-conditioned Ginger Restoration Pale Ale.

Harrah's New Orleans, HooDoo Lounge
(8 Canal St., 504-533-6000;
7 p.m.-9 p.m. — Abita presents cask-conditioned Ginger Restoration Pale Ale.

Red White & Brew
6 p.m. — The event features Bayou Teche's Bayou Peche and Persimmon Sour.



The Avenue Pub
1 p.m. — The Grand Tasting features specialty kegs and bottles from local and national brewers. Last bottle will be opened at 7 p.m., and the last ticket sold at 8 p.m. Beers are available individually or 10 pours for $30.

The Bulldog Mid City
2 p.m. — Featured beers include 2014 Founders KBS (Kentucky Breakfast Stout) and 2014 Founders CBS (Canadian Breakfast Stout).
6 p.m.-8 p.m. – A Shiner brewery specialty infusion is served.

The Bulldog Uptown
7 p.m. — Parish Brewing Night features Ghost In the Machine double IPA, Dr Hoptagon black IPA and Grand Reserve 2014.

The Chimes Covington
6 p.m. — Covington Brewery presents its summer seasonal release, Rock & Roll Summer Farmhouse Ale.

Cooter Brown's Tavern
Noon — Oysters are served with four Lazy Magnolia beers including its 10th anniversary release.

Lager's International Ale House
5 p.m. — A tap takeover features Bayou Teche beers.

Red White & Brew
6 p.m. — Covington Brewhouse taps a special beer.

World of Beer
6 p.m. — Bayou Teche hosts a crawfish boil and serves Bayou Peche and Biere Joi. Crawfish are $10 per box.



Junction Bar & Grill
2 p.m. — The backyard party features NOLA Brewing and 40 Arpent beers, including a specially brewed firkin of Raspberry Milk Stout from 40 Arpent. Also available on draft are 40 Arpent's Delacroix Abbey Ale and Duckweed IPA. NOLA Brewing selections include NOLA Rebirth Pale Ale, 7th Street Wheat and its latest sour offering, Piety Sour. Brewmasters from both breweries will be on hand with giveaways.

Wood Pizza Bistro and Taphouse
(404 Andrew Higgins Drive, 504-281-4893;
3 p.m.-6 p.m. — The Chafunkta Bayou Blaze release party and crawfish boil features Bayou Blaze on tap and in casks.

World of Beer
11 a.m.-3 p.m. — The New Belgium Beerunch features "beer-mosas" made with Snapshot wheat and added ingredients through the infusion tower as well as several other special New Belgium beers.


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