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Ommegang seasonal at Coquette

Almost at the end of ACBW, hope everyone is holding up OK!

Yesterday afternoon/evening was gorgeous in New Orleans and today is shaping up to be the same. I'm heading over to the Avenue Pub to drink some of the newer, smaller, local breweries' beer this afternoon - hey, did y'all know that the Avenue balcony opens at 1pm on Fridays? - and then head over to Crescent Pie and Sausage.

I saw a bunch of ACBW stuff around on social media, and I thought it would be fun to post through other folks' eyes (i.e., Twitter accounts).

And here's the schedule for today's ACBW events!

Friday, May 16

Avenue Pub
  • 1pm - Avenue Pub Locals Night with: Chafunkta & Old Rail collaboration release; special dry-hopped version of Gnarly Barley’s Catahoula Common; 40 Arpent’s Ginger Wasabi Milk Stout; Southern Prohibition's Barely Legal.
Barley Oak
  • 7pm - NOLA, Stone, and Brooklyn Brewing Night. Featuring a NOLA cask TBD and the Tiger Cub Saison by Stone.
Buffalo Wild Wings (Veterans)
  • 7pm – Parish Brewing Cask Night. Andrew Godley, Founder and Brewmaster, will tap a cask of apricot and Galaxy dry hopped Canebrake Wheat Ale. Envie Pale Ale and the standard recipe of Canebrake Wheat will be on draft.
Buffalo Wild Wings (Clearview)
  • 7pm – Founders Night. The tapping of one of the only kegs of Old Curmudgeon Ale released in the state of Louisiana. Try a vertical flight of Old Curmudgeon along with four other great Founders beers - All Day IPA, Centennial IPA, Dirty Bastard Scotch Ale, and Porter. 
The Bulldog Baton Rouge (4385 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, (225) 303-9400;
  • 6pm - Keg of Saint Arnold’s Boiler Room Berliner Weisse. One of the only kegs available in the state.
Bulldog Midcity
  • 6pm - Bayou Teche Throwdown with four Bayou Teche beers on tap, 2 one-off kegs, boudin, cracklin, and plenty of Bayou Teche swag.
  • 8pm - West Coast Night- Stone Brewers Spotlight Sprocketbier and Imperial Russian Stout; Greenflash Hop Odyssey; and Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison and Hoptimum.
Bulldog Uptown
  • 6pm - Abita Cask Night. Featured Beer: Cask Conditioned Citra Hopped Jockamo IPA (limited qty) and Bourbon St Baltic Porter
  • 8pm - Lazy Magnolia Neighbors Night. Featured Beer: Lazy Mag Pecan, Hops’pitality, Lazy Saison, and debuting the new Songs of the South Berlinerweiss
The Chimes Covington
  • 6pm - West Coast meets the Gulf Coast - Greenflash Hop Odyssey, Le Freak; Stone Brewers Spotlight Series, Imperial Russian Stout; Sierra Nevada Ovila Saison, Hoptimum. 
Columbia St. Tap Room
  • Abita “Throwback” Pint Night 
Crescent Pie and Sausage Company (4400 Banks St., (504) 482-2426;
  • 6pm - Crescent Pie and Sausage Company and New Belgium Beer Dinner. Several courses of food and beer pairings. 35.00 each person. Full table participation is a must for the course dinner.
  • Hor d'Oeurves - Shift lager paired with cheese and accouterments
  • First Course, choice of 1: Summer Salad of Sweet corn, Tomato and Watermelon with Hot Kumquat cane Vinaigrette. Served with Snapshot; or Grilled Chicken Andouille Served over Sweet Corn Succotash, Dill mustard Cream. Served with Fat Tire
  • Second Course, choice of 1: Pan Seared Gulf Fish, Feild Peas, Lardo and Shellfish Butter, served with Summer Helles; or Lamb Goulash, Stewed Tomato Black Lager Lamb with Gravy and Root Vegetables, served with 1554 Black Lager.
  • 5pm - Covington Brewhouse special brewed for the bar, Evangeline Amber
Gordon Biersch 
  • Gordon Biersch beer samplers $6 all day.
Old Rail Brewing Company
  • 4pm - Limited Release and Special Preview of Barrel Aged Anniversary Barleywine
Ole Saint (132 Royal Street, (504) 309-4797;
  • 6pm - So according to Twitter, the Ole Saint is having a Boston Beer/Sam Adams ACBW event. There will be schwag. Also beer & food pairings including the rare Golden Yuzu: Summer Ale with Cochon de Lait Fries, served with aged white cheddar & house pulled pork; Golden Yuzu, paired with our Flash Fried Louisiana Oysters, served with horseradish and green tomato chow chow; Sam Adams Boston Lager... to be paired again with our Cochon de Lait Fries, served with aged white cheddar & house pulled pork.
Swamp Room (5216 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 888-5242)
  • 7pm - Abita Citra Hopped Jockamo cask


  1. Looks like you used some mad copy paste skills for this, great idea, fun to see!


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