Showing posts from March, 2016

Beer Prom and New Breweries

Man, it has been a busy... (looks at date of last post)... few months. Bypassed the holidays and Mardi Gras, looks like. Oops.

Right at the new year, Tom Conklin opened his Chappapeela Farm Brewery.

Then Mardi Gras with its various seasonal beers and cans. And riding Nyx with my krewe! (I acquired several beers along the route from various beer geeks who were able to catch me, heh.)

And then this past weekend was Nuit Belge, probably the best beer event I've ever attended. It had amazing Belgian (and Belgian-style) beers paired with dishes from great local restaurants.

Check out the (well, my) photos of a great, great night.

Now, on the horizon: Girls Pint out at Cooter Brown's on March 8, and then another event there on the 9th - Sour Power, with sour beers from New Belgium, NOLA Brewing, and Great Raft (including the first New Orleans release of Great Raft's dry hopped Brett IPA Oceans Between Us.)

On March 10, master sour blenders Eric and Lauren Salazar from New Belgiu…