Special Events

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Balcony Hours:

  • 5 pm – 12 am, Monday – Thursday
  • 1 pm – 1 am, Friday – Saturday
  • 4 pm – 12 am, Sunday (Open early for Saints games & special events)

Dogfish Head Brewing Enters The Market!

We will celebrate all week, starting on Monday 8 Jan. at 7pm with every draft they are sending to the market! The folks from DFH will be here at 7pm – they have a tight schedule, so if you want to meet them be on time! The beer will be on tap by mid afternoon. Read more…

Saturday January 13th beginning at 1pm – 8 Wired

To kick off the New Year, we are hosting 8 Wired Brewing from New Zealand on Saturday January 13th beginning at 1pm on our balcony! We will be tapping several rarities and welcoming Brian Watts, the US representative for the brewery, for an extended session of good drinking. 8 Wired has been making phenomenal beers since 2005 and has continually pushed the envelope since its inception. Their ales display levels of complexity and depth that truly capture the innovation of the New Zealand craft beer revolution. This event is non-ticketed and the beers will be served on a first come, first served basis.

8 Wired Beer List:

  • Big Smoke -Smoked Porter. 6.2% ABV
  • Farmhouse Pale Ale – Saison w/ American Hops. 5% ABV
  • Grand Cru (Bottle Pour) – Wine Barrel-Aged Quadrupel With Currants And Cascara Fruit. 9% ABV
  • Gypsy Funk (bottle pour) – Dry-Hopped Sour Ale w/ all NZ Varietals. 7.5% ABV
  • Hippy Berliner Cucumber – Berliner Weisse w/ cucumber. 4.5% ABV
  • Hippy Berliner-Berliner Weisse. 4% ABV
  • iStout-Hoppy Imperial Stout. 10% ABV
  • Lord of the Atlas-bottle pour-Oak-aged Barleywine. 12% ABV
  • Rendition-bottle pour-Belgian Strong Ale hopped w/ all NZ varietals. 7.5% ABV
  • Saison Sauvin-Saison hopped w/ Nelson Sauvin. 7% ABV
  • Wild Feijoa 2016-bottle pour-Wine barrel-aged Blond Ale w/ Feijoa fruit. 7.5% ABV
  • Wireless Black IPA-Fermented with 100% Brett. 6% ABV

January 20th starting at 1PM – Wicked Weed

On January 20th starting at 1PM, we are thrilled to be launching Wicked Weed into the Louisiana market!

Wicked Weed, out of Asheville, North Carolina, has been a highly sought after brand since it’s beginnings in 2012. Wicked Weed is known for their stellar oak aging program that has produced some of the best American sour ales to date, as well as their success with American style IPAs and Belgian farmhouse ales. Until quite recently, Wicked Weed was available in just a few markets. We are excited to introduce our guests to these special beers. We will have 14 beers in total from the brewery and we will be hosting the crew from Wicked Weed starting at 5pm.

Wicked Weed Draft List:

  • Pernicious-Flagship West Coast IPA. 7.3% ABV
  • Freak of Nature-West Coast DIPA. 8.5% ABV
  • Dark Age-Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout. 12% ABV
  • Old Fashioned-Strong Dark Ale w/ cherries aged in Whiskey Barrels. 10% ABV
  • Milk and Cookies Stout-Imperial Stout brewed with raisins, oatmeal, and spices aged in Bourbon Barrels. 8.5% ABV
  • La Bonté (Pear)-Wild Farmhouse Ale with French Pear. 6.5% ABV
  • Malice-Wild Farmhouse Ale with blood orange, tamarind, lime zest, and ancho chiles. 6% ABV
  • Ferme De Chien-Foeder-aged wild Farmhouse Ale brewed with Balaton cherries. 5.8% ABV
  • Ferme De Grand-Pere-Foeder-aged wild Farmhouse Ale brewed with marionberries. 7% ABV
  • Montmaretto-Amber Sour Ale aged in Cabernet barrels. Brewed with cherries and almonds. 6.9% ABV
  • Marina-Sour Blond Ale aged in wine barrels. Brewed with apricots and peaches. 6.5% ABV
  • Black Angel-Dark Sour Ale aged in Whiskey barrels. Brewed with cherries. 6.6% ABV
  • Oblivion-Sour Red Ale aged in wine barrels with blackberries and dates. 8.7% ABV
  • Prevalence-Sour Blond Ale with juniper berries and elderberries. 7.2% ABV

Monday, Jan. 22nd – Bell’s Hopslam

On Monday, Jan. 22nd, we will be tapping a keg of Bell’s Hopslam Ale, a yearly release from one of the bona fide masters of American craft brewing. Hopslam is a Double IPA with massive amounts of hops. Clocking in at 10% ABV, this is a whopper of a brew. The brewery is sending kegs out as quickly as possible since this beer is definitely enjoyed best while fresh.

Friday Feb 2nd, Parades!

Cleopatra Oshun, parades start uptown at 6pm. Balcony open to the Public if you are drinking in the upstairs bar.

Saturday Feb 3rd, Parades & 3rd Annual Tart-I-Gras

Ponchatrain, Choctaw, Feret, Sparta & Pygmalion, Parades begin uptown at 1pm and continue all day until 9pm. Balcony open to the Public if you are drinking in the upstairs bar

Our first Mardi Gras beer event will be the 3rd iteration of NOLA’s Tart-I-Gras! Yet again, we will be welcoming our great friends from NOLA on Saturday, February 3rd. We will be pouring some of our favorite offerings from New Orleans’ first craft brewery to celebrate the beginning of Carnival. 

NOLA Tart-I-Gras Draft List for Feb 3rd

  • Passion Pit (Passion-fruit sour ale aged in French oak). 5.2% ABV.
  • Bramble On (Blackberry & Boysenberry sour ale aged in French oak). 5.5% ABV.
  • BOHM (Blood-Orange, Honey, & Mango Sour ale aged in French oak). 5.6% ABV.
  • Piety (Tart Cherry Sour ale aged in red wine barrels). 4% ABV.
  • Dryades (Sour Brown aged in red wine barrels with plums & cherries). 5.5% ABV.
  • Rub’ Pon My Belly (Bob Marley reference). Chardonnay & Trois yeast with guava aged in French oak). ABV TBD.
  • Hoppyright Infringement -Hazy NE-style IPA. 7.8% ABV.
  • Muses-Dry Belgian Pale Ale. 4.5% ABV.
  • Revivalists Pale Ale-Classic American Pale Ale. 5% ABV.

Sunday Feb 4th Parades, Blue Jacket & Great Raft Beers

Femme Fatale, Carrolton, King Arthur & Merlin, & Alla begin at 11am uptown and continue until about 8pm. Balcony open to the Public if you are drinking in the upstairs bar

As is becoming somewhat of a tradition, Blue Jacket Brewery, out of Washington, DC, and Great Raft Brewing, from Shreveport, LA, have once again come together to create a special beer for the Mardi Gras launch. This time, it’s an enigmatic Citra Pale Ale that is not to be missed. In addition, there will be several other offers from each brewery to celebrate. We will be hosting the crews from both breweries on Sunday, February 4th, on our balcony upstairs. This event is not to be missed. 

 

Annual Great Raft/Blue Jacket Collaboration Event Draft List so far:

  • Bluejacket/Great Raft Enigmatic Citra Pale Ale (name TBD, ABV TBD)
  • Bluejacket Forbidden Planet Kölsch-dry-hopped with Galaxy. 4.5% ABV
  • Bluejacket Lost Weekend-Citra IPA. 6% ABV.
  • Bluejacket Turning Road-Mosaic IPA. 7.6% ABV.
  • Bluejacket For the Company-Helles Lager. 5.2%.
  • Bluejacket Pattern Skies-German style Hefeweizen.. 5.6% ABV.
  • Great Raft Southern Drawl-Dry-Hopped Pilsner. 5.2% ABV.
  • Great Raft Commotion-American Pale Ale. 5.2% ABV.
  • Great Raft Double-Dry-Hopped Commotion. 5.2% ABV.
  • Great Raft Grace & Grit-Double IPA. 8% ABV.

Monday Feb 5th and Tuesday Feb 6th

No parade, beer geek break!

We love Mardi Gras but we don’t like having to switch over to plastic. Join us these last two days before the big crazy week of parades begins for a last hurrah in glassware and some special bottle pours that just aren’t possible during Carnival.

Wednesday Feb 7th Parades

Druids & Nyx begin at 6:30pm uptown.

The balcony is closed for a private event, but downstairs is open to the public.

Thursday Feb 8th Parades

Babylon, Chaos & Muses begin uptown at 5:30pm

The balcony is closed for a private event but downstairs is open to the public.

Friday Feb 9th Parades

Hermes , d’Etat, Morpheus begin uptown at 6pm

The balcony is closed for a private event but downstairs is open to the public.

Saturday Feb 10th Parades

Iris, Tucks begin uptown at 11am

Balcony open to the Public if you are drinking in the upstairs bar.

Sunday Feb 11th Parades

Okeanos, Mid City, Thoth & Bacchus begin uptown at 11am

Ticketed entry to the upstairs bar & balcony. We will be posting more info on how to buy tickets soon.

Get your tickets now!

Monday Feb 12th Parades

Proteus & Orpheus parades start uptown at 5:15pm

The balcony is closed for a private event but downstairs is open to the public.

Tuesday Feb 13th Mardi Gras Day!

Zulu, Rex & Truck parades start at 8am

The balcony is closed for a private event but downstairs is open to the public.

Ash Wednesday Feb 14th – Closed For Cleaning!
 

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