Brewsday Tuesday: Where to find deals on beer


World of Beer's new Warehouse District location offers specials during happy hour. - NORA MCGUNNIGLE
  • World of Beer's new Warehouse District location offers specials during happy hour.

Now that summer vacations are over, it’s time for some belt tightening. But it’s hard to give up one of the best things in life: beer. Here are a few places around town where beer is available at a discount or free.

The recently opened World of Beer in the Warehouse District (324 Julia St., 504-299-3599) has two regular happy hours featuring $4 pints and $5 snacks. The discounted pints are from a menu that changes quarterly but always includes local and national craft beers. Happy hours are from 3 p.m to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday.

The Avenue Pub’s (1732 St. Charles Ave., 504-586-9243) "Crafty Hour" runs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and there is a $2 discount on any pint of American craft beer.

NOLA Brewing’s (3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-896-9996) “Free Tour Fridays” have changed slightly but are still in effect. The tours are free, and upon check in, patrons receive tokens for two beers to drink between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tokens are good for the brewery’s core lineup only.

Ale (8124 Oak St., 504-324-6558) has a different special every night: Monday is flight night (four five-ounce pours for $8); on Tuesdays, patrons get half off pitchers; Thursday offer $1 off all pints; and on Friday, there is $1 off pints from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Pizza Domenica (4933 Magazine St., 504-301-4978) has a new Friday flight special, which offers choices of four five-ounce pours for $10 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Other beer specials during the regular happy hour (3 p.m. to 6 p.m.) include half-price pitchers on Monday, half-price bottled beer on Wednesday and half-price pints on Sunday.

Brady’s Wine Warehouse (1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, Suite C, 504-662-1488) hosts a free beer tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, highlighting either a specific brewery or new offerings.

During Borgne’s (601 Loyola Ave., 504-613-3860) daily 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. happy hour (until 7 p.m. on Tuesdays), its many canned beers are $3, and all draft beers are half off.

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