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Beer buzz: 2017 Louisiana Craft Brewer Week

NOLA on Tap and events at bars and restaurants



Louisiana Craft Brewer Week (LACBW) runs through Sept. 23. Here are some of the notable events remaining in this year's schedule.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

• Wood Pizza Bistro and Taphouse (404 Andrew Higgins Drive, 504-281-4893; hosts a beer and cheese pairing party at 6 p.m. There are brews from Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, Great Raft Brewing, NOLA Brewing Company and Port Orleans Brewing Company and cheeses from St. James Cheese Company.

• Freret Beer Room (5018 Freret St., 504-298-7468; serves a five-course beer dinner including Urban South Brewery's Oktoberfest, Holy Roller IPA, Frieze Milkshake IPA and others. The dinner is at 6:30 p.m. and costs $50.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

•Courtyard Brewery (1020 Erato St.; devotes some of its taps to other breweries' beers, including the latest Urban South beers, such as Frieze Milkshake IPA and versions of it made with pineapple and strawberries.

• The Bulldog Mid-City's (5135 Canal Blvd., 504-488-4180; pint night features the newest beer from Port Orleans Brewing, Dorada Especial, a Mexican lager.

Thursday, Sept. 21

• The Avenue Pub (1732 St. Charles Ave., 504-586-9243; offers a lineup of NOLA Brewing sour beers. Attendees can sample Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sourness, Darkest Before Dawn, Syncopation IPA and Just as Strange, a Berliner Weisse brewed with pink guava and mango.

Friday, Sept. 22

• Second Line Brewing (433 N. Bernadotte St., 504-248-8979; holds a Grain to Glass, Farm to Table pig roast from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The menu includes pork fed with Second Line's spent grains.

• NOLA Brewing (3001 Tchoupitoulas St., 504-896-9996; hosts Pour Decisions, an annual tap takeover featuring 20 beers not available any other time of year.

Saturday, Sept. 23

• The week ends with NOLA on Tap ( — see "Plate Dates," p. 41.

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