5 p.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday
Bourbon House, 144 Bourbon St., (504) 522-0111
There are free samples of Beam Suntory's bourbons, including Knob Creek, Booker's, Baker's and Basil Hayden's.
Caddywhompus release party
6 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday
NOLA Brewing Company, 3001 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 896-9996
NOLA Brewing Company releases Caddywhompus, a beer made in collaboration with Bruery Terreux in California and named for the local rock band. The latest in the brewery's Funk series, Caddywhompus is a barrel-aged sour stout with 6.8 percent alcohol by volume. It will be available on draft and in 750 ml bottles. Free admission.
Made in Louisiana
12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday
Southern Food & Beverage Museum, 1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., (504) 569-0405
The event features Louisiana-made food and drinks from more than 40 purveyors. Attendees can sample andouille, boudin, bread, Cajun caviar, barbecue sauce, ice cream, jams, olive salad, tasso, wild boar sausage and more. Drinks include craft beer, absinthe and vodka. Tickets $20 at the door, $15 in advance, $12 for Southern Food & Beverage Museum members.