NOLA Brewing Company is working with Tulane University to create Green Wave Beer. The brew will be a filtered hefeweizen with traditional wheat-beer notes of clove and banana. It is expected to be released in time for Tulane's opening football game against Grambling State University at Yulman Stadium Sept. 2. It also will be available at bars, restaurants and stores in the fall.
Parish Brewing Company
released the latest edition of its much-sought-after Ghost in the Machine. The double IPA is normally produced in smaller quantities, but this summer, Parish is rolling out new batches on a more frequent basis.
The West Bank Beer Fest
is at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale Saturday, July 22. Attendees get a souvenir mug and unlimited tastings of beers from more than 30 breweries, including 40 Arpent Brewing Company, Abita Brewing Company, Bayou Teche Brewing, Bell's Brewing, Covington Brewhouse, Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, Goose Island Beer Company, Lagunitas Brewing, NOLA Brewing Company, Shiner Beer, Tin Roof Brewing and Urban South Brewery. There also is music by Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, the Roots of Music Crusader band and DJ Brice Nice. Riding experiences in sports cars and other vehicles are available prior to the event. Shuttle transportation is available to and from Mandeville, Elmwood and Harrah’s New Orleans. Tickets are $15-$70 and available here
Two of the city's newest breweries are collaborating on a new beer. Brieux Carre Brewing Company
and Royal Brewery New Orleans
are crafting Hans und Franz Roggenbeard, a traditional German-style rye brew known as a roggenbier. There will be release parties Brieux Carre Friday, July 29 and at Royal Brewery on Saturday, July 30.