This Week in Beers: 8/27

This Week in Beers

Beer Events & News, The Week of August 27th

Brew Bus Staff


With so many beer events and happenings across the city it can be hard to keep up! Don’t fret, we’ve got your back.

We’ve got a running list of beer events so you can plan in advance, and we’re also going to do a deep dive each week on what the week ahead will bring.

Check out both the special and standing events happening in New Orleans below!

Special Events

Beer Releases

Brieux Carre Beer Release

Brieux Carre’s ‘It’s Not a Helicopter, Ya Dummy’

So many beers! This week’s beer releases kick off on Thursday with ‘It’s Not a Helicopter, Ya Dummy’ at Brieux Carre. This IPA is heavy on Chinook and Cashmere hops.

Next up is a triple beer release at Urban South! Friday they are releasing Strawberry Lime Margarita Gose, Blackberry Tart, and Grapefruit IPA.

Saturday NOLA Brewing is releasing Darkest Before Dawn, their seasonal dark lager.

Saturday also brings the release of Broad Street Cider & Ale’s The Rose Garden, a dry cider made with rosewater.

LSU Watch Parties

Urban South LSU Party

This weekend finally brings the return of college football which means time to drink beer & watch LSU! Both Brieux Carre and Urban South are hosting watch parties. The game is on Sunday at 6:30pm!


Port Orleans Bingo

It’s bingo night at Port Orleans on Wednesday from 6-9pm. Bingo cards are $3 for one or $5 for two, with prizes for every winner! Bingo benefits are going to NAMI New Orleans, the local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

Brewer’s Cup

Rouler Cycling is partnering with local breweries and bringing their Goldsprints around the city to raise move to fight pediatric cancer. It’s free to watch/heckle, and only $5 to race. This week they are visiting NOLA Brewing for their final event with grand prizes! Check it out Wednesday from 7-10pm.

Movie Screenings

This week you can catch Idiocracy at Wayward Owl on Wednesday at 7pm or The Hangover at Second Line Brewing on Wednesday at 8pm.

Team Gleason Party at Rusty Nail

Team Gleason Party

Join Team Gleason at The Rusty Nail on Thursday from 4-7pm for a Gleason IPA Party! Watch the game and drink a Gleason IPA on draft. There will also be a chance to win VIP tickets to Gleason Gras!

Songwriters’ Rounds

NOLA Brewing is hosting their monthly songwriters’ night! They’ll have three mics, rotating songs, and $1 off pints for all participants. Check it out Tuesday starting at 7pm.

Standing Events


Photo courtesy of NOLA Brewing

These events occur every week! Be sure to check out all the fun, from yoga to trivia to Happy Hour, and more!

Monday 8/27  Yoga at NOLA Brewing

Tuesday 8/28 Trivia at Urban South

Wednesday 8/29 Trivia at NOLA Brewing

Wednesday 8/29 Fantasy Draught at Port Orleans

Thursday 8/30 Beer tasting at 504 Craft Beer Reserve: Bell’s, Port Orleans, and Royal

Thursday 8/30 Dunc & Holder Roadshow at NOLA Brewing

Thursday 8/30 Drinking with the Breweries at CBC: Urban South

Thursday 8/30 Brewer’s Night at Junction: Great Raft

Friday 8/31 $4 Happy Hour at Port Orleans

Friday 8/31 Friday Night Jazz at Second Line Brewing

Friday 8/31 Trivia at Broad Street Cider & Ale

Sunday 9/2 Comedy night at Parleaux Beer Lab

Sunday 9/2 Sunday Funday at Urban South

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