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Dixie Brewery Opened January 25, 2020

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Brew Bus Shenanigans Episode 29 Dixie Brewing opened it’s doors into a thriving Big Easy beer scene back in 1907. Over 35 breweries came and went from 1850 through the early ’20’s, but only three breweries survived Prohibition, and only one survived the test of time until Hurricane Katrina flooded New Orleans in 2005, closing…

Top 10 Miel Brewery Beers from the Past Year

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Miel Brewery Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary By Matt Marsiglia, NOLA Brew Bus Founder October 10, 2019 Miel Brewery & Taproom opened with much anticipation in October of 2018. Conveniently located just one block from NOLA Brewing, excited Irish Channel residents were quick to adopt the brewery as a local favorite. Co-Owners Janice & Alex transformed the…

LSU Football Impresses; Tiger Stadium Beer Choices…Not So Much

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LSU Chose Corporate over Local by Matt Marsiglia, NOLA Brew Bus Founder September 4, 2019 Like many born & raised Louisianians, LSU football is a way of life. Already one of the world’s premier sports experiences just got better. For the first time in the history of Tiger Stadium, LSU now sells beer on Gameday,…

Come Visit the NOLA Brew Bus at Uncle Sam Jam

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Sponsored by Port Orleans Brewing Come celebrate Independence Day with Port Orleans Brewing & NOLA Brew Bus at Uncle Sam Jam! This free festival will showcase live local & national acts, a fireworks display, local food vendors and tasty craft beer from Port Orleans Brewing throughout the festival. Be sure to swing by and chat…

Harry Potter Beer Festival coming to New Orleans

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Costumes, Butterbeer & More Our Co-Founder, Jesse, may or may not know every word from the original Harry Potter film dating back to 2001. But her favorite film series paired with BEER; Hell Yah ! Now mix together Harry Potter fanatics and beer lovers in New Orleans, home to the hashtag #costumecloset can it get…

Dixie Beer to open in New Orleans on January 25, 2020

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Gayle Benson’s Multi-Million Dollar Brewery Hopes to Transform New Orleans East by NOLA Brew Bus STAFF Dixie Beer for almost a century was a loved local New Orleans brewed beer. Local natives have their nostalgic memories drinking Dixie Beer on long hot summer nights. But, in 2005, Hurricane Katrina knocked out the city’s infrastructure. Upon…

Parleaux Beer Lab & Royal Brewery Each Celebrate 2-Year Anniversaries this Weekend in New Orleans

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Saturday in the Bywater and Sunday in the East by Brew Bus Staff Two New Orleans breweries celebrate 2-years in style this weekend! Parleaux Beer Lab & Royal Brewery opened in the spring of 2017. Both businesses, 2 years later, are still the only breweries in each prospective neighborhood. You can expect a great experience…

Parish Brewing & Other Half Brewing Collaborate…the Internet goes crazy

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Two IPAs sold out in 2 minutes Parish Brewing resides in small-town Broussard, located 2.5 hours west of New Orleans. They have become a household name for Louisiana craft beer lovers. Parish started the Louisiana IPA movement by brewing one of the best Double IPAs in the country, Ghost in the Machine. Find Ghost in…

Urban South Brewery Turned 3 Years Old!

Check Out Urban South’s Meteoric Rise in Popularity In March 2016, Urban South opened in New Orleans’ Irish Channel Neighborhood. By the end of the one-calendar year, they brewed 2,000 barrels of beer. Year 2, 6,000. Year 3, over 10,000. Year 4, they expect more than 15,000 barrels making them the 2nd or 3rd largest…

Top 5 Most Underrated Beers in New Orleans Right Now

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5 Breweries, 5 Beers by Matt Marsiglia, NOLA Brew Bus Founder October 16, 2018 At the start of 2014, New Orleans was home to just one brewery: New Orleans Lager & Ale Brewing Company. Just 4 years later, it’s getting difficult just to keep up with all the amazing beers being manifested in this great…