This Week’s Beer Shenanigans: 9/3

This Week's Beer Shenanigans

Beer Events & News, The Week of September 3rd

Alexis Dickie, 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 the beer releases, the special events, and the reoccurring events happening in the New Orleans beer scene below!

Beer Releases

NOLA Brewing Bad Decision Lemur

Bad Decision Lemur

This week brings another small batch IPA release from NOLA Brewing: Bad Decision Lemur. Check out our blog post on their incredibly popular small batch IPA series here.

Bad Decision Lemur is a New England style IPA brewed with Aramis, Cashmere, and Mistral hops. It’s hazy, it’s juicy, and it clocks in at 7.3% ABV.

Curved Space Thyme

NOLA is also releasing another beer in their NOLA Funk Series, Curved Space Thyme. This is an American Sour Ale aged in neutral oak barrels for 8 months on galaxy hops and thyme. 5.1%ABV

Bad Decision Lemur and Curved Space Thyme will be released in the taproom on Saturday.

German Fest Bier

On Saturday Wayward Owl releases their German Fest Bier in the taproom in honor of Oktoberfest. Be sure to check out this malty and delicious beer before the season is over!

Special Events

Blues, Beer, & Wing Thing 

Blues, Beer, & Wing Thing

Port Orleans is hosting their 2nd annual mini-festival for Labor Day featuring music, beer, lawn games, and a wing cook-off. Wing proceeds will benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and their fight to cure cancer!

Krispy Krunchy Foods LLC has generously donated 700lbs of chicken wings to the cause, so make sure you stop by and stuff your faces, drink a lot of beer, and know that it’s all going to a good cause! Local chefs from Frencheeze Food TruckCooter Brown’s Tavern & Oyster BarThe Picnic BasketChef Johnson – Johnson Truck, and Domenica are competing to see who can cook the best wings.

Music will be by Old Riley & The Water.

Game Night at 504 Craft Beer Reserve

Mid-City is rotating a board game night and this week it is at 504 Craft Beer Reserve.  The event is free and open to the public and taking place on Tuesday from 5-9PM.

New yoga series at Port Orleans

Yoga at Port Orleans

Port Orleans announced a new yoga series on Tuesdays from 6-7pm in their beer garden leading up to the Gleason Classic. Participants will receive $4 happy hour beers (with the exception of Gleason IPA as a portion of that beer goes back to charity).

Bring your own mat, water, and towel. The class is free but donations are appreciated.

Saints Watch Party

Brieux Carre & Second Line are hosting watch parties for Sunday’s Saints game versus the Buccaneers. The game is at 12pm. Brieux Carre is offering $1 off beers during the game and Second Line will have a food pop-up from La Monita.

Public Open Cellar Day at Avenue Pub

Avenue Open Cellar Day

Check out Avenue Pub’s newly remodeled cellar/bottle room and drink some vintage beers! Open to the public on Sunday from 2-5pm.

St James Cheese & Parleaux Beer Pairing

St James & Parleaux pairing

On Wednesday Parleaux & St James Cheese are partnering for a beer and cheese pairing. The event begins at 7pm at Parleaux and tickets are $40 for 4 beers and 4 cheeses.

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 9/3  Yoga at NOLA Brewing

Tuesday 9/4 Trivia at Urban South

Wednesday 9/5 Trivia at NOLA Brewing

Wednesday 9/5 Fantasy Draught at Port Orleans

Wednesday 9/5 Groundhog Day screening at Second Line

Thursday 9/6 Beer tasting at 504 Craft Beer Reserve

Thursday 9/6 Dunc & Holder Roadshow at NOLA Brewing

Thursday 9/6 Drinking with the Breweries at Craft Beer Cellar

Friday 9/7 $4 Happy Hour at Port Orleans

Friday 9/7 Trivia at Broad Street Cider & Ale

Sunday 9/9 Comedy night at Parleaux Beer Lab

Sunday 9/9 Yoga at Abita

Sunday 9/9 Sunday Funday at Urban South

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