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Anchor Brotherhood Steam

I’m excited today to get the opportunity to see the Chris Robinson Brotherhood show, so what better time than now to feature the collaboration between CRB and Anchor. Brotherhood Steam beer is a collaboration between the band and brewery and you can read more about it below: A collaboration between the iconic brewery and band, Brotherhood ...

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Terrapin/Cigar City Vapricot Apricot Ginger Imperial IPA

Terrapin Beer Company out of Athens, GA and Tampa’s Cigar City recently collaborated on an imperial IPA featuring apricots and ginger, called Vapricot. These bottles just started showing up in and around south Louisiana. Here’s what they say about it: When you can’t see the smoke through the haze, reach for a beer that cuts ri ...

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Stone Enjoy By 10.31.15 – Too much booze, not enough hops

Over the last week, the latest in Stone Brewing’s Enjoy By IPA Series has started hitting shelves around south Louisiana. Stone takes a lot of care to get this beer in beer drinkers’ hands as quickly as possible, with the drink by date actually being the name of the beer. Hoppy beers like IPAs should always be enjoyed fresh, an ...

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Louisiana Has TWENTY Breweries

On the heels of a laughably ridiculously ignorant article that appeared in The Advocate this week (I'll get a little more into detail with that later), my Facebook thread (on which I posted the link to the journalistic travesty) had a very interesting discussion about what counts as a brewery? I realized that I've been segregating brewpu ...

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Wayfare beer food pairing – The NORA MCGUNNIGLE OKTOBERFEST SPECIAL

Taps at the Wayfare So, one of the things I'm lucky enough to do is experience a pretty wide variety of beer and food pairings with local and national craft breweries (and occasionally some international ones too). I think that this has honed my palate over the years to appreciate the interplay between different food flavor profiles and the di ...

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Cap City Beer Fest is Saturday

The Cap City Beer Fest is this Saturday in downtown Baton Rouge from 11am until 3pm. You can get your tickets for $40 here, unless you like paying $50 at the gate. If you’re still on the fence, check out just some of what will be featured there: The Saint Arnold Chapel of Love will be set up where Saint Arnold will marry people, beer, hop ...

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Keeping the Faith, Spreading the Word

I've been continuing my beer dinner shenanigans this month, and I don't really need to bore you with the details, but I've noticed an interesting trend the last couple dinners I went to, where I've sat with a table of people who I don't know and aren't in the beer world. I had a great time talking to new people not only about the beer we're ...

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Stone Ruination 2.0 – Is it an improvement over the original?

Last spring, Stone Brewing announced that they were retiring their Ruination double IPA after 13 years. This news led to some serious resistance by fans of this hop bomb, however, it was to be replaced with a bigger and better version of its previous self, Ruination 2.0. This version promised to have an updated hop profile that used hops that w ...

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Brew at the Zoo: Beers I’m Serving

Friday evening, the Baton Rouge Zoo plays host to the 2nd annual Brew at the Zoo event. Naturally, I’ll be there helping to serve beer at the Brasseurs a la Maison homebrew area. I say area, because our homebrew club will have more than 30 different beers being served out of a canoe fitted with a whole bunch of taps. And on two of those t ...

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Parish Grand Reserve Day details unveiled

Parish Brewing will host their 3rd annual Grand Reserve Day on November 21st. Tickets will go on sale tomorrow (October 1st) at noon. Parish released details today. Check it out. The link to purchase tickets can be found here. Grand Reserve Day is Saturday November 21st 2015 Tickets are limited and will go on sale tomorrow at 12pm so don ...

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