Thursday, May 20, 2010

American Craft Beer Week: The Beer Buddha's Event Pick of the Week

As you know, or should know, American Craft Beer Week is going on throughout the nation. I previously posted the events taking place in New Orleans and just want to send out a reminder. If you are going to any event this week it is my recommendation that you DO NOT miss the Saturday event at Avenue Pub. Here are some details I think you'll enjoy:

Where: Avenue Pub
When: May 22nd starts at 1pm
What: American Craft Beer Week
How Much: $20

Details: For $20 you get 12 4oz pours! If you bring a receipt from another ACBW event in the city you will get an extra 4oz pour of your choice.(Limit 3 receipts and Avenue Pub will be keeping those receipts so don't get attached)

What's to Drink:


Rogue English Bitter
He'Brew Lenny RIPA aged in Sazerac barrels
Bayou Teche Bouchanee(Smoked Hefe)
Lazy Magnolia Vanilla Bean Stout
Abita Restoration
Abita Jockamo
NOLA Hopitoulas
NOLA Hurricane Saison


* indicates beer is making its Louisiana premiere
+ indicates beer is making its draft premiere (previously only available in bottles in this state)

*Brooklyn Blast

*Brooklyn EIPA

*Brooklyn Heffeweizen

*Harpoon Leviathan Series Big Bohemian Pilsner

*Rogue Double Mocha Porter

*Rogue John John Juniper Pale Ale aged in Gin Barrels

*Rogue Mogul Madness

+Brooklyn Summer

+Northcoast Blue Star Wheat

+Northcoast Scrimshaw Pilsner

+Rogue Brutal IPA

+Unibroue Chambly Noire Black Belgian Ale

+Unibroue La Terrible Barley Wine

+Unibroue Trois Pistoles Strong Belgian Ale

Abita Restoration

Abita Select Imperial Pilsner

Bayou Teche LA 31

Bear Republic Racer 5

Brooklyn Lager

Coney Island White Albino Python (with Ginger)

Covington Pilsner

Covington Strawberry

Gordon Biersch Marzen or Czech Pilsner

Gordon Biersch Summerbrau or Heffe

Harpoon IPA

Harpoon UFO


Hurricane Saison

Lazy Magnolia Jefferson Sweet Potato Stout on Nitro

Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan

Nola Blonde

Nola Brown

Northcoast Red Seal

Rogue Shakespeare Stout on Nitro

Stone Oaked Arrogant Bastard

Stone Smoked Porter

Stone Sublimely Self Righteous Black IPA

Unibroue Apple Éphémère

Unibroue Blanc De Chambly

Ok, so you can pick your jaw up off the floor now. Now you see why I recommend this event! Hopefully I'll see you there. I'll only be there for an hour since I'm celebrating my anniversary that night with the wife!


The Beer Buddha

***EDIT*** This just in from Avenue Pub!

Additonal Specialty beers on tap or cask for Craft beer Day! ( full bottle, draft & cask list attached)
Abita Has Kegged just 1 keg of their Bottle only Summer Seasonal Satsuma Wit. The recipe has been tweaked and it will be available ONLY on Saturday. We have promised Abita to Stop serving it after the event closes. The bottle roll out on this beer will be in early June.
Rogue Chipolte Ale( on tap now)
Rogue I2pa( will replace Rogue Brutal Bitter when it blows)
Rogue American Amber ( will replace Mogul Madness when it blows)
Northcoast Old Stock Ale
We are experimenting with infusions now. On the balcony you will be able to try Abita Satsuma and NOLA BLonde that has been infused at the bar with Citra Hops.

Back on Tap for Saturday's event:
Brooklyner Weiss, Brooklyn Summer, Brooklyn EIPA, Brooklyn Blast, Rogue John John Juniper Pale Ale in gin barrells, Rogue Double Mocha Porter, Rogue Mogul Madness, Coney Island White Albino Python( I call it poor man's Hitochino), Rogue Brutal Bitter, 7 cask conditioned ales will be tapped throughout the day.


Tanya said...

I'm so there!!! I haven't gotten the email yet with the exact taps....but those look about right from when I was there yesterday :)

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