Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Brooklyn Brewery Mash Events Return to New Orleans

Got this email from Brooklyn Brewery today!
Award-winning craft brewery visits New Orleans to celebrate neighborhood culture, emerging artists and local food scene in weeklong series of food, beer and
community events
New Orleans, LAMarch 29 – April 5, 2014
 What: The second annual Brooklyn Brewery Mash tour hits New Orleans, March 29 - April 5 to celebrate what’s next in food, film, comedy, music, books and beer. The Mash tour is the largest traveling food, beer and arts festival, stopping in ten US cities as well as London and Stockholm in 2014. Brooklyn Brewery has collaborated with New Orleans chefs, artists and craft brewers to create one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for the whole community to enjoy. 
In partnership with Slow Food USA and select event partners and performers from both Brooklyn and New Orleans, the weeklong series features exclusive dinners, concerts and lots of craft beers.  New Orleans Mash partners include: Chef Eman Loubier (Dante's), Marnie Stern, Pauline and Stephen Patterson (Trèo), David Blossman (Abita Brewing Company), Chef Kirk Coco (New Orleans Lager and Ale Brewing Co.), Pizza Delicious, Grow Dat Youth Farm, NOLA Brewing, The Avenue Pub, The Howling Wolfe, D.B.A., Dirty Coast, St. James Cheese and One Eyed Jacks. 
Who: Various spokespeople and Mash tour partners, including:
·         Steve Hindy, President and Co-Founder of Brooklyn Brewery, who will discuss his new book, The Craft Beer Revolution offering insight and perspective as a pioneer of America’s craft beer movement.
·         Brooklyn Brewery Chef Andrew Gerson has joined forces with New Orleans’ own Chef Eman Loubier and Chef Brent Tranchina to offer unique community dining experiences that celebrate local flavors and explore alternative eating spaces in New Orleans.
Where/When:  Check out the list of events for #NOLAMash March 29 - April 5, 2014 below.
Watch:  Check out the Mash video trailer, link here.
Mash tickets are available at
For information, press passes or interviews with Brooklyn Brewery or any of the Mash partners, please contact Robert Woods at (212) 601-8189 or
New Orleans Mash Tour Schedule
Saturday, March 29, 2014
What and Who:  Chef Andrew Gerson will bring his beer experience and pairing knowledge to the good people of NOLA. Armed with some of his favorite pairings from his journeys on the Mash tour Andrew speaks to the delicate balance of malt and hops and how they interplay with the meals you are planning to make.
·         WhereRouses, 400 North Carrollton Avenue New Orleans, LA
·         When:  Starts at 4:00 PM
·         What and WhoArmed with some of his favorite pairings from his journeys on the Mash tour, Brooklyn Brewery Chef Andrew Gerson speaks to the delicate balance of malt and hops and how they interplay with the meals you are planning to make.
·         Where:  Winn-Dixie, 401 North Carrollton Avenue New Orleans, LA
·         When:  Starts at 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 30, 2014
  • What and Who:  Through roaming culinary events, Dinner on the Farm works to connect people back to the land and to the farmers and artisans who are making our communities a better place to live. Enjoy some delta blues and Appalachian stomps at this laidback late-afternoon picnic among hundred year old cypress, oak and palm trees. There will be lots of deliciousness, a farm tour and enough beer for all.
  • Where:  Grow Dat Youth Farm, 150 Zachary Taylor Drive New Orleans, LA
  • When:  Starts at 5:00 PM (Tickets: $65)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014:                                              
  • What and Who:  Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy looks back with his fellow craft beer brothers including Kirk Coco (NOLA Brewing) and David Blossman (Abita Brewing Company) to discuss the circumstances and ambitions that allowed a handful of individuals across the country to challenge one of the largest corporate dynasties in American history. Then they’ll look ahead to the future of good beer and talk about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead for American craft beer.
·         WhereNOLA Brewing, 3001 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, LA
·         When:  Starts at 7:00 PM (Tickets: $6) 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014:
·         What and Who:  With a resume longer than a Garrett Oliver recipe, Brooklyn Brewery Technical Director Mary Wiles, a certified brewmaster in her own right, can answer all of your zymurgy questions. Sample some of our rarest brews, including Mary's Maple Porter, a Brewmaster's Reserve we created using Mary's own maple syrup.
·         Where:  The Avenue Pub, 1732 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA
·         When:  Starts at 7:00 PM (Tickets: Free)
·         What and Who:  In true Brooklyn style, Brooklyn Ha Ha introduces some of the NYC standup scene’s best under-the-radar talent and brings their act to the looser, more freewheeling environment of a rock club. Also performing will be up-and-comers of the NOLA comedy world.
·         Where:  The Howlin Wolf, 615 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA
·         When:  Doors at 9:00 PM (Tickets: $10)
Thursday, April 3, 2014:
            Found Footage Festival
  • What and Who:  The Found Footage Festival celebrates its tenth anniversary with a brand-new show and DVD (Volume 7). Hosts Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, whose credits include The Onion and the Late Show with David Letterman, are excited to show off their new lineup of found video clips and live comedy.
  • Where:  One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA
  • When:  Starts at 7:00 PM (Tickets: $12)
Friday, April 4, 2014: 
  • What and Who: This pop-up dinner party, hosted in a unique, non-traditional location, embodies The Mash. In each city we visit, we bring together some of our favorite people to create a memorable meal and moment. Our partner for the tour is the incomparable, members-only, Dinner Lab, whom we first met the last time we were in New Orleans.
  • WhereSurprise location, announced day-of
  • When:  Starts at 7:00 PM (Tickets: $65)
Saturday, April 5, 2014: 
·         What and Who: Send off a whirlwind week of Mash fun with our closing party at Howlin’ Wolf. Opening act Native America, Brooklyn rocker Marnie Stern, food trucks, a Dirty Coast apparel collaboration for sale and a video art installation by Nuit Blanche New York, make this show more than just a concert.
·         Where: One Eyed Jacks, 615 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA
·         When: Starts at 8:00 PM (Free admission)
·         What and Who: Join us at THE New Orleans craft beer mecca, Avenue Pub, for cask conditioned firkins of Brooklyn Summer Ale, Brooklyn EIPA and the ever elusive Blast! These three naturally fermented brews will be alongside select pairings from St. James Cheese. As Polly says, “drink what you love.”
·         Where: Avenue Pub, 1732 St. Charles Avenue New Orleans, LA
·         When: Starts at 2:00 PM

1 comment:

Travis said...

Yo. Mash Bash. Howlin' Wolf or not?