The past decade has seen an explosion in craft beer breweries, wineries, and distilleries across the world. More and more people are creating their own spirits that consumers can’t seem to get enough of. Even sake, the fermented rice drink that hails from Japan, is being made for new generations in small breweries throughout the U.S.
NOLA Brewing is one of the longest running breweries in the greater New Orleans area, and they’re only getting bigger and better every single year. NOLA Brewing teamed up with the organizers of the T-Bois Blues Festival to bring the funk to the brewery with bands including the Lost Bayou Ramblers. This was also a great way for NOLA Brewing to unleash their latest creation Down the Bayou Strawberry Blonde Ale.
There’s a new local liquor in town, and this one came out just in time for a sensational Saints season. Who Dat Vodka is a spirit with soul. Before even sampling it, you can see the NOLA influence on the gorgeous label featuring a cast of old school NOLA characters. The release party took place at Gris Gris Restaurant on Magazine Street complete with Saints superfans and a brass band.
It was certainly a blustery evening atop the East Jefferson General Hospital parking garage. The night sky was beautiful, but the wind was blowing so fiercely that the beer from all over America and the world could hardly be kept in our cups, as delicious as it was.
It was a taste of the Florida Keys at Palace Cafe on a steamy October Monday. As we sipped on expertly crafted cocktails that were brought to life through the research of author Philip Greene who wrote To Have and Have Another: A Hemingway Cocktail Companion
I always look forward to the Kenner Wine & Food Experience held at the incredibly luxurious Chateau Country Club in Kenner.
Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whisky’s Tim Herlihy explains how St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in Ireland. It’s not what you think!