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Tim Hood, Owner of The Varsity, Dies

Early week news and upcoming events in the beer world.

Courtyard Brewery beer to go
Courtyard Brewery beer to go
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SAD NEWS—Tim Hood, co-owner of the pioneering Baton Rouge The Chimes franchise Parrain's Seafood and owner of The Varsity, died today, February 9, due to cancer. He is survived by his wife and three children. [NOLA]

BEER HERE—Dat Dog will be setting up shop at NOLA Brewing for a pre-Muses brat n' beer boil from 1-4pm on Thursday, February 12. Expect sausages cooked in Muses Beer and many delicious brews. Check the event page for more info. [EaterWire]

GROWLER ALERT—Speaking of parades, The Courtyard Brewery has plastic 32 ounce growlers for sale and is a mere two blocks from the parade route. Head over to get amazing, fresh beer to go. [EaterWire]

Courtyard Brewery

1020 Erato St, New Orleans, LA 70130

NOLA Brewing Tap Room

3001 Tchoupitoulas Street, , LA 70115 (504) 896-9996 Visit Website

Dat Dog

5030 Freret Street, , LA 70115 (504) 899-6883 Visit Website