Brooklyn Brewery hopes that New Orleans is ready to Mash. Since this is New Orleans, the response is, "duh." The week of March 23 is crammed full of beer, food, and fun, and there's something for everyone.
Mash Tap Attacks (3/23, 3/24, 3/26)
The Mash Tap Attacks are tap takeovers at the Bulldog Uptown, The Avenue Pub, and
Dinner Lab Slow Food Dinner (3/24)
On Tuesday, March 24, at a surprise location, Brooklyn is partnering with Dinner Lab to present a multi-course, Slow Supper beer dinner prepared by Brooklyn Brewery chef Andrew Gerson, with courses like Pig Skin Pasta with melted leeks & oyster mushrooms, goat cheese mornay, pickled padron, paired with Brooklyn's Wild Streak ale. Featuring local guest artists and live music. Check the Mash website for tickets, menu, and more details.
State of Craft Beer (3/25)
On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, NOLA Brewing is hosting a State of Craft Beer panel discussion with Brooklyn Brewery, Abita, and NOLA Brewing, (introduced by yours truly, Nora McGunnigle) moderated by Brooklyn Brewery co-founder Steve Hindy with panelists Dylan Lintern (New Orleans Lager and Ale Brewing Company), David Blossman (Abita Brewing Company),Andrew Godley (Parish Brewing and president of the Louisiana Craft Brewers Guild) and John Holl (All About Beer). It starts at 6:00 PM, and tickets are $6.
Pints & Pies (3/25)
If you're downtown, check out Pints & Pies at Pizza Delicious with Brooklyn Brewery house chef Andrew Gerson and the team at Pizza Delicious as they knead, twirl and top their way to some of New Orleans' best pizza, accompanied by plenty of Brooklyn Brewery beers. Starting at 5:00 PM.
Found Footage Festival (3/26)
On Thursday, March 26, one of the most popular events of the Mash tour, the Found Footage Festival, will be at One Eyed Jack's showcasing found video clips from across the country. Curators Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Letterman) present their latest and greatest VHS finds, providing live commentary and where-are-they-now updates on the people in these videotaped obscurities. Starts at 8:00 PM, and tickets are $10.
Chris Gethard Live (3/27)
For comedy and theater nerds, writer, comedian, and actor, Chris Gethard brings together a motley crew of local artists for this highly acclaimed variety show on Friday, March 27 at The New Movement in the Marigny. Doors at 8:00 PM, and tickets are $15.
Animation Block Party (3/29)
On Sunday afternoon, March 29, check out the Animation Block Party at One Eyed Jack's at 2:00 PM, tickets: $5. Casey Safron hosts a screening of the world's best independent, professional, and student animation featuring a special guests and audience Q&A with New Orleans animators the world's best independent, professional and student animation.
Brooklyn Beefsteak (3/29)
Later that night at Republic NOLA will be the gluttonous beef and beer banquet known as Brooklyn Beefsteak. This is a brand new event, so stay tuned for more info on it. Chef Andrew Gerson will be Master of Ceremonies and and Susquehanna Tool & Die Company will be playing. Starts at 5:00 PM, tickets are between $45 - $55.