NOLA Brewing To Sponsor Cask Garden at NOI Beer Fest


Go Read UNO's Profile of NOLA Brewing's Kirk Coco

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Ever wonder how or why NOLA Brewing Company came into being? The University of New Orleans clearly did, so they published this pretty in-depth feature of NOLA Brewing president Kirk Coco. (Jump to page 30.)

UNO student Adam Norris writes a pretty solid piece on the evolution and success of the only production brewery in Orleans Parish. He quotes Coco on the initial inspiration for starting up:

"I was drinking Dixie religiously at the time," Coco says. "And by the way, the label of the bottle says 'Dixie New Orleans.' And I'm looking at the bottle and I say, 'Oh my God, made in Monroe, Wisconsin!' I had been drinking this beer for the last six months ... and the money's been going to Wisconsin."
So he hooked up with a master brewer and started making some really good beer.You go Kirk Coco.

 

And in other NOLA Brewing news, they're still doing their brewery tours at 2pm every Friday (so, in a little over an hour from now) and tonight they're tapping a cask of Hopitoulas at Avenue Pub.

· The Man Behind the Glass [UNO]
· All Craft Booze Coverage on Eater NOLA [-ENOLA-]

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Read the full article HERE.