Louisiana’s craft beer industry is tiny but growing. Courtyard Brewing’s ramping up their efforts toward a late summer opening over on Erato Street, while Junction, a new craft beer bar from the team behind Molly’s On The Market is currently building out an old grocery store on St Claude for a 40 tap beer/burger hall.

Baby steps. In five years New Orleans will be chockablock with good beer but for right now it’s still a piecemeal effort to find the good stuff in town.

Thursday July 10th 2014 Brooklyn Brewery is setting up shop at Buffalo Wild Wings out in Metairie for a five course wing feast with beer pairings for $25 http://brooklynbrewery.com/blog/event/buffalo-wild-wings-rooftop-beer-dinner-la/

Founders Brewing is putting their money where their mouth is. They’ll be blowing through $25 million over the next year as they expand their brewery’s capacity so they can produce 600k barrels per annum. http://www.mlive.com/business/west-michigan/index.ssf/2014/07/founders_will_double_in_size_b.html#incart_river_default

Founders was the 26th largest brewery in USA in 2013.

Saint Arnold is preparing to roll out a new series called Amber Ale Dry Hopped Series. All brews will be released in 22 oz bottles. First release: Liberty Hops. Second release: Cascade Hops. 3rd release: Mosaic hops.

World Of Beer, a large craft beer chain is preparing to build out a location on Julia Street in the CBD http://canalstreetbeat.com/world-of-beer-restaurant-opening-in-warehouse-district/

Craft beer shipped to your door via the postal service http://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/2357818/stanwell-park-womans-crafty-new-beer-venture/?cs=298

Last week’s: This Week In Craft Beer News: Courtyard Brewery, Great Raft Brewing, Blue Moon Theory,Jack Joyce RIP http://www.scrumptiouschef.com/food/2014/6/24/This-Week-In-Craft-Beer-News-Courtyard-Brewery-Great-Raft-Brewing-Blue-Moon-TheoryJack-Joyce-RIP?adminview=true

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