Mardi Gras-Inspired Beers to Drink on the Parade Route This Year

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Know what pairs well with bead catching in the parade? A nice and cool alcoholic drink.

There are all kinds of spirits you can find on a parade route: cocktails, shots, sodas, hurricanes, bloody marys, wine, frozen daiquiris, and of course, beer. There are many breweries in Louisiana, and many join the Carnival fun by offering seasonal options.

You can find Mardi Gras-inspired sours, pilsners, ales, and more from a number of Louisiana businesses this time of year. These go perfectly with watching decorated floats go by and hot boiled crabs.

Here is a list of bon temps beers.

Abita: Mardi Gras Bock

The brewery says this seasonal beer is brewed with pale, pilsner and caramel malts and German Perle hops.

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Brieux Carrè: No place for Pils on Mardi Gras day

The brewery describes this as a “balanced pilsner with sweet bready malt and a savory floral herbal quality to the hops.”

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Mudbug Brewery: King Cake Ale

Have you ever wanted to drink a king cake? Now you can. This Mardi Gras flavored beer is brewed with vanilla, cinnamon, and milk sugar.

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Port Orleans Brewing Co.: Bacchus Blonde Ale

If you’re headed to New Orleans for the Bacchus parade, here’s the beer for you. This beer is described as a light bodied blonde ale with a mild malt flavor.

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Tin Roof: The Flamingo Extravaganza

This pink lemonade IPA goes perfectly with the theme and outfits of the Spanish Town Parade in Baton Rouge.

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Tin Roof: Cry Baby Cream Ale

What does it taste like? “Silky ribbons of vanilla and a layer of cinnamon and nutmeg marry sugar and spice, and the addition of Cascade Hops creates the perfect balance of a hearty, creamy beer with a hint of sweetness,” says the brewer online. .

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Urban South Brewery: Carnival Time

The brewery says this sour beer is paired with king Dong Phuong cakes, fried chicken, and doubloons. This seasonal beer is available in a pack of four.

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Zony Mash: Mystical Mardi Gras Beer

This sour beer is described as a hurricane daiquiri in a can with sweet, spicy and juicy flavors.

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