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Jamar Pierre’s Art Featured in Special Edition Brew Commemorating Jazz Festival

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Oskar Blues Brewery and NOLA Brewing teamed up to create a limited release collaBREWation in honor of the historic New Orleans Jazz Fest. The creation involved a daylong brewing session with the NOLA and Oskar Blues teams at the brewery in Longmont, Colo. The result: The Wolf and The Lamb. The crews teamed up to double up the Double Pilsner style, cranking out a 7% super-pale lager packed with Pilsner malt and loaded with Czech Agnes and Styrian Wolf hops.  Crisp and spicy aromas dotted with perfumy floral, sage-like herbal, and light undertones of berries, pineapple, and citrus.  A slightly bready medium bodied lager flavor continues the European hop onslaught with more herbal and spicy fruity character. Oskar Blues and NOLA Brewing share a mutual love of music and wanted to create something that embodied the people, passion and spirit of Jazz Fest. Part of the project was to engage a local artist to create custom artwork for the can. J. Pierre is a legendary Louisiana artist whose work has been featured in Essence Magazine, HBO’s Treme, House of Deréon, and in the Mayor of Louisiana’s office. J. Pierre utilizes his strong command over mediums such as oil, acrylic, pen, ink, aerosol, and house paint to create a print as vibrant and soulful as the Louisiana culture. In addition to members from the breweries, the collaboration beer and twenty limited edition “The Wolf and the Lamb” signed, numbered and remarked giclee prints will be available from J. Pierre on 100lb hot press paper 16″ x 20″  for $80 at the following events:FullSizeRenderFullSizeRender (1)
  • Avenue Pub 4/20 (Wednesday) @ 4:20pm
  • The Bulldog Uptown 4/20 (Wednesday) @ 7pm
  • World of Beer Warehouse District 4/21 (Thursday) @ 7pm
  • The Rusty Nail 4/22 (Friday) @ 9pm
  • Howlin Wolf  4/23 (Saturday) @ 8pm
  • Maison on Frenchmen St. 4/24 (Sunday) @ 8pm
  • Cooter Browns 4/27 (Wednesday) @ 7pm
Don’t miss this opportunity to bring home a piece of the music and culture of New Orleans that makes it so unique. These limited edition, signed, numbered and remarked giclee prints will go fast. J Pierre looks forward to seeing you at these events! If you can’t make it to one of these events and wish to collect one or both of these giclees please call (504) 656-5540 or email artbyjpierre@gmail.com.
Oskar Blues has been a long-time fan of NOLA Brewing as the first craft-beer-in-a-can brewery in New Orleans and stream of quality beers brewed with love in New Orleans. This partnership marks Oskar Blues one-year anniversary in the Louisiana market. The brew will be available for a limited time in Colorado and Louisiana markets so get it while you CAN.