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1880’s

New Orleans is known as the “Brewing Capital of the South,” with about fifty breweries listed in the city directory.

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1869

The first refrigeration equipment is installed in the Old Canal Brewery at Toulouse and Villere Streets.

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1869

Eagle Brewery opens at 1640 Tchoupitoulas (currently an electrical station).

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1840’s

The Lemp Brewing Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, begins shipping lager to New Orleans. Due to river transit, quite a large amount of beer is lost due to both freezing barrels in the winter and exploding barrels in the summer.

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1726

The first New Orleans brewery, The Brasserie, opens in what is now the Bywater section of New Orleans. Owned by Pierre Dreux and his brother Mathurin, it was essentially a plantation that made its money by supplying beer to Nouvelle Orleans.

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Machine gun adventures available in Metairie

METAIRIE, LA (WGNO) -- Top tourism cities like Las Vegas have offered the opportunity for year, and travelers have booked trips to take advantage of the opportunity. Now, an indoor firing range in Metairie is giving people the opportunity to fire a fully automatic machine gun -- several kinds actually.  Locals and tourists are jumping at [...]

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