By Bob Thames
March is a crazy month for us at GRB. We’ve wrapped up Mardi Gras season, spring-like weather is upon us and we have events coming in all markets throughout the month.
On March 18 (3/18 aka 318 day), we are celebrating the 1st birthday of 318 Golden Ale. From the time Lindsay and Andrew first shared this beer, and the concept for this beer, with the team, we knew it would be a hit. But I think we were all a little surprised by just how popular 318 Golden Ale became in such a short period of time. Out the gates, 318 Golden Ale saw great success and became the best selling craft beer in NWLA in 2018.
That brings us to the celebration. For “318” Day this year we’re partnering up with one of our friends at Ki’ Mexico. The celebration kicks off at 5 and is set to be one of our best collaborations with the Mondragon crew to date. Local art from Paige Powell, sweet treats by Sweetport, a special crawfish taco, and 318 Golden Ale will all be showcased on Monday 3/18 at this event.
Luckily enough 3/18 is also the beginning of a week-long culinary showcase in Shreveport. Over 50 restaurants participate in 318 Restaurant Week and almost half of those are featuring your favorite golden ale. 318 will be available for just $3 pint/can. Check out the list of participating locations below.
- Abby Singer’s Bistro
- Beauxjax Crafthouse
- Frank’s Louisiana Kitchen
- Frank’s Pizza
- Johnny Frijoles
- Ki Mexico
- Parish Taceaux
- Pizza Rev
- Rhino Coffee Downtown
- Twisted Root
- Wine Country
- The Port Grill
Join us Monday at Ki’ Mexico or catch us at any of the amazing 318 Restaurant Week events. And don’t miss the 3.18 Mile Road Race on Friday, 3/22 before Crawfest.
Show us how you 318 and participate in our Instagram social media contest. Participating is simple.
- Take a picture while enjoying a 318 Golden Ale
- Post to Instagram between 3/18 and 3/23
- Tag @greatraftbeer and include #318beer
- Winner announced on Sunday, 3/24
- Prize 318 gift pack including a 12 pk, 318-branded ice chest, glassware, koozies and more