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Louisiana’s Brewery Trail

By: Samantha Crespo

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Drink in Louisiana's brewing culture at a craft brewery or two

Louisiana is synonymous with good times and good food. Naturally, Louisiana’s cuisine pairs perfectly with the state’s craft beers. Look for them in restaurants statewide, or check out the 15 stops at LouisianaBreweryTrail.com for the full experience.

Abita Brewing Company, Abita Springs

Visit the brewery, then dine at the nearby Abita Brew Pub. From late spring through summer, order the Strawberry Harvest Lager made with sweet, local strawberries.

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Bayou Teche Brewing, Arnaudville

This brewery draws from its surroundings, south Louisiana’s Cajun Country, to produce beers that pair happily with regional cuisine. Visit when concerts or food trucks are on-site.

Bayou Teche Brewing, Arnaudville

Bayou Teche Brewing, Arnaudville
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Broken Wheel Brewery, Marksville

This brewery is located in Fresh Catch Bistreaux, so order something savory off the restaurant’s menu to pair with a Broken Wheel craft beer.

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Chafunkta Brewing Company, Mandeville

Chafunkta’s Voo Ka Ray IPA tames the heat of Louisiana’s spicier dishes. Don’t miss the brewery’s “Free Tour Fridays.”

Chafunkta Brewing Company, Mandeville

Chafunkta Brewing Company, Mandeville
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Covington Brewhouse, Covington

Honor local flavors by ordering a pint of Strawberry Ale, a cream ale sweetened with Louisiana strawberry purée.

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Crescent City Brewhouse, New Orleans

After strolling New Orleans' French Quarter, stop in this historic Creole townhouse for house-made beer and fresh, raw oysters.

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Flying Heart Brewing, Bossier City

Report to this historic firehouse-turned-taproom to sample one of Louisiana’s only locally made Milk Stouts.

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Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, Hammond

Visit for a souvenir pint glass and samples of Catahoula Common, a lager that’s light and mildly fruity — perfect for a warm Louisiana day.

Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, Hammond

Gnarly Barley Brewing Company, Hammond
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Great Raft Brewing, Shreveport

Food trucks are always on site when this brewery’s open. Pair a snack or meal with a Southern Drawl Pale Lager.

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NOLA Brewing, New Orleans

The citrus- and floral-tinged NOLA Blonde Ale is always in season. To sample the Hurricane Saison, visit in summer when the ale’s hops and malts mix up this refreshing treat.

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Old Rail Brewing, Mandeville

At this brewpub, enjoy local specialties such as speckled trout with your beer. Flavorful selections include Zest Fest Blood Orange Black IPA, made with Louisiana citrus.

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Parish Brewing Company, Broussard

Order Canebrake at this tap room.  Brewed with Steen’s Cane Syrup crafted in nearby Abbeville, this wheat ale nicely balances bitter and sweet tastes.

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Red River Brewing, Shreveport

Red River brews with the state’s must-eats in mind. Order a malty Blonde Bomber with a fried seafood po' boy.

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Tin Roof Brewing Company, Baton Rouge

Check their calendar to catch a tour with the brewmaster. Seasonal brews such as Watermelon Wheat showcase local ingredients.

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