Three Cool Things to Know About Abita Brewing Company

Learn more about a local beer institution.

Take a quick look inside the Abita Brewing Company with Nola Weekend, and learn some fun facts about the oldest distributor of craft beer in Louisiana.

Founded in 1986, Abita Brewing Company is the largest producer of beer in the state, brewing over 151,000 barrels of beer a year. A full brewpub restaurant is located down the road at the former bottling site, and guided tours of the current facility (which include 4 oz. tastings) are available Wed. through Sun. Self-guided tours are Sun. – Fri. and access to the tap room (and its many beer choices) is available daily.


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