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Abita Brewing Company

21084 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA
+1 985-893-3143
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Oh what fun

Had this place on my bucket list for awhile. I am so glad we came. We can't wait to come back... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Sherry R
,
Bossier City, Louisiana
via mobile
Neat place to check out

I'm not a big beer drinker but this place is a neat place to check out. It offers a tour which we... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
bl4god
,
Gainesville, Georgia
via mobile
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Founded in 1986, Abita was the first craft brewery to open in the Southeast. Today, we produce 160,000 barrels of beer annually in a range of great tasting, unpretentious styles including Abita Amber, Purple Haze, and Wrought Iron IPA. Located just north of New Orleans, we recently completed a three-year, $30 million state-of-the-art expansion of the brewery that will increase our capacity to 400,000 barrels while introducing groundbreaking environmental advancements to the brewing process.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
21084 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA
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+1 985-893-3143

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Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Had this place on my bucket list for awhile. I am so glad we came. We can't wait to come back. Our tour guide was Dennis, and, he was wonderful. When we come back with others I home we get him again. All the staff...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I'm not a big beer drinker but this place is a neat place to check out. It offers a tour which we did not do, but will next time. The Abita Springs Vanilla Cream Soda is delicious! The gift/souvenir shop has some unique items for...More

Thank bl4god
Reviewed 4 June 2017

As someone who enjoys craft brews and extensively tours breweries all over, it is surprising this is my first tour of Abita brewing (only 30 minutes from my home). So finally we made it over this weekend. Nice sized brewery. Interesting tour. The brewing system...More

Thank Dwise100
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! Five dollars bought me a tour and four drinks! Did not realize Abita sold soda water! The pecan pie soda tasted great and so did the chocolate salted caramel soda. And you know I had to try some beer. The to-gose was interesting and...More

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Fun tour, Guide was funny and entertaining. Tour starts every 1/2 hour on Saturday. Its informative and you get to try 4 beers with $5 tour fee.

Thank Virginia H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Beers were awesome, and Kimmy 'The Boss' Cross was more awesome. Thanks for the hospitality. The tap room was closed for renovations but should be open soon.

2  Thank William M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is a cute little place to have a relaxing time with friends and or family. It is across the road from the river so you can sit outside and have a beautiful view. They also have great food.

Thank AlishaSchex
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I always swing by on my bi-annual road trip. Good, fresh beer. Tours available for newbies, nice way to break up a trip.

Thank BobaTino
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Excellent tour - if you want to know more about beer. Their brewing system is very "green", local, and fascinating to the novice and enthusiast alike. Beers are great! The tour comes with some tastings, and they have sodas, year-round beers, and seasonals all together....More

Thank James M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We did the free self guided tour and it was short and sweet. Staff was still very kind and helpful. Call if you are interested in a guided tour to ensure the day/time you want yo go. Very clean place. Sodas for those who don't...More

Thank terri70068
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