A few months after the BP oil spill ravaged the Gulf Coast in the spring of 2010, Louisiana’s Abita Brewing Co. announced a homebrew contest. Hundreds of recipes came in from around the country. Baton Rouge native Kerry Dale Yoes, who had been homebrewing for eight years, looked to his beloved-now-ravaged home for inspiration. “After... View Article
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News April 7, 2015 - Staff
(Press Release) ABITA SPRINGS, LA—The oldest craft brewer in the Southeast, Abita Brewing Co., which produces 160,000 barrels annually, has completed a three-year, $30 million state-of-the-art expansion that will increase its brewing capacity to 400,000 barrels. Abita is also becoming a Founding Brewery Partner of Enjoy Beer LLC, an enterprise created to provide resources on... View Article
Blogs - John Holl - Web Only April 6, 2015 - John Holl
If you tour the Abita Brewing Co. in Covington, LA, there is a piece of art to the right-hand side of the bar that stands out. It’s a pelican, that grand bird, standing in a pool of water looking out toward the horizon. It’s made entirely of bottle caps—1,800 to be exact. It’s the work... View Article
Pull Up A Stool of Abita Brewing Co. January 6, 2015 - Julie Johnson
With a background in chemical engineering, Jaime Jurado has worked at large and small breweries, including The Lion Brewery, England’s Courage Brewing and Truman Hanbury & Buxton Ltd., Stroh Brewing Co., The Gambrinus Co. (comprising Trumer, Spoetzl and BridgePort breweries) and Susquehanna Brewing Co. He recently brought his three decades of technical brewing experience to... View Article
What's Brewing May 20, 2013 - Staff
To celebrate American Craft Beer Week, brewers from around the country recently joined the staff at All About Beer Magazine for tastings via Google+ Hangout.
Culture - Full Pints Is it the season or the style? January 1, 2013 - Don Russell
Looking at the shelves this season, it occurs to me that Christmas beer must’ve been invented by atheists. Only non-believers completely lacking in dogma could embrace this anything-goes style of beer, a style that not only irreligiously rejects the confines of formal classification but whose original purpose was nothing less than the blasphemous inebriation of... View Article
Beer Talk January 1, 2011 - - -
Abita Brewing Co. Abita Springs, LA Available: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV For every bottle of SOS—Save Our Shore—sold,... View Article
Beer Talk May 1, 2008 - - -
Abita Brewing Co. Abita Springs, LA Available: n/a This IPA is brewed to celebrate the “Mardi Gras Indians,” who sing and chant in the streets of New Orleans, wearing elaborate costumes or “suits” of beads and feathers. Alcohol (vol): 6.5 Alcohol (wt): 5.2 Color: 16 Bitterness: 52 Original gravity: 1060