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Abita Brewing Company

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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My mom enjoyed this trip

You have to come to visit this Brewery is very nice and Kim was fantastic with the tour try the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great local beer

There is a sign on the road now pointing to the entrance and tours. The beer is great. For the tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Madisonville, Louisiana
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting room”(31 reviews)
“purple haze”(17 reviews)
“great brewery”(5 reviews)
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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
21084 Highway 36, Abita Springs, LA 70433-8651
+1 985-893-3143
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have to come to visit this Brewery is very nice and Kim was fantastic with the tour try the Blueberry beer is so good!

Thank Tosa7011R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a sign on the road now pointing to the entrance and tours. The beer is great. For the tour the cost is $5 and you get to sample 4 different brews @ 4oz each. Not exactly Europe or German standards but what the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I showed up late for the tour and it was the last one of the day but a very nice employee gave me a quick private tour for no charge and showed me how the different beers are made. It is a fascinating process. There...More

Thank BigJon55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had this brewery pegged on the map for a while and were finally in the area. The place is big, large outdoor grass area, plenty of parking and cool brick courtyard. They gave it a New Orleans style feel from the front facade, brick...More

Thank 116Burch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was quick and our young lady was very matter of fact and never looked up to acknowledge people’s questions or try to interact with us. Now, that being said the Brewery is impressive and the $5 for our tour paid for itself in...More

Thank Crystal X
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Decided to come here to help celebrate my sisters birthday and to get away from the city and all its Red Dress glory! Jessica was our tour guide and she was way fun and very knowledgeable! The tour was set up to where it was...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We stopped at the visitor’s center in Covington. Robin, our server was very knowledgeable and friendly and also told great stories as well. He poured us several samples before we made our choice. I opted for their Bourbon Street Old Fashioned Pale Ale (a steroid...More

Thank Originaldemonseed
Reviewed July 10, 2018

This place was very interesting. We took the guided tour and found it to be very informative about brewing beers & sodas. The tour ended with an opportunity to try 4-4oz serving of beer and/or soda of choice. I recommend Purple Haze and Bayou Bootlegger...More

Thank krscalberg3
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Did the guided tour. Super cool to hear about the beer is made and we had 4 free samples each. Definitely try out the new beers they’re testing at the pub! We tried earl grey and Neapolitan-delicious!!

1  Thank Caila M
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Super reasonable price! Informative guide. Super friendly! Tasting in the tap room was a lot of fun! Great brews to try and even buy. Super clean facilities. Beautiful sitting area inside and outside. Nice gifts room. All around a fun and enjoyable experience.

Thank Sarah G
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