Abita Andygator Helles Doppelbock

Abita Brewing Company, Abita Springs, LA Andygator is a fiercesome beast.  Don’t let this toothy grin, slightly sweet flavor and subtle fruit aroma fool you: this cold-blooded creature is a Helles Doppelbock that can sneak up on you.  This unique, high-gravity brew is made with pale malt, German lager yeast, and German Perle hops.  Sip,…

Great Raft Southern Drawl Pale Lager

Great Raft Brewing, Shreveport, LA German influenced.  Southern brewed.  Mildly traditional.  Wildly drinkable. 5.2% ABV This Pale Lager is golden in color with not much of a nose to it: just a hint of malt.  In essence, it tastes like a lager but without the lager bite; that is replaced by the smoothness of an…

Abita Turbodog

Abita Brewing Company, Abita Springs, LA Inside every dog, there’s a Turbodog ready to break free.  This very good dog has a rich, dark color and body with a sweet chocolate, toffee-like flavor.  Turbodog is powered by pale, caramel and chocolate malts and Willamette hops for runaway good times. 5.6% ABV Dark brown in color…

NOLA Brown Ale

NOLA Brewing Company, New Orleans, LA We live in New Orleans.  We like dark beer.  That’s why we have crafted the perfect, light bodied, full flavored brown ale that you can drink all year round.  Our English style mild brown ale has a rich dark color with an aroma of chocolate, coffee, and caramel.  This…

NOLA 7th Street Wheat

NOLA Brewing Company, New Orleans, LA Named in honor of the 7th Street Wharf across the street from the brewery, this filtered wheat ale has pounds of fresh lemon basil added after fermentation.  The light citrus taste with a hint of spicy herb on the back helps keep you cool during those hot summer days,…

Parish Canebrake

Parish Brewing Company, Broussard, LA 4.9% ABV This golden/orange colored beer smells strongly of sugar and, frankly, tastes like carbonated sugar water.  It quite possibly gave us the diabetes.  The wheat base is pleasant, but overpowered by cloying sweetness and a lingering sweet aftertaste.  We know this is a popular beer but cannot figure out…

Tin Roof Juke Joint IPA

Tin Roof Brewing Company, Baton Rouge, LA 7% ABV Golden/amber in color with notes of fruit and hops on the nose.  Strangely this beer is both light and big simultaneously.  Very bitter up front then dies away rapidly.  A bit of malt at the end but little/no fruit.  One dimensional and out of balance: bitterness…

Chafunkta VooKaRay IPA

Chafunkta Brewing Company, Mandeville, LA Voo Ka Ray, or “Vieux Carre” (French Quarter), is a malt forward yet hop-central Imperial IPA that avoids the extra bitterness found in many other IPAs with similar hop levels by using a ‘Late Hopping’ brewing technique, which allows for the flavor and aroma of the hops to shine without…

NOLA Hopitoulas IPA

NOLA Brewing Company, New Orleans, LA Hopitoulas is the product of our Brewmaster Peter “Hopzilla” Caddoo’s 30+ years of brewing experience and overall love for IPAs.  Created at our Tchoupitoulas Street Brewery, our dry-hopped IPA was hand crafted with six malts and six hops to accentuate aromas of citrus and pine.  We think you’ll taste…

Lazy Magnolia Southern Hops’pitality IPA

Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Kiln, MS A traditional IPA at its core, we have built Southern complexity into this brew.  The aroma is a bold citrus burst on the front end with hints of tropical fruits such as grapefruit, orange, and mango in the finish. 5.5% ABV Lazy Magnolia’s Southern Hops’pitality is not as fruity…

Lazy Magnolia Timber Beast Rye IPA

Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Kiln, MS Timber Beast is the first in Lazy Magnolia’s Back Porch series.  A spicy, full-bodied Imperial Rye Pale Ale balanced with a generous dose of Zythos hops.  Retreat to the Back Porch and be a little Lazy.  Big Cheers, Y’all. 9% ABV Timber Beast smells malty and fruity.  It is…

Chandeleur Lil’ Smack IPA

Chandeleur Brewing Company, Gulfport, MS A gulf coast India Pale Ale that is brewed for drinking.  A touch of malt and tons of late hops showcase tropical and citrus flavors of American hops.  Not overly bitter, you hold an IPA in your hand that’s all about the good times. 6.5% ABV Chandeleur’s Lil’ Smack is…