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Abita Brewing
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166 Barbee Road
PO Box 1510
Covington LA 70433
Telephone: +1 985-893-3143 x201
Hours: Wednesday-Friday 2:00pm-3:00pm, Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.
Brewer: Jaime Jurado, Mark Wilson
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Notes

Opened: 1986

Annual Production: 42,000 bbl

Contributors: Andrew Swagler, anonymous, Eric Sorensen, Mario Kornmesser, Siegfried Binge

Abita also operates a "brew pub" in their original location at 72011 Holly Street in Abita Springs. They don't brew there anymore, but it's a full-service restaurant serving all of their beers. They're closed on Mondays.

Updated: March 29, 2017

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Beer List

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    8.00% abv.
    • Date: June 8, 2010 (#8245)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Brix, Omaha NE
      Score: 19½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3½)
      Malty, spicy. Dark-fruity.
      Mouthfeel (10)
      Chewy, fizzy. Lots of dark Munich / Special B maltiness. Nicely spicy and just a little warming.
      Overall Impression (3)
      Real good beer!

  • 8.00% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: October 4, 2009 (#7924)
      Package: draught
      Place: Beer Fest I, New Orleans LA
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Deep golden. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Rich malt, grainy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium — surprisingly light — body. Smooth. Nicely malty, mildly grainy. Maybe some alcohol.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good Helles Bock. Weak Doppelbock.

  • German-Style Brown Ale/Düsseldorf-Style Altbier

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    Münchner-Style Helles
    4.50% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: October 6, 2009 (#7936)
      Package: draught
      Place: Avenue Pub, New Orleans LA
      Score: 17 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red-amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Clean, mild, toasty malt.
      Mouthfeel (9)
      Medium body, smooth. Big biscuity malt. Mild fruity hop flavor. Low bitterness.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Good clean beer, somewhere between a Helles and a Dunkles, but not quite spicy enough for a Vienna.
    • Date: December 19, 1999 (#3367)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Flanagan's Stop and Shop, Appleton WI
      Score: 15 points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Amber, high carbonation, nice head. Malty, toasty, caramel aroma, with a hint of diacetyl. Light-medium body, big malty toasty flavor nicely balanced by spicy hops.

  • Belgian-Style Pale Ale

  • French & Belgian-Style Saison

  • Traditional German-Style Bock
    6.50% abv.

  • Bohemian-Style Pilsener

  • Herb and Spice Beer

  • American Lager/Ale or Cream Ale

  • German-Style Strong Doppelbock

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    German-Style Märzen/Oktoberfest
    5.40% abv.
    • Date: October 6, 2009 (#7940)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Avenue Pub, New Orleans LA
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber. Moderate head.
      Aroma (3)
      Clean, sweet.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body, sweet and smooth. Nutty, mildly grainy. Fruity. Some DMS. Clean finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Specialty Beer

  • European-Style Pilsener
    4.20% abv.

  • South German-Style Hefeweizen/Hefeweissbier

  • Other Strong Beer

  • English-Style India Pale Ale

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    American-Style India Pale Ale
    6.50% abv.

  • Kolsch
    German-Style Kölsch/Köln-Style Kölsch

  • Kristall Weizen
    South German-Style Kristal Weizen/Kristal Weissbier

  • Light
    American-Style Light Lager
    4.00% abv.

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    Mardi Gras Bock
    German-Style Heller Bock/Maibock
    6.50% abv.

  • Mocha Porter
    Chocolate/Cocoa Flavored Beer

  • Nut Brown Ale
    English-Style Brown Ale

  • Pale Ale
    Classic English-Style Pale Ale

  • Pecan Brown Ale
    Specialty Beer

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    Pecan Harvest Ale
    Specialty Beer
    5.00% abv.

  • Pilsner
    Bohemian-Style Pilsener

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    Purple Haze
    Garden (Fruit Wheat) Beer
    4.20% abv.

  • Red Ale
    Irish-Style Red Ale
    5.20% abv.

  • Restoration Pale Ale
    American-Style Pale Ale
    5.00% abv.

  • Rye
    American-Style Rye Beer

  • Satsuma Harvest
    Specialty Beer
    5.10% abv.
    Awards:

  • Select Imperial Stout
    Imperial Stout
    8.50% abv.

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    SOS / Save Our Shore
    Specialty Beer
    7.00% abv.

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    Strawberry Harvest Lager
    Garden (Fruit) Beer
    4.20% abv.

  • Symposium Ale
    Ordinary Bitter

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    Turbodog
    American-Style Brown Ale
    5.60% abv.

  • Wheat
    Light American Wheat Beer without Yeast
    4.20% abv.

  • Wit
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat