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First NELA Brewery Opens in Ouachita Parish

April 5, 2016

Northeast Louisiana now has it’s first brewery located in Ouachita Parish; it’s the Cottonport Brewery and staff there are paying […]

New Craft Brewery Starting in Baton Rouge: We Want to ‘focus on Southern and local ingredients’

April 4, 2016

Southern Craft Brewing Co. has started construction on a brewery and taproom in the Barringer Foreman Technology Park, with hopes […]

Louisiana-Special Session Ends: A Breakdown of What Passed in Final Hours

March 10, 2016

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana’s lawmakers wrapped up a special legislative session Wednesday night at 6 p.m. aimed at balancing this […]

Anheuser-Busch Sends Drinking Water To Louisiana Tornado Victims

March 2, 2016

The company’s Cartersville brewery will delivery about 50,000 cans of emergency water to victims of about 65 tornadoes near Baton […]

Chafunka, how does your biergarten grow?

February 29, 2016

A lot of Louisiana’s small businesses are family operations. Consequently, it should be no surprise that many of state’s newest breweries […]

Anheuser-Busch InBev to Sell Brands in Europe to Ease Beer Merger

December 3, 2015

LONDON — Anheuser-Busch InBev said on Thursday that it planned to seek the sale of several of SABMiller’s premium brands […]

ATC Suspends 4 More Bourbon Street Clubs in Operation Trick or Treat

November 5, 2015

November 5, 2015 Baton Rouge, La. – Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert issued emergency suspensions to […]

Craft Beer Company Brewing Big Plans for Downtown

November 3, 2015

Ten years ago Shreveport-Bossier City was unknown to local craft breweries. But much has changed in just a few years […]

Cajun Brewing Opens in Lafayette and Becomes Louisiana’s 17th Brewery

October 14, 2015

Cajun Brewing is the state’s 17th brewery and the first based in Lafayette. Other Acadiana-area breweries include Parish Brewing Company […]

Beer Battle Ends as Budweiser, Miller Agree to Join Forces

October 13, 2015

BRUSSELS (AP) — The world’s top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would […]