Hailed by the late beer writer Michael Jackson as “one of the great characters of the beer world”, Abbot Ale is brewed for quality of the highest order. Abbot is an irresistible ale with masses of fruit characters, a malty richness and superb hop balance. It is brewed longer to a unique recipe, which makes […]
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Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color. Abita Amber was the first beer offered by the brewery and continues to be our leading seller. Amber is Abita’s most versatile beer for pairing with food. It has […]
Imperial Stout with coffee aged in small batch bourbon barrels.
Abita Christmas Ale (November – December) rounds out our calendar. Each year at the Abita Brewery we craft a special dark ale for the holiday season. The recipe changes each year so that Abita Christmas Ale is always the perfect gift. Its spicy character is excellent with traditional holiday foods such as gingerbread or spiced […]
Abita Fall Fest (September – November) is an Octoberfest-style lager brewed with pale, Munich and caramel malts. iI is hopped with German Perle and Hallertau hops. The result is a full-bodied, malty lager with a bright amber color. Cheese pairings include Gruyère and Swiss-style cheeses.
Mardi Gras Bock (January – March) is the first of our seasonal brews. Abita Bock is brewed with pale, pilsner and caramel malts and German Perle hops. Our bock is similar to German maibocks with its rich malt flavor and full body. A perfect choice during Carnival season in New Orleans. Gruyére, Emmental and Swiss […]
It’s a strong imperial stout with Guatemalan bittersweet chocolate, organic cocoa nibs and locally ground coffee from Caffe Vero, with 8%ABV we’re serving it in the traditional 10oz. snifter glass.
A big rich and malty Scotch ale featuring a robust flavor but with a smooth mouth feel. Generous amounts of caramel malts and kettle caramelization contribute to the rich malty flavor balanced out with just the right amount of imported hops. Fat Scotsman Ale is a tribute to the Scottish Lockhart Clan who emigrated from […]
A deep amber lager with rich toasty flavors balanced with imported hops. The traditional malty, toasty flavors in this lager come from the very large about of imported Munich malts.
Our February 2016 Beer of the Month is a rich black chocolate peanut butter porter with a creamy head and a smooth mouthfeel. Rich roasted chocolate malts, coffee, and peanut butter make this one a go to for peanut and porter lovers alike.
Saratoga Imperial Stout blended with Adirondack Session Stout – ample amounts of toasted coconut and orange peel added in the boil, then dry hopped with Myrcene, Super Galena and Columbus hops. The result is a trip to the tropics. Mild toasted coconut blends into a dark chocolate espresso body and finishes with notes of mango […]
Our fall seasonal, BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red™, was inspired by a native California tree, its incredible leaves, its delicious syrup, and the colors of fall. Bigleaf maple thrives along the banks of California’s mountain streams. Native Californians once made rope and baskets from its bark. Today, artisans handcraft its wood and burl into custom guitars. […]
Ballast Point’s Brewing and Spirits Navigator Doppelbock is inspired by the strong German dark lagers and bock’s. Briess Extra Special malt helps create the source of the flavors that dominate the aroma and taste buds in Navigator. You are able to enjoy forward flavors of caramelized malt sugars and dried fruits, such as raisins, apricots […]
Some might think we’re out of our gourd for making a pumpkin ale, but our Pumpkin Down is not like the others. The caramel and toffee maltiness of our Piper Down Scottish ale is the perfect backdrop for a boatload of roasted pumpkin. Just before bottling, we add a subtle amount of spice to complement, […]
For the chocolate lover. Dark chocolate in color with a light roasted grain aroma. A generous amount of cocoa is used in the brewing process with enough hops to give it a bitter chocolate flavor.
Caramel malts and spices on the nose, this is a strong ale brewed with just enough hop bitterness to balance the large grain bill. A combination of spices linger on the tongue in the finish.