The RateBeer Guide To The

Best Beer in Louisiana, USA

The following are the regional highlights -- best beers available here, best beers brewed here, events and local RateBeerian info -- for Louisiana, USA. This site is interactive, so we encourage you to take part in the rating, addition and correction of the site.



These are the best beers you can find in this region's stores and restaurants based on the availability information provided by RateBeerians in this area. A beer has to have 5 or more ratings to be listed here.

1Bell's Expedition StoutBell's Brewery3089100
2Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)1530100
3Bell's Two Hearted AleBell's Brewery3437100
4Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)2532100
5Bell's 30th Anniversary Ale - Imperial StoutBell's Brewery296100
6Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale AleAvery Brewing Company205399
7Fuller's London Porter (Bottle/Keg)Fuller's297099
8Tripel KarmelietBrouwerij Bosteels (AB-InBev)330299
9Sierra Nevada HoptimumSierra Nevada Brewing Company173599
10Squatters Outer DarknessSquatters Craft Beers41499
11Lagunitas The Waldos' Special AleLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)42599
12Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)129299
13Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0Stone Brewing109299
14Evil Twin Christmas Eve at a New York City Hotel Room (2011-)Evil Twin Brewing80299
15Green Flash Palate WreckerGreen Flash Brewing Company124899
16Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Extra! AleLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)85699
17Saint Arnold Divine Reserve #17Saint Arnold Brewing Company2499
18Clown Shoes Blaecorn UnidragonClown Shoes Beer65599
19Bell's Planet Series: Mars - The Bringer Of WarBell's Brewery30999
20SPB Crowd ControlSouthern Prohibition Brewery4399
21Parish Ghost In The MachineParish Brewing Company5199
22Unibroue La Fin du MondeUnibroue (Sapporo)293298
23Mikkeller Single Hop Simcoe IPAMikkeller86698
24Lagunitas Born Again YesterdayLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)12798
25Founders Backstage Series # 6: Doom Imperial IPAFounders Brewing Company69698


1Parish Ghost In The MachineParish Brewing Company5199
2NOLA LowerlineNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale2498
3Great Raft Grace and GritGreat Raft Brewing1897
4Abita Bourbon Street Chocolate StoutAbita Brewing Company1497
5Parish Rêve Coffee StoutParish Brewing Company1397
6NOLA PietyNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale2497
7Parish Opus VertParish Brewing Company1195
8Parish Farmhouse IPAParish Brewing Company1595
9Abita Bourbon Street Barrel Aged Imperial StoutAbita Brewing Company16395
10NOLA SauvageNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale2595
11Abita Macchiato Espresso Milk StoutAbita Brewing Company10695
12Bayou Teche Loup GarouBayou Teche Brewery2894
13Abita Shotgun Double IPAAbita Brewing Company3094
14NOLA SyncopationNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale1293
15Abita Bourbon Street Coffee StoutAbita Brewing Company2892
16NOLA Irish Channel StoutNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale9692
17Parish Grand ReserveParish Brewing Company1791
18NOLA Girl Stout CookieNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale991
19Great Raft All My TomorrowsGreat Raft Brewing1491
20Urban South Holy Roller IPAUrban South Brewery2390
21Great Raft Reasonably Corrupt SchwarzbierGreat Raft Brewing3190
22Abita 30th Anniversary AleAbita Brewing Company1390
23Abita Bourbon Street Baltic PorterAbita Brewing Company5890
24Great Raft Oceans Between UsGreat Raft Brewing989
25Chafunkta Old 504 PorterChafunkta Brewing Company2289

Local Users


Get out and experience craft beer at area festivals, tastings and gatherings.

Add An Event If a local isn't listed above, you can add it now


Looking for great beer near you? Check out these stores recommended by other beer enthusiasts like you.
The Red, White, and Brew
Hammond (985) 985 345-1211
Avenue Pub
New Orleans (504) 504 586-9243
Bayou Beer Garden
New Orleans () 504-302-9357
Which Craft?
Houma () 985 872-9010
The Cove
Baton Rouge (225) 225 201.9900