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 Brewery3185100
2Goose Island Bourbon County StoutGoose Island Beer Company (AB-InBev)2874100
3Struise Pannepot (10%)De Struise Brouwers2242100
4Oskar Blues Ten FIDY - Barrel AgedOskar Blues Brewery279100
5Prairie Bomb! - Barrel AgedPrairie Artisan Ales161100
6Mikkeller Beer Geek BreakfastMikkeller2449100
7Ballast Point Victory at Sea Ballast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)1531100
8Cantillon Zwanze (2016) FramboiseCantillon122100
9Bell’s Two Hearted AleBell’s Brewery3736100
10Ballast Point Sculpin IPABallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)2649100
11Bell’s 30th Anniversary Ale - Imperial StoutBell’s Brewery290100
123 Fonteinen Oude GeuzeBrouwerij 3 Fonteinen1779100
13Founders Backwoods BastardFounders Brewing Company1959100
14Avery The Maharaja Imperial India Pale AleAvery Brewing Company2097100
15Chris Banker / Insurgente / Stone Xocoveza Mocha Stout - CharredStone Brewing157100
16Fuller’s London Porter (Bottle/Keg)Fuller’s303799
17Tripel KarmelietBrouwerij Bosteels (AB-InBev)344299
18Sierra Nevada HoptimumSierra Nevada Brewing Company179199
19Squatters Outer DarknessSquatters Craft Beers41899
20Lagunitas The Waldos’ Special AleLagunitas Brewing Company (Heineken)42899
21Ballast Point Grapefruit SculpinBallast Point Brewing Company (Constellation)130399
22Bruery Terreux Sour in the RyeBruery Terreux59199
23SPB Crowd ControlSouthern Prohibition Brewery2999
24Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing55299
25Stone Ruination Double IPA 2.0Stone Brewing105999


1NOLA LowerlineNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale2398
2Parish Ghost In The MachineParish Brewing Company4398
3Great Raft Grace and GritGreat Raft Brewing1597
4Abita Bourbon Street Chocolate StoutAbita Brewing Company1497
5Parish Rêve Coffee StoutParish Brewing Company1397
6NOLA PietyNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale1796
7Parish Farmhouse IPAParish Brewing Company1695
8Abita Bourbon Street Barrel Aged Imperial StoutAbita Brewing Company16095
9NOLA SauvageNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale2295
10Abita Macchiato Espresso Milk StoutAbita Brewing Company11095
11Parish Opus VertParish Brewing Company1094
12Bayou Teche Loup GarouBayou Teche Brewery2894
13Abita Shotgun Double IPAAbita Brewing Company3094
14NOLA Irish Channel StoutNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale9593
15Abita Bourbon Street Coffee StoutAbita Brewing Company2892
16Parish Grand ReserveParish Brewing Company1592
17NOLA Girl Stout CookieNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale991
18Great Raft All My TomorrowsGreat Raft Brewing1491
19Urban South Holy Roller IPAUrban South Brewery1690
20Abita 30th Anniversary AleAbita Brewing Company1390
21Great Raft Reasonably Corrupt SchwarzbierGreat Raft Brewing3190
22Abita Bourbon Street Baltic PorterAbita Brewing Company5890
23Chafunkta Old 504 PorterChafunkta Brewing Company2289
24NOLA / 7venth Sun House of the RisingNOLA - New Orleans Lager & Ale989
25Bayou Teche Biere Joi Barrel AgedBayou Teche Brewery2989

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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
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Houma () 985 872-9010
The Cove
Baton Rouge (225) 225 201.9900