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Brewery Tours For New Orleans Travelers

Brewery Tours for Tourists New Orleans has a lot more breweries and brewery tours now than it did a year ago. To help visitors (and locals) get to several safely at one time, three beer-focused bus tours have popped up in recent months. They’re all high quality and priced about the same, but each company [...]

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2016 Urban South Brewery

2016 Urban South Brewery opens, and on the very same day, New Orleans’ Original Brewery Tour runs its first tour! To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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2014 Courtyard Brewery

Courtyard Brewery opened in 2014. To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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2008 NOLA Brewing Company Opens

In 2008 NOLA Brewing Company opens.  To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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2005 Dixie Brewery Closing

In 2005 Dixie Brewery closes due to Hurricane Katrina. To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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1991 Crescent City Brew House

In 1991 Crescent City Brew House opens.  To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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1986 Abita Brewing Company

Abita Brewing Company is founded on the North Shore as the first craft brewer in Louisiana. To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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1974 Jax Goes out of Business

After having been sold to a different operator, in 1974 Jax goes out of business, selling the Jax name to the Pearl Brewing Company of San Antonio, Texas. Pearl continues to produce Jax until 1985, when it is purchased by Pabst Brewing Company.  To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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1956 Jackson Brewery

1956 Jackson Brewery acquires the copyright to the “Jax” name from the Jax Brewing Company of Jacksonville, FL, after it goes out of business. Within a decade, the renamed Jax Brewery grows to become the tenth-highest-producing brewery in the United States. To learn more about New Orleans brewing history, visit our brewery history webpage.

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1920-1933

Prohibition

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