Abita Brewing Co.

166 Barbee Rd.
Covington, LA 70433- Map It
Phone: (985) 893-3143

AAA Editor Notes

Abita Brewing Co. is at 166 Barbee Rd. Beer lovers flock to the production facility of this Louisiana institution, founded in Abita Springs in 1986. Self-guiding tours include access to the mezzanine level, which overlooks some of the tanks. The 30-minute guided tour of the brewery includes a tasting of four Abita beers. Note: Closed-toe shoes are required to tour the brew house. Guided tours are available.
Visitor center and self-guiding tour free. Guided tour $5; free (ages 0-20).
Hours: Visitor center Sun.-Thurs. 11-7, Fri.-Sat. 10-8. Self-guiding tours are available Mon.-Tues. 10-2, Wed.-Thurs. and Sun. 10-1. Guided tours are given every 30 minutes Wed.-Thurs. and Sun. 2-3, Fri. 1-3, Sat. 10:30-3. Closed major holidays. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.