The Abita Experience and NOLA History Tour helps showcase Louisiana's largest brewery in Abita Springs, LA while delivering a history lesson along the way as you drive across the Pontchartrain Lake, along one of the largest bridges in the world. The tour starts in New Orleans at Crescent City Brewhouse at 1:00pm and lasts for about four hours. Please sure to arrive 15 minutes early to check-in with your tour guide.
The NOLA Brew Bus and Abita Brewery have'partnered together to develop a tour like none other in New Orleans. The 4-hour journey to Abita Springs starts in the French Quarter and takes us across New Orleans to the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway. During the drive, you will learn about the people and winding waterways that shaped this unique metropolis. You will hear about New Orleans long standing love affair with alcohol; from its seedy beginnings to the birth of the cocktail all the way through Prohibition and the craft beer boom of today. Once you arrive at Abita Brewery, you will be provided a guided tour of Abita, one of the largest producing craft beer breweries in America, by your local Abita expert. Upon arrival, you will be given 4 tokens which will allow you 4 four-ounce tastings of your choice. Abita also offers the ability to purchase pints, growlers, snacks, and souvenirs. While there, enjoy Abita's outdoor courtyard, taproom, Instagram printing, and multitude of games.
After spending two hours of fun at Abita, we head back to the Big Easy to learn more about our rich history, traveling over swamps and bayous that pirates, traders, and smugglers have used as a back entrance into the city.' This is one tour you do not want to miss as we combine the beauty of NOLA history along with the craft beer boom south Louisiana is currently enjoying.