One of the most trending topics in food and drink is the rise of local craft breweries. While Louisiana is known for its food and festivals, the state isn’t short on great craft beers, either. Say goodbye to buying a sixer of the brand name at the convenient store, and say hello to names you need to know in Louisiana beer.

Want to taste them all? Find the beer festival to pick your favorite brew here.

40 Arpent
6809 N. Peters St., Arabi
(504) 444-3972

Baton Rouge’s only brewery was started in 2010 by two childhood friends, Charles Caldwell and William McGehee. Currently, Tin Roof’s best sellers are Blonde Ale and Turnrow Harvest Ale. The brewery recently released Gameday IPA, a fall beer they say is perfect for hours of tailgating.

You should try: Parade Ground Coffee Porter, brewed with a special blend of New Orleans Coffee Co. mocha and French roast coffee.