Santa Fe Brewing to debut in New Orleans next week

Last summer, I told you that Santa Fe Brewing was coming to Louisiana in early 2014. Well, it’s early 2014 and Santa Fe is going to debut their beers in Louisiana next week. New Orleans will get the first shipment, but word on the street is that Baton Rouge should be able to get a bit of that before Santa Fe officially sends the Capital City their full allocation.

According to Santa Fe Brewing President, Brian Lock, “We are only going to be distributing into the New Orleans area to begin with but have an agreement with all of the Southern Eagle distribution network to expand into all parts of Louisiana as the market grows.”

I’m excited to have their Java Stout available, and look forward to trying their other offerings like Happy Camper IPA, Black IPA, Saison 88 and more.

In the meantime, rollout events will take place next week in New Orleans. See the full schedule and press release below.


SANTA FE, New Mexico –  Santa Fe Brewing Company is happy to announce its expansion of distribution into the New Orleans, Louisiana area.


New Orleans has long been a city that appreciates fine food and beverages so introducing the Santa Fe Brewing line of award winning products makes perfect sense. “We are excited to bring a little of the Southwest to the French Quarter”, said Brian Lock, president. “New Orleans has always been a hub for great food, music and beer and we are happy to be a part of LA Craft Beer distribution.”


The launch of products will begin on January 27, 2014 with a week of events in local bars, stores and restaurants including the following:


Monday, January 27 6:00pm

Bulldog Uptown (3236 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115)

Happy Camper IPA, Black IPA, and Java Stout on tap

Tuesday, January 28 5:00pm

St. Joe’s Bar (5535 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115)

Black IPA, Saison 88 on tap

Tuesday, January 28 8:00pm

Bulldog Mid-City (5135 Canal Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70124)

Happy Camper IPA on tap

Wednesday, January 29 6:00pm

Borgne Restaurant (601 Loyola Avenue, New Orleans, LA (70113)

Food Pairing Menu



Santa Fe Brewing Company is New Mexico’s oldest and most award-winning brewery. We currently have distribution throughout New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Nevada, Kansas & Missouri, and Louisiana (New Orleans area). All of our beers are brewed, canned and bottled on premise in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Year round favorites include Happy Camper IPA, Imperial Java Stout, Santa Fe Pale Ale, Santa Fe Nut Brown, State Pen Porter, and Chicken Killer Barley Wine.  Seasonal styles include Freestyle Pilsner, Oktoberfest, Black IPA, and Irish Red Ale.



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