Good People, Great Beer

Lafayette’s premier local craft beer brewery


Do you prefer the taste of handcrafted, locally brewed beer? You’ve come to the right place. Located in the heart of Cajun country in Lafayette, Louisiana, Cajun Brewing is proud to be the first brewery in this dynamic city to be known for incredible food and unmatched hospitality. Our goal is to show the world that Cajuns are not only great cooks, but also darn good brewers.

Stop by to meet good people and find your new favorite beer, full in flavor and locally brewed in Lafayette!


Get the Buzz on Cajun Brewing

When it comes to local beer, we're the talk of the town


Since the beginning of the local brewery scene in Lafayette, we’ve gained recognition for our great tasting, home brewed beer, “Cajun Wit.” We pride ourselves on being a fun, friendly little brewery where beer lovers like you learn all about the brewing process while enjoying a frosty brew or two. But don’t take our word for it--see what the local press has to say about Cajun Brewing.

After years of planning, testing, preparing, brewery ready to roll out kegs of ‘Cajun Wit’ - The Advocate

Cajun Brewing, Lafayette's first microbrewery, open for business - KATC.com

Brewsday Tuesday: Cajun Brewing opens in Lafayette - Gambit

A refreshing wheat based ale with citrus and coriander aromatics. A mildly sweet orange-citrusy fruitness, medium-light body with a dry finish.


  • Hops

    Hallertaur Hops


    Al. By Vol.

    5.2% ABV



    IBU’s

    9


    Color

    SRM 2.7


  • Malt Varieties

    Pilsen, Unmalted Wheat and Munich Malt



    Special Ingredients

    Coriander, chamomile, and orange peel



    Availability

    Year-Round



  • Great Food Pairs

    Pizza

    Gumbo

    Shrimp Etoufee

    Steak

    Chicken

    Sushi

    Tacos

A rich, dark brown appearance with a frothy off-white head. Malty aroma with a hint of hop spiciness. Is big in malt flavor, slight caramel and chocolate notes, with just enough hop bitterness to balance out the sweetness. Medium-full bodied and a smooth finish

  • Hops

    Northern Brewer, Columbus, and Crystal

    Al. By Vol.

    6.2% ABV


    IBU’s

    34

  • Malt Varieties

    American 2 row, Maris Otter, Wheat, Chocolate and Crystal malts


    Color

    SRM: 20


  • Great Food Pairs

    Beef stew
    grilled and roast beef
    pork
    sausage
    barbecue
    steak
    burgers
    (Asiago, chesire, Colby, Emmental, Gloucester, and Gouda Cheeses)

    Cajun Food Pairings:
    Gumbo
    Barbecue
    Etouffee
    Sauce Picante
    Jambalaya
    Smoked Sausage