By Derek Lintern and Jacob McKean
Karlos, Byron, and Dorsey Knott launched Bayou Teche Brewing on the Knott family property in Arnaudville. Bayou Teche is the newest addition to Louisiana’s vibrant, if late-blooming, craft beer movement.

From Andy Dugas of the beer in me:
Bayou Teche Brewing is releasing LA-31 Boucanee, a lightly smoked wheat beer.

By Ken Grissom
A 13-foot, 6-inch Ron Chapman Shipwright pirogue was commission by Karlos Knott, brewmaster of Bayou Teche Brewing, Inc., and donated for raffle to provide a cash grand prize for the 130-mile Tour du Teche this September.

Our Bayou Teche

At the brewery, we have just unveiled our LA-31 pirogue. Custom painted, we commissioned and are donating it to raise money for the first ever Tour du Teche canoe race.

LA-31 BIÈRE PÂLE was recently given terrific reviews by two of the world’s most respected beer experts in the April issue of All About Beer magazine. The editors of the magazine noted that LA-31 is crafted to compliment our traditional Louisiana cuisine like jambalaya, sauce piquant, shrimp Creole, chicken and sausage gumbo, fried seafood platters, Continuing reading…

Who Dat?

The Saints will be playing in the Super bowl next Sunday! A week later is Valentine’s Day, and the Tuesday after that is Mardi Gras. Crawfish season is really kicking off after the recent unexpected frigid weather. Dorsey caught enough in our pond for our first big boil of the year last night. Is it Continuing reading…

Thanksgiving

Got up way to early for a holiday morning and put the heavily stuffed with garlic, onion and pork sausage turkey into the oven about four and half hours before our guests were supposed to show up for Thanksgiving. I heavily sprinkled it with Penzy’s Bicentennial Rub – it goes on a bright yellow but Continuing reading…

Bon Temps

Took the weekend off and brought my wife and little girl to the KBON radio listener appreciation party in Rayne this weekend. The weather was short sleeve cool and not a cloud in the sky. There were numerous Cajun and Zydeco bands performing on stage,fresh gratons popping in grease, and beaucoup Cajun food vendors. One Continuing reading…

Pecans are falling.

Took a break and spent a very wet October morning picking up pecans with my little girl. When we were done, the two of us sat on the porch of the brewery taking turns cracking them open with an empty German beer bottle. We ate pecans till we were full like the winter ready squirrels Continuing reading…

Months with R

The Saints are in pre-season and LSU played late Saturday night. We’ll be able to start hunting teal next Saturday. After a summers worth of days by the pool, our girls are back at school. Shortly, Roberts Cove will have its Germanfest; Arnaudville will have an Oktoberfest, and New Iberia a Gumbo cook-off. Though it Continuing reading…