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.

Holy Smoke

I recently got a call from a good friend of mine from Eunice. He suggested we meet in Opelousas – the halfway point between our little Arnaudville brewery and his homestead’s smokehouse. He just emptied his smokehouse of several chaudins (stuffed pig stomachs) and was looking to trade one, along with some freshly smoked homemade sausages. Continuing reading…

A few weeks back, my little girl ran and jumped in the middle of our bed very early in the morning. She said it was too cold in her room to stay alone in bed. It had been well below freezing in South Louisiana for a whole week, and that does not happen very often. Continuing reading…