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Get a taste of the Ark-La-Tex breweries

People have been craft brewing beer since ancient times and now more people are taking up this tradition.

Breweries seem to be popping up now all over the Ark-La-Tex. Here is a list of them for you to visit and enjoy responsibly.

Ark-La-Tex breweries

Red River Brewing Co.

1200 Marshall Street
Shreveport, LA

Located in downtown Shreveport, Red River Brewing Company is the first local brewery since prohibition, established in 2012. On certain days, you can watch demonstration of glass blowing.

Thursday:  4 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday:  3 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:  2 p.m. – 10 p.m.

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Great Raft Brewing

1251 Dalzell Street
Shreveport, LA

Great Raft is a production craft brewery that partners with distributors across Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas to deliver beer to restaurants and stores. They have a tasting room where you can sign up for a tour, buy a sample, pint or growler fill.

Wednesday – Friday:  4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday:  12 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Ark-La-Tex breweries

Flying Hear Brewing

700 Barksdale Boulevard
Bossier City, LA

Located in the old, historic Fire Station Number 6 on Barksdale Blvd, Flying Heart serves six beers year round as well as a rotating variety of seasonals.

Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Monday-Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

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Cane River

Cane River Brewing

108 Mill Street
Natchitoches, LA

Housed in a refurbished cotton gin building that is nearly a century old, Cane River brewing is a perfect representation of what Natchitoches is all about: rooted in history but constantly evolving.

Thursday: 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Friday: 4 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m. – 12 a.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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Pecan Point

Pecan Point Brewing

213 Main Street
Texarkana, TX

Located in a historic building next to the Perot Theatre, Pecan Point serves unique craft beers from Texas, Louisiana & Mississippi.

Tuesday – Thursday:  11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

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Ark-La-Tex breweries

Redbone Magic Brewing

1304 Texas Blvd #4337
Texarkana, TX

Serving up an extensive menu of expertly crafted brews and ale, Redbone Magic is also known for great pizza as well.

Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Beavers Bend Brewery

46 Coho Rd
Broken Bow, OK

Visitors can enjoy pints of beer on the patio overlooking the Hochatown strip, which includes Girls Gone Wine, Grateful Head and Blue Rooster.

Monday – Saturday: Noon – 9:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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