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More Than Just a Brewery

Crying Eagle Brewing is a world-class microbrewery offering a wide range of craft beer styles and fantastic southern food. We have entertainment daily and engaging tours for those looking to broaden their beer knowledge.

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Crying Eagle

Brewing

Centrally located in the heart of Lake Charles, our brewery sits on 7 beautifully landscaped acres near McNeese State University. Our spacious taproom and beer garden host some of the best entertainment in Lake Charles and our full-service restaurant is a local staple.

Eric at the beginning

Who We Are

As so many great things do, Crying Eagle Brewing started with a conversation at the family supper table. From that evening on, the Avery family and a few brave, beer-obsessed souls set out on a journey to create not just a brewery, but an arts, cultural and entertainment epicenter!

Latest News

  How Inflation is Affecting Southwest Louisiana Brewers

How Inflation is Affecting Southwest Louisiana Brewers

September 27, 2022

Inflation has impacted nearly every purchase we make, and now, it’s also likely raising the price of your adult beverages.

  Crying Eagle was recognized in a Craft Beer and Brewing IPA Review for our newest flagship DIPA

Crying Eagle was recognized in a Craft Beer and Brewing IPA Review for our newest flagship DIPA

September 12, 2022

Ranked #97 out of 100 with 95-100 being the top and described as "world class beers of superlative character and flawless execution".

  Crying Eagle Lakefront Closer to Breaking Ground

Crying Eagle Lakefront Closer to Breaking Ground

September 07, 2022

With the passage of SB 450, Big things are coming for Crying Eagle.

  Crying Eagle Wins Big in SWLA People’s Choice Awards

Crying Eagle Wins Big in SWLA People’s Choice Awards

September 07, 2022

The brewery won in 5 categories.

  “No Man’s Land” SWLA culture and heritage festival to be held in September

“No Man’s Land” SWLA culture and heritage festival to be held in September

September 06, 2022

Crying Eagle Brewing will be hosting the free festival at their location on 1165 E. McNeese Street from 11 a.m. until midnight.