Our Brews

At Gnarly Barley we aim to create a diverse and unique selection of brews by borrowing techniques and recipes from brewers across the world. This is achieved by blending the old-world approach with the countless combinations of fresh quality ingredients available to the modern brewer. Our beers are not crafted based on specific style guidelines, but are created by allowing the ingredients to speak to us. The possibilities are endless. Check out more information about where to find our beer.

YEAR-ROUND BEERS

Catahoula Common

Catahoula Common

Catahoula Common is a refreshing American Lager named after the state dog of Louisiana. Catahoula’s light body and crisp finish makes for an enjoyable brew in our humid climate and is especially thirst quenching during the dog days of summer!

  • STYLE: American Lager/California Common
  • ABV: 5%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Crystal 15, Carapils
  • HOPS: Cascade
Radical Rye P.A.

Radical Rye P.A.

Radical is a juicy/hazy Rye India Pale Ale with a bodacious dose of Citra® hops. A touch of rye in the grain bill adds a hearty dimension which we think makes it pretty rad. Fermented with our house hazy yeast this IPA hits 6.6% alcohol by volume and is dry-hopped for a big citrusy note.

  • STYLE: Juicy Hazy IPA/American IPA
  • ABV: 6.6%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Rye
  • HOPS: Columbus, Cascade, dry hopped with Citra®
Korova Milk Porter

Korova Milk Porter

This Baltic Oatmeal Milk Porter will change the way you think about porters and dark beer in general. From its sweet coffee and chocolate flavor, to its silk smooth finish, this is one unique brew. So sit back and enjoy her sultry sweet side.

  • STYLE: Baltic Oatmeal Porter
  • ABV: 6.2%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Munich, Brown, Caramel Malt, Chocolate Malt, Crystal 30, Oats, Flaked Barley
  • HOPS: Columbus, Fuggles
jucifer

Jucifer IPA

A devilishly delicious hop bomb that makes your nostrils flair and your tail point. Dry-hopped with massive amounts of Citra® and Mosaic® hops for a truly delicious treat. Impressions of tropical papaya, mango, and grapefruit wash over your taste buds. Fermented with our house hazy yeast for a soft mouthfeel that will keep you wanting more. All Hail Jucifer!

  • STYLE: Juicy Hazy IPA
  • ABV: 6%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Flaked Wheat, Oats
  • HOPS: Cascade, dry-hopped with Citra®, Mosaic®

LIMITED RELEASE BEERS

Gnarvana

Gnarvana Double IPA

First brewed in celebration of our 4 year anniversary (May 2018) this Double India Pale Ale is loaded with fruity hops that packs a punch! For this special beer we started with pure hop resin and then super dry-hopped it with a combination of Citra® and Vic Secret™ hops at nearly 8 lbs of hops per barrel of beer (more hops than any other beer we brew). Awaken to a big pineapple aroma and total hop enlightenment.

  • STYLE: Double India Pale Ale
  • ABV: 7.5%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2 Row, Malted Barley, Wheat, Oats
  • HOPS: Cascade, dry-hopped with Citra® & Vic Secret™
Brightside

Brightside

Brightside is packed full of bright, juicy, citrus hops. It’s a perfect rendezvous of West Coast meets East Coast. Starting with 2-Row Malted Barley and a touch of wheat, we use pure hop resin for bold flavor. Brightside is fermented with our house hazy yeast and then massively dry-hopped for a big bouquet of citrus aroma. We only brew this special beer a few times each year so drink fresh to get the full effect.

  • STYLE: American IPA
  • ABV: 6.8%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Flaked Wheat
  • HOPS: Cascade, dryhopped w/Citra®, Amarillo® & Ekuanot®
Peanut Butter Korova Milk Porter

Peanut Butter Korova Milk Porter

Even more mind blowing than the regular Korova Milk Porter, Peanut Butter Korova has an addition of peanut butter to blend with its sweet coffee and chocolate flavors.

  • STYLE: Baltic Oatmeal Porter
  • ABV: 6.2%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Brown, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley, Crystal 30
  • HOPS: Fuggles
Lion Up

Lion Up

Lion up, this American Wheat Ale is a collaboration between Southeastern Louisiana University and Gnarly Barley Brewing founders, Zac & Cari Caramonta, who are SLU Alumni. Lion Up is crisp and refreshing with a nice floral note from the use of Amarillo hops making this an easy drinking beer, great for football season!

  • STYLE: American Wheat Ale
  • ABV: 4.5%
  • FERMENTABLES: Wheat, 2-row, Pilsner Malt
  • HOPS: Cascade, dry-hopped with Amarillo®
Imperial Korova Milk Porter

Imperial Korova Milk Porter

Imperial Korova is a bigger, bolder version of our favorite Baltic Oatmeal Porter. Annually brewed in late fall for winter consumption, this higher alcohol version boast a 9% alcohol by volume without getting boozy. The malts provide flavors of chocolate and coffee, but Imperial adds notes of caramel, plum and molasses.

  • STYLE: Baltic Oatmeal Porter
  • ABV: 9%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Brown, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley, Crystal 30
  • HOPS: Columbus, Fuggles
Imperial Peanut Butter Korova

Imperial Peanut Butter Korova

Imperial Korova is a bigger, bolder version of our favorite Baltic Oatmeal Porter. Annual brewed in late fall for winter consumption, this higher alcohol version boast a 9% alcohol by volume without getting boozy. Much like Korova, the malts provide flavors of chocolate and coffee, but Imperial adds notes of caramel, plum and molasses.

  • STYLE: Imperial Baltic Porter
  • ABV: 9%
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate Malt, Crystal 30, Brown Malt, Oats, Flaked Barley
  • HOPS: Columbus, Cascade
Porter Rican

Porter Rican

This Baltic Oatmeal Milk Porter has been infused with organic toasted coconut and aged on rum soaked oak chips, taking your taste buds on a tropical vacation.

  • STYLE: Baltic Oatmeal Porter
  • ABV: 6.2%
  • IBUs: 20
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Munich, Chocolate, Brown, Flaked Oats, Roasted Barley, Crystal 30
  • HOPS: Fuggles

RETIRED BREWS

BIG DIPA

BIG DIPA

BIG DIPA is a gnarly take on the popular imperial/double india pale ale style. Using some of the most exciting hop varieties, this brew's focus is big on flavor and aroma without any overpowering bitterness.

  • ABV: 8%
  • IBUs: ?
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-row, Carapils
  • HOPS: Cascade, Citra, Galaxy, Simcoe
Insidious Monk

Insidious Monk

Insidious Monk is a Belgian Tripel that embellishes subtle notes of citrus and bubblegum delicately wrapped in a sweet yet surprisingly dry, warm, and velvety smooth finish.

  • ABV: 8%
  • IBUs: 29
  • FERMENTABLES: Belgian Pilsen, Belgian Aromatic, Belgian Candi Syrup
  • HOPS: Tettnang, Saphir
Hoppopotamus I.P.A.

Hoppopotamus I.P.A.

This India Pale Ale is reminiscent of a traditional English style IPA with a medium body and pleasant sweetness, but the blend of west coast style hops balance and create “HIPPO SIZE” notes of orange, grapefruit and lemon.

  • ABV: 7%
  • IBUs: 63
  • FERMENTABLES: 2-Row, Crystal 75, Wheat
  • HOPS: Magnum, Falconer’s Flight, Cascade, Citra
The Exchange Student

The Exchange Student

The Exchange Student is a traditional Belgian Ale. At first taste it is fruity, smooth and pleasant; then it finishes spicy and strong. This is one Belgian who isn't afraid to get his hands dirty.

  • ABV: 7.5%
  • IBUs: 17
  • FERMENTABLES: Belgian Pilsen, Biscuit, Aromatic, Special B
  • HOPS: Spalter, Hallertauer