The days after Hurricane Katrina were dark indeed. But there was hope. It wasn’t long before hope grew into optimism and optimism turned into action across the city as survivors took steps to build the future. Our brewery was born out of this spirit. That the "NOLA" in NOLA Brewing actually stands for “New Orleans Lager & Ale” is a little known fact, and understandably so, as we didn’t produce a single lager during our first seven years in operation. That changed with this Dunkel, a rich, malty, European-style lager. Released on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, it’s a poignant reminder that it’s always darkest before dawn.