Founded in 1907 by Valentine Merz, the Dixie Brewing company are based in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the Prohibition, the name was changed to "Dixie Beverage Company", to coincide with the laws.
Sadly the original site was severely damaged in 2005 when the Mid-City New Orleans flooded from the levee failure disaster during Hurricane Katrina. After the area was de-watered the brewery complex was looted with much of the equipment stolen. To this day, the site is still vacant, with the beers being produced elsewhere.Read More