At Wayward Owl we strive to make beer that the people of New Orleans enjoy drinking as much as we enjoy brewing it. As a family owned and operated brewery we put the quality of our beer and the people who make it first. We hope to honor the tradition of southern brewing while listening to our community and pushing to be innovative. We make beer that we are proud to say is Brewed in the Heart of New Orleans™.

The Brewery

We brew on a three vessel 15 barrel brewhouse with a combination of 15 and 30 barrel fermentation and conditioning tanks. Our current potential production capacity is 3500 barrels per year. We know that you’re thirsty Louisiana and we are ready for you!

Barrels & Casks

Barrel aging and cask-conditioning adds variety and depth to any brewery’s beer lineup. We use whiskey, wine and various other barrels to impart amazing flavor in some of our specialty beers. Cask beer allows us to experiment and surprise with unique, limited beers tapped on site.


Enjoy our beer wherever you go! We are proud to offer a variety of ways to imbibe. From our on-site 32oz CrOWLer fills perfect for “to go” situations to standard 6-packs, we’ve got you covered.

Our Team

Justin grew up in Lafayette, LA. After brewing in the Seattle area he and his wife decided to move home and start Wayward Owl. “After years of work it’s amazing to see our dream become a reality. It’s great to be home, doing what I love”
Charles hails from the Detroit area. With a degree in chemistry and a knack for crafting unique beer he is ready to help push LA beer to the next level. Don’t let the skinny jeans fool ya, this brewer can box!