Louisiana exclusive. Over thirty years ago, we planted our flag in the Boot to brew for the way we love to live. The Boot is a crisp, refreshing brew made and sold only within our home state. Made with white wheat, oats, and barley, hopped with Hallertau Blanc and fermented with German Kolsch yeast as a thanks to the folks who have been with us from the start. Brewed in the Boot for the Boot. Flavor Profile. Style: Louisiana brew. Color: gold. Lovibond Rating: 5. Water: Abita is handcrafted using the pristine artesian water of Abita Springs, Louisiana. Yeast: German Kolsch Yeast. Malt: Malted Barley, White Wheat & Oats. Hops: Hallertau Blanc. Food Pairing: The Boot naturally pairs with Louisiana cooking. Try it with anything from boiled seafood to shrimp and grits, or crab salad, shrimp etouffee, and of course, chicken and sausage gumbo. Goat cheeses like feta and chetire pair well with The Boot. Glassware: Kolsch, pilsner, pint. Louisiana's Original Craft Brewery: Since 1986, Abita Brewery has handcrafted signature lagers and ales imbued with the irrepressible spirit and soul of New Orleans. Each sip is a testament to the celebratory culture and vibrant flavors of the region-made for the way we love to live. Come experience Abita and join in the revelry with an up close and personal tour of the brewery. Visit our website for details and directions. abita.com. Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. Get social with (hashtag)TheBoot. Bitterness [IBU]: 14. Alc. by vol.: 4.8%.