December 20th
SOS Gives $50,000 Holiday Gift to the Friends of the Fishermen Fund
New Orleans- Christmas is coming early this week for some Louisiana fishermen. More than 250 fishermen will receive a check from the Friends of the Fishermen Fund.

The fund was created in July and has raised more…read more

December 3rd
NEW ORLEANS, La. December 3, 2010 – Louisiana-based Abita Brewing Company recently donated $100,000 to Ducks Unlimited, leader in wetlands conservation, for restoration of important wetland habitats along Louisiana’s imperiled coast.

The donation comes from the SOS…read more

September 8th
Reader’s Digest Says Drink SOS
Reader's Digest September issue includes Abita SOS as one of their "5 Tips For Saving Time And Money" -- check out more

August 27th
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans to receive $100,000 for ongoing oil spill relief
ABITA SPRINGS, La. – Today, August 26, 2010, David Blossman of Abita Brewery will present New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond and Catholic Charities…read more

July 20th
Charity Brew On Sale Starting This Week

(Abita Springs, LA) – On Friday, July 16 the first bottles of Abita SOS, a charitable brew
produced by the Abita Brewing Company, rolled off the production line at…read more

July 20th
SOS in USA Today::From gumbo to lemonade, Gulf aid has many facets
By Donna Leinwand, USA TODAY
Debra Shapiro lives too far from the Gulf of Mexico to pluck tar balls from the beach or wash slimy sludge from pelicans. So the Madison, Wis., librarian decided she would fix dinner to…read more

July 14th
Gulf Relief in a Bottle: Abita’s Charitable Pilsner
Nearing the third month into the Gulf oil spill (count 'em, 85 days), we couldn't be more frustrated: If you're like us, you lie awake at night, wondering what will cap that damn thing; you may have even considered driving…read more

July 14th
Local fisherman sings about Gulf Coast
A Louisiana fisherman named Drew Landry sings to the oil spill commission about the plight of the people along Gulf Coast. See his video hereread more

July 1st
I am desperate. Hell, we all are, aren't we? Maybe we're desperate to get a job, maybe we're desperate for love, maybe desperate to change the world.

Maybe all three.

Unless you've been…read more

July 1st
New Abita Beer Aids Oil Spill Victims::The Beer Festival Calendar
Louisiana-based Abita Brewing has established a charitable fund that will help Gulf Coast residents and the environment recover from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The centerpiece of Abita’s fund-raising effort is a new beer called SOS…read more

July 1st
Distress Signal::Baton Rouge Business Report
Distress signal

Abita Brewing Company will introduce a new beer next month, and proceeds from the sale of the beverage will go toward helping businesses and individuals impacted by the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The brewery says 75…read more

July 1st
Oil poisoned Gulf Coast SOS to
In desperation, Louisianans at Ground Zero in the crude oil-caused humanitarian disaster are sending an SOS to 41 states. Doctors sent an SOS to the nation last week due to dire need for medical assistance where American genocide for oil…read more

July 1st
Abita SOS Press Conference Video
View video from the press conference when Abita announced "SOS - A Charitable Fund" and the new Abita SOS brew and merchandise, June 23, 2010. Click here to see more

July 1st
Eager volunteers having trouble finding ways to contribute to Gulf oil spill cleanup::Times Picayune
As the toll from the massive BP oil spill grows, would-be volunteers, incensed by images and reports of polluted coastline and oil-covered wildlife, have grown increasingly frustrated by the lack of substantial opportunities to offer help.

Rusty…read more

July 1st
Beer raising money for oil spill relief is illegal in Alabama, Mississippi::Mobile Press-Register
MOBILE, Ala. -- One of the Gulf Coast's most famous breweries has crafted a new beer and promised to send a portion of the money earned on each bottle to oil spill relief efforts.

But Abita's…read more

July 1st
SOS: Beer sales to help Gulf oil relief efforts::WOAI, San Antonio, TX
METAIRIE, Louisiana (NBC News Channel) -- Abita Beer has released a specialty brew in bottles labeled with pelicans, fish and birds spelling out "S.O.S.", or "Save Our Shore."

It's part of a Louisiana fundraising campaign to help…read more

July 1st
Abita Beer debuts Abita S.O.S. — A Charitable Pilsner::Gambit, New Orleans
Abita Brewing Company always seems to have the right brew for the worst times. There’s always the standby, the reliable Amber, to nurse you in a dirty bar when you’re in the dumps. Then there’s Strawberry Lager to reward you…read more

July 1st
Abita Beer Ready To Release SOS Beer::St. Tammany News
No stranger to giving back to the community, Abita Beer’s latest venture is going to give people around the nation a tasty way to help those affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

David Blossman, president…read more

July 1st
Abita Brews New Beer To Help Save Louisiana’s Coast::WGNO ABC26
Abita beer is launching a nationwide effort to raise money for our coast and those impacted by the oil spill.

Abita is brewing a new beer called S-O-S or "Save our Shores."

"It's unfiltered,…read more

July 1st
Louisiana Seafood Board Endorses ‘Friends of the Fishermen’ Fund
Celebrity Chefs Folse, Colicchio, Tramonto and Others Gather in Support of Louisiana Seafood Industry

Public Can Make Donations Online at

Grand Isle, LA, June 28, 2010 – In a press conference earlier today,…read more

June 30th
Abita Beer Launches New Charitable Fund with support of Louisiana Seafood Marketing Board

June 23, 2010
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(New Orleans, LA) –…read more