Chafunkta Brewing Company
69123 Skybrook Rd.
Mandeville, LA 70471
Tel: (985) 869-0716


Chafunkta Brewing Company is a nanobrewery producing Voo Ka Ray IPA (Imperial IPA), Old 504 (robust coffee porter), Kingfish Ale (American cream ale), Bayou Blaze (Irish red) and more. The brainchild of husband/wife team Josh and Jamie Erickson, Chafunkta launched in 2011 and has exploded in popularity. Having moved to a much larger facility, it offers trivia on Wednesday nights at 7pm, bike crawls on Saturdays at 1pm (seasonal), yoga on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, and "Pups and Pints" on all day on Sundays. Open Monday through Friday 5 PM - 9 PM, Saturdays 2 - 9 PM, and Sundays 2 - 6 PM. Enjoy Chafunkta brews in 5oz, 10oz, 16oz and flights. Buy a glass or take a crowler TO GEAUX. Cash/Credit accepted. The 'Chafunkta' name (pronounced Che-funk'-tuh) is derived from 'Tchefuncte,' which is itself derived from the Choctaw word 'Hachofakti, ' meaning a type of shrub oak tree that produced a small edible nut called 'chinquapin, ' which is similar to a chestnut. These trees once lined the banks of the Tchefuncte River, which forms part of the border between St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes.

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