Oklahoma City BREWERIES
Describing the craft beer scene in Oklahoma City as “booming” would be downplaying its success. Many first-class microbreweries have been popping up throughout the state during the last decade, crafting award-winning beer to both national and international praise. Here is our list of breweries, right in the heart of Oklahoma City!
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Angry Scotsman Brewing
Opened at the end of 2018, Angry Scotsman is an urban microbrewery in downtown Oklahoma City featuring a beer list that includes year-round lagers, European ales, IPAs and a broad selection of seasonal and special releases inspired by the travels of the Angry Scotsman. Angry Scotsman also features one of the best skyline views of any OKC brewery.
Local favorite: Gateway to Helles - German Helles Lager
Anthem Brewing is one of Oklahoma's original craft breweries, founded in 2011 by a burning passion for creating world-class beers as "individual as the people who drink them". The brewery offers guests a large amount of indoor space for activities like cornhole, and almost any board/card game you can think of. Anthem Brewing also features a unique taproom decor surrounded by both copper and steel brewing equipment!
Local favorite: Golden One - Belgian-Style Blonde Ale
What started in 1992 as a microbrewery restaurant in an old Bricktown candy factory has transformed into Oklahoma's favorite restaurant and brewpub. Bricktown Brewery is brewing more beer and good times than ever before by handcrafting beer in downtown Oklahoma City and delivering it fresh to seven satellite locations.
Local favorite: Blues Berry Ale - Blonde Ale
Broke Brewing Co.
Going all in! That’s the core belief at Broke Brewing Co. in Oklahoma City. Going all-in on quality, taste and experience. That is the spirit they embodied in their beer and invite you to pick up the torch yourself and go for Broke!
Local favorite: Pocket Change - Cerveza Style Lager
COOP Ale Works
COOP Ale Works is the pioneer in Oklahoma City craft brewing. The company has redefined itself over the past decade, but the core beers remain the same. The current taproom is open Wednesday through Saturday with all their core beers on draught, as well as their limited releases.
Top Seller: F5 - Indian Pale Ale
Core4 Brewing produces a variety of small-batch craft beer. This unique microbrewery is dedicated to the growth and innovation of the rapidly expanding brewing scene in Oklahoma City. Equipped with 12 taps, Core4 offers traditional choices including IPAs and stouts as well as a selection of creative blends unique to Core4.
Local favorite: Oklahoma Sunset - Amber Ale
Fair-Weather Friend is a craft brewery, operated by veterans of the local craft brew scene. The brewery houses a taproom with 16 taps, including prosecco for mimosas and rotating seasonal offerings. While the beer is stellar, FWF is also the rare brewery to offer its own food, and their wood oven pizzas are as good as the beers.
Local favorite: Northern Flicker - Vienna Lager
Lively Beerworks was created for the pure love of time-honored traditions of brewing beer. What began as a hobby became an obsession with creating honest, classic brews that people can enjoy. Lively Beerworks contributes a new, honest brew to a thriving community of makers. Lively is a family friendly (and dog-friendly) taproom in downtown Oklahoma City offering beer, wine and non-alcoholic drinks.
Local favorite: Lively Beerworks IPA - Indian Pale Ale
OK Cider Co.
OK Cider Co. is Oklahoma’s only local cidery. Offering a great tasting beverage with an equally great atmosphere, their taproom is in downtown Oklahoma City and embodies all the best things of Oklahoma: great times with even better people. Their vision is to provide a cider drinking experience similar to beer for those who want a gluten-free/vegan beverage or just a lighter-bodied drink
Top Seller: Blackberry Radler - Cider
Prairie Artisan Ales
Few breweries around the United States have snowballed as quickly or incredibly as Prairie Artisan Ales. Prairie was one of the original breweries that helped put Oklahoma on the map for microbrewing after their launch in 2013. Known for their tasty tart farmhouse ales and a unique take on sour ales, this microbrewing powerhouse has gone hand-in-hand with Oklahoma craft beer in the United States and beyond. Prairie’s flagship BOMB! regularly ranks as one of the best imperial stouts on the market and has achieved “Top 100 Breweries in the World” by RateBeer.
Top Seller: Rainbow Sherbet - Sour Ale
Roughtail Brewing Co.
The history of Roughtail Brewing Co. is common to many microbreweries in Oklahoma, with two beer enthusiasts attempting home brewing, perfecting their craft and sharing with friends before bringing their best recipes to the thirsty Oklahoman landscape. In this instance, it was Roughtail founder Blaine Stansel who met his friend Tony Tieli at a local brewing club. They soon made the decision to try their hands at commercial brewing and have not looked back since. With its artistic label designs and adventurous flavor profiles, Roughtail has entrenched itself as one of the most distinctive and celebrated breweries in Oklahoma.
Skydance Brewing Company
Skydance Brewing Company is OKC’s first Native American-owned microbrewery. Their indigenous culture has taught the importance of community. Therefore, taking on the important job of brewing great beer that are sure to bring people together. Celebrate their heritage through the art and stories they tell on the branding and packaging of their products. Oklahoma, already steeped in Native American tradition, allows Skydance to have a lasting social impact on Oklahoma and the American Indian communities.
Top Seller: Fancy Dance - Hazy Indian Pale Ale
Stonecloud Brewing Co.
Stonecloud Brewing Co. was created with the goal of bringing new, bold, neo-American beer styles to Oklahoma City. The owner, Joel Irby, had been working in the professional brewing industry in Colorado for 9 years before deciding to set up shop in Oklahoma and bring Stonecloud into reality. His experience as a professional brewer at the highly renowned Avery Brewing Company makes him uniquely skilled to bring the beers that we all love so much to life.
Top Seller: Neon Sunshine - Belgian
The Big Friendly
The Big Friendly won the American Beer Festival Brewery of the Year award two years in a row! The taproom is a large, open space with exposed wood. There's a spacious patio and a playground for kids to play while you enjoy one of their pilsners or lagers that are always in rotation. If you can’t make it to the taproom, you might catch their mobile bus at a local event or festival.
Local favorite: Their beers are always in rotation, we recommend one of their pilsners or lagers
Vanessa House Beer Company
You may be asking yourself who is Vanessa and why is everyone obsessed with her house? Well, Vanessa House Beer Company began when five friends living off of Vanessa Street were originally just looking for a way to continue to hang out after college. What began as your typical Saturday homebrewing sessions has exploded into a full-time business and they couldn’t be happier. Vanessa's brews a wide variety of beers that they use to bring people together to share stories and have fun.
Top Seller: 401(k) - Cream Ale