The 12 Best Oklahoma City Breweries

What are the best Oklahoma City Breweries you absolutely must check out? Well, we’ve done the work to figure that out for you! We have sampled their brews, spent time in their taprooms and read all the online reviews to come up with our take on the top OKC Breweries to explore this year! 

Oklahoma City Breweries

Oklahoma City, OK, has had a slow start to the craft beer game, but they’re making up for lost time with some of the best and sought-after breweries in the country. In 2018 a bill passed that allowed Oklahoma brewers to sell full strength beers to customers right from their brewery, which started the craft brewery boom is this cowboy state. Since these legislative changes, craft breweries have been popping up left, right and centre, all boasting unique beers and vibes.

From the small, hip neighborhood of Automobile Alley, known for its 1920s brick buildings and vintage neon signs, to the lively and artsy Plaza District, you’ll never be too far away from a phenomenal brewery in this city. Whether you’re an OKC resident or just visiting, we highly recommend checking out the following breweries in the area.

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What are the top breweries in Oklahoma City?

Home to trendy restaurants, creative businesses, and of course, amazing local breweries, Oklahoma City is a craft beer lovers paradise. The city features tons of microbreweries, larger scale breweries, tap rooms, and brewpubs. Most of the city’s watering holes are pretty close together too, so an OKC brewery tour is definitely a must.

Because of the craft beer boom in Oklahoma City, more and more breweries are sure to open in the near future. For now, take a look at our list of the best, must-visit craft breweries, according to us!

How we picked the best Oklahoma City Breweries?

With every ‘top breweries’ post that we write, we make sure to do diligent online research to determine who makes it on our list. From reading online reviews and reviewing beer selections, to checking other authority websites and of course, sampling their beers. We do our best to take all the information we collect and give you our opinion of the top breweries in Oklahoma City.

However, we know we aren’t perfect and if we’ve missed an Oklahoma City brewery that you think should be on this list, contact us and let us know who the brewery is and we’ll do our best to include them!

The Best Oklahoma City Breweries

Alright, let’s get to it, shall we? Here’s our list of the top Craft Breweries in Oklahoma City!

Prairie Artisan Ales

Prairie Artisan Ales
Prairie Artisan Ales

Prairie Artisan Ales is known for their big bold barrel aged stouts and tasty, tart, and funky farmhouse ales. Their industrial chic tap room in the 8th street Market Building in Automobile Alley is a go-to spot for beer lovers in Oklahoma. Their best known craft beer, BOMB! has been named one of the best imperial stouts on the market and they’ve got plenty of awards under their belts. Make sure to visit this “Top 100 Brewery in the World” on your next brewery tour.

Customer Review: Hard to imagine beer being better than this…world class beer in a comfortable setting. Food is adjacent. Sours, IPA’s, Stouts…all at the top of their class. Most deserving of their Top 100 American Craft Brewery ranking.

COOP Ale Works

COOP Ale Works
COOP Ale Works

COOP Ale Works is a little further from the popping beer scene downtown, but being close to the airport makes it the perfect first stop if you’re flying in! Their tap room beer list includes their fan favourite core beers along with brewery-only releases that you can only get straight from the source. Bring your Growler and fill it up if you find a beer you love because their taps are always changing.

Customer Review: Great beer and great service! So happy to see my hometown have such a good brewery!

Skydance Brewing Company

Skydance Brewing Company
Skydance Brewing Company

Skydance Brewing Company is OKC’s first Native American-owned microbrewery and they value community over anything else, bringing people together one expertly crafted beer at a time. Their artwork and branding tells stories that celebrates their Indigenous culture and heritage in a beautiful way. You can visit their recently opened brewery and tap room in downtown OKC any day of the week and be shown a great time!

Customer Review: From the atmosphere to the drink selection, Skydance is a great spot to unwind and a sublime addition to the OKC brewery scene.

Anthem Brewing Co.

Anthem Brewing Co.
Anthem Brewing Co.

Anthem Brewing Company is one of Oklahoma City’s original craft breweries, brewing up world-class beers as “individual as the people who drink them”. The spacious warehouse style tap room at Anthem Brewing has enough indoor space for a game of corn hole or giant jenga and is dog friendly! A must visit, especially if you’re a fan of belgian-style brews.

Customer Review: Delicious beer, nice employees, and awesome atmosphere! There is a wide variety of beer types too, which was great. Definitely recommend trying this brewery!

Roughtail Brewing

Roughtail Brewing
Roughtail Brewing

Roughtail Brewing is paving the way for massive growth in the Oklahoma craft beer scene, constantly pushing the limits of both style and flavor with aggressive, hop-forward beers. With over two dozen beers on tap of all sorts, they’ve got something for everyone at Roughtail. Clever beer names, outstanding artwork on the cans, and food trucks visiting their outdoor patio… it’s never a dull moment at this OKC gem.

Customer Review: This place is my favorite Oklahoma brewery, just based on the quality of their beers. Between the beer itself, the awesome new location and the killer staff interactions (looking at you Riki!), this place is a perfect 10/10.

Stonecloud Brewing Company

Stonecloud Brewing Company
Stonecloud Brewing Company

Stonecloud Brewing is another brewery that has a knack for clever beer names with over a dozen beers on tap including the Chug Norris, Professor Dank, and Brews Lee. Founder, Joel Irby, spent years perfecting the craft of brewing in Colorado and is now bringing new, bold, neo-American beer styles to Oklahoma City along with quality, consistency, and innovation.

Customer Review: Maybe my favorite brewery?… They do everything well, and the people there are wonderful! New beer(s) almost every week. Larger variety of beer types than most breweries. Never a bad beer! Love this place!

Vanessa House Beer Company

Vanessa House Beer Company
Vanessa House Beer Company

Vanessa House (along with all the beers they craft) has a very interesting story. What started out with five friends home brewing from their house on Vanessa Street, has now become a booming craft brewery in OKC. Their home on Vanessa Street was a place for friends to gather and celebrate their love for craft beer, and now they get to do so in their very own brewery! A friendly place to enjoy a wide variety of flavours and styles of delicious craft beer.

Customer Review: Awesome brewery! They had great beers in every style from stouts to IPA’s to sours. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Also enjoyed the fun decor and modern aesthetic of the taproom.

Broke Brewing Company

Broke Brewing Company
Broke Brewing Company

From mild to wild styles, Broke Brewing Company brews it all. One of the newest breweries in town with the motto of “go all in” or “Go for Broke!” It’s always a great time at this brewery with events almost every night like open mic night and live music played by local artists, vinyl night, bingo, and even Yoga + Beer! Family and dog friendly with an outdoor patio and plenty of room to hang with your friends and catch up over a flight of excellent craft beer.

Customer Review: Had a wonderful time here. They had live music going. A wonderful selection of on tap beers and a great staff. Will definitely be returning to this great place.

Elk Valley Brewing

Elk Valley Brewing
Elk Valley Brewing

Elk Valley is setting the bar high, with 18 beers on tap and imperial stouts with higher ABV than almost anywhere in the US! Located on Hudson Ave. in Oklahoma City’s Midtown District, Elk Valley Brewing brews up some of the most unique and tasty beers in the city. Plus, their building features a beautiful rooftop patio that is the perfect place to sip one of their beer slushies while taking in the views of the city on a hot sunny day

Customer Review: Great area in downtown with the city in the background. Great beer and overall set up! We enjoyed our time there. This has been our favorite brewery that we’ve gone to out of the 4 we visited.

Angry Scotsman Brewing

Angry Scotsman Brewing
Angry Scotsman Brewing

Angry Scotsman Brewing boasts a spacious taproom and outdoor patio with a great range of core beers, seasonal brews, and limited/special releases inspired by the travels of the Angry Scot. Located on Reno Ave, the atmosphere of the place is welcoming and modern with an industrial charm in a remodelled 1930s warehouse with an inspiring skyline view of downtown. You can’t miss this spot for a cold pint of your next favourite craft beer.

Customer Review: Best patio in town to watch the sunset. We learned that the owner has his PHD in chemistry so that explains why the beer is so top notch. Food trucks, live music, and friendly knowledgeable staff made for a great vibe with friends and dogs.

Twisted Spike Brewing Company

Twisted Spike Brewing Company
Twisted Spike Brewing Company

Twisted Spike Brewing Company in Automobile Alley is OKC’s largest tap room. With a mix of fruit beers, pale ales, and stouts, they’ve got something for everyone and we’re sure you will not be disappointed. Along with some seriously delicious brews, they serve up Southern Comfort Food by Barley & Bees for brunch and dinner. With daily specials and events in the huge inviting space, Twisted Spike will surely have you coming back for more.

Customer Review: Is it possible that the bartenders are so friendly it actually makes the beer taste better? The staff and award winning Belgium style beers set them apart.

Lively Beerworks Brewery

Lively Beerworks Brewery
Lively Beerworks Brewery

Lively Beer Works came from a love for great beer and a love for the community. It’s a place to get together with old friends and make new ones over a shared love for the craft. Their goal is to make drinkable beer you will adore, in a friendly space that feels like home. The taproom features 14 beers on tap with a good mix of classic and unique styles, and lots of seating indoors and outdoors suitable for the whole crew.

Customer Review: Always a great time! Adequate variety and the staff are always very knowledgeable and enjoyable to converse with. Has a relaxing atmosphere and spacious patio with shade.

Enjoy the best breweries in Oklahoma City!

Make sure to go and check out Oklahoma City’s best craft breweries, grab a locally brewed pint (or 2) and support your local brewers!

If we’ve missed a brewery on our list that you think should be added, contact us and let us know who the brewery is and why you think it should be added to our list of the top breweries in Oklahoma City!