After sniffing, swishing, aerating and sipping more than 30 selections, we proudly present the top 16 results in the Gazette’s 2017 Summer Brew Review.
Read more in this issue: • 2017 Summer Brew Review • Summer-style beers, ingredients and flavors • Taproom and craft beer directory • Events and more Breweries and taprooms 405 Brewing Co. and Taproom 1716 Topeka St., Norman 405brewing.com 405-573-2668 American Solera 1801 S. 49th W. Ave., Tulsa americansolera.com 918-949-4318 Anthem Brewing Company and Taproom 908 SW Fourth…
When creating seasonal foods, chefs look to what is growing locally in gardens and farms. But with the lead time necessary to create seasonal craft beers, brewers focus more on ingredients and styles that taste like summer.
Toast summer’s best libations at these events and cool metro-area taprooms.
“It has this delicate flavor that is so expressive I had to build a beer around it,” he said. “All of our beers are ingredient-driven.”
In addition to the brewery, there is a space for a restaurant on the other side of the building and for offices upstairs. Irby said he’s eager to see what might join him in the space, but he knows he won’t have any hand in running it.
These breweries are tucked in industrial parks or hidden on the outskirts of town, which makes finding them almost like a scavenger hunt for suds.
“We do trivia on Wednesday nights and it’s standing room only,” he said. “A few nights, we have to turn them away until someone leaves to make room.”
OKC Zoo’s Ostrich Egg Breakfast returns, Hideaway Pizza releases a commercial and Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival is May 12-13.
Rolling in Another food truck finds a permanent home as Holey Rollers readies a brick-and-mortar doughnut shop in Paseo Arts District. Founder Andrea Koester said it should open this summer inside the Paseo Plunge building, 3008 Paseo St. “It’s a pretty small space, so it shouldn’t be a long build-out process,” she said. “We plan…