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.
McLoud Blackberry Festival honors the town’s history with a good, old-fashioned community affair, including a parade, pageant and, of course, general admiration of the dark, tart and juicy edible aggregate fruit.
“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.”
Not only was the po’boy stuffed full of gorgeous, golden shrimp, but they were literally overflowing into a pile on the plate.
But Nic’s Place does so much more than burgers. That’s why I’d point you toward the chicken-fried steak dinner ($14.25 with salad and side).
“We built the truck with the idea of catering events at weddings, but we became a Made-in-Oklahoma, everyday food truck,” he said.
“Coffee machines are, ironically, not the best at making coffee. … They just dump the water on the coffee so you don’t get a consistent flow rate,” Worley said of drip-brew machines.