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OK Beer News #345

Discussion in 'Southwest' started by JPatrick, Nov 4, 2012.

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  1. OUBrewer

    OUBrewer Mar 12, 2012 Oklahoma

    What's everyone's favorite Oklahoma beer right now?
     
  2. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Choc Spring Pils. Get it by the case.
     
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  3. jasonycurtis

    jasonycurtis Mar 17, 2012 Oklahoma

    Prairie Noir by a long shot!
     
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  4. kingofhop

    kingofhop May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    I drink quite a bit of COOP Native Amber. Choc has a lot of good stuff. Haven't tried Prairie yet. Marshall Old Pavillion is very nice, too. Still a lot of Okie beers to try. Really proud of this state and the way we've stepped up our game.
     
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  5. beerboy9960

    beerboy9960 Jan 28, 2011 Oklahoma
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    Prairie Standard is my current favorite!
     
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  6. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

    I'm quite fond of Native Amber as well. I usually have McNellie's Pub and/or something from Krebs on hand at all times. Wild Brew 2012 was so enjoyable I bought every bottle in town - still have a couple left. I picked up a couple Prairie Noir at Brown's in Stillwater - can't wait to try that. Nobama was a decent beer too - not a pretty beer, but a tasty one anyway. I'm a big fan of El Cucuy too - love black IPAs.
     
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  7. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Prairie Standard & Mustang Session '33

    The latter being the first & only Oklahoma beer I have seen
    Being sold in both Whole Foods & Wal-Mart! Ha!
     
  8. rainerschuhsler

    rainerschuhsler May 17, 2012 Texas
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    For me, it's a tie between Prairie Ale and Prairie Hop. Two very fantastic beers. I'm down to one bottle each and being in Houston, I really wish I had easy access to more.
     
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  9. JPatrick

    JPatrick Dec 6, 2005 Oklahoma

    COOP F-5 and DNR are still my favorites. I have been impressed by the Prairie lineup and Mustang's Imperial Court Stout is excellent! Also Black Mesa ESB and Anthem Golden One are very good.
     
  10. stephens101

    stephens101 May 5, 2006 Oklahoma
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    F-5 is my goto on tap, and it's hard to beat the Old Pavilion. Prairie is making waves and El Cucuy is world class, but the Choc Dubbel is hands down my favorite all time Oklahoma beer, and with a price that can't be beat.
     
  11. TX-Badger

    TX-Badger Jun 14, 2012 Texas
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    Prairie Noir, Prairie Hop, And then Choc Winter Stout in that order.
     
  12. willandperry

    willandperry Sep 15, 2011 Colorado
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    Cant wait for arrow head pale ale.

    And Prairie Ale is my favorite local brew at the moment.
     
  13. OUBrewer

    OUBrewer Mar 12, 2012 Oklahoma

    What did you like so much about this beer? I picked up a six pack this weekend. Not bad, but nothing special. I liked the Spring IPA a lot more.
     
  14. ARaces23

    ARaces23 Feb 22, 2011 Arkansas
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    Prairie is best thing going right now, but Marshall makes quality on the regular
     
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  15. chaseabeer

    chaseabeer Feb 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    You just have to be into czech pils I guess.
     
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  16. stephens101

    stephens101 May 5, 2006 Oklahoma
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    Marshall is the most consistent no doubt.
     
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  17. Sethzilla

    Sethzilla Oct 10, 2012 Texas
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    Where is the closest place to Denton TX to get some Prairie Artisan Ales in my gullet? I did a little digging, and its looking like OKC or Lawton.. but I thought I'd ask before I make the trip out.
     
  18. willandperry

    willandperry Sep 15, 2011 Colorado
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    Im comming to Highland Village this weekend. What do you want?
    Might save you a little gas money ;)
    Ill hopfully be hitting up oak street drafthouse friday night too
     
  19. mattisloco

    mattisloco Feb 13, 2007 Texas
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    Will is a great guy, do not pass up that offer.
     
  20. Sethzilla

    Sethzilla Oct 10, 2012 Texas
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    We got a little sumthin' in the works :).
     
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  21. Brvn

    Brvn Jul 24, 2008 Oklahoma
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    Does anyone know anybody involved in anthem? I tried their sour maybe... 2 years ago? Been waiting for that to ever come out. Golden one is a decent beer but their sour was actually something to write home about.
     
  22. OUJayhawk1799

    OUJayhawk1799 Jan 25, 2013 Oklahoma
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    Anyone have a clue when Oklahoma can expect to get Green Flash Palate Wrecker?
     
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  23. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    It is posted for April release. That and Rayon Vert
     
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  24. Riggo

    Riggo Aug 15, 2002 Oklahoma

    Rayon Vert, yeah! Love that beer. Similar to Wild Devil from Victory.
     
  25. timbro81

    timbro81 Jun 26, 2006 Oklahoma

    Nine-One-Eightor Dopplebock, Marshall pilot batch.
     
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  26. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Yes!
    Is El Chupacabra still in the works?
     
  27. russpowell

    russpowell May 24, 2005 Oklahoma
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    Hope to see that as a regular soonish.
     
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  28. timbro81

    timbro81 Jun 26, 2006 Oklahoma

    Nine-One-Eightor is a one-off, so one keg might find its way to mcnellies Tulsa. Chupacabra has been been put off some more due to two new beers getting a higher priority. A dunkel and a 5yr anniversary beer.
     
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  29. kingofhop

    kingofhop May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    Went to Grandad's in OKC last Saturday w/ my brother. Had a coupla fresh draws of Coop F-5. Absolutely incredible beer. Is the canning thang still in the works? I'd put it up against any of the admittedly superb Cali IPAs I've experienced.
     
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  30. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    truth.

    & Grandads is a totally underrated establishment.
    Too bad their closed on Sunday's, I can't get a beer after closing
    down brunch :[
     
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  31. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Two beers are better than one

    Dunkelweissbier or Dunkel Lager?
     
  32. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    The Dunkel is damn delicious and I am ready to give the 5 year a try after the "Aging."..DAMN.
     
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  33. chocosushi

    chocosushi May 1, 2011 Oklahoma

    Where'd ya try the Dunkel?
     
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  34. kingofhop

    kingofhop May 9, 2010 Oklahoma

    yeah Choco, my only gripe wuz that the kitchen wuz shut down! We heard about their burgers and wanted some. Beer was extremely good, tho.
     
  35. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Super secret special place
     
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  36. jtmiller03

    jtmiller03 Feb 2, 2008 Oklahoma

    Special indeed.
     
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  37. ggwheeler

    ggwheeler Jan 8, 2011 California

    As a beer nerd who was born and raised in Tulsa, but living in Los Angeles for the last 12 years, I was thrilled to see bottles of Prairie sitting on the shelves of my local bottle shop in LA!

    Makes a transplanted Okie proud.

    Keep up the good work!
     
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  38. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

    Heard on the news that OK breweries can serve free samples now. Up to 12oz. Is that the standard among the other states?
     
  39. BierGartenok

    BierGartenok Apr 4, 2009 Oklahoma

    Not yet. It has to pass the Senate...
     
  40. TheBishopco

    TheBishopco Feb 4, 2011 Tennessee
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    There really isn't a standard across all states from what I can tell. In Texas, I think, they can't give out free samples. But if the brewery charges for the tour, samples can be given out. When I took a tour at Yazoo Brewery in Nashville, TN, they gave out nearly two full pints of samples from three different beers. But again, it was not a free tour.
     
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