To describe Oklahoma’s craft beer scene as “thriving” would be an understatement. World-class microbreweries have been popping up in every corner of the state during the last decade, releasing award-winning beers to national and international acclaim. Inspired by the styles of the moment and traditions of the past, Oklahoma’s bold and innovative brewmasters have carved out a unique place in a crowded field—and they don’t seem to be slowing down any time soon. Take a tour of some of the state’s most buzzed-about breweries and see what’s on tap in the Sooner State.Learn More
Back Porch Draft House
If you're looking for a great casual place to grab a tasty burger and refreshing beverage, head to Back Porch Draft House in Lawton. This neighborhood burger and beer joint has built a reputation for consistently mouth-watering burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and fixings, as well as having one of the best craft beer selections in the area. Back Porch Draft House also frequently features local and area live music acts.
Open from late morning until late, Back Porch Draft House is a great choice any time of day. Start out with some BP Killer Wings served with your choice of three sauces, "peel and eat" shrimp with cocktail sauce or a giant soft pretzel with their signature queso. Burgers are the real deal at Back Porch. Try a Gringo burger topped with bacon, pickled jalapenos, American cheese and secret sauce or the Teriyaki Shroom for a sweet spin on a classic. If you prefer a sandwich, try the Okie French Dip with fresh au jus for dipping or grab the delicious 24-hour black pepper brisket sandwich with caramelized onions and Swiss cheese. In addition to the fixed menu, make sure you try one of the many different specialty burgers, sandwiches, tacos and entrees that are only available as specials for a limited time.
Back Porch Draft House also maintains a wide selection of craft beers on tap. Many beers are established favorites like Shiner Bock and Sierra Nevada, some are tasty foreign imports like Hoegaarden and Leinenkugel, and they also have representatives of Oklahoma' s thriving craft beer scene like COOP, Prairie and Mustang on rotation. Keep an eye out for their craft beer events where a favorite brewery is featured along with special discounts on beer flights.