Oklahoma Beer

Today in 1907, Oklahoma became the 46th state.


Oklahoma Breweries

Oklahoma Brewery Guides

Guild: No Known Brewers Association

State Agency: Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission


  • Capital: Oklahoma City
  • Largest Cities: Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Norman, Lawton, Broken Arrow
  • Population: 3,450,654; 27th
  • Area: 69903 sq.mi., 20th
  • Nickname: Sooner State
  • Statehood: 46th, November 16, 1907


  • Alcohol Legalized: July 15, 1933
  • Number of Breweries: 10
  • Rank: 40th
  • Beer Production: 2,489,794
  • Production Rank: 26th
  • Beer Per Capita: 21.2 Gallons


Package Mix:

  • Bottles: 33.7%
  • Cans: 60.9%
  • Kegs: 5.3%

Beer Taxes 3.2:

  • Per Gallon: $0.36
  • Per Case: $0.82
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $11.25
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $11.25

Beer Taxes Over 3.2:

  • Per Gallon: $0.40
  • Per Case: $0.91
  • Tax Per Barrel (24/12 Case): $12.50
  • Draught Tax Per Barrel (in Kegs): $12.50

Economic Impact (2010):

  • From Brewing: $81,054,712
  • Direct Impact: $657,487,878
  • Supplier Impact: $277,783,429
  • Induced Economic Impact: $440,207,379
  • Total Impact: $1,375,478,686

Legal Restrictions:

  • Control State: No
  • Sale Hours: On Premises: 6 a.m. to 2 a.m
    Off Premises: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Mon-Sat)
  • Grocery Store Sales: 3.2 in grocery stores and gas stations all above 3.2% in Retail Package Stores
  • Notes: 4.0% ABV/3.2 ABW or higher only sold at room temperature in liquor stores, Liquor Stores closed on Sundays and some holidays. As of 2007, liquor stores are now open on election days. State law prohibits public intoxication, many counties and cities also prohibit public intoxication.


Data complied, in part, from the Beer Institute’s Brewer’s Almanac 2010, Beer Serves America, the Brewers Association, Wikipedia and my World Factbook. If you see I’m missing a brewery link, please be so kind as to drop me a note or simply comment on this post. Thanks.

For the remaining states, see Brewing Links: United States.


  1. Al Brown says

    I was wanting a beer basket for a Christmas gift and wondering if there was a 12 pack basket compiled of Oklahoma beers from Oklahoma breweries?

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