What the Ale: A ton of new craft beer brands will be coming to Oklahoma with Craft & Barrel
Craft and Barrel Get ready, Oklahoma: We will have some new beer brands hitting liquor store shelves soon.
Freddy Lamport, the former owner of Jenks’ BierGarten, has started a brokerage firm called The Craft & Barrel that will cater to the smaller, niche craft beer industry.
Lamport has always been passionate about craft beer, and now he can take his passion in a different direction. He can bring in beers for which there is a demand and make them available to Oklahomans. His connections as a liquor store owner have made the transition a good one.
“I have been very fortunate to work in such an industry, because without this experience and time, I would not have formed the relationships that have allowed me to further myself into the next level of craft beer sales in Oklahoma,” Lamport said. “They say big things have small beginnings; I tend to agree with that. Oklahoma is on the precipice of change and growth. With the right push, it is only going to get better!”
Lamport is going to start off […]