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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.83   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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For nearly 110 years, the secret of this Great Northwest beer hasnít been a secret at all: ďItís the Water.Ē This and a whole lot more. Since 1896, our famous brewing water, superior ingredients and unsurpassed skill as brewers have combined to make ďOlyĒ an affordable beer with a particularly satisfying taste.

95% malt.


1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3001) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - APR 16, 2014
12oz can (Old Notes)-Pours a clear golden with almost no head. Aroma of corn, grains, and malt. Taste of the same. This light bodied brew was not as bad as I thought it would be.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davhgbrew (887) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2014
Being that macros can brew with up to 50% adjuncts I expected the typical grainy sweet swill out of oíl "oly" here. To my surprise with the first sip it was pleasantly clean tasting with a light but solid malt flavor. Then I pulled up the commercial description and found it was 95% malt, shocking but validating.There is less carbonation bite in this pale lager than most macros, but with its subtly sweet malty clean refreshing flavor this brew is the adjunct lager for the PNW! Next time Iím at a bbq or ball game hand me an "oly"!

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (187) - Wyoming, USA - APR 7, 2014
Poured from 12 oz can into pint glass. Appearance: pours a thick, frothy white head which gradually recedes leaving mild lacing. Clear, light golden appearance with plenty of streaming carbonation. Aroma: white bread dough, yeast, maybe a little corn. Mouthfeel: light bodied and fairly fizzy with a pleasant dry finish. Flavor: lightly toasted barley malt, yeast roll, corn and some grassy hops in the finish. Overall: pleasant and easy drinking. Well done to the style.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
HughConway (745) - Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Can. Pours yellow, itís beery. Not much that can be said, or should be said. Not like when Clint was drinking it back in the 70s. But then, not much is like the 70s anymore.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DrSilverworm (5025) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12oz can, thanks to b3shine. Date printed on the bottom of the can reads 1/07/13. Clear golden orange color, with some dark particles suspended in the body. Bigger off-white head. Good thin bit retains. Leaves plenty, thicker lace. Stale, musty, lightly skunky malt aroma. Lightly acidic chalky bite. Moderate bitter, light sour taste, moderate sweet. Definite awful acidic bite in the finish. Medium body. Smooth, lighter carbonation, more dry finish. Texture and appearance arenít too bad, but the taste and flavor is just way awful. I managed to finish this, though, so itís got that going for it. A fair amount of effort on my part was required. I had a sandwich to help me with the process.

1.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
BeerFunGuy (479) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Smells like pabst. Looks like pabst. Tastes like pabst. Wait is that a hipster? Pretty sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
SHIG (3448) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Can 24oz search for Bigfoot: Poured golden clear with huge two finger foamy white head. Aroma is sweet grass and straw. Taste is sweet grass, corn, grain and malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 4, 2013
Best by 04MAR13 Pale gold glass with a solid stream of bubbles from the bottom. No foam. Smells of light hay, lemon, grain and a little bit of apple. Taste is clean and corny, with some grain and a little light white grape juice. The feeling is light, crisp and moderately highly carbonated with a wet finish. All and all Iím not particularly disappointed. Serving type: bottle 12-23-2012

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2220) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Can poured into a shaker. Pours a clear, pale gold with less than a half finger of white head. Aroma of corn and grains with a hint of some oddly dank malt. Taste is very lightly bitter. Grains with a bit of earthy hops. Full bodied with a surprisingly creamy texture. Lively carbonation and a much longer than expected finish. Overall, not too shabby. Nothing to seek out but Iíll drink what I have.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blipp (5679) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Can. Pours gold with a white head. Grainy malts, faint sweetness, straw, and a touch of corny sweetness. Not awful.


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