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For nearly 110 years, the secret of this Great Northwest beer hasn’t been a secret at all: “It’s the Water.” This and a whole lot more. Since 1896, our famous brewing water, superior ingredients and unsurpassed skill as brewers have combined to make “Oly” an affordable beer with a particularly satisfying taste.

95% malt.


1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
drunkasfack (10) - cobble hill, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 3, 2013
canadian can.pretty thin on all accounts. reminds me of salmon fishinh off victoria as a child and seeing american fishermen nursing these at 9am on the water.cheap swilly beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Fatehunter (1414) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAR 11, 2013
A tall boy orange can. Poured a big, foamy head... a bit too much. The body is clear, golden with lots of bubbles coming up. The aroma is grain and metal, but less metallic than most for this style. Well, it’s vying for most tasteless beer. Watery through and through with the mildest bitterness. The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation. I’m not sure there’s actually anything in it.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wlajwl (4127) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Aroma is sweetish malts and citrus. The flavor is sweetish malts, citrus and a mix of tart and tangy in the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
alexsdad06 (6099) - Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2013
12 oz. can from jmborggren. Pours a clear golden color with a large fluffy white head that disappears quickly and leaves some web-like lacing on the glass. The aroma has sweet grainy malts, some corn notes with not much else. Flavor has much of the same with some light metallic notes and a weaker finish. It is what it is.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanIHave4Beers (3399) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Can, given to me by my General Manager at work, then subsequently dropped from my bicycle numerous times on the way home... somehow surviving the harrowing journey to be consumed by yours truly.... You’ve come a long way Can of Olympia!

Pours a pale golden color with a small tight white head.

The aroma is crisp, very light.... metallic but fairly clean.

The flavor is sweet almost like an eastern european breakfast cereal beer, but not even close to that level of disgusting. There is certainly a crispness to the beer and a decent hop bitterness.

I’d pretty well drink this about any time.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
b3shine (5974) - Indiana, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Can to snifter (thanks jmborggren). Looks fine; a transparent gold with white head that quickly dissipates into lacing. Smells and tastes cheap and skunky with a little bitterness and an average (at best) mouthfeel. Tickers gotta tick!

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Yikes. So much carbonation, absolutely no flavor. There’s so much gross about this I don’t know where to begin.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
EdInSaltLake (703) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Sweet malt and vegetal macro aroma. Light sweet malt flavor, that vanishes quickly. I’m not sure this isn’t Pabst in a different can.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Squizzle (161) - Idaho, USA - JAN 2, 2013
What can I say, its classic mostly I just get this for garage beer and drinking games after the craft beers are gone. But hey, it tastes decent for an American commercial lager, costs little and keeps the party goin.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bobbyberbiglia (188) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - DEC 21, 2012
For a yard/garage lager does a fine job. Look, smell, taste and mouth feel all simple at best. Price point best feature.


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