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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 1.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
mrhoppy (1288) - Santa Clara, California, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Really bad even on tap at the Brewery in Washington.............................

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bulldogops (2270) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2013
355ml Can, 4.8%. Clear golden yellow pour with a decent white head. Medium carbonation. Aroma is sweet, appley, malts, and a fairly potent hoppiness. Mouthfeel is bubbly, pleasant. Taste is layered with malty sweetness and a substantial hoppiness, but doesnít finish dry or bitter... the sweetness lingers a little too long for my taste. Still unreal quality for a dollar beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
maddmatt639 (331) - Pacifica, California, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Smells of lemongrass and biscuit. Taste like lemongrass. Like water on the palate. Nothing really to it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sledutah (7073) - Utah, USA - JUN 13, 2013
On tap at Mountain brewers fest 2013, nice
Clear light golden with a small white head. Corn, wheat and some honey
Not as good as I remember when I used to drink this many moons ago!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
SmashBallard (2) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 29, 2013 does not count
Good beer to drink all day in the sun but nothing you want to get if you're looking for a tasty beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Imaena (2231) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - APR 28, 2013
Can. This is a classic northwest beer. Thats all there is to say. Its malty water.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sickassmick (228) - Concord, California, USA - APR 25, 2013
continuing the cheap beer trip. itís been a heck of a trip so far. this time iím going for Olympia, where they blame it on the water. I have bad memories about this one growing up. was really hard for me to pick this up and try it again. pour is actually pretty nice yellow color, nice head, lasting film of bubbles and more than expected lacing. Miller has a variety of these cheap beers. The can says pabst, so iím wondering why they have PBR in the fridge but not this one. i donít like PBR much. first sip is pretty thin. actually almost pleasant taste to this one. little candy sweetness and well blended with whatever hops are in here. nice balance. i donít really mind this stuff, maybe just a tad too sweet, but overall an easy drinker and a price you canít really beat. Not mad at this one. about 8 more cans to go and iíll see u at work!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
mnmike (1084) - Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2013
Put a few of these down in Seattle when I was there on a trip. This could really use a bit more on the hops.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
altonbrownd (5775) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - APR 11, 2013
Tall boy can in Portland, OR diner. Golden body with big head. Nose is grainy and metallic. Taste is pretty, thin, corny and metallic. Okay.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
drunkasfack (14) - 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.

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