Offshore Ale Company | Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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Offshore Ale Company
Exceptional based on 14 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

30 Kennebec Avenue
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts United States 02557 [ print map ]
508 693 2626

offshoreale.com

Hours: Lunch Wed-Sun 12-3 Dinner 5PM Everyday


Mayor: Caytinator (1) | Taps: 5 - 8 | Bottles: 2


Offshore Ale Company

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Beer Available At Offshore Ale Company (arranged by most recent)
Offshore The Argus , Blue Lobster , Offshore Beach Road Nut Brown Ale 52, Offshore India Pale Ale 69, Offshore Inkwell , Offshore Lazy Frog IPA 59
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14 reviews for Offshore Ale Company
 Ambiance  84%
 Service  74%
 Selection  66%
 Food  81%
 Value  72%
 Overall  77%
 Rating  77%
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70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 7/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 15/20
Caytinator  (112) Tucson, Arizona | May 18, 2014
Went here while taking a break from exploring Marthaís Vineyard. Ambiance/atmosphere is very cool, with boats suspended in the rafters, a nice patio, and a bar with plenty of locals. It was slow, so service was quick. Selection is OK, they had most of their taps available. The value was good for oak bluffs, I thought prices were fair ($6/pint is standard). Overall Iíd go here again the next time Iím in oak bluffs, but I donít expect them to have anything new or interesting on tap.
88
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
maddmatt639  (2) Pacifica, California | December 5, 2013
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton  (580) London, England | August 15, 2012
Nice place in central Oak Bluffs. Had about six to eight of their beers available on tap plus a handful more in bottles. The beers I had were all good, though none were great; they included a pale ale, IPA, DIPA, stout and hefeweizen. The place itself is nice, the servers are friendly and attentive, the prices are decent and you can get half pints (for slightly more than half the price of a pint). They also have free shelled peanuts, and when you open them you just toss the shells on the floor. Seems like this place is one of the only good beer spots in MV, so definitely worth a visit if youíre on the island.
70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 6/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
jkwood04  (65) Connecticut | June 24, 2012
This place is pretty cool for a brewpub on Marthaís vineyard. The service was good, the beer was good even if the selection is limited, and the food was good. Definitely worth going to if youíre on this island.
70
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream  (88) | July 27, 2010
It is nice to see that Marthaís Vineyard now has its own hometown brewpub, and one that is worthy of the place. I stopped by for a couple of brews and lunch before catching a ferry back to the mainland, and I was not disappointed. This is a comfortable. old wooden pub with high ceilings and rafters laden with nautical brickabrack. They had about 6-8 of their brews available on draft, and a couple in bottles. Growlers are available. The menu contains quality pub-grub, like fish and chips, pulled pork, and sausages. A barrel of salted peanuts is waiting for you by the door, and their hand-made potato crisps are well worth trying. I would be willing to stop in here for the food alone, which is not something I would say about many beer geek joints. And unlike one of my fellow raters, I have no complaints about the servers. I bet this place is good in the off-season too. Well worth a visit if you are on the island.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
StarrGazr  (1) | July 13, 2010
The photo used on this listing is a copyrighted photo that I took and hold the exclusive rights for. I have never been asked if this image could be used, nor am I credited for this photo anywhere on your website. You stole this photo from Flickr and violated not only my copyright, but also Flickrís own Terms of Service. Had you asked for the use of the photo, I would probably have gladly given you the right to use it providing the proper accreditation was in place with a link back to the original photo. Please contact me ASAP in this matter. Thank you, Tracy Lee Carroll Original Photo can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/tracylee/1134804194/ BTW... This is one of my favourite places to go on Marthaís Vineyard.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
sinkr  (16) Odenton, Maryland | December 23, 2009
Came in on a wet, windy night and found a hopping restaurant and bar area with live music (piano), but not loud and obnoxious. Had both of their IPAs available at the time (their regular and their imperial). Beer was not our #1 concern for going there--it was food, but the beer dramatically exceeded my expectations. I had several of their raw oyster varieties along with some mussels. The peanut shells on the floor reminded me of Texas Steakhouse, et al., but maybe it was just me, but their peanuts just tasted different and better than what one might come across in a similar setting. We were in the offseason and it was mostly locals, which I think added to the ambience.
58
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 12/20
ben4321  (256) Hoboken, New Jersey | October 19, 2009
Hey, I was just excited that "The Vineyard" had a brew pub at all. The beers are decent, not great, but not bad at all. I was really disappointed that they didnít have a sampler or flight of any kind, I mean what kind of brewpub doesnít offer a sampler in 2009? Crazy! Anyway, Iíd recommend the stout on nitro, I liked it better then the IPAs (my usual preference). Also, I think $3 for a glass (with purchase of a beer) is a pretty good deal, so I grabbed me one.
68
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 3/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
waolsen  (65) Littleton, Colorado | September 25, 2009
right off the main street of Oak Bluffs. The exterior has an old sea town look to it. Inside has a open layout with high ceilings, small bar and nautical decor. The beers are very nice. The waiters are some of the rudest people Iíve met. Somehow their island lifestyle is inconvenienced by customers. We had 3 different servers over the few days and they were all snots. Despite their best efforts to spread their misery to our table this is the best place in town to drink. Good food, fresh raw oysters, and a solid beer selection. Their wine list is pretty impressive as well.
76
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67  (44) Hanover, Maryland | July 12, 2009
Right in the heart of the small business district, itís about 2 blocks from the ferry and just around the corner from bus stop/transfer point for the whole island. Welcoming exterior; warm, inviting interior. Friendly, attentive service. Lots of good choices on the menu, with an emphasis on pizza and seafood. Our selections were tasty and well presented. Choice of about 6 beers while we were there, including a well hopped IPA. The brewer stopped by to make sure we were being well taken care of. Can get very crowded, especially at night. Highly recommended.

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