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Burley Oak Brewery

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BEER AVG
3.9/5
Based on:
61 Beers
1,248 Hads
Place Score: 95
Reviews: 25
Visits: 90
Avg: 4.37
pDev: n/a
Taps: 12
Bottles: --
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

10016 Old Ocean City Rd
Berlin, Maryland, 21811
United States
phone: (443) 513-4647 | map
www.burleyoak.com

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Place added by: lackenhauser on 09-02-2011

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Reviews: 25 | Visits: 90
Reviews by Todd:
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

More User Reviews:
Photo of gustavmahler-09
4.51/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4

Photo of ConradKenney
4.3/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Always had a wide range of beer on draft, along with bottles, cans, and growlers/crowlers to go. Was pretty busy, but the bartender was willing to take time with each customer to help pick beers/flights. Beer is delicious overall, with a few "eh" beers here and there.

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Photo of Kubishark
3.94/5  rDev -9.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Nice little place with lots of wood all around and some interesting artwork on the walls. Wasn't filled with people and seemed kind of quiet at first, but eventually there was some live music, a nice little acoustic set by a couple guys. At the bar sparked up some conversation with some fellow customers who were much older than me. Lots of beers to choose from and even an incredibly sweet homemade root beer. No food but that's all right. I'd come back here again if I find myself in the Berlin area.

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Photo of dljames10
4/5  rDev -8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Chuckletheturtle
4.7/5  rDev +7.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

The place makes you want to stay for a while, a very long while! Great comfort and homey feel to the place like a tavern. Sully was my bartender and he knew his stuff. I think I got a smile out of him too. I considered ordering Thai for delivery just to stay a while longer.

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Photo of alcohline_trip
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of fourstringer
4.44/5  rDev +1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Dropped in for my first visit during their 4th Anniversary party while vacationing at the shore. I dig their style and had been hoping to see the brewery in person for some time - just so happened it was a special event. Major kudos for a super friendly and welcoming staff. Solid selection. Very impressed with the newer stuff - I'd say it keeps getting better and better. Cool merch as well. Would have liked to take a tour, but perhaps another time.

If I had to cite something negative, I thought the clientele was hit-or-miss; but, overall I highly recommend.

Prost!

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Photo of Dumsboa09
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.8/5  rDev +9.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Visited while on vacation close by. Met by friendly, outgoing staff. Sat at the bar and sampled 7-8 of their beers, which were all either very good or outstanding. Fun, comfortable atmosphere for all ages. Will definitely return when back in town.

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Photo of Capsfan90
4.21/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Cool little brewery in Berlin, MD.

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Photo of Prue
4.79/5  rDev +9.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of zp6167a
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of brewstraveler
4.67/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Picture perfect coastal small town brewery

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Photo of mandy_mic700
4.61/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of sisterofba
4.59/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of whitenads
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of eluvah
4.74/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of DarthXavius
3.12/5  rDev -28.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 2 | selection: 2.5

Awesome beers, overpriced samples but cheap pints. Don't expect to get any of the best beers to go at all. 6 beers in growlers or 32 burley cans, 2 beers in 22zers, and 1 beer in 12 oz 6 packs. None of the these were the really good beers they had on tap. If you've had all their beer before and paid the $28 they ask to do a full flight, then cheap pints on premises, otherwise way too expensive to justify

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Photo of Kegatron
3.95/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of DrBier
4.25/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of dbl_delta
4.29/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Nice, down-home craft brewery that's trying to do things right. Buy local, support sustainable business practices and brew good beer. What more could you ask for?? Their Vlad the Inhaler is outstanding; Rude Boy isn't half bad either. A little off the beaten track in Berlin, MD but well worth the trip.

Oh, and Berlin is a really artsy little town. Actually, it was judged the "coolest small town in America" in 2014, so it was fairly easy to convince the wife to visit Berlin for the shops, and "Oh BTW there's this really good brewpub just down the street...I'll go there while you browse the antiques".

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Photo of soulcougher
4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of dfhhead25
4.06/5  rDev -7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of misternebbie
4.31/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

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Burley Oak Brewery in Berlin, MD
95 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.