Oxbow Brewing Company

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Oxbow Brewing Company
Maine, United States
Ranked #372
Ranked #9,128
4.04 | pDev: 7.43%
Oct 18, 2023
Apr 23, 2015
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Rated: 4.02 by Eman17 from Illinois

Oct 18, 2023
Rated: 2.82 by stephenlee93 from England

Jul 09, 2023
Rated: 4 by whatsgoody from Vermont

Apr 16, 2023
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Reviewed by SlowPourInSlough

4.72/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Look: golden yellow, nice, restrained head

Smell: Slightly sour some funk/sous bois notes

Taste: Really complex, quite sour, evolves beautifully in the mouth. Spices as well as varied hops, oak, citrus.

Feel: Creamy, long dry finish.

Overall: Gorgeous - a beer to savour.
Dec 02, 2022
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Reviewed by nickb2000 from New Hampshire

3.46/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
Snifter Glass
Look: med-hazy straw yellow color, pouring a 1 finger head which dissipated into a mod-ring with lacing
Smell: Very strong trad sour smell with some funk and some light malt notes.
Taste: Mod tartness followed by some hops bitterness. Slight malt note. No real aftertaste
Feel: Light-moderate mouthfeel with gentle carbonation
Overall: Its a meh. nothing really impressive about it, underwhelmingly average
Aug 22, 2022
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Reviewed by Iamaskier from Idaho

4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Huuuge head on top of a very pale hazy body. Smell is spicy, cracker malt, a bit of peppermint, oak, a hint of esters, and floral hops— very interesting. Taste is dry cracker malt upfront becoming citrusy hops with a delicate spice backbone. Hints of mint, pepper, lemon peel, and oak abound. Mouth feel is creamy, soft, slightly tart, and dry on the finish
This beer is too classy for me, but it almost forgives me for drinking it. Enjoy it, because it’s a kind beer.
Jul 18, 2022
Rated: 3.74 by TheRatCage from Connecticut

Apr 13, 2022
Rated: 4.08 by irishevans from California

Jan 07, 2022
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Reviewed by BalancingBrooms from California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottled 2/2017, Opened 12/2021 (bottle states enjoy within 5 years)

Crystal clear pale straw with two finger white head that dissipates quickly. Nose is full of barnyard with white cherry, pears, plum, earth and band-aid. Opens with a nice light bouquet of pale fruits with ripe pear, white cherries, and white nectarines that fades to a nice band-aid dryness and some black pepper. Body is light to medium with similar carbonation. Ends dry with a long but faint band-aid funk. Overall a very nice brett saison with subtle complexities and that lovely type of funk I really enjoy.
Dec 28, 2021
Rated: 4.44 by TWStandley from Massachusetts

Dec 18, 2021
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.38/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
refreshing farmhouse ale easy to drink
Nov 20, 2021
Rated: 4.15 by caffeinelogic from New York

Sep 01, 2021
Rated: 4.14 by mjsullivan86 from Pennsylvania

Aug 16, 2021
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Reviewed by ChipChaight from New York

4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
December 2017 bottle from the Bottling and Blending in Portland, ME. A gusher, pours a semi hazy pale yellow with rocky white head that dissipates, minimal lacing, smell is lime zest, watermelon flesh, wheat, lemon cake, and earthy hops, taste is wheat crackers, lychee, fairly bitter/funky/earthy Brett character, hints of pickled ginger and grapefruit, feel is light to medium bodied, medium carbonation and acidity. Almost 4 years in the bottle, hops are muted and Brett is prevalent, earthy and bitter goodness shine.
Jul 05, 2021
Rated: 4.15 by bouncepass from California

May 24, 2021
Rated: 3.75 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Apr 18, 2021
Rated: 4.02 by psweendogg from Connecticut

Feb 03, 2021
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Reviewed by leaddog from Canada (AB)

4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
June 2018 bottle at 5.5%

Appearance - Pours a hazy straw with three fingers of frothy white head.

Smell - spicy brett yeast, earthy, floral, and spicy hops, coriander, pepper, hint of fruity esters. citrus, vinous aromas, grape must, and grainy and biscuity malts.

Taste - earthy, floral, and spicy hops upfront followed quickly into tart citrus and vinous characteristics. The coriander, pepper, hint of fruity esters follow suit. The spicy brett yeast along with the grainy and biscuity malts round out the brew.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes crisp and tart with all elements lingering.

Overall - For my first offering from this brewery, this is one fine brew that boasts a pleasant balance between tart and barrel. A nice find here in Cowtown.
Jan 30, 2021
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Reviewed by StoutElk_92 from Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
January 2016 bottle

Pours slightly cloudy yellow with a frothy white foam head. Notes are dusty, tart, leathery, phenolic spice, barny farmhouse, hay, straw, grains, apricot, mild citrus, with floral earthy grassy piney hops. Feels medium bodied, smooth with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice blend of hoppy saisons.
Apr 18, 2020
Rated: 4.09 by Chico1985 from Massachusetts

Apr 05, 2020
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Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 207 ratings