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Oyster Bay Brewing Co.

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German Pilsner
Ranked #491
Ranked #40,922
3.55 | pDev: 14.65%
Oyster Bay Brewing Co.
New York, United States
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 35 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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daliandragon from Maryland

3.72/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is one I have had many times while visiting family on the island but somehow never reviewed. The color is a healthy copper without much of a head. Nose is barely there.

The flavor is marked by biscuit notes, floral hops with a touch of pepper, and a dry, nutty character. Maltier and darker than most of the style. Kind of a hard ranking, since I find this clean and drinkable, but a bit off style.

Dec 30, 2018
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WunderLlama from Massachusetts

3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

can poured into a chalice

hazy amber , pencil thin off white foam cap

aroma of roasted malts

get more malts than hops

suds up nicely in the mouth

nice beer

Sep 15, 2018
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dgthompson from New York

2.16/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Bought a 6 pack of cans - 9/27/2016 on bottom of can (drank them middle of December, 2016). Biggest complaint, the label on the can had a thick seam right where your mouth goes. Was very annoying. Seemed like a very low quality canning process.

Beer was average at best, nothing special about it. Just a pilsner, tasted a bit like an old can of Budweiser.

Dec 29, 2016
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EMH73 from New York

3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep amber color with a one inch beige head that left a little lacing. Smells and tastes of lightly roasted malts, a slight nuttiness, floral notes and a hint of hops and spice. Quite malty for a pilsner, almost more of a lager. Well carbonated, goes down quite smoothly.

Dec 20, 2016
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Billolick from New York

3.92/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz can with 6/22/16 on the bottom, so about 3 1/2 months in the can..not super fresh, but not terrible.

Pours hazed medium amber, with a lasting medium khaki cap, and leaving some moderate bits and stands of lacing on the glass.

Nutty, malty nose

Tasty brew, again I get some nuttyness and maple malts, hops on the back end to dry things up enough.

Nothing amazing, but this is a respectable sessioner on the malty side of the spectrum. Worth a try, nice fall beer and probably a good choice to try out some newbies with. Also likely would go great with some BBQ chicken with all the fixins.

Sep 08, 2016
Barn Rocker from Oyster Bay Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 35 ratings