Bell's Oberon Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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Reviews by 1000lbgrizzly:
3.8/5 rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
A: Extremely foggy pale straw, a small amount of sediment. Creamy white head, no carbonation, semi-sticky lacing.
S: Orange peel with strong herbaciousness, almost like freshly cut grass.
T: Same as above, even with a bitter finish. A little bit of wheat is thrown in now, too. Super refreshing without overly using cheap tricks: citrus, hops, or sweetness.
M: Very creamy, surprisingly, but works really well.
O: Definitely embodies summer, in a creative way. Doesn't go for one-dimensional citrus fruits or hops, but rather incorporates a bit of citrus with organic summer notes. Really enjoyed it, I'll probably be drinking it through the season.
Serving type: bottle
04-25-2014 05:13:24 | More by 1000lbgrizzly
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3.75/5 rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A -pours a cloudy straw color with bright whit one finger head, loose bubbles. Appears lively thoughout and left a little lacing.
S - very subdued aroma of balanced malt and hops. Little bit of citrusy pine hop but only faint, melds right into a nice fresh barley malt aroma. Little bit of a fruity yeast character towards the end.
T - very balanced taste to match the nose. There is ample Bittering hops but only slight flavor hop notes of grass and lemon, nice mellow malt character throughout. Ends bitter and dry. Fruity Esthery character in the nose did not come through in the taste.. The taste is similar to a pilsner but with a little more malt forward.
M - mouth feel is a little chewy from the wheat, ample carbonation though to set it off a little. Finishes nice and dry.
O - I was glad to get this on a trip to Virginia, wanted something not distributed to Maine but easy drinking and the wife might like. This was spot on, nice crisp pilsner esque flavor profile thats a little maltier with a meaty body from the wheat, departure from the bombardment of fruity wheat beers common in these parts in summer, not knocking my socks off by any means, but a solid brew nonetheless.
Serving type: bottle
07-23-2014 00:01:02 | More by MaineBrewing
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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