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Bell's Oberon Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Oberon AleBell's Oberon Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

4,762 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,762
Reviews: 1,560
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 122
Gots: 345 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002)
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DabblinWiscCraft

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a nice honey amber with a short, 1/8 inch head that dissipates some but has decent cling. Very clear, with moderate carbonation. Light malt and faint ripe fruit in the nose--not a prominent smell. There is some hop zest in there, to boot. The first thing on the palate is sweet fruit smoothness mingling with bread notes. There are also citrus hop flavors making their presence felt--crisp but not at all bitter. The finish reminds you of sweet, ripe fruit. The mouthfeel is medium- to lighter-bodied, with nice effervescence. Smoothness and zest in terrific balance.

I'm not a huge fan of this style, but this ranks right up there with some of the best wheats I've had. It's no surprise from Bell's: Very solid command of flavors and balance in this one. Well-worth a taste, especially in these summer months.

Serving type: on-tap

07-10-2011 20:17:23 | More by DabblinWiscCraft
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,762 ratings.