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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

4,906 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,906
Reviews: 1,571
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 127
Gots: 386 | 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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GRPunk

Michigan

4.38/5  rDev +15%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured in a Pilsner glass at the Eccentric Cafe.

A- Poured a hazy wheaty orange with a solid 1" head. It left behind loads of lacing.

S- Strong orange scent with a touch of spices and a hint of hops.

T- Lots of citrus and some spice with a light hop taste. It tasted very fresh.

M- Really gentle mouthfeel with medium carbonation.

D- I've always had a special place for Oberon, as it was my introduction to craft beer many moons ago (I think it had just made the switch from being named Solsun at the time). However, my relationship with the beer has been hot and cool over the years. Friends have said it is even better on tap at the Pub. Not wanting to believe them and having the desire to sample the tap only options every time I've been to Bell's in the past, this is my first time actually having Oberon on tap at the Eccentric. I have to say it was the freshest beer I've had in a long time and totally worth it. It's a great summer beer made for relaxing.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2007 00:47:39 | More by GRPunk
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,906 ratings.