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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

4,758 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,758
Reviews: 1,560
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 122
Gots: 341 | 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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Reviews by JWU:
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JWU

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle poured into a curved pint glass.

A- a hazy goldenrod with orange hints. Two fingers of fairly white head dissipates quickly

S- I get wheat malt, toasted bread, minerals, and a hint of spice and floral hops.

T- Smooth wheat malts have a toasted quality, and lead way into a bit of a citric taste (wheat beer citrus, not hoppy citrus), some minerals, and a hint of floral hops. Quite refreshing.

M- A smooth light to medium body. Dries on the back end from the wheat malt.

O- A very good, refreshing summer ale that's not over the top with spice, citrus, or sweetness. Nicely done.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 00:21:49 | More by JWU
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2.79/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

$ 3.50/16 oz draft at Unos’ at Birch Run
Aroma of malt
Head chopped by bartender – what remains is small (1.5 cm), off white, creamy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring
Lacing OK – small rings with small bubbles
Body medium yellow, hazy
Flavor begins bitter followed by a short generic citrus burst; no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl; ends quickly, no aftertaste.
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation

This is classified as a pale wheat ale on BA. What I had was unlike any wheat beer I’ve ever had. I last had it in 2006 and I guess I’ll wait another eight years before I try it again.

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3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
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White foam cap settles into a solid white foam layer with good lacings. Hazy golden yellow.

Aroma of straw, grass, lemon.

Malt , Yeast, then lemon on the front of the tongue. Crisp aftertaste.

Smooth, gentle carbonation. Light to light medium mouthfeel.

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N - something about this that turns me away.. I can pick up citrus but there's something else on the forefront that I can't quite put my finger on

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,758 ratings.