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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

4,877 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 4,877
Reviews: 1,569
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 125
Gots: 377 | 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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WillWillows

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Opened the bottle and decided to sip from there. Nice mouthfeel, good initial taste, smooth with a little after bitter but not unpleasant. I can see why this is a good middle of the afternoon sit on the terrace and talk beer. I could drink this from the bottle or the glass and be happy. Nicely done Bell's. Cheers.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 01:32:49 | More by WillWillows
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,877 ratings.