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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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86
very good

4,875 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,875
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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beagle75

Iowa

3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a weizen glass.

A: Hazy, medium orange-golden color with one finger of persistent white foam head. Light lacing remains on the glass and flaky pale-colored particulates settle to the bottom.

S: Bready and clean, with airy floral aromas that stop well short of becoming fruity--green bell peppers, perhaps.

T: Begins off-dry, with mild bready malt that features balanced acidity and estery fruit into the middle. Hops provide adequate but nuanced leafy and floral aromatics, fading out in the middle but becoming resurgent alongside some polite bitterness. There is also a peak of crisp minerality into the middle, resetting the malt presence but never banishing it. Lingering esters evoke mild canteloupe fruit.

M: Medium viscosity, substantial and creamy on the palate, with low carbonation.

D/O: An effective re-imagining of what a wheat beer can be, Oberon features subtle charms that cannot steal headlines quite like the hopped-up American wheat ales. Look for a significant wheat contribution in the malt and texture qualities, and yeast that is borderline English.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 19:11:02 | More by beagle75
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,875 ratings.