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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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very good

5,579 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,579
Reviews: 1,595
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.86%
Wants: 149
Gots: 671 | FT: 5
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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3.8/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Extremely foggy pale straw, a small amount of sediment. Creamy white head, no carbonation, semi-sticky lacing.

S: Orange peel with strong herbaciousness, almost like freshly cut grass.

T: Same as above, even with a bitter finish. A little bit of wheat is thrown in now, too. Super refreshing without overly using cheap tricks: citrus, hops, or sweetness.

M: Very creamy, surprisingly, but works really well.

O: Definitely embodies summer, in a creative way. Doesn't go for one-dimensional citrus fruits or hops, but rather incorporates a bit of citrus with organic summer notes. Really enjoyed it, I'll probably be drinking it through the season.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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4.39/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at Bernie's Taproom in Waukesha, WI. Pours a cloudy golden amber color with a slight white head. Slight citrus aroma. The texture is smooth, light and tasty. Perfect in every way and very easy to see why it is considered so good. Too bad they don't make this one year-round.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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5/5  rDev +31.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a great summer ale. Has a nice hazy yellowish-golden color. You can taste the citrus flavors. If you want a real treat, put a slice of orange in your beer. Great light beer for people who don't want something too heavy.

Overall it is my favorite summer beer.

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4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Yellow golden color with a nice citrus aroma. Strong scent of orange and lemon. Flavor brings out a feel of summer with its hints of orange and citrus. Sediments linger but do not hinder the flavors of the beer. Very good seasonal beer (especially for summer)

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3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

It's a crisp beer that's great for the summer time. Has a slight sweetness that makes it very appealing for warmer weather. The mouth feel is light and easy to drink.
Served with an orange which added some complexity allowing the true wheat flavors to come out.
Has a pale yellow straw color, with slight cloudyness from sediments.

Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,579 ratings.