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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

4,745 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,745
Reviews: 1,558
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 122
Gots: 334 | 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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gillagorilla

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel tulip (bottled on 6/6/13)

A: Pours a big 3 finger head.

S: Nice wheaty head that smells almost like a saison.

T: Refreshing. Very wheaty. Just tastes like a wheaty pale ale, which I guess it is from the style, but this is my first one in the style. A bit like a stronger saison. Quite a bit of farmhouse in here.

M: Nice and smooth, with only a bit of crispness.

O: Not bad, but it isn't really my style, but it is much better than regular APAs. I didn't finish it but I could see me finishing it if someone brought it some place. I made beer pancakes with the rest of it and they were delicious.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2013 23:05:52 | More by gillagorilla
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ScottyG

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-12-2013 17:52:29 | More by ScottyG
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kraticus41

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-12-2013 03:38:46 | More by kraticus41
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PatM

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-12-2013 00:25:50 | More by PatM
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adamguillette

Florida

4/5  rDev +5%

07-11-2013 14:55:36 | More by adamguillette
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

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

On tap at Grand Trunk pub in downtown Detroit, just prior to the Tigers game. First beer after a long drive on a humid afternoon.

Poured into an unlabeled nonic, served with an orange, which I removed. Honey golden in colour, a bit hazy, though still a nice bright brew. About a half inch of head that survived as a steady layer of foam.

Orange peel, lemon, mild wheat ale notes, spices. Refreshing and summery, and about on par for the style. Certainly a bolder nose than others of the type.

Malt sweetness, big citrus in the form of orange and lemon, mild drying spiciness. Very refreshing, this beer disappeared in a matter of minutes. Not particularly complex, but on a hot summer day such as this, it absolutely hit the spot.

It's not usually my style, and I probably won't make a special point of seeking it out, but if I see it on tap again this summer I will certainly order another. Refreshing summer ale - an above-average pale wheat ale.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2013 07:05:31 | More by JohnnyBarman
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bennetj17

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

07-11-2013 04:37:36 | More by bennetj17
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peteh2112

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5%

07-11-2013 02:35:10 | More by peteh2112
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-11-2013 01:01:40 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5%

07-10-2013 22:12:14 | More by HeadyTheElder
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Culture

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5%

07-10-2013 22:09:39 | More by Culture
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Jwilly

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

07-10-2013 20:48:02 | More by Jwilly
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abernethyj

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-10-2013 20:10:55 | More by abernethyj
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ltltony

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-10-2013 14:12:00 | More by ltltony
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JeremyBoeckmann

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5%

07-10-2013 13:24:28 | More by JeremyBoeckmann
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clemtig76

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-10-2013 13:20:35 | More by clemtig76
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-10-2013 10:22:27 | More by Paul_Apsley
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radiofish

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

07-10-2013 04:36:43 | More by radiofish
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mikehillman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-10-2013 02:08:43 | More by mikehillman
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +5%

07-09-2013 22:49:46 | More by Schmuckles
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BrewmanCapote

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-09-2013 05:26:26 | More by BrewmanCapote
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J1mmyB09

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

07-09-2013 02:57:54 | More by J1mmyB09
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lilmul123

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

07-09-2013 00:04:04 | More by lilmul123
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Boverhof3

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-08-2013 23:10:45 | More by Boverhof3
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MindEyeSight

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

07-08-2013 20:03:49 | More by MindEyeSight
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,745 ratings.