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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

5,175 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,175
Reviews: 1,577
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 132
Gots: 513 | 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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Tracker83

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

06-26-2012 13:13:47 | More by Tracker83
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kayrex

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-04-2014 16:38:22 | More by kayrex
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-24-2012 22:41:02 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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saintwarrick

South Carolina

4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

This cloudy yellow brew is a looker with a big white head that sticks around. Wheat germ and lemon pepper dominate the aroma while the taste is smooth like a hefe weizen, refreshing and clean with a nice peppery bite. A great beer I can't get here in S.C., but I may now have to make a few more trips to N.C.

08-15-2007 21:54:16 | More by saintwarrick
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NickyDee21

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

01-25-2013 16:47:20 | More by NickyDee21
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marshmeli

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

09-15-2013 19:41:23 | More by marshmeli
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TechBrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-01-2014 22:41:41 | More by TechBrew
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ManekiNeko

Virginia

4.65/5  rDev +22%

2003 version served chilled in a pint glass.

Appearance: Cloudy, golden yellow with a modest white head. Only retains a small ring of bubbles after a minute or so. No lacing to speak of.

Smell: Buttery, yeasty, and vanilla aromas, with faint orange and honeysuckle if you look for it. Wow!

Taste: A yeasty, bready taste with lemon and orange flavors in the background. Nummy.

Mouthfeel: Slightly buttery mouthfeel, but very light on body.

Drinkability: Oh great beergods, why doth thou taunt me so? Such heavenly ambrosia is only available to me via the kindness of other BA's. There's a certain Joni Mitchell song from the Blue album that pretty much says how much of this stuff I'd love to have.

Again, a hearty thanks to feloniousmonk for opportunity to try this.

09-30-2003 06:02:56 | More by ManekiNeko
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jadler16

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

05-02-2014 15:20:35 | More by jadler16
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mrcraft

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-23-2014 03:25:02 | More by mrcraft
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Skye1024

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.3%

12-27-2011 19:21:45 | More by Skye1024
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CHILLINDYLAN

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +6.3%

Hazy Golden Straw. Decent sized bubbly white cap. Decent retention. Some nice light bubbly lacing. Some yeast sediment that settles to the bottle of the glass.

Grassy and Floral, Lemon zest and citrus. Wheat and sunshine. Spicy, peppery, yeasty. Nice hop aroma for style.

Crisp wheat. grassy lemon and floral hop flavor. Pleasant mild hoppy bitterness. Spicy yeast esters.

Light bodied. Crisp, high carbonation, refreshing. Slight stickiness. Good mouthfeel for style.

Very sessionable. Bubbly and refreshing and hoppy. Great summer/warm weather brew.

09-27-2010 18:01:18 | More by CHILLINDYLAN
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jmccullough108

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

03-30-2013 04:13:33 | More by jmccullough108
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jemarent

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

10-25-2013 03:51:07 | More by jemarent
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atoulouk

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

01-29-2013 17:58:10 | More by atoulouk
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

03-13-2014 15:28:40 | More by montrealbcr89
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kguard

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-16-2013 19:30:36 | More by kguard
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DbbC

Illinois

1.25/5  rDev -67.2%

04-13-2013 21:37:23 | More by DbbC
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BEERschlitz

Michigan

3/5  rDev -21.3%

10-24-2013 20:03:31 | More by BEERschlitz
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tmm313

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-01-2012 15:14:52 | More by tmm313
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1Sundown2C

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-06-2014 22:40:25 | More by 1Sundown2C
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BeersAndBears

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-30-2013 18:52:46 | More by BeersAndBears
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Murph

Arizona

4.58/5  rDev +20.2%

Pours a super hazy golden with a nice fluffy head that sinks just a little too quickly. Some large yeasties are suspended in this brew. Smell is of floral, slightly spicy hops and some lemony citrus. Sharp lemony/orangey citrus flavor on tongue as well as some nice spicy hoppiness. Some light, bready yeastiness is detectable as well. Crisp and refreshing, this is one of the best summer brews I have had. Very refreshing and extremely drinkable. My only regret is that this beer isn't in circulation down here in VA. Thanks to Deuce for the sample.

07-01-2002 09:20:52 | More by Murph
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assurbanipaul

Texas

4.45/5  rDev +16.8%

Pours a hazy, cloudy pale yellow with a medium head. Aroma of sweet cream butter and caramel.

Taste is the same as the aroma: Fluffy, buttery, light biscuity taste with caramel, vanilla and honey. Light wheaty flavors but, surprisingly, no yeast. Also surprising is how not-cloying this beer is, as it could very easily have fallen over the sweetness edge.

Velvety smooth, silky texture -- it's like a carnival in my mouth! Very drinkable, could stay with this one all night. Classified as a weizen but impresses me more as a hybrid cream ale. Best of the Bell's products I've tried, and that's pretty impressive.

06-06-2004 21:52:53 | More by assurbanipaul
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PBRstreetgang

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%

Pours a cloudy golden straw color with a two and half finger head. Shows great retention and spectacular rings of lace. Wheat malt and mild grassy/floral hop aromas. Sweet upfront, pale malt and soft wheat tones; followed by a light melon fruit note and gentle clove spice. Aftertaste is very tame, with a timid hop bitterness and floral hop flavor that blends very well with the spice and achives a near perfect balance. This appears to be a American Pale wheat ale that has not been stripped of it's German ancestral roots. Moderate carbonation and medium body derive some texture from unfiltered wheat and suspended yeast to form a nice creamy mouthfeel accented with yeast complexity. Finishes mostly clean with only a hint of residual wheat and a mention of spice. Highly quaffable for sure and a testament to how satisfying this style can be.

03-31-2007 06:29:56 | More by PBRstreetgang
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,175 ratings.