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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

4,735 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,735
Reviews: 1,557
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 122
Gots: 331 | 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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4/5  rDev +5%

07-08-2013 20:03:49 | More by MindEyeSight
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breakingbland

Michigan

3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle marked "12076 pkgd 6/06/13 A" in to a pint glass.

Appearance: A clear beautiful golden. The one-finger head was composed of fine/medium bubbles. There was some flaky sediment.

Aroma: Slight malty sweetness. The hops aroma was floral in its character.

Taste: This beer has a good but not a notable profile. The malty sweetness has a slight roasty character, and the hoppy component is not too strong. The hops linger as a grapefruit taste.

Mouthfeel: This beer has a medium body with an appropriate level of carbonation.

Overall: Refreshing and drinkable. This is a dependable beer and is, of course, readily available in my area (Michigan). The only disappointment is that the flavor profile isn't too interesting but this is probably due mainly to the style of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2013 17:50:41 | More by breakingbland
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-07-2013 02:41:24 | More by speak72
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California

3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

a: hazy golden orange color. lighter at the bottom of the glass. 1 finger white head that fades quickly

s: wheat, lemongrass, lemon and orange zest, light pepper spice maybe some coriander

t: taste is watery and light. sweet malt, decent amount of spice. maybe some sweet lemon and very faint bitterness on backend. cardboard?

m: medium

o: not my favorite style. its definitely drinkable and refreshing, but i'd like a little more wheat flavor. i'd go for a straight hefe or Belgian pale ale instead. not horrible, but there are better out there

Serving type: bottle

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.3%

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Michigan

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Ohio

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Michigan

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Virginia

3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a nice refreshing taste. But unfortunately, it's not particularly complex. The head was a little lacking, but that may be because the beer sat a bit while our lovely waitress got her act together. Could use more carbonation and classic wheat flavors. A little thin and not as cloudy as I'd like. Not my favorite from Bell's, and yet it's not bad. Just not real memorable.

Serving type: on-tap

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Tennessee

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Virginia

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Iowa

3.46/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - Cloudy flaxen color. Pretty thin with bubbles clinging to the glass, but not much head.

S - It smelled a little fruity: mango, apricot, grapefruit.

T - Its taste was a little sour, but fruity and yeasty.

M - Medium bodied, smooth, and pleasantly tangy.

O - It was interesting and definitely not bad for a wheat beer. I'd drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 4,735 ratings.