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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

5,238 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,238
Reviews: 1,580
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 136
Gots: 534 | 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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mixed_master7

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-01-2012 00:07:14 | More by mixed_master7
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yorlummass


4.1/5  rDev +7.6%

This is a perfect summer beer. It has the fullness of a heavier beer with a lighter hint of fruit in it. Perhaps not the most appealing winter taste but is best for summer evenings in the sun. Has a similar feel to a Magic Hat #9 but is considerably more seasonal and less versatile.

08-31-2012 10:11:41 | More by yorlummass
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StoutIrish

Indiana

3/5  rDev -21.3%

08-31-2012 00:37:04 | More by StoutIrish
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tanner1980


3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-30-2012 19:08:47 | More by tanner1980
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Ryandey


4/5  rDev +5%

08-30-2012 07:52:10 | More by Ryandey
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +2.4%

A - Pours a light lemon/straw golden with lots and lots of sediment, mmm. Decent half inch of near white head, mediocre retention, decent lacing.

S - Sweet caramel and slightly toasty malts, grassy, lemon, a little biscuity, wheaty, and slightly yeasty.

T - Grainy to grassy/lemony, biscuity and then wheaty/spiced (coriender?) at the finish. Citrus flavors linger from begining to finish.

M - Lighter bodied, very very drinkable, medium/appropriate carbonation.

O - Not really my favorite style of beer but definitely a solid/refreshing beach/lawnmower beer. Well balanced, one of the beast light pales/wheats ive had easily

08-30-2012 03:13:32 | More by MacQ32
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.83/5  rDev +0.5%

Drank this out of a mini-keg on the fourth o' july.... so on-tap, right?

Pours a great looking unfiltered orange-gold. Smell is spice, wheat, pepper, with uted floral/grassy hops. Taste is much the same: wheat, spice, flowers, grass, pepper. Very easy to drink, moderately carbonated, with a light feel.

Pretty good session beer, especially in the summer time.

08-30-2012 00:45:00 | More by jimmah120
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

08-30-2012 00:10:26 | More by KegsAndEggs
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Savearth

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-29-2012 23:26:29 | More by Savearth
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xdtfx

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

08-29-2012 22:05:07 | More by xdtfx
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Dieck

Missouri

3/5  rDev -21.3%

08-29-2012 19:44:30 | More by Dieck
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Bitter_Echo

Michigan

3.58/5  rDev -6%

Pours a cloudy yellow-ish cream with incredible invited 'ick'. Yumm. Smells saison-like in a way, fresh, rural, bready; off notes muted and inviting. Taste is malty, grain, slightly bitter, creamy. Hinting notes of banana and lemon citrus. Some sustain. Mouth-fell is creamy, substantive and refreshing with fair to medium carbonation.A good solid, well constructed craft beer. I've looked at this for year never trying, but want to discover other hoppy ales more often than not so haven't reached for this until now. Yet it is a well constructed American ale derived from hefe-weizen style, and I see that shouldn't ignore.

08-28-2012 23:52:22 | More by Bitter_Echo
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HollandTunnels

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

08-28-2012 21:39:27 | More by HollandTunnels
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joek440

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-28-2012 19:25:46 | More by joek440
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davidh2010

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

08-28-2012 18:20:01 | More by davidh2010
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DioS

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-28-2012 17:59:59 | More by DioS
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sourgrass

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-28-2012 15:19:36 | More by sourgrass
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CHickman

New York

3.53/5  rDev -7.3%

Pours cloudy yellow color with a massive 2 finger frothy snow white head that faded slowly and left good lacing and rings sticking to the sides.

Smells of wheat, toasted grains, hay, grass, lemon, light floral hops, biscuit and yeast; pretty grainy for a summer beer and lacking the typical lemon and fruity essence.

Tastes of wheat, toasted grains, hay, grass, lemon, light floral hops, biscuit, light caramel, tea leaf, yeast, herbs and spices like coriander; it's grainy for the most part, and while the taste is decent, it is just not refreshing for a summer ale.

Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp, with a medium body, average carbonation and a malty finish.

Bland and average come to mind thinking about this beer overall. It was not bad tasting, but not very good tasting either and lacked any real summer beer excitement for me.

08-28-2012 03:58:17 | More by CHickman
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MButkus


3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-27-2012 20:59:19 | More by MButkus
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JBoz


2/5  rDev -47.5%

08-27-2012 02:31:01 | More by JBoz
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev -2.1%

a hazy orange yellow with a half inch of foamy white head and good retention.
smells fresh and citrusy. scents of lemon, wheat, orange.
slightly bitter up front with a sweet malty/citrus backbone. slightly tart finish from the citrus. very tasty.
light body, high carbonation, very refreshing summer ale.
not bad for a summer beer, and definitely glad i got to try it.

08-27-2012 00:36:16 | More by facundoCNB
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tree777

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.3%

08-27-2012 00:28:50 | More by tree777
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Hopstronaut

Maine

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

08-26-2012 22:28:29 | More by Hopstronaut
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artvandelay44

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

08-26-2012 17:52:31 | More by artvandelay44
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larbush

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

08-25-2012 22:27:21 | More by larbush
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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