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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

5,327 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,327
Reviews: 1,585
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 139
Gots: 569 | 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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Photo of Bitter_Echo
3.58/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

Bitter_Echo, Aug 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

HollandTunnels, Aug 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

joek440, Aug 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

davidh2010, Aug 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

sourgrass, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of CHickman
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

CHickman, Aug 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

MButkus, Aug 27, 2012
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2/5  rDev -47.5%

JBoz, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

facundoCNB, Aug 27, 2012
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3/5  rDev -21.3%

tree777, Aug 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

larbush, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

kevin34, Aug 25, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

zenithberwyn, Aug 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Kerrie, Aug 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

zachary80, Aug 24, 2012
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1/5  rDev -73.8%

Sponybrian, Aug 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%

terrafirma, Aug 24, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Jdangelo03, Aug 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%

cmannes, Aug 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

frank12, Aug 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

jakea, Aug 24, 2012
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,327 ratings.