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Bell's Oberon Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

5,318 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,318
Reviews: 1,585
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 139
Gots: 566 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

MattGrimes17, Jun 23, 2012
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3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Hazy straw in color, looks refreshing. A bit of lacing, but it doesn't last more than a few minutes.

S- A bit musty with some citrus, lemongrass.

T- More wheat than I expected, but also quite a bit of citrus and a bitter finish.

M- Satisfying body, just right for this style.

O- Very good representation of the summery wheat ale. Plenty of flavor and good for sipping on a hot day.

Gonna squeeze an orange or lemon in it next time.

djbst73, Jun 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

BeerOps, Jun 23, 2012
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4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a New Belgium tulip. Pours out fairly hazy (unfiltered) gold with a thin head. Getting a nose with crisp notes of apple, wheat, and banana.

The beer is light-bodied with a nice firm mouthfeel and an oh-so-refreshing flavor profile. In the front of the mouth, I get a nice grainy biscuity taste and a hint of marmalade. At mid-palate a slight sour apple tartness comes in and balances out the sweetness. This beer just glides along your palate and down the back of your throat. The finish is slightly dry with just a hint of apple.

This is fast becoming a summertime classic throughout a large portion of the country. One bottle and you see why. It is one of the best, most refreshing American wheat beers out there. It's like summertime in a glass. Drinking it actually makes you WANT to go outside and mow the lawn (as an excuse to enjoy another one afterwards).

deadonhisfeet, Jun 20, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12-oz bottle into thick beer mug

A - several fingers of white head atop a cloudy yellow body with plenty of floating sediment and just a few carbonation bubbles

S - wheat, citrus, honey sweetness, grass

T - wheaty malt with oranges and lemons, grass and spice from the hops leading into a dry finish

M - medium/full body, average carbonation

O - Oberon is a tasty and refreshing wheat ale. Perhaps a bit heavy for a summer brew, but a good brew nonetheless.

lwillitz, Jun 18, 2012
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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,318 ratings.