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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

5,169 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,169
Reviews: 1,577
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 131
Gots: 510 | 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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jman42

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5%

Sitting on my deck on the first day of summer (or last day of spring) on a beautiful afternoon - the perfect setting for this beer.

Appearance - Nice cloudy look typical of a wheat ale. Beautiful light orange color - as the bottle says "color of a sunny afternoon".

Smell - Nothing spectacular about the aroma. Kind of like heading south on a gal just out of the shower (sorry). Perhaps there is a slight citrus scent to it, but certainly not a "spicy hop character" and I'm really reaching on that.

Taste - Things start getting good again. I typically like big bold ales and this ain't one of them, but it has a very drinkable taste to it. The kind I could put down all afternoon at a bbq or on the beach (in fact, I need to bring a bunch on vacation).

Mouthfeel - Nice. Has a slightly creamy mouthfeel to it. No biiterness lingering around. In fact, even a few minutes after finishing my glass, my mouth is still happy.

Overall - A great summer beer. As in sitting around outside on a summer day kind of beer.

06-20-2014 20:20:36 | More by jman42
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Gryphon69

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

07-04-2014 13:51:03 | More by Gryphon69
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Bono09

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

05-12-2014 22:35:55 | More by Bono09
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rrski198

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

12-27-2013 02:18:00 | More by rrski198
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jbyrne1055


4/5  rDev +5%

An excellently balanced summer wheat beer.

08-18-2014 00:27:18 | More by jbyrne1055
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MaltLickyWithTheCandy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

08-03-2014 14:56:17 | More by MaltLickyWithTheCandy
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

12-06-2011 23:58:11 | More by JohneHoodlum
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aaronhanson

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5%

A: light gold, cloudy.

S: Weak but pleasant

T: A little bit sharp, but good. Not to much hops.

M: Smooth, but like I said a bit sharp.

D: Pretty good, but it's better in a bottle than a glass

Overall good. I'm not sure if this is a bad bottle, but I've been more impressed by this beer in the past before I tried to review it.

11-26-2009 18:34:48 | More by aaronhanson
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Stephaniem211

Florida

4/5  rDev +5%

08-03-2014 17:32:26 | More by Stephaniem211
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Hacksaw99

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

09-15-2013 04:29:42 | More by Hacksaw99
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Borganization

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

04-29-2012 02:31:19 | More by Borganization
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

08-10-2014 18:44:44 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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Bikeboy1

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

04-17-2014 23:46:14 | More by Bikeboy1
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FtownThrowDown

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

On draft at the Comet.
Pours a hazy light amber color. This is a nice sessionable summer wheat ale. Plenty of lemon zest and wheat in the flavor. Nothing too impressive in the nose, but very easy drinking and refreshing. This is an out-door beer made for patio drinking in the sun. This beer was made for the summertime outdoors. No wonder he moves so much of this stuff.

02-13-2009 18:03:13 | More by FtownThrowDown
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TheSeeker61

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5%

Great summer session. Got a slight head with carbonation and the floaties which I didn't notice when I drank a few of these last summer. Can smell the yeast along with the coriander and the tongue demonstrates some hops and slight malts balanced well. The mouthfeel is mdium. I really like this one. Tastes better than I rememebered. Probably grab a growler of this from my favorite beer and wine shop and enjoy once again. Cheers.

07-11-2012 19:58:14 | More by TheSeeker61
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5%

10-13-2013 16:51:41 | More by Bill69
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northcoastwolf

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

01-12-2014 03:36:55 | More by northcoastwolf
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ChainChompsky

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5%

01-15-2014 06:30:55 | More by ChainChompsky
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ericjubeck

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5%

08-04-2014 19:48:52 | More by ericjubeck
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cruzinforit

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

08-06-2014 02:35:23 | More by cruzinforit
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kainzlpi


4/5  rDev +5%

04-19-2012 12:52:43 | More by kainzlpi
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Jonathan_Philadelphia


4/5  rDev +5%

08-15-2014 01:25:01 | More by Jonathan_Philadelphia
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david18

New York

4/5  rDev +5%

04-23-2014 18:20:00 | More by david18
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Buundy


4/5  rDev +5%

10-21-2012 03:02:19 | More by Buundy
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Josiahsouthworth

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5%

11-18-2011 16:43:40 | More by Josiahsouthworth
Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,169 ratings.