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

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86
very good

5,695 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,695
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 161
Gots: 808 | FT: 7
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002

Bell's Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with Bell's signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouthfeel, making it a classic summer beer.
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Oberon is a beer from Bell's Brewery

This is one of my all time favorites! As a little kid I remember my friend's dad always drinking Oberon, and was determined to try one once I came of age. I was not disappointed! Oberon Day in March is the beginning of summer for Michigander's, and for good reason.

The beer pours orange and cloudy with a medium sized head. The smell is of oranges, wheat, and cloves. Oberon is a wheat beer, and wheat is known to give some beers a cloves taste. A smooth well balanced beer, and tastes like it smells. One can put in an orange as a garnish, however I prefer to drink it as is. Very smooth and crisp finish.

Drinkability: Perfect for a warm sunny day, there isn't many more refreshing beers for the summer. I could easily drink more than one of these as it is quite drinkable. For those outside of Michigan who have never tried it, I highly recommend it!

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Oberon is a great beer to enjoy in the warm summer months!
Appearance: very cloudy with a golden yellow color. Around a one inch head and came with an orange slice
Aroma: citrus wheat
Taste: great citrus flavor with a great subtle hop that balances the strong wheat flavor
Overall: Oberon is very refreshing and easy to drink. Definitely recommend it on a hot summer day!

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Oberon is one of my favorite beers, I especially enjoy drinking this beer as the temperatures begin to rise and I can enjoy it outdoors. As advised I requested this beer without the orange to really get a feel for the taste of the recipe. I could definitely taste the fruity notes in the beer and it made for a very smooth and crisp taste.

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,695 ratings.