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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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86
very good

5,608 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,608
Reviews: 1,602
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 152
Gots: 716 | 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

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002

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3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Alright - if you're drinking this beer indoors, stop immediately and proceed to the nearest patio / deck / beach / etc. For this ale, indoors = blah... outdoors = yes! (a la Marv Albert).

The appearance of this ale is nice: it pours a bright, honey gold with a fluffy white head that dissipates yet maintains a presence throughout consumption; lots of tiny carbo bubbles. The beer has a slightly earthy aroma, with some sweet malty notes and is a touch bready - aroma is kind of typical of a bottle conditioned ale. The taste starts off sweet, but has a nice, light bitter finish - hints of spice throughout; definitely not something that'll sweep you off your feet. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied, nice carbonation for a summer brew. This stuff is quite drinkable - kind of surprised that the abv is 5.8% (seems like it should be lower) - very refreshing!

Again, probably enjoyed best outdoors on a nice sunny day -

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured orange with yeast suspended all over the place and a tiny head that immediately disappeared. The aroma was not much, my nose has let me down again. The taste? I liked this and I generally shy away from beers that have the word wheat anywhere in their description. Lightly sweet, lightly lemon with no bitterness, no aftertaste. Mild, pleasant. Medium bodied, with all the yeast, a fair amount of carbonation. Drinkability is excellent. Especially in the summertime.

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Had on tap at Mad Mex. Pours a very light amber, almost golden with a tint of red. Smells wheaty with a little hop nose. Mostly lighter malts hit the nose. Tastes like banana wheat with a touch of clove. A tad bit of citrus is apparent. Maybe a little chalk. A little honey sweetness is also noticeable. Slightly bitter with good carbonation. Refreshing as it's rather light tasting. Good summertime beer; a thirst quencher.

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
86 out of 100 based on 5,608 ratings.