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Bell's Oarsman - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,848 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,848
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 16.29%
Wants: 73
Gots: 163 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 04-12-2009

Sour mash wheat ale.

"Designed as a flavorful session beer, Oarsman Ale uses a classic German brewing technique to impart a light, refreshing tartness. Oarsman Ale grew out of a desire to explore the tradition of session beers, trading intensity for finesse while still creating a worthwhile experience for the taster. The grain bill includes a healthy portion of wheat, while light hopping lend citrus & herbal notes to the aroma. Fermented with Bell's house ale yeast, Oarsman comes in at 4.0% alcohol by volume. Rather than being the dominant flavor note, the tartness in Oarsman takes on more of a palate-cleansing role, making it perfect with meals or purely on its own."
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3.25/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Just ok, probably never drink again

Photo of mklisz
3.21/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Winston3737
2.75/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Just not a good beer

Photo of Pcain957
4.07/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AuntBea
4.44/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really enjoyed this beer. Good coloring, not too much foam. Loved the taste.

Photo of chewy6935
3.01/5  rDev -14%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krice99
2.82/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

This beer is not for me. I got a six pack had 2 and then never touched again.

Photo of mcphish22
4.08/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Keelin
4/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.5/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of caustin90
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Kato0828
1.8/5  rDev -48.6%

Photo of aboyd87
2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Photo of dankslurpee
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of dsnyder61
2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

Photo of BeerBeak81
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of bubseymour
4.3/5  rDev +22.9%

My traveling beer geek pal, picked this one up for me while on beercation in OBX. A wonderful session beer in Berliner Weissbier style. Slightly tart, easy to drink and very balanced and flavorful. Could have this beer anytime, anywhere, any reason. If there is anything to knock it, its only because of fizziness in the body and the finish is a touch on the dry side and not as smooth and cleansing as some other ones from same style of beer. Otherwise, its delicious. Enjoy!

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3.56/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Bell's Oarsman from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,848 ratings.