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

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BA SCORE
80
good

1,857 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,857
Reviews: 553
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 16.29%
Wants: 73
Gots: 168 | 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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Ratings: 1,857 | Reviews: 553 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stillyman11
3.67/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cosmic_Chieftain
4.15/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Barnoloid
3.27/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oldbizmark
4.6/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

another great beer from the guy's at bell's. beautifully balanced easy drinking sour. if i had one complaint, i would say that it the flavor doesn't last. just drink and taste and then gone. not a bad thing especially when coupled with food. just seems a but thin.

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of StevenNebulous
3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of JohnBender
3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of modidia
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%

Photo of JNForsyth
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of moodyxc9
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of MrMister
3.5/5  rDev 0%

Photo of TheFizzinator
4/5  rDev +14.3%

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of caustin90
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Bell's Oarsman from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
80 out of 100 based on 1,857 ratings.