Oberon Ale | Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store

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3.82/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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. Made with only 4 ingredients, and without the use of any spices or fruit, Oberon is the color and scent of sunny afternoon.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002

BEER STATS
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#16,005
Reviews:
1,853
Ratings:
7,038
pDev:
12.57%
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Photo of CanadianGinge
3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bryant1985
3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KingpinKev
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Prankk
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mpenske
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of egrandfield
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: orange, few bubbles
S: orange
T: Matly, orange, slightly spicy
F: Smooth
O: A simple, refreshing, and satisfying beer

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Photo of FrancisM12
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of edward_boumil
4.09/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Golden/straw yellow with burnt orange highlights, hazy. Great head and retention. Only negative is some clear floating sediment.
S: Strong yeast, bread, grain, reminds me of a bakery. Slight fruity notes
T: Repeat of the nose with a nice dryness, straw-like finish
F: So drinkable. Body is smooth and creamy, silky, but balanced by the dryness. Full yet light. Great carbonation. Perfect summer quaffable brew
O: Excellent beer for a hot, lazy summer day. Cannot go wrong with this one

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Photo of Jstarr2517
3.61/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Heftklammer
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of David19457
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.38/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dave_ackbar
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.27/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BuckyNBeer
3.94/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oberon is probably the 2nd most well known Summer seasonal beer in the Midwest outside of Summer Shandy. The 6 pack I purchased had a bottled on date of April 26th so this is still pretty good date wise.

Oberon pours a golden hue with a one fingered head. There is still a decent lacing after a few minutes.

The scent is mainly wheat with a touch of citrus that must come from the hops.

The flavor is predominantly wheat and there is some citrus present as well. The finish has a mild bitterness from the hops.

Overall this is a good beer for the Summer months.

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Photo of isaac_barrow
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wilburj1
4.81/5  rDev +25.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very nice refreshing beer without much hopatude than goodness feels great tastes great think I shall have another. I hope they sell it year round

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Photo of LisaPizza
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kilconey
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ben_tries_brews
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Paoloboston
3.46/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of danch
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Definitely a great summer time beer as others have stated. I wouldn’t go out of my way to get my hands on it but it’s an enjoyable beer. The readily available aspect is a positive as well.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 7,038 ratings