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

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Bell's Oberon AleBell's Oberon Ale

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-17-2002

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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

What can I say...I'm a sucker for pale wheat ales and this is a good one.

Pours a hazy bright orange. Nice big white fluffy head. Great retention/lace. Looks like summer.

Smells of orange peel, citrus, little banana.

Taste is a nice orange citrus fruit flavor up front followed by a little sweet banana flavor that lingers. Finishes with just the right touch of hops to make it refreshing.

Nice creamy mouthfeel. Could easily pound a few of these out on the back porch doing some grilling.

Overall, this is one of my favorite summer seasonals, and one I will keep coming back to.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This ale embodies summer in every facet. The pour is a hazy pale golden hue with a fluffy white head that leaves a nice film and some lacing. The nose is a refreshing blend of citrus (mostly oranges) and light malts and subdued hops. The mouth is light and easy, definitely something you could knock back a sixer of and not be full. The flavor is delicious and very light and refreshing. There is a very natural citrus flavor along with a slight malt finish. It is actually surprising that the abv is as high as it is given how smooth and light this drinks. Definitely a beer to enjoy sprawled by the pool or on the beach. Refreshing is the best I can say.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance : Orangjsh golden yellow

Smell: Orange and wheat smell

Taste: Citrus taste given off by the orange, and has a very good balance. Fruity aftertaste.

Overall: Oberon is my second favorite bell's beer following behind their two hearted. Sorry Larry Bell, I prefer a nice slice of orange in my pint with it as well!

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.84 out of 5 based on 6,782 ratings.
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