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

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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,805
Reviews:
1,802
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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1,721
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4.37/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

According to the brewer's website, this beer was bottled in Feb '12 and has a shelf life of 6 mos. I'm reviewing it at 6 months and 18 days. Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. left some in the bottle to swirl around to get the yeast loose to get it all into the glass.

Lots of floaters before the swirl, cloudy after. brownish yellow straw color with a quickly dissipating bright white head and OK lacing

smell is bread and citrus and bubblegum

tastes sour at first, then gets sweet from the Belgian yeast with banana and bubble gum and finishes clean

crisp and perfectly carbonated, chewy and creamy. really nice

I would like to have more of the yeast flavor up front, but that's just my personal preference. overall, a really good beer that's easy to drink and very flavorful

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3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy pale yellow with two fingers of head.

Hearty yeast notes with banana and mild citrus..more grains and herbal quality.

Pleasant citrus notes again in taste with zesty yeast, very little spice, herbal aftertaste.

Refreshing..good outdoors.

Solid seasonal from Bell's

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

What a amazing beer. By far the best i have had. Only issue i have is it's so smooth that you can drink a 6 pack easy.

I got a 6 pack as a gift. i was amazed and loved this beer. takes the place as my new favorite beer.

It is very smooth, great flavor, great looking and goes great with cheeseburgers and friends.

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.84 out of 5 based on 6,805 ratings.
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