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

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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

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#14,786
Reviews:
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Ratings:
6,956
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12.57%
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After attending a Bell's brewery launch party last weekend at Barleys Taproom in Greenville, SC. I was very excited about purchasing my first Bells six-pack and giving it a proper review.
Pour a hazy tangering-amber/lemony color, v ery nice fluffy white heasd caps this brew. Active bubbling, looks readyto drink!
Smells of musty wheat grains, yeast comes through in a slighty spicy note finishes dry,lemony-sweet, almost a meyer-lemon note in there.
Upfront in flavor, creamy sweetish citus. Almost like candied orange peel, or dried apricot. The wheat flavor comes into balance with a nice hit of mustiness, however sweetish fruits dominate. A fine bit of lingering yeast spiciness is left on the palate, leaving your tongue tingling for another sip. As I drink, even candied ginger comes to mind. I do enjoy this sweetness, however, its as refreshing as a cool glass of lemonade on a hot day.
Drinkability is good, however, I personally prefer a German Hefe or Belgian Wit over the American Wheat style. I would like to cook with it however, A nicely spiced, gingered Thai noodle dish, or very must Muenster cheese would marry beautifully into this brew This is a good offering, and now that it's finally avaliable in SC I see myself buying this brew in the hot summer months ahead.

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Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 6,956 ratings