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

Bell's Oberon AleBell's Oberon Ale
BA SCORE
3.82/5
6,869 Ratings
Bell's Oberon AleBell's Oberon Ale
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
Ranking:
#12,037
Reviews:
1,815
Ratings:
6,869
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
232
Gots:
1,777
Trade:
5
HISTOGRAM
 
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Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SaveWaterDrinkBeers
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TylerCinema
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of golf4collet
2.89/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Antg8989
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a brilliant bright orange. Nice white head. Aroma is pretty standard for a wheat ale...a little weak, but no real complaints...maybe there's a sort of popcorn smell I'm picking up - yeasty elements as well. Taste is some orange with rather bland malts. Feel is nice- highly carbonated..medium bodied. Overall, seems to be more of a summer easy sipper. Not a lot going on to like or dislike really.

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Photo of ale_addin
3.77/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

This one pours a very cloudy blonde color with a nice white head that is relatively thick and settles moderately slowly while leaving nice lacing down the glass.

The noise is sweet malts, bread, cumin, back pepper and a touch of pine.

The taste is an exceptional one with similar notes to the nose and sweet malts, bread, cumin, back pepper and a touch of pine. Great balance and very excellent overall flavor. I love it.

The mouthfeel is rich but not too rich and it is just right for this style.

Overall another fine example of a rather exceptional beer.

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Photo of Schlitz74
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is an above average beer, it pours a nice golden color with a fluffy white head, and there is a descent amount of Lacing left on the pink glass. This is worth a try.

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Photo of OriginalWayOut
3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sara24
4.27/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigbobber13
4.93/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of DareOfTheHog
4.66/5  rDev +22%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mpmsu2003
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of UnderwhelmingAlcoholic
3.29/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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

Photo of dubnation
3.86/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Lance_Pearce
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcall384
4.34/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hephaestos
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of DrVulter
4.61/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SMZBrew
3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is not a bad beer but if you are expecting as typical wheat flavor profile you will be disappointed. Whatever subtle wheat flavors are left are completely overtaken by the hoppy flavor profile. Without being really able to taste some of these subtle flavors, there is really not much going on here.

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Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 6,869 ratings
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