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

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3.82/5
Very Good
6,885 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:
#12,808
Reviews:
1,816
Ratings:
6,885
pDev:
12.57%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
232
Gots:
1,787
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 6,885 |  Reviews: 1,816
Photo of SpaethJam
3.69/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's good but not great...

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Photo of evanschaaf
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bdubz94
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

16 oz can dated 6/21/17. ~ a month on it.

Pours a cloudy orange dark color. 2 finger head with decent retention and lacing.

Aroma is orange peel and wheat. Lots of malts not a whole lots of hops. Smooth, barely biter.

Taste follows--oranges and wheat. Extremely smooth and mellow.

Feel is medium, perhaps a bit heavy. Very smooth and creamy. Easy drinking.

Overall, definitely a classic summertime beer. Not too hoppy, not too experimental, the flavors are just done right.

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Photo of Lastcall77
4.84/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This beer is one my favorite beers to indulge in the summer. It has that golden blonde body. In Aerosmith the song Sweet emotion, when they sing it they give the sweet, a sweeet emotion, which the aroma is. Wheat and oranges. Perhaps a tint of apricot. It goes down very smooth. It has a citrusy orange flavor that delights your taste buds. Overall if you supply the Oberon I will be there with bells on.

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Photo of G_Shoe
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeLev
3.68/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Golfontap
4.44/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.16/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hazedandconfused13
3.34/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pierluigitricoci
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Refreshing, fruity, light hop.

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Photo of petrusek23
3.84/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paleoplant
3.64/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HopHEAD1522
3.74/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Traymond
4.23/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of stucat
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.02/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hazy_fo_shazy
4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of my favorite ubiquitous quaffers. Super well balanced wheaty cereal malts, citrus, and a touch of grassy hop aromas. Palate is crisp, bitter, citrusy, with the proper amount of crackery wheat backdrop.

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Photo of P0LISH_SAUSAGE
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excellent wheat ale for the summer. Definitely a go to beer for its drinkability

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Photo of Helcarexe
3.03/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DesertFox24
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a hazy pale yellow colored body and left a one finger white head that died within thirty seconds. Some nice ringy lacing was left. Some light slow carbonation was seen rising. The smell had some moderate flavors of wheat along with notes of orange and lemon. The taste was basically the same with a slight added hops to it and a nice bit of light acceptable sourness to it. The palate was about a light with a decent amount of carbonation hitting the tongue, but in a nice and acceptable way for the style. Overall, this is a good summer beer that is quite drinkable.

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Photo of ericcmay
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 6,885 ratings
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