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:
6,834
Reviews:
1,810
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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1,741
For Trade:
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

Photo of TwelveOunces
3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 Oz bottle poured into a sam adams pint glass

A- Murky looking light yellow with a lot of little particles and different liquid densities in here/ A two finger big bubbled white head.

S- A lightly hopped wheatiness up front. A little fruiteness but its all about the wheat here. Fairly grainy but refreshing.

T- A nice fruity bitterness up front followed by a heap of wheat and grain. A refreshing bitterness with a light hop profile. A clean taste.

M- Very cleansing and refreshing. Light but not watered down. Goes down easy and keeps you interested.

O- This is a great summer brew, get it white its hot.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.08/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I have never had a beer to my memory that gave off the smell of tangy peanut butter. The very hazy straw color sits bellow a foamy cloud of a head. The clean crisp flavor has a very unique yeast character with a noticeable tanginess and a light malt with a spicy twang of hop bite. This is a very complex and tasty beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was pretty good, very refreshing. To sum it up in short, it's a 'craft' brewery version of Blue Moon and Shock Top. That is not a bad thing though, I happen to love Blue Moon and Shock Top (my starter beers), and this one follows in that same direction but with a few differences. There is more of a hop presence on the back end and the flavor profile of the orange tastes a little bit more natural and smooth. Otherwise, much the same as the other two.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bell's Oberon Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.84 out of 5 based on 6,834 ratings.
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