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Oatsmobile Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
3.73/5
Good
617 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Aromatic. Approachable. Unique. Intriguing. Happy-go-lucky. Full-bodied. And we’re not just talking about the horse. This hop-forward, 100% all-malt session pale ale uses a blend of classic and modern Pacific Northwest hops, including Mosaic, Citra and Amarillo, for a pungent blend of stone fruit and tropical aromas. The signature ingredient - oats - are what makes Oatsmobile Ale stand apart, and gives it a body that you don’t see in most other session Pale Ales.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 02-15-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,078
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
617
pDev:
10.46%
Bros Score:
3.93
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
142
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 617 |  Reviews: 150
Photo of trickynicky
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AyatollahGold
3.29/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Manthon
3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
3.28/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bluehende
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenHoppy
1.46/5  rDev -60.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Photo of Roby923
3.57/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours golden clear with large carbonation, reminiscent of a ginger ale. Fresh hops on the nose, along with some fresh bread and spices. The lower ABV makes this an approachable and drinkable ale. Canned from TJ's Royal Oak.

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Photo of Elneely88
3.79/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheSixthRing
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Canned on date of 08/16/17

Appearance - Pours crystal clear and bright golden orange in color with a white, near finger width head. Fair retention before breaking down to a thin, consistent layer of surface suds. No lacing.

Smell - Some orange with a bit of leaf, apricot and spice; faint oats.

Taste - After the interesting aroma, the flavor leaves a bit to be desired. Oats mute the hop flavor quite a bit, leaving a hollow, lightly bitter citrus and fruitiness that doesn't quite hit home. Malts are bready and slightly earthy. Tame finish, with faint tropical fruit acidity staying on the tongue in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with slightly bitey carbonation. Smooth, silky texture with a dry, easy finish.

Overall - A solid pale all-around, but the muted flavor profile is a deal breaker for me.

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Photo of ThemThangs
3.31/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Smells crisp and refreshing. Theres a scent in here I cant quite describe that I have gotten out of other oatmeal beers before. Taste is somewhat sweet and gets hoppy on the tail end of the sip. There is something else going on in the background that I am assuming is from the oats. Maybe some citrusy notes as well? Not bad. Taste lingers in the mouth for quite some time after drinking.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
4.29/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RodSmith
4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nothing sweet here. A tart, unusual, and entirely successful low abv ale.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
3.42/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of moundbz
3.65/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beer pour a nice golden color with minimal head. I don't like the smell, must be the oats, it kinda smelled rotten. Feel is just fine in the mouth, but the smell makes the taste a little less.

Good beer with a questionable smell

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Photo of Pro_Magnon
3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tone77
3.36/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark golden color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of citrus, some pineapple. Taste is citrus, bitter, not getting much oats in the taste or aroma. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall, it's easy drinking, but a mediocre beer.

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Photo of tubeyes
4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lelampp
3.94/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrMullet
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear medium golden color with persistent lacing.
Smell is sweet grain with some citrus.
Smooth oat taste. Mildly hoppy and strangely good.

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Photo of SeymourDunn
3.97/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of parkwood
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Higdon
3.98/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Nat1975
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Oatsmobile Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 617 ratings
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