Oatsmobile Ale
Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store

Oatsmobile AleOatsmobile Ale
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Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
Michigan, United States
American Pale Ale
Ranked #906
Ranked #23,325
3.72 | pDev: 10.75%
Dec 06, 2022
Feb 15, 2016
Aromatic. Approachable. Unique. Intriguing. Happy-go-lucky. Full-bodied. And we’re not just talking about the horse.

This hop-forward session American Pale Ale uses a blend of classic and modern Pacific Northwest hops, including Mosaic, Ekuanot™ (formerly Equinox) and Glacier, for a pungent blend of peach, mango 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 sessionable pale ales.
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Rated: 4 by seakayak from Massachusetts

Dec 06, 2022
Rated: 3.62 by Rollmeaway2loadout from Illinois

Oct 09, 2022
Rated: 3.9 by bismarksays from Iowa

Jan 10, 2022
Rated: 3.25 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Aug 04, 2021
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Reviewed by feloniousmonk from Minnesota

3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
2016 notes:

Bell's Oatsmobile. Final bottle from a six-pack, the other 5 long gone. Been putting this off. Far too long. Session Pale Ale brewed with oats. Brewed and bottled by Bell's Brewery, Comstock, MI.

Hazy, golden-hued, slim ivory head atop.

Big citrus-y nose, nicely hopped, malt lurks below.

In the mouth: Smooth, malty, toasty and tasty. Citrus-y hop flavors continue on the palate, easy-drinker, nice and lean and clean. Many pleasures to be had in this one. I'll have another, thanks. (Oh, wait. Oops.)
Jul 04, 2021
Rated: 3.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Aug 18, 2020
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

3.92/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Had it on tap in a shaker pint glass. Clear yellow color with a decent head and good lacing. Floral smell with lemon. Lemon flavor is fairly strong in the tase. A bit grassy and citrusy. Decent beer.
Aug 17, 2019
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Reviewed by macrosmatic from Florida

3.02/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3
Reviewed from (very) long-standing notes. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into an El Catador Barrel-Aged glass. Purchased from a local bottle shop on 7/2/16. Consumed 8/12/16.

A: Hazy gold with good carbonation sensation. Forms a thin white head that fades fairly quickly to spotty foam.

S: Dank, grassy, and citrus rind. A touch of skunked aroma as well over the cracker malts.

T: Grassy and citrus rind hops. Brassy bready malts, and a minerally hard water. Some noble hop vegetal and herbal as well. I swear there’s still a bit of skunk here too. Mildly bitter in the hang.

M: Average heft to the body. Carbonation sensation on the low side of average. Low alcohol presence.

O: Really not very good. I’m not certain if this bottle is "off", but it's been refrigerated and not exposed to light since I’ve had it. And I don’t think it’s old. Very disappointing, though it stops short of seeming undrinkable.
Aug 04, 2019
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

3.42/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Bottled 4/7/16; drank 5/7/16 @ the Yarchives.

See-through orange appearance.

A violent pour yielded a huge white head; a curtain of frothy lace.

Orange citrus, cream & raw oat notes in the nose.

Medium thin mouthfeel.

Cream & mild orange citrus flavors up front; dry oat notes on the finish.

Creamy with faint citrus notes, this is interesting but ultimately more of a curio than a good beer. One's enough forever, but in a pinch it won't offend anyone.
Jun 08, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by Griffith from Connecticut

Jun 07, 2019
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Rated by Nass from Florida

2.25/5  rDev -39.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25
This is sort of nasty tasting, im guessing that oats & pale ales are not a good mix well at least not in this beer. Cheers! C-
Mar 17, 2019
Rated: 3.85 by Mikecd234 from Michigan

Mar 03, 2019
Rated: 4 by Muss42 from Michigan

Feb 17, 2019
Rated: 3.4 by csnyder83 from Maryland

Dec 11, 2018
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Reviewed by JimboBrews54 from Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pour was yellowish, small head. Grainy aroma. Lots of caramel malt and British style biscuit hops. Not very memorable. Won't be buying this again, in a world of such better choices.
Oct 17, 2018
Rated: 3.99 by Brian_L-2056 from West Virginia

Aug 25, 2018
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.43/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25
On tap at Das Biergarten. Hazy orange. Smells of orange and fruity hops, oats, and a faint sweetness. Tastes of orange hops with a strong fruitiness behind it to the point of acidity. Oats and soft grain with low bitterness. Medium light. Drops off in the back end. Good and easy to drink, though not very dynamic.
Aug 08, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by Kwright from North Carolina

Jul 30, 2018
Rated: 3.82 by Jason_cs from Florida

Jul 29, 2018
Rated: 3.93 by Hallbrauhaus from Mississippi

Jul 25, 2018
Oatsmobile Ale from Bell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store
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