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Oarsman Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour mash wheat ale.

"Designed as a flavorful session beer, Oarsman Ale uses a classic German brewing technique to impart a light, refreshing tartness. Oarsman Ale grew out of a desire to explore the tradition of session beers, trading intensity for finesse while still creating a worthwhile experience for the taster. The grain bill includes a healthy portion of wheat, while light hopping lend citrus & herbal notes to the aroma. Fermented with Bell's house ale yeast, Oarsman comes in at 4.0% alcohol by volume. Rather than being the dominant flavor note, the tartness in Oarsman takes on more of a palate-cleansing role, making it perfect with meals or purely on its own."

Added by Thorpe429 on 04-12-2009

BEER STATS
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#40,642
Reviews:
639
Ratings:
2,281
pDev:
15.58%
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Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours a very light yellow color, no head, no lacing.
S - Lots of wheat and very sour smelling citrus aroma.
T - Tart punch in front and then mixes with the wheat, a little bitterness.
M - Clean but still a little pucker on the sour hanging on.
O - Not bad, its different for a session, but I'm not gonna get this often.

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Oarsman Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 2,281 ratings
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