Oarsman Ale | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Oarsman AleOarsman Ale

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

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

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a nice session beer that I've grown to enjoy. It has a light citrus smell and a light lemon sour taste. It really cleanses the palate and is perfectly carbonated. The first one of these I ever had I though was awful, but I now understand sour beers. Gave this on hand for an after meal drink or when trying other beers.

Pours gold in appearance with a small white head. Served in a pint glass.

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Oarsman Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
3.56 out of 5 based on 2,271 ratings.
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