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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 Bellís 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
mjmoen (73) - - AUG 3, 2014
Pours pale yellow color with white head. Lemon flavor and aroma, too tart for my taste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2300) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Wheat sort of body, full feel for the style, light, dry with a touch of German hops making it metallic. Nose is spicy, with cloves and pepper. Appearance is very clear and pale. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
devman171 (1051) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is light clove or pepper. Taste is peppery with a light tart and dry finish, strange beer

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Pale straw in color white head quickly lost. Sour funky aroma of I donít know what. Some hoppiness maybe a hint of lemon. Crisp and sour some off flavors. Not to impressed with this beer or style. In my opinion not a very good product from the people at Bellís. Maybe they donít like this style either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mep3222 (579) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Wheaty peachy tart ish aroma. Flavor is very slight tart with a bit of fruit ish taste (peach). Low carbonation. Cheap beer finish. Not a terrible Berliner, but not a good Berliner either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
beastmaster (333) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle in Florida. Terrific aroma of lemon, grass, and wheat. Tart flavor but mellows over time. Great summer sour ale. Would be great on a boat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fritz123 (1123) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle from Sam! Thanks. Snifter at home. Pours a clear yellow-gold with small head. No lacing. Aroma is cereal, lemon, wheat field. The taste is crisp with cereal (Cheerios), lemon, slight coriander, and a slight funk. Very refreshing, clean, crisp. Light body, moderate carbonation. Great on a hot day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2364) - New York, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Bottled. Pale fizzy yellow. Wheat lemon aromatics. Tart and lemongrass but not as strong as some other bweiss

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Paincane (168) - Georgia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Hazy pale gold w/ white head. Funk, tart citrusy aromas. Slightly sour, tart, slightly salty and citrus flavors. Refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maltser85 (315) - Fargo, North Dakota, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Pours a light yellow color with a quickly disappearing white head. Lively carbonation. Aromas of wheat, sour wheat, sour mash, lemon, lemon grass. Crisp and refreshing. Taste of wheat, some vienna or german type malt. Lemon notes and a lemony apple tartness to this one. Finishes clean. Tasty little brew.

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