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RATINGS: 799   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (39989) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 16, 2016
From tap. Pours clear and golden yellow with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity estery. Medium dry, mild citric. Medium dry, light estery, bitter and slight fruity. Mild bitter far finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (34023) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 24, 2016
Can. A golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of lemons, wheat, and lacto. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemon and wheat, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Draft @ Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar, St Louis, MO. Pours a hazy yellow colorwith a small white head. Has a fruity citrusy weak tart aroma. Fruity malty slightly tart citrus flavor. Has a fruity slightly tart citrus finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (20931) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 10, 2012
Draft at Churchkey. Cloudy pale yellow color, scant head. Aroma of lemon and white pepper. Taste is sour lemon. A proper Berliner weisse.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16472) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle split at JF’s, cheers Jim, 20/08/14. Lightly hazed golden orange with moderate off white spotting. Nose is citric peel, light vegetal notes, citric dankened straw, lemon rind. Taste comprises citric sherbet, lemon rind, hay, floral notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonaiton, citric sherbets in the close. Pretty low end ’Linner, had expected more from Bells, hardly detected any acidity in this one, no crisp refreshing close. Drinkable but ulimtately a miss!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yngwie (16423) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 19, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. A hazy, pale golden beer with a finger-thick white head. The aroma is rather sourish, balsamic vinegar, lemon and some milky hints. Sour mash. It’s thin and dry on the palate, slighlty effervescent. Lemon, sour malts and a generic fruityness and some bitter notes in the flavor. After a while a faint spiced hint occur as well. Lightly palate cleansing and lemony in the end. Well, not my preferred sour wheat beer, the sourness is a bit strange, and it’s quite boring, but also refreshing. 130819

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (15635) - Dublin, California, USA - MAR 24, 2011
A: The pour is a clouded pale golden straw color with a small white head. S: It has a big wheat aroma to it, which I expected, with some undertones of a Berliner Weiss. A slight lemony character along with a definite popcorn type aroma. There seems to be an underlying earthy note to the beer as well. T: The flavor is very reminiscent of a Berliner Weiss. Nicely tart and lactic with lots of wheat flavor. Very bright and clean acidity and tartness rather than the unwanted and unintentional sourness of the usual Pale Wheat Ale. M: Light in body with a moderate level of carbonation. O: I have heard such varying opinions on this beer I wasn’t sure what I would be getting, but I liked this one. Nice and refreshing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (15472) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 6, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Pours slightly hazy golden with a medium white head. Aroma of sour herbs, pale mat, salt. Taste is slightly sour, pale malt, herbs, some salt, waterey fnish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (15294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 7, 2015
Blonde, light haziness. Aroma is lightly yeasty, seems wheaty. Somewhat toasty wheaty with a fairly clean lacto.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15098) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle at Frontera Grill. Cloudy yellow - white head. Wheaty. Citrus. Light spicy notes. Light acid sourish. Light coriander. Ok light bitterness. Orange. Light milkey finish. Nice refreshing. 

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