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RATINGS: 718   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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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.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarinEvelyn (670) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 28, 2013
high carbonation. small white head. crystal, golden yellow color. Smells wheaty and sour. Light citrus taste. wheaty. sour. a little fruity. Drying taste, almost like a white wine.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (13466) - 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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
youdictategood (323) - Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Single bottle from mix-pack. Hazy yellow pour, small soapy head. Mostly citrus peel in the aroma. Taste is similar - tart lemon, a little dry. Thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Maris (1138) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2015
From a 355ml bottle on 6//2015. Pours a slightly cloudy pale yellow/straw with a medium white head which disappears quickly. Has a slightly herbal aroma, with a hint of tart citrus. In the mouth. thereís a moderate tart, sour lemon against a mild wheat background. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Fairly uninspiring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Goodgrief (1863) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Bottle. Straw pour with small head. Lemon on the nose and as the dominant flavor. Citrus zing with moderate tartness. Not overly interesting. An okay summer beer, I guess.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (1265) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Draft 6 oz pour at the imperial bottle shop event. Pours a clear pale yellow with a lasting bubbly head. Soft grainy aroma. Low tartness to it, though itís definitely there. Light apple, fruit. Sweet, tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcon25 (231) - Duvall, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Draft pour in Portland, at imperial Bottle Shop. Light golden pour, little sour not much . But good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
partchapol (65) - Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Lemon, light, and sour, tried it, donít like it, I normally like Bell brewery. But this one seems to be theirs fail experiment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11112) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 28, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear yellow with a small lasting white head. Aromas of wheat and light lemon zest. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry lightly tart finish. Flavors of wheat, straw and light lemon zest with a crisp dry lightly tart finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
samsmith33 (562) - - MAY 27, 2015
Bottle to glass. Appearance. Light yellow. Minimal head. Aroma is barley, light hops. Palate is a touch flat. Taste has a touch of sour Apple which I am not sure whether or not helps. Interesting and somewhat pleasant but nothing special. Liking more as I go.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (1991) - - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle. Gold with white head. Aroma is citrus and wheat. Taste is similar. Lightly tart. Ok.

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