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RATINGS: 701   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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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SB (334) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2011
On Tap. Bellís Tap Takeover. Harris Grill. Poured clear yellow. White foamy head. Aroma was citrusy. Flavor of tart apples, oranges and lemon. Sweet finish. Reminded me of a cider. Light bodied, alot of carbonation and dry in the end. Good for a hot night.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
geologyguy (895) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 19, 2015
Sweet malty smell, light and slightly cloudy, taste is malty very low hops, taste isnít sweet though...just starting to approach sour..mild beer though

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bork (401) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - APR 18, 2015
Light and quite refreshing with faint notes of wheat and citrus. Very low on aroma and ending flat and watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (401) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 11, 2015
Sweet, fruity candy on the nose. Almost sour start, quick backfill with tart and fruit sweetness. Nice balance. Nice intro Berliner.....refreshing and sessionable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (1191) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 11, 2015
Draught at Neighborhood. Slightly hazy straw yellow. Aroma of lemon, barnyard straw. Taste is sweet, and lightly sour. Palate is crisp, clean, refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (2990) - California, USA - APR 5, 2015
5 Apr 2015, bottle. very pale yellow, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is straw malt and very faint tart notes. thin body and mildly fizzy. very light flavors with the faintest of tart notes. certainly sessional and refreshing. nice.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slipstream (2159) - USA - MAR 28, 2015
Interesting, odd drawing on the label. Pale pour. Hmm. This seems like a lemony, light cream ale - I didnít realize it was supposed to be a Berliner Weisse. It is a little sweetínísour, with some mellow toasted grain flavor. A fine session brew.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Cool_Bond (1848) - Kung av ÷l @ Facebook, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
Floral, citrus and fruity aroma. The scent is watery and light citrus. The taste is light and watery citrus, too. Slightly bitter which fills the upper part of the mouth briefly. Good beer but not impressive. Follow me @ Kung av Ųl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1492) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Not a huge fan of this style, but for what it wants to be, it succeeds. Tartness isnít overpowering.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (372) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2015
12oz bottle into pint glass. Minneapolis. pours pale yellow, hazy, with small white head. aroma is funky, citrusy, hay. Pretty interesting. Taste is tart thoughout. Mild sweetness underneath. Light body, soft carbonation, short finish. Really refreshing beer. Could imagine drinking a lot of this on a warm day.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RedSox2004 (1396) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
White yellow with a small head and minimal lace. Looks like a Chardonnay. Fruity aroma, tart white wine taste. Light body, minimal carbonation and a flat finish.


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