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RATINGS: 2100   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Bellís Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with Bellís signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas. The addition of wheat malt lends a smooth mouthfeel, making it a classic summer beer.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitter (1136) - Henderson, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2004
had this on draft in chi town: this one was poured out a rich orange color haze with bits of a white whimsical head. nose of yeasty mites and citrus blanching. this one reminds me alot of pyramid heffe with a little extra special twist of spice and thickness. a good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pailhead (4742) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2004
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2008 Bottle: Aroma is citrusy, pepper, spicey, and dirty wash cloth. Pours a nice hazy yellowish-orange with white head without much retention. Initial flavor is sweet but very weak. Orange is the strongest flavor in the finish. Very slight sourness and hops in the finish as well. Very thin mouthfeel. I have a lot of friends that really like this stuff. Itís decent but nothing all that exciting. 4-4-6-4-14

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Bottle: The aroma is citrusy with some notes of pepper, orange peel, and faint banana. It pours a hazy orange with a moderate white head that leaves behind sporadic lacing. The flavor starts with a moderate orange presence with some light banana in the background. The finish has tangy wheat notes, orange peel. and light pepper. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A solid session brew.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Goodfella (60) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 29, 2004
Bottle-I was not impressed. I thought the beer lacked flavor. It tasted a bit watered down and lost its head quick. in fact when poured, it has no head? oh well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonR888710 (999) - Cochabamba, BOLIVIA - SEP 21, 2004
Cloudy yellow body with a few splashes of sun and copper. Head is very small, white and gone in no time. Smell is fragrant citrus leaves, cotton, butter, sugar and also of yeast. Smells almost like a bag of kettle popped corn. Taste is sweet and bright and could almost be mistaken as a belgian double. The clarity of the flavors are excellent allowing my taste buds to harvest curaco, lemon and lime zest, bubble gum flavored sugars, clove, yeast and alcohol. Taste finishes with a grapefruit-like, dry hop ending. Very good and certainly a top favorite of this style. Given to me by my great friend jbg9348.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (7764) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 17, 2004
Pours a hazy pastel yellow-orange body with a moderate white head. Aroma is mostly fruit accented yeastiness - mild citrus and maybe banana - with a bizarre sort of sour undercurrent that I can only describe as stale elementary school student vomit. This sounds harsh, but its the best thing I could come up with to describe what is in actual fact not that bad. Just a bit of a... wheaty? bite in the background. Pleasant medium-thick palate. Flavour is refreshing and restrained yet still subtly complex. Otherwise sweet profile is balanced by the bitterness with a wheaty bite to it. Finish vaguely reminds me of some of the Unibroue products. Thanks for this bottle Obisbeer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
steve23mj (273) - Essexville, Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2004
Pours light orange with creamy tan head. Nose is of light banana, yeast and citrus. Nice balance of wheaty bitterness and sweet malt. Smooth finish. If my memory serves me well, it seems as if the flavor changed when they switched the name from Solsun to Oberon. The Solsun was absolutely incredible.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obisbeer (565) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 7, 2004
Creamy, yeasty, banana, and light spice. Creamy mouthfeel with citrus, vanilla and banana flavors. Finish is long enough to make this a great summer session beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 6, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2004 #200 for me. Pours hazy yellow with lots of floating yeast; pretty much no head after the fizz from the pour goes away in a few seconds. Aroma is very wheaty and citrusy; nothing too out-of-the-ordinary. But the flavor is just plain unusual; awesome hit of citrus fruitiness, but itís not as sharp as the typical lemony citrus flavor; itís more mellow; sort of a more "closed up" flavor than a typical wheat, almost "musky" you might say; touch of banana/clove, vaguely reminiscent of a Belgian, and a slight vanilla/cream taste. Mouthfeel is awesomely full and thick for the style. This is a very cool and unusual beer. I was a bit taken aback from the first sip. Really top-notch wheat beer, and I donít really like wheat beers; probably my favorite thus far.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - SEP 6, 2004
Pours orange with a creamy white head. Taste is creamy and smooth as well. Citrus taste throughout. Very interesting and distinct from any beer I have ever had. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1881) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 31, 2004
Pour is a beautiful orange with a foamy white head that quickly dissapears. Appealing aroma and a great flavor. One of my favorite wheats, easily.


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