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RATINGS: 2118   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - NOV 27, 2004
Pours hazy light orange in color. Yeasty light citrus aroma. Very well balanced smooth easy drinking beer. Finishes nice with a slight orange taste. For alot of Michiganders this is their favorite summer brew. Itís even better with an orange or lemon. But I rated without because I donít know the boundaries on that. Very nice wheat overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffin7 (612) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - NOV 26, 2004
Aroma of sweet malt. Flavor is sweet butter with a slight wheat. Good, a bit different for a wheat.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2004
I would like to thank all of the little people that made it possible for me to enjoy this beer. Wohlfs (Steve) that is you. Thank you. Pours cloudy orangish with a this durable white head. Nice malty aroma with some citrus and yeasty notes. Tastes like light orange soda. A real nice wheat beet weighing in at 6%, nice!

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ubiquibeer (140) - Cleveland, USA - OCT 30, 2004
Pours an orangish/yellow color with a small but lasting head. Faint yeasty, malty scent with a little spice and fruit. Taste suble with some cloves, yeast, very very light banana and a sweet and oh so slightly buttery bitter finish. Buttery, oily mouthfeel. An okay beer, but I find it a little dull. Gumball head makes this beer taste like Miller Lite in my opinion.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2006 Soft, snowy white head and cloudy dark straw-colored body. Surprising aroma of butterscotch, biscuits, nuts, and yeast. Wheaty, butterscotch flavor with a tangy, tangerine quality. Light spiciness and well-integrated hops that are a subtle but substantial component. Long, woody finish. High diacetyl levels make this a highly unusual American wheat beer but it is unique and interesting. Later cleaner samples were much more refreshing and enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellomynameis (874) - Mayer, Minnesota, USA - OCT 14, 2004
Terrific aroma as soon as I opened the bottle. Citrus, bannanas, and yeast dominate. The nearly unnoticable head dissapears quickly but there is an acceptable amount of lacing. The colour is nice, a bit murky and has a nice gold look. The beer is creamy in my mouth and is incredibly smooth. The citrus is noticable in the taste as is an slight feeling of a dry wheat like taste. I enjoyed this beer and will definatly revisit it with freiends next summer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopnpop (69) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2004
Pours straw yellow. Light citrus nose. Not sweet, not hoppy, just perfectly balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
garrison (776) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - OCT 7, 2004
UPDATED: OCT 28, 2004 From a bottle (though Iíve had it on tap, too) - It poured a nice autumn gold hue, with tight lacing in the tall head, snd the aroma wasnít as "banana-esque" as like in my wheat beers. Still, the flavor was good, and I recommend this 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 (4897) - 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.


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