steve23mj (273) - Essexville, Michigan, USA - SEP 12, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
obisbeer (565) - Barcelona, SPAIN - SEP 7, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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!
sfontain (850) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 6, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - SEP 6, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
shadey (2020) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 31, 2004
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
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.
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 31, 2004
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2005 I was surprized to find out this was a wheat ale, the label not giving away any of the ingredients. This has a righteous hopped aroma with a thick red/tan head, a pleasant bitterness followed by a citric aftertaste. No alcohol flavor, just solid refreshment.
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DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 30, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
wierdly opaque with a fresh-squeezed orange juice-like color...citrus (grapefruit & tangerine) with heavy wheatiness in the aroma...wheaty yeast & citrus flavors with somewhat of a bitter finish.
mstockton (225) - Frankfurt, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2004
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Great stuff...cloudy and thick. Great in the summer for BBQís. Stopped by the brewery and was impressed.
qdog (201) - Cleveland, Mississippi, USA - AUG 26, 2004
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Nice yellow orange color and cloudy, thick white creamy head, has a sweet wheaty taste
heemer77 (5210) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - AUG 23, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUL 3, 2008 I have had this numerous times in bottles and again on tap. I much prefer the bottled version. I setect a lot fewer oranges than I did a few years ago. On tap. Has a nice medium head on top of the light gold and orange body. The smell is oranges and a little grass. The taste is very refreshing. Tastes of oranges. A great lawnmower beer if I have ever had one.