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RATINGS: 2192   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bell’s Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with Bell’s 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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (716) - Michigan, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Not sure how I haven’t rated this yet, living in Michigan. Solid wheat that always brings nice citrus notes of orange and lemon. I’ve seen some years put out an opaque orange, others a crisp straw yellow.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkBarnes (393) - Waterville, New York, USA - MAY 29, 2015
29 May 2015. Draft. Cloudy, milky, pale yellow. Ring lacing. Faint grassy aroma. Nice hop bite; some spice. Otherwise rather bland.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cosmo6644 (92) - Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Real solid for the style, brought me the world of craft beer, so huge thanks, nice flavors for a summer day ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (7330) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 26, 2015
16 ounce can.....how have I not rated this? Pours a clear golden color with a medium white head. A big sweet fruity nose, banana, lemons. Very smooth, fresh lemons, dry biscuit malty base. A crisp tea like focus, like dusty wheat. Really quite nice. Super smooth. I could drink 6 of these easy. Finishes hoppy and citrusy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (759) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2015
12 oz bottle. One of the better wheat beers around without the usual dryness or yeast residue you;d expect from this type. Give it a try.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OnTheTrail (111) - Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2015 Aroma is lite and malty, a hint of hops. Taste is lite bread, with a bit of lemon. Perhaps I should try this again on a hot day - not used to being disappointed by Bells. ( note I was coming down with a cold when I rated this. Need to re-rate)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
22nd May 2015: bright sunshine on the patio but surrounded my dark thunder clouds here in California (at my daughters). 12oz bottle poured into a Corsendonk badged stemmed tulip glass. Cloudy body with an orange hue to the lemon colour, on top a snow white crown of tight bubbles. highly carbonated, like most beers in this style. Yeasty, citrusy and too cold initially. The wheat comes through very heavily in the flavours and dominated the taste. Refreshing and crisp in nature, but not really my thing. Scored objectively.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
emperorsled (11) - Aledo, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Drinking from the bottle. Not keen on the spicy aspect. without the spice i would like this more.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adasko (1037) - Poznan, POLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Niezbyt przyjemny słowdowy aromat z lekka siarka. Piwo niemal klarowne, złote, kiepska piana, niezły lacing. W smaku lekkie fenole i guma balonowa z przodu. W środku słodowość. Końcówka pusta. Brak posmaku, brak goryczki. Ogólnie mocno średnie.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3534) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Hazy orangish yellow with off-white head. Aromas of light citrus, wheat, malt. Tastes of citrus, orange peel, light wheat. Medium-light body with a dry finish. Nice easy drinking summer beer.


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