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RATINGS: 832   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Berta4519 (27) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Iím not sure people rating this beer know what a Berliner Weisse is. On that note very enjoyable! Great summer beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopper8 (99) - Holland, Michigan, USA - MAR 27, 2017
Itís certainly not bad. Matter of fact, it actually had some interesting grain characteristics with the wheat. That being said the tartness is kind of unremarkable and it just isnít that exciting. Then again, certainly not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (3097) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - MAR 19, 2017
2 year old bottle on the shelf at Discount...expectations are low. Pours a slightly hazy gold with a small white head that bubbles up. Lacto-driven nose...wheaty. Lightly tart on the palate, lemon yogurt and wheat. Sweet but has a lingering dry, tart note. Surprisingly pretty good.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rougeau13 (2764) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Tap at Growler Spot. Light whitish head. Slightly hazy pale yellowish color. Aroma of very lightly tart wheat. Tastes almost like nothing; very lightly tart wheat. Thin, light.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cavie (4575) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 8, 2017
Tap at Kool Keg. Hazy golden straw color. White foamy head. Light wheat aroma, some tartness. Light fruity notes. Light bodied. Flavor is lightly tart, some wheat notes, low sweetness. Finishes crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Msdrbeat (653) - East Lansing, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Canned at Tin Can. Light and tart. A great summer beer. Mostly wheaty taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmzl (308) - SLOVENIA - FEB 10, 2017
Highly drinkable, very light lactic acid, spices connect everything well. Perfect for summer. But would definitely put it in witbier style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
artyom (1071) - Osijek, CROATIA - FEB 9, 2017
0.355l can. Hazy yellow color with white head. Aroma is citrusy and tart. Taste is tart with citruses. It has dry finish. Overall itís very good beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hrabren (1131) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 5, 2017
0.33 l can from Svijet piva, Zagreb. Shared with Viönja 666 and Nikola. Hazy yellow, minimal head. Light hopped, citrus, lemon, light floral, some honey. Tart, balanced, no bitterness. Light body, soft carbonation, light, moderate citrus finish. Interesting approach, but has itís problems.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cajun (500) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - FEB 1, 2017
Can - Pours a hazy gold, soapy white head. Aroma of lemon, grass, and white wine. Flavors of light malts, some light colored fruits, lemon, grass. Dry smack. Crisp. Tart. Mild hops finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rollinsr (634) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JAN 21, 2017
Pours hazy yellow with minimal white head. Aroma is tart lemon citrus. Flavor is old lay slightly tart and highly drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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