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Serve in Shaker, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2364   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   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.

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3.4
MoreHead (355) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 22, 2005
hazy appearance with quickly diminishing head. Smells of sweet bread, lemon twist and tastes light, soft, but a little sticky. decent.

3.4
IMtheOptimator (1170) - Brookfield, Connecticut, USA - NOV 17, 2005
Thanks to Pailhead for this beer.

Poured a cloudy golden with a small fizzy off-white head. Sweet aroma of clove, a touch of banana, caramel, and lemon. Taste is light citrus, grass, a bit of sugary sweetness and lots of dry toffee. Reasonably full body with good carbonation for the style. Goes down very well for the style, even though it’s still a style that fails to impress me.

3.3
hopdog (12575) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2005
12oz bottle acquired in trade with atpayne (thanks!). Poured a medium to deep and cloudy golden color with an averaged sized white head. Some floaters. Aromas of wheat, light clove and a little fruity. Tastes of stronger wheat, citrus, and light spices.

3.8
neillio (4) - evansville, Indiana, USA - NOV 1, 2005 does not count
Oberon is exactly what i want when i crave a wheat. good beer to have in the fridge when the craving hits. Great balance. the head developes fast and dies quickly. very easy to drink

4.2
gdoak (23) - Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2005
As long as you don’t get the bottom of a keg, this is a keeper. I love Oberon in bottles and on tap. Though I miss my Moose Drool and Fat Tire back home in Montana, I love that I can get Bell’s in Indiana and Illinois. If you like wheat beers at all, go for this one.

3.5
MrBrewski (42) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Bottle, batch 6998. Poured a hazy yellow/amber with a small off white head which quickley diminished. Aroma, picked up a lot of grain with a orangish citrus hop. This was a sweet, lightly orange hopped beer with a lot of grain overtones. Finish was clean mostly sweet with a very light hop bitterness. This is an excellent example of a great summer ale.

3.8
lethe (177) - New York, USA - OCT 19, 2005
Oberon is a great wheat ale all summer long. It provides a template for other American wheats to work from as it is aromatic and richly flavored. Increasingly yeasty in finish as a nod to German wheats.

4.1
labattfreak (58) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - OCT 17, 2005
A perfect summer beer! Nice citrusey flavor, clean finish! I’ve heard that each year’s batch is better than the last!

4
PeterLikesBeer (104) - Berwyn Heights, Maryland, USA - OCT 7, 2005
Pours a dark orange color with a white head that tends to diminsih quickly. Flavor is tart with sweet accents and some apricot flavor. what can I say there is almost no beer better suited for a warm summer afternoon.

3.2
Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2005
Very hazy; pale yellow. Creamy and soft, yet still crisp somehow. Clean malts, with notes of bread and light grains. Nips of lemon above and earthy yeast below. Not very exciting, but well made and refreshing.


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