Bell’s Oberon Ale

bells-oberonBell’s Oberon Ale is, at first sip, the taste of summer in a bottle. It’s slightly flowery, a little fruity, and is a smooth-drinking beer. It gets a little hoppy and funky as the bottle goes on, however. Surprisingly, that goes away about halfway through, and the whole thing ends up being pretty pleasant. Strange to have a bottle start out well, go a little south, and then end up rather decently. Usually, it’s one good sip and then downhill all the way.

All in all – not bad for a summer seasonal. I like my summer beers to be a little light and have something that goes well with lemonade, like a citrus or floral undertone. This does it well. As a matter of fact, I’m writing this review about half an hour after drinking that bottle of Oberon, and the more I think about it, the more I could go for another.
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