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Mon March 25, 2013
With winter caps, Michiganders celebrate the tapping of a summer beer
It might not feel like it outside, but warmer temperatures are around the corner.
MLive has A LOT (including live coverage from Bell's Brewery) on the release of one of Michigan's favorite brews:
At least 64 Oberon kegs are ready to be tapped at Bell’s and at least four ‘Oberon Kings and Queens’ were crowned at midnight keg-tapping parties across the state. The brewery opened early on Monday for the event.
Oberon is a seasonal ale in most markets, but is sold year-round in Florida, Arizona and Puerto Rico. The summer beer is fermented with Bell's yeast, spicy hops and fruity aromas, giving it a light malty taste, most commonly complemented with an orange peel.
The opening day is held at the end of March every year, to coincide with the start of the baseball season and more sunshine.
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