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Bell's Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,125 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 1,125
Reviews: 618
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.96%
Wants: 16
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 12-11-2001)
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SaucyA

Michigan

3.6/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch 8767

A - Pours a slightly hazed yellow-gold into my Short's nonic. A nice, meringue-like 1 finger white head sits atop. Bubbles shoot through the body like a "starfield" screensaver. Tons of lacing. Excellent head retention.

S - Very floral, grassy hops and a fruity, yeasty vibe. Reminds me similarly to Magic Hat #9. A little subdued, and a little too fruity.

T - Extremely light, floral hops atop a super-pale malt base. This is a light brew, and while not as hoppy as the standard SNPA, it holds its own. While it's not the best Pale I've had, it's by no means the worst. Finishes with a nice, light bitterness that fights with a malty sweetness.

M - Creamy, well carbonated, light bodied.

D - Not the most drinkable beer ever, but certainly sessionable. Not offensive at all.

Notes: I know it says "Pale Ale", but this is a Blond, like it or not. Also, for what it's worth, this is an awful lot better on tap.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2008 02:32:30 | More by SaucyA
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Bell's Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 1,125 ratings.