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

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BA SCORE
78
okay

1,159 Ratings
THE BROS
63
poor

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Ratings: 1,159
Reviews: 618
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 19
Gots: 39 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

(on tap at Pistola's - served in a shaker pint)

A: fairly cloudy with dry hop residue... sun-baked golden grass color... lazy stand of head, falls flat... looks messy, raw, amateur

S: a bit flat - old dry malt, farmyard grass... dried flowers, dried citrus peel hop aromas peeking through

T: grassy-sepal, green tea-like hop bitterness - unmistakable dry hop source... hop flavors are pretty straight-up wildflower with a tinge of citrus... they weren't lying, the malt is full, bread loafy, and bold - the bitterness cuts through over it, but still some sloppy balance is maintained

M: nearly medium-bodied, added roundness from hop polyphenols, etc... tannic bitterness shocks the tongue a bit... protein-grainy flow

O: kinda like a pale ale done like a rustic, homespun saison - reminds me of Hof Ten Dormaal's Blond that I had recently, just with slightly different yeast character and more biting hop bitterness

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Bell's Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
78 out of 100 based on 1,159 ratings.