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Bell's Wheat Love - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Wheat LoveBell's Wheat Love

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BA SCORE
87
very good

420 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 420
Reviews: 209
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 10.54%


Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Wheatwine |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sopor on 12-09-2005)
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zeledonia

Minnesota

3.61/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Batch 12351, bottled 18 September 2013.

Pours a pale yellow, the color of late-summer wheat. Looked clear coming out of the bottle, but it's hazy in the glass. One finger of white head, fluffy and dense. Good retention, islands and peninsulas of lacing.

Smell is full, wheaty, and yeasty. It's like a beefed-up hefeweizen, reminiscent of New Glarus's Imperial Weizen. Has that same clove, spice, and a bit of banana. Delightful fruitiness, and full in the nose thanks to the wheat. Excellent.

Taste starts out nice - full, fruity, and sweet - but then it disappears before the flavors can fully develop. Spicy and pungently fruity (bananas and mangos) while I can taste it. But I can feel the beer long after I can taste it. Odd.

Feel is decent, but not as good as it ought to be, given the wheat presence. Begins fluffy, then drops to watery with soda-like fizz. That persists, sitting flavorlessly on the tongue.

A tale of two beers. The front half is excellent, and just when I'm expecting it to peak, it fades out. Too bad, as for a couple seconds I thought it was going to be stunning.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 04:02:00 | More by zeledonia
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North Carolina

3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle. Bottled on 9/18/13.

A: Cloudy golden body, with a massive creamy white head.

S: Wheat and fruity esters.

T: Taste of wheat as well as green apple and white grape.

M: Creamy feeling. Mouthfeel is a bit light for the abv, the is also a bit of burn.

O: Its alright a bit pricey. Im not super impressed with it to be honest.

Serving type: bottle

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3.94/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a snifter
Bottled on 09/18/13

A - It is straw colored and cloudy. It is topped with half a glass of white head.

S - The smell is pear and some Belgian yeast. That is not what I was expecting.

T - The taste is like a wheat beer meets a Belgian strong pale ale. It reminds me a lot of a BSPA. If it weren't for the cloudiness of the beer that's what I would have thought I was drinking.

M - Medium

O - This beer is different from the other wheat wines that I have enjoyed. As I mentioned it reminds me of a Belgian strong pale ale which I happen to like. It is good but different.

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Bell's Wheat Love from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 420 ratings.