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Bell's Octoberfest Beer - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
82
good

773 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 773
Reviews: 431
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 33
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Märzen / Oktoberfest |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hoppymeal on 09-11-2006)
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3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice, straight-to-style type of beer, but a little ordinary in the whole scheme of Oktoberfests. Standard orange / copper color with terrific head retention and brilliant clarity. Aromas are malty, hopped for balance, and a touch of caramel malt -- all coming together quite well. Flavors are bready and rich, with hops off-setting the sweetness, and contributing a light grassy flavor. Textures are firm and creamy, providing a firm pillow for the mellow flavors and spices. Finishes with a mild dry, hop finish. Good beer, but likely gets lost in the shuffle.

BEERchitect, Sep 17, 2007
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Hrdqore, Yesterday at 03:31 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

yemenmocha, Nov 14, 2014
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2.7/5  rDev -24.8%

Torey, Nov 12, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +21.4%

KatieWu, Nov 11, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +3.1%

smithj4, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

nipiazza, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

TFMyriad, Nov 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

For bells this isn't all that impressive. It has a proper copper orange color, clear, and holding an inch of white suds for a few minutes before settling. Aroma is sweet and rich, autumnal, bigger in grain character than most of these, sweeter too, but seems alright. Minimally hoppy in nose and taste, these could be increased a little for balance and depth. Toffee and lager yeast in the flavor, long flavor too, but lacking nuance. Because it's a little bolder than others, it's hard to drink a whole lot of it, but maybe that's part of its charm. More filling and hearty for later fall, makes sense, but this is nowhere near as compelling as other bells brews.

StonedTrippin, Nov 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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Bell's Octoberfest Beer from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 773 ratings.