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Bell's Batch 8000 - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Batch 8000Bell's Batch 8000

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BA SCORE
87
very good

307 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 307
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%


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

Style | ABV
Witbier |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hoppymeal on 08-05-2007)
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RustyDiamond

Georgia

3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Apple juice orange hue w 2 fingers near-white head into my RR BA stem. Fizzy bubbles, nice looking in the glass.
Orange aroma, corrainder, faint wheat.
Head dissolves after a sip, leaving a white-film with nice lacing.
Zesty, explosive taste of spice and yeastiness.
I get the wheat just for a second on the first layer of taste.
Quite heavy on the spice flavor...corrainder and paradise seed that I'm guessing as stated on the bottle? The orange peel in the mouthfeel, but gets blasted by the other spices. Alcohol present but hidden well.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2008 20:13:17 | More by RustyDiamond
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Bell's Batch 8000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.