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

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BA SCORE
87
very good

314 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 314
Reviews: 273
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 29
Gots: 17 | FT: 2
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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beerphilosopher

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3.6/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a medium gold color with a massive white head with lasting power. Leaves sheets of lacing in the tulip glass I've poured this into. The nose is really quite fruity - perhaps mango, citrus and a touch of banana. This is offset by a strong wheat and Belgian yeast backbone. The palate is true to the nose, with the addition of sweet honey and candi sugar notes. This beer borders on cloying. There are some slight accents of clove-like spice and white pepper here too, as you might expect. The mouthfeel is medium and the alcohol is apparent here - finished sweet. I like this beer in and of itself, but it's not entirely what I expected. To me, this is more closely related to a Belgian-style tripel in many ways. Bell's is a terrific brewery and I know this beer will also gain some complexity with time in the cellar. I'll be sure and save a few bottles for the months and years ahead. A good, high-gravity offering from a great brewery!

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2007 01:29:08 | More by beerphilosopher
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Bell's Batch 8000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.