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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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Reviews by edmedina:
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edmedina

Virginia

4.47/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This one has been sitting "cellared" for a few months. I remember the fresh batch being lively and really deep in it's taste. The pour is golden and hazy. You get about 4 fingers worth of head on this one, showing a lot of carbonation going on here. Take a whiff and you get a lot spicey aroma. The bouqet is extremely pleasant, especially for this particular style of beer. On first sip I can taste the spices very subtle but there. The after taste is almost bitter showing you that the hops are still there. You also get a sweet after taste but it is definitely masked by everything else going on here. This batch really brings a lot to the table. You could drink several of these very easily but be careful it is potent. If you can find someone who has hoarded this away give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2008 03:42:55 | More by edmedina
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Bell's Batch 8000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.