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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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musicjustintime

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bought this one a couple months back...paid $6 for the bottle. Most I think I've ever spent on a single bottle of brew! SO, I saved it for a "special occasion"...and that turned out to be Christmas. It had a very nice cloudy-orange color...and the smell of cloves and corriander...typical of the style...and the flavors were BETTER than most Witbeirs...in that it wasn't too spicy. Mine actually had a tiny bitterness at the end, which wasn't bad. Nice warming effect, since it has 9% ABV! Very good one for Christmas nite. I truly enjoyed this one, and am sorry that I'll never see it again...but glad I "splurged" on myself and got it. Not sorry at all! Nice job, Bell's. If you like this style, you'll love this one. Not quite as refreshing as others that are lighter...in ABV and in body...but very nice for sipping. Well done and well worth a try! Cheers and SAAAALUTE my BA friends!

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2007 16:03:15 | More by musicjustintime
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Bell's Batch 8000 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
87 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.