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Wild One - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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92
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309 Ratings
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Ratings: 309
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 12.32%
Wants: 242
Gots: 34 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: hoppymeal on 12-08-2007

A blend of brown ale and wheat wort aged in oak wine barrels. Beer is tart with subtle Brett notes.
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle, shared around the campfire after Ebenezer's Night of the Great Thirst last summer, and reviewed from notes. Huge thanks to kingkong for sending this one my way!

A: Cloudy reddish amber body with a finger of dense off-white head. Good.

S: Sweet, sour, densely fruity, and oaky. Vanilla, smoke, and sourness. Hugely complex, and hugely enjoyable.

T: Tart, fresh sweet/sour combination up front, with some grassy, herbal, and tropical notes behind. Long, clean, sour finish. Really tasty.

M: Medium body with fine, creamy carbonation. Great.

O: Wonderful American sour. I loved the heavy oak influence and the way the vanilla and char combined with the initially sweet and ultimately sour fruitiness and acidity. Great beer. Thanks again Patrick!

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Wild One from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
92 out of 100 based on 309 ratings.