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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye AleBell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale

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83
good

1,245 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,245
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.33%
Wants: 16
Gots: 73 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Biggness on 06-14-2008)
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A - Dark yellow/light brown, effectively gold as per the name. No head. Highly carbonated and cloudy with possibly yeast floating around, a whole lot of it.

S - Light piney nose, with a touch of citrus

T - Mildly bitter with lasting tartness

M - Full bodied

O - Not a horrible beer, but not my cup of tea. Proper price, 6% ABV, a nice try for a beer drinker who likes darker versions of beers that aren't too heavy, like ales, lagers and pilsners.

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Bottle date 1/28 - enjoyed from a fancy bells tulip.

Brew pours a transparent but rich orange yellow with a big boastful frothy head that hung out and literally coated the glass with milk shake like chunks of frothy lace. Very lively visible carbonation could be seen.

Nose is soggy citrus. Not really any grain at all.

Taste matches this nose with the rye tossed into the mix. Really nice, like chewing on a juicy wet fresh hop...soggy with hop juice. Nice fruity uptick on the tail.

Super easy drinking beer. Can't believe how good it is. A real sleeper in their catalog, I will definitely be drinking tons of this now that bells is in town!

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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 1,245 ratings.