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

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83
good

1,214 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,214
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 17
Gots: 66 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Biggness on 06-14-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Chickenhawk9932, Feb 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Aprice34, Feb 25, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden color with a thin off-white head with low retention.
Nice initial unique aroma of a very fresh citrus, lemongrass, dandelion and multigrain bread.
Flavor of rye, American yeast, resin, earthy and citrus hops, honey, pine and spices. Quite dry aftertaste, bitter and a bit acid.
Medium body with low carbonation.
Rye here matched perfectly with its hops. Pleasant and tasty.

FLima, Feb 25, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Golden brown, with slight opacity, a solid half inch of head on the pour, lacing.

S - Floral and pine, with some hint of spice.

T - Clean bitter brew, with a spicy, peppery note, and a close which comes in with bready rye notes. A good malty sweetness and honey notes complement the bitterness.

M - Moderate carbonation, strong drying.

O - A decent quaff, and easy to drink. Not a huge fan of rye bread; I find it overpowering. So I welcome the muted rye notes which have many of the virtues of the bread without bowling me over. I liked this beer's balance, and I'd drink it again.

Tsar_Riga, Feb 25, 2014
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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 1,214 ratings.