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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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1,151 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,151
Reviews: 218
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 17
Gots: 49 | 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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New York

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

01-25-2014 17:06:23 | More by Evarigan
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mcrawford

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-25-2014 15:31:12 | More by mcrawford
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baos

Indiana

4.1/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle into pint glass.

A: Nice copper color with 4 finger ecru head on pour. Dwindles to a nice sheen with good bits of lacing.

S: Very nice balance of fresh hops and great fresh malts.

T: Nice fresh hops and rye gives some nice flavors here. Grapefruit peel, with other citris, a bit of pine, maybe gin and tonic. It all ends in a very nice dry grapefruit and hint of rye finish. Yummy!

M: Medium light to medium, nice body on this brew.

O: Great bier. I will be having this one again.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 06:17:00 | More by baos
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jsf14

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-25-2014 01:49:16 | More by jsf14
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

01-25-2014 01:28:07 | More by Justinbshelton
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WallyHop

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-24-2014 17:24:17 | More by WallyHop
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-24-2014 03:44:06 | More by threedaggers
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blinding

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-23-2014 23:31:16 | More by blinding
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-23-2014 21:57:32 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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zdeck37

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11%

01-21-2014 20:16:54 | More by zdeck37
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ToddGingerich

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

01-21-2014 03:06:15 | More by ToddGingerich
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Lelampp

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-20-2014 23:34:34 | More by Lelampp
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camartin27

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.8%

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Stugotzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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cgrz

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -31.5%

01-20-2014 09:39:39 | More by cgrz
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kemoarps

Washington

2.75/5  rDev -24.7%

01-20-2014 04:42:25 | More by kemoarps
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lochef81

Michigan

3.71/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

As a fan of Bell's and of rye beers I felt inclined to try this offering. Though it was met with mixed reviews, I am very glad I tried this offering. This ale pours a hazy beautiful golden amber color with a thick frothy white head that lasts throughout the pour. There is a significant amount of lacing for such a light bodied ale. The nose is very subtle with fresh flavors of rye and a little yeast. Almost smells more European than American in nature. The flavor is light and subtle as well. Slightly bitter and sweet at the same time with definite notes of yeast and rye. It is very light and easy sipping. By far not my favorite offering from Bell's or my favorite rye ale but none the less a very enjoyable ale that could be sessioned all day or just enjoyed as a refreshing quaff after work.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 02:26:25 | More by lochef81
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hooliganlife

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-20-2014 00:00:35 | More by hooliganlife
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Ohio

2/5  rDev -45.2%

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Missouri

3/5  rDev -17.8%

01-19-2014 15:26:02 | More by stephensinner
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

01-19-2014 14:12:19 | More by BeastLU
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +9.6%

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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 1,151 ratings.