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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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1,157 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,157
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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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-17-2014 17:49:01 | More by Canada_Dan
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-17-2014 01:26:50 | More by cbuckl14
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-16-2014 21:40:03 | More by ryanmeehan
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-14-2014 23:49:02 | More by ChipChaight
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.8%

06-14-2014 03:17:09 | More by TP_43
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-13-2014 21:14:02 | More by wrightst
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-13-2014 19:48:58 | More by detroitpat
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dbossman

Nebraska

4.04/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Cloudy, apricot hue with a full and sudsy and thick head that has amazing retention and very good lacing

S: Lots of citrus: lemon, lemon rind, grapefruit rind; with some resinous hop oils, grassy herbal and floral aromas as well; and of course the spicy rye

T: Citrus hop bitterness followed by the spicy rye; this starts off citrusy with lots of hop resin and bitterness but ends spicy and bready; this is tasty

F: Pretty thick, full texture and oily and sticky and yet still creamy

O: I really like this beer; for what it is--a slightly bitter and citrusy RYE forward beer, this hits it out of the park; so refreshing and drinkable

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 02:14:48 | More by dbossman
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fgmiele

New Jersey

3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours golden amber hue with foamy carbonating white head. Aroma is tart and bitter.. Hoppy and floral with some mild pine notes in the background. Flavor is pleasant..hoppy but not overwhelmingly so. Mouthfeel is thick and satisfying..hop flavor sticking to the sides of the mouth. Another success from bells.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 01:49:59 | More by fgmiele
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-12-2014 18:16:42 | More by LukeK
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South Carolina

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Michigan

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Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber yellow in color with perfect clarity. Poured with a thick, dense white foam with excellent staying power that left sheets of sticky lacings on the glass. Citrus hop and floral aromas up front with rye malt notes in tow. Medium bodied with soft carbonation and a resinous feel. Flavors are similar to aromas with citrus and floral hops up front followed by spicy rye malt through the middle and a clean, light crisp finish. Refreshing and easy to drink 

Serving type: on-tap

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Indiana

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Illinois

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3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light, honey-colored body with a very thick, dense, creamy white head; finely bubbled foam rings. Smell had a veggie funk; slightly spicy. Mild black pepper flavor with low-key phenols present; a bit of tartness. Light bodied; powdery dry; very fine and robust carbonation.

A fine, light, summery ale featuring a delicate lemony tartness. The rye component definitely adds a one-of-a-kind of subdued spiciness to things. Nice and delightful.

Serving type: bottle

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Texas

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Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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New York

3.25/5  rDev -11%

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Michigan

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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Bell's Smitten Golden Rye Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
83 out of 100 based on 1,157 ratings.