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Bell's Christmas Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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1,188 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,188
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.45%
Wants: 30
Gots: 54 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Scottish Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BierFan on 11-06-2008)
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Michigan

3.48/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Date on the bottle is 10-15-12

A - Pours out a deep amber color with little particles floating around in this partially see through ale. Produces a two finger off white yellowish head that looks nice and creamy.

S - On the nose it is all bready malts, some mustiness and slight hops. Really, mellow on the nose.

T- Interesting here. Is definitely malt forward on this with some sweetness,ginger bread, lactose, pepper flavor, and some light bittering hops in the finish. Leaves a slight bitterness in the palate that builds while you drink into it, it develops a zesty spice flavor.

M - Nice full bodied fluffy creamy mouth which happens to be well carbonated.

O - Not sure what to make of this beer it is well made and is not off-putting but it is not one I would reach for again. It flavors are a little strange and I am having a hard time placing them. It almost reminds me of a lactose beer I had in the past. Try it your up to something different but do not expect to be blown away. Cheer!

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2012 01:48:04 | More by DrinkMoreBigBeers
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Bell's Christmas Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
81 out of 100 based on 1,188 ratings.