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

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1,189 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,189
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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Ratings: 1,189 | Reviews: 461 | Display Reviews Only:
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-22-2014 04:54:16 | More by oso
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03-18-2014 14:50:58 | More by MajorBear
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TooGood

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-16-2014 12:40:35 | More by TooGood
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-14-2014 22:26:47 | More by blazinworm
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Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30%

03-14-2014 18:24:54 | More by DaftPatrick
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-13-2014 22:59:19 | More by letshaveanother
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petermethot

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-13-2014 22:45:05 | More by petermethot
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Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-13-2014 01:29:17 | More by MHoe
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +12%

03-13-2014 00:53:55 | More by Gaddabble
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.81/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a murky amber color with a two inch head. Lacing lingers on the glass. The aroma and the taste of this brew combines of toasted bready malts, slight fruity hop flavors and some spice type flavor. Medium body with some carbonation. Goes down smooth too. A decent ale, but nothing spectacular though.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 16:21:51 | More by ChrisL24481
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-08-2014 03:49:11 | More by szmnnl99
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New York

3.73/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured from a growler into a pint glass. Body is coppery-amber with an off-white/khaki-colored head. Good sheets of lacing left behind.

S: Some sort of spiciness over caramel malt. Ginger perhaps?

T: Modest cereal-grainy malt foundation, then some earthy spices: ginger and cinnamon come to mind. Reminds me of a gingerbread cookie, which I guess is appropriate for the style/theme.

M: Light-to-medium in heft with decent carbonation. Thinnish for the style.

O: OK. Nothing offensive about this one, but it doesn't blow me away either.

Serving type: growler

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3/5  rDev -16%

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Oklahoma

3/5  rDev -16%

03-04-2014 05:03:25 | More by EF4
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-01-2014 03:30:03 | More by Emnmarko
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VeganUndead

Virginia

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-23-2014 02:14:48 | More by SCZ
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brutusmuktuk

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -37%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A murky amber color with a white head. There’s a hint of some hoppy bitterness, but otherwise there’s not much there in terms of flavor or aroma. Has a smooth watery feel. It's odd that this should be a scotch ale, as it lacks the character of scotch ales that I have had. Also odd to call it a Christmas ale, as it lacks the fruits and/or spices associated with such a holiday brew. Disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 17:56:19 | More by brutusmuktuk
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Virginia

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Ohio

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Michigan

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Georgia

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02-13-2014 20:14:42 | More by jripps
Bell's Christmas Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
81 out of 100 based on 1,189 ratings.