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The Oracle - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,517 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,517
Reviews: 598
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.66%
Wants: 417
Gots: 109 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2009)
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barczar

Kentucky

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy copper brown with a half inch khaki head that slowly dissipates, leaving sheets of lacing.

Caramel, toffee, booze, dates, figs, and plums form the initial aroma. Citrus, resin, and pine add hop character.

Grapefruit pith, grapefruit. tangerine, pine, resin, fresh cut grass, booze, and sweet caramel malt form the flavor profile. The finish is decidedly bitter.

Body is moderate to heavy, with moderate carbonation and significant alcohol warmth.

Decidedly malt dominant and boozy, there's enough bitterness, resin, and muted citrus to balance in the extreme.

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2012 23:20:00 | More by barczar
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The Oracle from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
94 out of 100 based on 1,517 ratings.