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The Oracle - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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94
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1,717 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,717
Reviews: 620
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 437
Gots: 196 | FT: 9
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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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-08-2013 01:51:51 | More by Sonofalime
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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5%

09-08-2013 01:01:19 | More by Morey
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kristougher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5%

09-08-2013 00:03:35 | More by kristougher
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OneEyedJack

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-07-2013 12:52:53 | More by OneEyedJack
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-07-2013 08:58:45 | More by Hanzo
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Joey1566

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -10.9%

09-07-2013 04:57:11 | More by Joey1566
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-07-2013 04:48:21 | More by SaxmanRick
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wiltznucs

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-07-2013 02:17:09 | More by wiltznucs
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

4.19/5  rDev -0.5%

A - Golden orange with a thin white head. Lots of lacing on the sides of the glass.

S - Piney hops and juicy tropical fruits.

T - Quite bitter. The hops are very upfront and linger throughout. Some tropical fruit is present along with some sweet malts. Very hop forward and not a lot of balance in flavors.

M - Full bodied with a good amount of carbonation. Finish is dry and the alcohol is noticeable, but not overwhelming.

O - Not on the same level as Hopslam, but still very good. Hop heads would've be recommended to try is one.

09-07-2013 01:59:24 | More by TreyIsWilson
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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

09-07-2013 01:05:50 | More by ystazi
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mfield14

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-07-2013 00:50:12 | More by mfield14
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CTJman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5%

09-06-2013 23:17:58 | More by CTJman
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alfie

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

09-06-2013 16:31:17 | More by alfie
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.08/5  rDev -3.1%

A-Clear orange, not much carbonation, two finger sticky head.

S-Grass pine, good deal of citrus, some malt.

T-Very earthy and piney. Some citrus. Good deal of bitterness in the finish.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation, good hop bite.

O-Was expecting more from this one, was worthy hunting it down once, but not again.

09-06-2013 16:12:57 | More by rlee1390
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naytoriousngc

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

09-06-2013 15:09:37 | More by naytoriousngc
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Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5%

09-06-2013 14:13:09 | More by Auror
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Respect_the_Saaz

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-06-2013 04:49:45 | More by Respect_the_Saaz
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

09-06-2013 02:15:17 | More by ThreeKingdoms
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JimGlonke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-06-2013 02:10:27 | More by JimGlonke
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Ncpogs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-06-2013 01:49:59 | More by Ncpogs
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1%

09-06-2013 01:28:53 | More by mkennedy119
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5%

09-06-2013 00:52:36 | More by Fcolle2
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zdeck37

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12.8%

09-06-2013 00:22:05 | More by zdeck37
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carlborch

Michigan

4.69/5  rDev +11.4%

Beautiful 2-inch, creamy, off-white head that persists. Eventually settled to 1/4-inch. Golden, amber color, with moderate carbonation. Medium-full body with wallops of hop flavor and hop bitterness. The hop notes linger extensively. Resin in nose and on the palate. Muted malt. This is a hop-heads delight - and it is moreish to boot. Well-developed Belgian lace. The ABV is noticeable, although hiding a bit behind the hop notes. Sweet, warming, bitter, deliciousness. May age well. Wonderful with food - particularly rich foods. Cuts, cleanses, lifts, and brightens. I will seek to find some more.

09-05-2013 23:28:48 | More by carlborch
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jman005

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -5%

09-05-2013 23:15:30 | More by jman005
The Oracle from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
94 out of 100 based on 1,717 ratings.