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Bell's Quinannan Falls Lager - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Quinannan Falls LagerBell's Quinannan Falls Lager

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 217
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 47
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Lager |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zoso1967 on 06-07-2010)
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Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-18-2011 03:48:45 | More by mabmab67
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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

12-29-2011 18:44:39 | More by klipper
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zachary80

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-24-2012 21:08:36 | More by zachary80
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Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

01-16-2012 00:15:48 | More by page101
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Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

05-08-2013 11:43:49 | More by pjs234
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-13-2013 20:45:04 | More by bsuedekum
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-15-2012 00:18:50 | More by SuperNova777
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letsgopens

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Wow, what a surprise! Definitely a random beer to stumble upon one afternoon at The Wexfod Ale House. Pours bright, traspnslucent, golden yellow with a foamy white head that recedes in the expected fashion. However the nose implies some serious hops here. Citrus and pine with a solid husky yet sweet pale malt backbone.

A great deal more pronounced than the appearance woyld lead you to believe. Lots of hops up front. Spice and pine with some citrus zest. Fades to substantial malt. Sweet and bready with a nice toasty note. Fantastic balance and extremely drinkable.

Crisp and bright on the palate really framing the fresh hoppy notes. Definitely more substance in the body than I would have guessed as well. What a flavorful and drinkable lager! If you get the opportunity its a must try.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2010 20:33:03 | More by letsgopens
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decadance

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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North Carolina

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Virginia

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Kansas

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jampics2

Ohio

4.45/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Brewzilla, the grand tasting of Cleveland Beer Week. This was one of the best beers at the event, and I had it early on a clean palate to be able to properly assess it.

The beer looks great in the glass. Its a gold color, relatively cloud-free, with very nice active carbonation. A white head atop the lustrous body has great staying power and leaves a trail of lacing.

The beer is a hop lover's dream. Seriously, this does for American Pale Lagers what Hopslam does for DIPA's. Huge notes of pine, mango, grapefruit and orange jump out of the glass. Super expressive and enjoyable hop bill, and just a kiss of sweet malt lurking underneath giving a hint of bread.

The flavors in this American Pale lager are uncompromising and distinct. Tons of pine and citrus hops bury my palate in a entire hopback of flavor. Some bready sweet malt and a touch of honey come through once the hop assault ceases. Not just a one-trick pony, the malt is substantial enough to support the barrage of Humulus lupulus. This is really quite a remarkable beer - I'm surprised that this is flying under the radar. It kicks Bell's Pale in the ass and turns the flavors up to 11.

The carbonation is very crisp, the body is light and the finish is mild lingering bitterness with a dry edge. Just a bit high in the carbonation - almost champagne like. The drinkability is high with this one. If it were bottled, I would certainly enjoy several in a night. While many American Pale Lagers go the less-is-more route in terms of citrus and pine hops, this isn't afraid to go big. Hopslam's little lager brother.

Serving type: on-tap

11-08-2010 21:45:51 | More by jampics2
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Flux

Michigan

4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Bell's Eccentric Cafe, served in a pint glass.

A- Golden straw color, clear, no head and minimal lacing.

S- Smells of grapefruit peels and light grassy notes. hard to pick up on much else...very clean smelling.

T- Upfront fruity citrus hops.

M- Crisp. Medium carb.

Overall a pretty crushable beer. Very clean tasting, no off flavors. I've had a selection of their other beers before served into plastic cups where the head retention was way better...Don't know if their cleaner effects this in any way?

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2011 03:54:47 | More by Flux
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

At the time of this review, this is the #1 beer on the Top Beers - American Pale Lager list on the beeradvocate.com best of lists. Another #1 put away for me. I'll get there. Served in a pint glass, I had 3 pints of this and if Black note weren't on draft at this location at the same time, that's all I would have drank that night.

Beer is yellow, almost clear, soft white head, small and medium bubbles, moderate to low carbonation, some lacing, looks good.

Aroma is mildly sweet with some earthy and pine hops, hints of fruit. Nice aroma, hoppy but not over the top.

Beer is medium to light in body, wet finish, mildly bitter on the end, hop bitterness, good hop bouquet in the middle. One of the finer lagers I've had recently, I would buy it by the keg if possible.

Serving type: on-tap

12-10-2011 03:03:51 | More by drabmuh
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.41/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

draft at sams quik shop in durham

pale yellow color with a perfect head. smell of citrus, pear, yeast, hops. taste is extremely refreshing but also flavorful with pear dominating as well as a perfect hop finish on the back end that gives you just enough bitterness but leaves you satisfied and wanting to drink more immediately. Perfect lager right here. light body, even at 6+% ABV. just great.

overall Bells was on the money here, its too bad this isnt available more often because it flat out rocks.

Serving type: on-tap

03-11-2014 05:08:00 | More by Axnjxn
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alexgash

Connecticut

4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Ashley's.

Beautiful golden-lemon straw bodoy. Clear, clean. One finger of thick, creamy, off-white head. Great lacing. Clean aroma of honey, biscuit malt, and fresh, piny-citrus hops. Nice and refreshing.

Taste starts with grainy, bready malts. Turns sweetish with notes of honey, before the hops take over. Deliciouos citrusy, piny, minty hop bitterness. Hints of sea-air funk as well. Mineral-y twang. Clean, bitter finish. Lingering hop flavor (mostly piny and herbal). Medium-bodied with a nice creamy feel. Delicious and very drinkable. Please bottle this!

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2010 20:26:00 | More by alexgash
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from growler into a Houblon Chouffee pilsner. Poured a golden pale yellow with a half finger pure white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, pine, and wine cooler. The flavor was of sweet malt, subtle fruit, pine, and pine hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. The nose was a little off-putting for me with picking up on the wine cooler, but somehow it worked with the combination of the other aromas given off here. The flavor was where this brew shined with a nice healthy dose of piney goodness. Pine is usually quite abrasive to my palate, but this one managed to bring this flavor across in a delicate manner. Well done on this on Bell's. Well done...

Serving type: growler

10-26-2011 14:42:28 | More by thagr81us
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jayhawk73

Maryland

4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On draft at Churchkey:

Pours a light yellow color with a small white head. Average lacing on my snifter glass. Nose is mainly citrus, lemon and hops. Excellent for the style. Taste is grapefruit, lemon, hops, and a little spice. Feel is light, hoppy, and dry. Very easy to drink. Overall, there's a reason this is number one in the style- it rocks. Cheers.

Serving type: on-tap

12-08-2011 00:35:15 | More by jayhawk73
Bell's Quinannan Falls Lager from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
90 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.