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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

77 Ratings
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Ratings: 77
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Once a year we scour the climbing vines of the local hopyards for the perfect hops to brew our Harvest Ale. Using only Michigan-grown hops, this amber-colored brew finds the delicate balance between hops and malt. It offers a full and robust flavor, yet still manages to be light on the tongue.

(Beer added by: Avagadro on 01-30-2012)
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Reviews by Kbogac:
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Kbogac

Illinois

4.28/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass. Dark orange/amber color with a nice thick foam. Slowly melts to a thick film with great lacing all the way down. Smell is very subtle malt, sweet hops and floral. Taste is malty with a nice hop finish, almost juicy. Well balanced with citrus and spruce. Nothing overwhelming. Carbonation is mild and mouthfeel is a little heavier than expected. Overall a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 23:56:36 | More by Kbogac
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Appearance: a deep orange/reddish color. a small off white head that faded to just about nothing. pretty good clarity

Smell: fruity, lemons mostly, floral hops, sweet but not over sweet malts.

Taste: the floral hops come in very weakly, leaving room for strong michigan malts that are mostly sweet and intermingle nicely with light citrusy hops and fruity yeast

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Bell's Harvest Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
85 out of 100 based on 77 ratings.