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This One Goes To 11 Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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This One Goes To 11 AleThis One Goes To 11 Ale

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

652 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 652
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 77
Gots: 99 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This One Goes to 11 Ale opens with bright, juicy aromas such as tropical fruits & ripe cherries, largely derived from massive kettle & dry-hop additions of Southern Hemisphere hop varieties such as Galaxy, Motueka, and Summer. The citrus & resinous pine notes of the Pacific Northwest hop family are also well represented, making their presence known through Simcoe, Citra, and the newly released Mosaic varietal, just to name a few. A wide range of specialty malts anchor the hops to this Imperial Red Ale, contrasting the assertive bitterness & juicy aromatics with a robust, toasty depth of flavor. Fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, This One Goes to 11 Ale finishes with a lingering warmth.

(Beer added by: aasher on 10-03-2012)
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This One Goes To 11 Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
93 out of 100 based on 652 ratings.