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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

651 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 651
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 77
Gots: 99 | FT: 5
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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I love the Spinal Tap reference this beer is deep ruddy mahogany tinted amber with a big tan head forming thick, fine speckled lacing is left behind as the head dwindles. Aroma luscious hops big malt backbone stands tall it's intense in all kind of ways, stored at cellar temp since it's release don't ask me why someone didn't drink this fresh but it's at my fingertips I can't complain. A beautiful expression of hops and malts it's big bad hoppy and fruity all in one note. Flavor is compromised of big hops, citrus, earthiness, and fruity notes collide with a big amber malt body going strong. A perfect cigar beer if there every was one, smoking a Man O War Ruination torpedo with this one as we speak...the hops collide perfectly with the smoke spicy Nicaraguan tobacco from the hands of AJ Fernandez. Big ripened fruit in the malts they called this an Imperial Red I will go on to say that is has barleywine characteristics this would be the one that shines as their standard barleywine release and it should be. Mouthfeel is oily and viscous in the best possible way really full bodied beer at it's best, hops from everywhere big enough malts to produce an 11 percent alcohol by volume beer, it's really great. Overall I want more this can't be the last of this beer, I better see it as an annual release perfect house yeast fermentation produces explicitly great beer in this case it's a strong ale/barleywine that Bell's has been lacking from their regular or rotational lineup.

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This One Goes To 11 Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
93 out of 100 based on 651 ratings.