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Bell's Winter White Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Ratings: 1,500
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 29
Gots: 58 | FT: 1
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Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Fermented with a Belgian ale yeast, this blend of barley & wheat malts yields a mixture of clove and fruity aromas, all without the use of any spices. Deliberately brewed to retain a cloudy appearance.

(Beer added by: maxpower on 02-22-2003)
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inhoc00

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

bells winter white pours a straw yellow with small head and minimal retention.

smell is of yeast with nice lemon. good smell.

taste follows the smell, nice nothing really special.

mouthfeel has a bit of carbonation. crisp and refreshing.

Drinkable for the style and in general. I must say I really don't get this release. this would be a fine beer to have six months from now in 90 degree weather. in chicago tonight its single digits with six inches of snow. why would i want a light crisp refreshing beer with no complexity? i am not trashing wit, i actually love the style - in the summer. still its a good wit. maybe there will be some available in the summer.

Serving type: bottle

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a pale yellow color and a slightly cloudy consistency. There was a small amount of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Virtually no lacing to speak of.

S: A sweet, somewhat muted aroma of citrus, spices and a little malt.

T: Tasted of lemon, coriander, malt and other spices. Like the smell, the taste is pretty sweet. Gets better as you go along.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a slick finish. Light-bodied.

D: While this beer is uneven in spots, it's still an enjoyable, drinkable beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2010 13:10:19 | More by avalon07
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Quite pale. Very light yellow with a thin long lasting white head. Very hazy.
S- Aroma is very pleasant but at times it comes across more like an American Pale Wheat than a wit. Lemon, wheat tang and a touch of spice.
T- Wheat tang with a lingering sweetness. The spice is mild.
M- Pretty big body, quite light carbonation. Sits a little heavier than most wits.
O- This beer seems like a good merger of the American Pale Wheat with a witbier. Worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

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Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,500 ratings.