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

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Bell's Winter White AleBell's Winter White Ale

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1,481 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,481
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 27
Gots: 55 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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Not sure why, but this beer loves to foam up and up and up...
It's decent beer, but there's a supernatural amount of foaming going on here.

Don't swirl the particulates at the bottom lest you face the wrath of THE HEAD.
A tasty brew nonetheless. Winter usually calls for bold stouts, but this one seems like a fair trade, once it settles the heck down in the glass.

Turn down the subwoofer or get a face full of foam!

Serving type: bottle

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Well, this style is unexpected as a winter seasonal. Perhaps it would be fitting somewhere in the sunbelt, but from Michigan, it's an unorthodox time to offer said style. Winter is almost over, so let's commemorate the end with a bottle of Bell's. Packaged on 10/31/13, on to the beer:

An inch of soapy head sits on top this cloudy yellowish beer. That head on top is retaining well, slowly dropping to a creamy lace.The aroma is pleasant, with creamy oats, citrus peel, and vague sweet citrus fuming into the nostrils.

This witbier offers little bits of the usual witbier with a solid foundation. In other words, the malt/wheat base is pleasing and little bits of spice, citrus, and yeast stick to it. A little bitter towards the end. The beer is light bodied with initially strong bubbly carbonation which dies off to a less bubbly intensity.

Easy drinking beer out of Bell's, even if it isn't up to the same high standard set by its stable mates.

Serving type: bottle

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Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,481 ratings.