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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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1,515 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,515
Reviews: 635
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.46%
Wants: 32
Gots: 63 | 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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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

04-17-2014 02:35:16 | More by Quattrofiend
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mvanwoerm

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-17-2014 02:16:30 | More by mvanwoerm
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.6%

04-13-2014 19:01:44 | More by marmstrong1212
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Beestin

Iowa

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

04-13-2014 18:51:10 | More by Beestin
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ajb1050

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-07-2014 19:49:45 | More by ajb1050
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delgotit99

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-06-2014 19:58:28 | More by delgotit99
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Kratman

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-05-2014 00:27:30 | More by Kratman
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Filabee

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-04-2014 21:55:02 | More by Filabee
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D-18V

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

04-03-2014 03:54:29 | More by D-18V
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tmryan21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-26-2014 16:07:58 | More by tmryan21
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PaulyB83

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-26-2014 04:46:12 | More by PaulyB83
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Hendrick24

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-25-2014 16:44:39 | More by Hendrick24
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-25-2014 16:36:24 | More by billhelm
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morrowd3

Vermont

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-24-2014 23:49:31 | More by morrowd3
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basili1250

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.9%

03-24-2014 18:42:42 | More by basili1250
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Tafyob41

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-22-2014 03:51:00 | More by Tafyob41
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LooseGasCap

Indiana

3.16/5  rDev -13.2%

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!

03-21-2014 23:26:20 | More by LooseGasCap
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Mxsluis

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-20-2014 23:17:45 | More by Mxsluis
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3%

03-19-2014 06:22:37 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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DoubleJ

California

3.56/5  rDev -2.2%

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.

03-19-2014 01:37:24 | More by DoubleJ
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Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3%

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MHoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-13-2014 01:28:31 | More by MHoe
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

03-12-2014 19:54:17 | More by ArtZan
Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,515 ratings.