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

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,863 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 1,863
Reviews: 679
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 47
Gots: 179 | 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:
Beer added by: maxpower on 02-22-2003

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.
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Photo of jmbranum
4.54/5  rDev +25.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 Oz bottle.

Wonderfully hazy, murky gold liquid.

Supremely wheat spicy aroma.

Flavor is complex. Starts sweet but ends dry. Lots of spices. True to style.

Photo of richkrull
4.52/5  rDev +24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Picked this one up at Trader Joe's last weekend.

Pours a bit of a hazy yellow color, nice white head on it. Smells sweet, citrusy, with a bit of spice to it. Taste is very refreshing. Very smooth, wheat with lemon taste. Good medium bodied beer. I really enjoyed this beer. Very good drinkability, I'll definitely be looking for this beer in the future.

Photo of ianclaes
4.52/5  rDev +24.9%

Photo of Nate139
4.52/5  rDev +24.9%

Photo of deebo
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass from a bottle packaged 10/28/11

A-With an aggressive pour a cloudy light yellow color with a couple fingers of pillowy head quickly breaking down into barely a hint of a white ringing foam.

S-Sweet Belgian yeast (plenty of fruity esters-banana). Typical wheat aroma. A hint of spicy hops in there too.

T-Typical of a witbier, but so clean and smooth. Lots of sweet belgian yeast, a significant amount of wheat and just the right amount of spices. Lighter in the citrus flavors of most. I love this beer.

M-Extremely smooth mouthfeel. Light to medium carbonation, a nice little bite of spicy hops at the end but finishes clean. A little more of a bitter end note than many.

D-About as high as a beer gets. I could drink this one any time of year in just about any quantity.

O-This witbier really does it for me. Not overally spiced or flavored, but a beautiful smooth taste that is simply delicious from start to finish. It does taste a bit more like a hefeweizen (fruits present are more banana than citrus) than most.

Photo of thishannah
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of TallNerdGuy
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of CAD22
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of Chazwik
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of TerryB
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of Noonan425
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of TaylorK
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of RBorsato
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of Zachtheporter
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of shippos
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

courtesy of clvand0 via bif-xmas

poured a very pale hazy yello-orange color with a froathy head that lasted for awhile then dissappeared. yesty corriander and orange aroma, fruity. good amount of carbonation that cuts through the thick wheat malt body leaving your mouth very refreshed. excellent wit.

Photo of DanK4
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of chris1919
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of Quattrofiend
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Photo of Phinner
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Very nice wit style for the winter. Great mouthfeel - very smooth and light. Flavor was right-on. I enjoyed the Belgian-style flavor; nice but not too overbearing. Overall, this is a go to beer for the winter and wish it was available year round. Will need to stock-up while its in the market.

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,863 ratings.