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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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BA SCORE
82
good

1,909 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,909
Reviews: 690
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 48
Gots: 205 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.76/5  rDev +31.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured out dark orange that is semi-transcelucent. Defintely can't see through it though. The head was pretty tiny and had no retention. Smells pretty malty, pretty sweet, with no hint of hops. Taste is quite sweet and tastes like Belgian yeast -- the banana/clove yeast. Really it tastes nice for a Wit. Pretty nice. Mouthfeel is medium thick with some nice carbonation. Overall this is a really nice whit, Tastes just like I would want it too. I am a sucker for a whit!!!! Overall this is a GREAT whit. Seems to be under-rated.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle dated 10/5/13 poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy yellow the same color as Goo-Gone (coincidentally there's a bottle sitting on my counter & they match) & a one-finger head
S: The Belgian yeast aromas show through along with malt, light spice & citrus
T: What, spice, a distinct yeast taste, lemongrass... complex but not harmonious
M: Light, crisp & carbonated
O: It's nice to have a winter witbier on the market so enjoying the style I like it, it's just not the best (though far from the worst) example of the style I've had

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2/5  rDev -44.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,909 ratings.