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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: 62 | 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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Roger415


1/5  rDev -72.5%

04-03-2012 03:57:09 | More by Roger415
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MPiper

Michigan

1/5  rDev -72.5%

12-14-2012 02:17:05 | More by MPiper
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hoopingarner

Michigan

1/5  rDev -72.5%

12-18-2011 02:18:36 | More by hoopingarner
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M1A2

Ohio

1/5  rDev -72.5%

02-13-2012 16:39:48 | More by M1A2
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Sponybrian


1/5  rDev -72.5%

08-24-2012 20:40:34 | More by Sponybrian
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cheribom

California

1.25/5  rDev -65.7%

11-29-2012 03:29:37 | More by cheribom
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WuAnquo1

Michigan

1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

01-07-2012 20:09:57 | More by WuAnquo1
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Bakker

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -51.9%

01-19-2013 16:42:40 | More by Bakker
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SpecialK088

Missouri

1.9/5  rDev -47.8%

Poured from a bottle into a willy and poured another just to be sure in my sam adams pint glass.

Let me start this review by saying I dont fail beers often I take style in mind and try to be fair but this one i'm giving the grade I belive it earned.

A-Very hazy yellow alot of yeast at the bottom of the bottle

S-Bannana and grain

T-Here is where you lose me 100% this is in no way a winter beer and I would not even classify it as a wibier it tastes thru and thru like your average run of the mill american wheat. No spice no warmer nothing.

M-Medium body good carbonation level goes down easy.

D-Would never buy this again I stopped drinking wheats long ago and have no reason to pay 13 bucks for one.

11-22-2008 23:24:38 | More by SpecialK088
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dcall384

Indiana

2/5  rDev -45.1%

11-27-2013 19:52:01 | More by dcall384
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Johnhaley1989

North Dakota

2/5  rDev -45.1%

10-05-2012 19:25:56 | More by Johnhaley1989
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spamages

Michigan

2/5  rDev -45.1%

11-29-2011 21:26:38 | More by spamages
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firebeer06

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.1%

02-20-2012 01:00:15 | More by firebeer06
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craft_shannie

Indiana

2/5  rDev -45.1%

12-02-2012 15:04:58 | More by craft_shannie
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KevinmusPrime

Kentucky

2/5  rDev -45.1%

09-05-2013 19:36:24 | More by KevinmusPrime
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JulianBaughman

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.1%

12-10-2013 16:27:48 | More by JulianBaughman
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Aubreyann227


2/5  rDev -45.1%

11-23-2012 17:37:18 | More by Aubreyann227
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hotstuff

Indiana

2.17/5  rDev -40.4%

The nose of this particular beer is banana. The body is cloudy and the hue is pale yellow. I observed some yeast with this beer. I definitely was not impressed by the taste of this beer. After about half-way through I had had enough and tried another of their beers. This definitely is not one of my favorite beers from this brewer.

07-11-2003 16:34:32 | More by hotstuff
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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

12-04-2012 01:51:20 | More by TypsiYpsi
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ajs4bd

Missouri

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

07-11-2012 02:26:17 | More by ajs4bd
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CDBeerDisappear

Ohio

2.33/5  rDev -36%

a - Cloudy yellow, little head looked like a witbier

s - Smelled of wheat but not much else

t - Dissappointingly thin, lacked complexity

m - light carbonation, thin

d - There are many better witbiers available don't waste your money. Generally I like witbiers this one just did not do it for me.

01-22-2006 19:04:59 | More by CDBeerDisappear
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

2.35/5  rDev -35.4%

Pours a two finger white head that fades to a thin layer leaving some lace. Hazy yellow/amber color. Light-medium carbonation and light bodied. Hoppy/yeasty nose. Starts with a hoppy/citrusy flavor, dry hoppy finish. Batch #7195, $1.79 for a 12oz bottle from Chalet Party Goshen, In.

01-03-2007 23:52:13 | More by jdhilt
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TheDM

Indiana

2.35/5  rDev -35.4%

This brew has a very fruity banana aroma. Its body is a weak yellow orange color that is very cloudy with yeast evident. It tastes as fruity as it smells and went down very easy, but later drinks caused my stomach to do flip flops. I didn't like it and eventually wound up getting another Porter and having them pour the rest of this beer down the drain.

07-03-2003 09:13:55 | More by TheDM
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walleye

Michigan

2.38/5  rDev -34.6%

from the bottle. poured a hazy straw with a white head that didn’t last long. aroma bread yeast, citrus, sour orange, wheat, and straw. flavor hops, straw, wheat, lemon, bitter. this should not be a winter beer. I think it would be better suited for the summer standing at the bbq griling some steak.

12-04-2004 22:44:46 | More by walleye
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Crosling

Colorado

2.38/5  rDev -34.6%

Attractive color of diluted tang. Far too gentle aroma and very spiratic. Hints of coriander, light wheat, dried apricot, clove and spice. Again, very subtle in the flavor. Tingling spicing but not enough. Notes of banana peel, peach and light wheat. Shows weiss and white style. An average American wheat but I expected more from Bell’s.

05-05-2006 06:18:36 | More by Crosling
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Bell's Winter White Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
82 out of 100 based on 1,515 ratings.