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Midwestern Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
77
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603 Ratings
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Ratings: 603
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 12.87%
Wants: 5
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pschul4 on 11-06-2012)
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MWilt

Michigan

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-15-2014 22:59:53 | More by MWilt
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JoeMans

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-15-2014 02:25:29 | More by JoeMans
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Cath

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-15-2014 01:57:59 | More by Cath
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blazinworm

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

03-14-2014 22:28:32 | More by blazinworm
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csmartin6

New York

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-14-2014 11:57:13 | More by csmartin6
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paulish

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-14-2014 01:20:01 | More by paulish
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-12-2014 00:58:57 | More by Zetcha7x
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BrewMaven

New York

2.91/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Last of the mixer sixer pours a nice looking hazy deep gold. Minimal head that regressed to a ring after a minute or so.

Smell was primarily husky grain and a bit of skunk..Old bottle?

Taste wasn't much better than the smell. Musty with a bit of grainy sweetness and some skunky hops tailing off at the finish.

Medium bodied with pretty dense carbonation.

Not a beer I'd seek out again but still better than the macro garbage.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 23:51:09 | More by BrewMaven
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-09-2014 14:03:36 | More by Bieniek30
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zestar

California

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-08-2014 02:51:30 | More by zestar
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JohnnyNicks

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

03-04-2014 21:35:43 | More by JohnnyNicks
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Gmartin75

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-04-2014 18:05:51 | More by Gmartin75
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-03-2014 16:18:40 | More by DWolf
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-03-2014 12:59:45 | More by Knoxrb12
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-02-2014 23:02:46 | More by richkrull
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czackwaltz

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-01-2014 11:16:41 | More by czackwaltz
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dbaraniak

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-01-2014 07:21:42 | More by dbaraniak
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Duff27

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-01-2014 01:37:14 | More by Duff27
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einman

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-28-2014 16:04:48 | More by einman
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cosmicevan

New York

3.33/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bell's in NY is a VERY good thing. Enjoyed from a bells tulip. Bottle date of 12/19 (2 months prior to their ny debut).

Brew poured a really nice semi transparent orange yellow with a big foamy head that hung out and had awesome lacing and visible champagne like carb. Really attractive pale.

Nose is earthy and a bit grainy almost a sweet pilsner like malt.

Taste falls a bit flat from the nose. The grain is huge and over powers everything giving an almost flax like taste. Missing the sweetness of the nise.

A bit dry feel medium bodied

Overall, i love bells and i love that bells is now on the shelf in ny, that being said this beer is not geared towards me as a beer drinker so i dont envision this being in my regular rotation like some of the other bells brews that are now readily available.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 03:45:45 | More by cosmicevan
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-27-2014 23:48:37 | More by still_thedragon
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virinow

New York

3/5  rDev -10.2%

02-27-2014 03:54:57 | More by virinow
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

02-27-2014 03:03:39 | More by ChicagoNick
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nh2032

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

02-26-2014 23:20:57 | More by nh2032
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FLima

Brazil

3.44/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber color with a thin head with low retention.
Aroma of pale malt with a bit of herbal hops.
Refreshing flavor with floral, herbal and citrus hops, notes of oranges, tea bags, spices and American yeast. Quite dry and bitter aftertaste.
Light to medium body with medium carbonation.
A malty and yeasty APA, but still crisp hopped with a huge drinkability

Serving type: on-tap

02-26-2014 19:11:40 | More by FLima
Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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