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Midwestern Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
77
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644 Ratings
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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 5
Gots: 34 | 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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stella77artois

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-21-2014 14:04:06 | More by stella77artois
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Genx

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-18-2014 23:50:15 | More by Genx
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ChrisL24481

New Hampshire

3.69/5  rDev +10.1%

Appearance - Pours a golden color and is slightly cloudy. Yeast particles float throughout the glass. A thin, off-white head sat atop the glass. Some lacing remained around the glass.

Aroma - Reminded me of being drinking a SN Pale Ale while playing a round of golf in late spring/early summer. However, the beer does not compare to SN Pale Ale. The smell brought undertones of malt, floral hops, and a little bit of spiciness.

Taste - Similar to the smell; malts and spice with a hint of floral hop flavors in the background.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Some bitterness at the end from the hops, but not strong.

Overall - A nice, refreshing pale ale. A decently crafted brew. The appearance was not great, but flavors were there and what I was expecting to get out of the beer. I still prefer the classics like Dale's Pale Ale and SN Pale Ale, but glad I tried this one from Bells.

01-17-2014 18:06:42 | More by ChrisL24481
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

A nice Pale Ale by Bell's. Beautiful light golden color with a nice barley, malt smell. Just the right amount of carbonation to leave a slight tingle on your tongue. Taste lingers a little on your tongue which is a pleasant bread flavor without feeling you feeling over stuffed. Overall a great "light beer."

01-16-2014 01:22:41 | More by AUGRAD06
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -3%

01-13-2014 19:16:13 | More by mattmarka1
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.05/5  rDev -9%

The beer is golden hued with a half inch or so of head. Scents of bread, grain, mild hops. Pretty clean and easy drinking, though a bit bland. Not a lot of hop character here, though perhaps that is intentional. A bready, grainy beer that may be a nice counterbalance to some chili or spicy wings. Middle of the road.

01-12-2014 19:59:11 | More by Huhzubendah
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RobinLee

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-11-2014 01:29:01 | More by RobinLee
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crewfan1952

Ohio

3/5  rDev -10.4%

01-09-2014 05:16:21 | More by crewfan1952
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Griffith

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -3%

01-08-2014 13:44:20 | More by Griffith
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king75

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3%

01-08-2014 00:55:29 | More by king75
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DMB

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

01-07-2014 21:05:40 | More by DMB
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majorbase2

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-05-2014 03:55:31 | More by majorbase2
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staaaaalin

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -3%

01-05-2014 02:54:11 | More by staaaaalin
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BiomedHawk

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-04-2014 02:34:33 | More by BiomedHawk
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Betajeff

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-04-2014 01:59:43 | More by Betajeff
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-02-2014 05:20:39 | More by CaptDavyJones
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-01-2014 01:24:25 | More by Boone757
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.53/5  rDev +5.4%

Pours a cooperish color with a nice large lacing head. There is a mild grainy aroma. The taste is the same; very grainy, balanced, strong malt flavors, with hints of hops. Very drinkable and nice body, but rather light in flavor. Overall its a very mild and maltier Pale Ale, nothing to special, but its enjoyable.

01-01-2014 01:10:04 | More by vette2006c5r
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Xandrose

Maryland

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-31-2013 06:08:27 | More by Xandrose
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TigerOwl

Georgia

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-30-2013 20:11:34 | More by TigerOwl
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Shakydog68

New York

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

12-30-2013 04:34:47 | More by Shakydog68
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AgentMunky

California

2.86/5  rDev -14.6%

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a BrewDog cervoise glass. Bottled 26 November 2013.

A: Hazy brown-yellow; darkly translucent. Very little head. Gentle lacing.

S: Lightly sour fruit...citrus? Spoiled tropical fruit? Lightly lagery yeast.

T: Hugely disappointing. Bell's is my favourite brewery, but this is a miss. Light, bland, lightly sour, lagerish. I imagine it might be good on a very hot day as a lawnmower beer.

M: Pretty refreshing.

O: I didn't like it :( -- not recommended. Will not have again.

12-30-2013 01:18:27 | More by AgentMunky
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CB_Crowe

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

12-29-2013 20:58:47 | More by CB_Crowe
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Cluker

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.4%

12-29-2013 04:20:49 | More by Cluker
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Ivegotmule

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

12-27-2013 03:29:52 | More by Ivegotmule
Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
77 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.