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Midwestern Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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77
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749 Ratings
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Ratings: 749
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 6
Gots: 84 | 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:
Beer added by: pschul4 on 11-06-2012

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Photo of maxcoinage
3.29/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured 12 oz bottle (bottled 9/9/13) into shaker pint

a - big fluffly white head, golden color with some noticeable sediment

s - biscuity, malty, slight hop aroma ( might be due to the fact that it's 4 mos old)

t - light malty/bready, lemon, bitter

m - low/medium body, medium carb, bitter finsh

o - ok brew. i've had before fresher and remember it about the same. neighbor left this in my fridge from Christmas party and was getting low so figured it was time to drink it. not sure i'd buy this

Photo of fitz284
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of atlandy
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of stella77artois
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of ChrisL24481
3.68/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

Photo of AUGRAD06
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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."

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Huhzubendah
3.06/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of vette2006c5r
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Photo of Xandrose
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
77 out of 100 based on 749 ratings.