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Midwestern Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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BA SCORE
77
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668 Ratings
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Ratings: 668
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 12.84%
Wants: 5
Gots: 46 | 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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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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Kuhnzie8637, Sep 30, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

gillagorilla, Sep 30, 2013
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3.41/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

A-dark hay colored with a nice stable white head and some lacing.

S-weeds and herbal hops. Smells aged, though it isn't. Good strength

T-grains with a slight hint of aged hops, almost weedy. Slight bitterness. Matching after-taste. The flavors are strong but not really good. This tastes almost amateur.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a semi dry finish

O-tastes like a microbrew pale ale. Doesn't taste like what Bells should be making. Very boring. Won't get again.

AdamBear, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

BeerForMuscle, Sep 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

jkd03c, Sep 28, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

zimm421, Sep 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Hockey_Fan, Sep 27, 2013
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3.88/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a slightly cloudy orangish gold with a small head but with nice persistence and lacing. Very mild aroma. Citrus hops. Great bitter hop taste. Clean. Citrus and spices. Dry finish and lingering bitterness. Fantastically drinkable. A really solid APA.

burnstar, Sep 26, 2013
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3.61/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Dense orange with a strong show of effervesce. Whipped, frothy light tan head remains strong throughout. Lacing is generous.

S: Midwest pale shows an almost midwest flair of fresh barley, dried corn, green corn ears, and pilsner malting.

T: Flavor was bready, nobel hop flowers, faint citrus-straw, light floral lacing on the tongue. Semi-dry citrus flower, hint of stemmy briary, earthy grapes, sweet flashes of grains.

M: Mouthful was bready, lightly powdery pils malting on the tongue. Frothy textured, good carbonation.

O: Overall there is something earthy and midwest, bready, and unique about the hopping here that gives this a midwest feel. Very soothing, laid back, midwest style. A refreshing breaking from the west coast assualt of hops. solid good.

beerthulhu, Sep 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

downeyj4, Sep 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Tpusk, Sep 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

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CottomanEmpire, Sep 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

TTripp725, Sep 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3%

allentownpaguy, Sep 14, 2013
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2/5  rDev -40.3%

mobilarz85, Sep 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -10.4%

lasznc, Sep 08, 2013
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3.3/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a conical pint glass

A - It is pale yellow and hazy. It is topped with about two inches of off-white head.

S - I get a lot of malt. I was hoping for a little hops. It is sweet caramel and a little grainy.

T - Again, all malt. No hops to liven it up.

M - Moderate.

O - Boring. I have had some great pale ales this summer and was hoping for another. This was a big swing and a miss. I would much rather drink Oberon all day.

buschbeer, Sep 08, 2013
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alfie, Sep 06, 2013
Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
77 out of 100 based on 668 ratings.