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Midwestern Pale Ale - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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77
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647 Ratings
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Ratings: 647
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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Ratings: 647 | Reviews: 113 | Display Reviews Only:
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rmehughes

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-21-2013 01:39:11 | More by rmehughes
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klesniew

Virginia

4/5  rDev +19.4%

04-18-2013 22:45:05 | More by klesniew
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thedoubler55

New Jersey

3.09/5  rDev -7.8%

A: A cloudy gold color when you pour almost brown like caramel, has almost no head at the top and very minimal lacing.

S: Slight hints of corn, and the malts come through.

T: Nothing special at all with this beer, smells like a normal pilsner and taste like one too, was not impressed with the taste on this one. The taste is bland with corn and malts throughout slight hop notes.

M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O: Overall I would have to say this was the worst beer I have had from Bell's, there was nothing good about it.

04-17-2013 20:40:35 | More by thedoubler55
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InfragilisBrew

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-17-2013 19:00:25 | More by InfragilisBrew
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Tone

Missouri

3.81/5  rDev +13.7%

Pours a slightly hazy, golden/copper color. 5/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of hops, hop oils, slight floral hops, sweet malt, hint of pale malt, and a hint of earthy malt. Fits the style of an American Pale Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of hops, sweet malt, slight pale malt, hint of citrus (grapefruit?), hint of nuts, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of floral hops. Overall, not complex, but good appearance and session-able.

04-14-2013 12:22:56 | More by Tone
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CreightonSM

New York

2/5  rDev -40.3%

04-13-2013 23:25:52 | More by CreightonSM
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Fakexican

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

04-12-2013 04:47:05 | More by Fakexican
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.35/5  rDev 0%

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Half Acre snifter.

A- pours a caramel color with a 2 finger off-white head. Big bubbles and blotches of lacing remain.

S- light caramel, lemon, light spice and pine.

T- pale malts, caramel, lemon, light citrus rind/pine bitterness.

M- medium body and carbonation. Syrupy surprisingly with crisp finish.

O- just a ok beer. A little to golden ale/pilsner ish for me. Maltier than a pilsner but just not like most pales.

04-12-2013 02:05:49 | More by kawilliams81
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Kyrojack

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -25.4%

04-11-2013 00:56:11 | More by Kyrojack
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PackenGreen

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-09-2013 23:16:05 | More by PackenGreen
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3%

04-09-2013 16:38:14 | More by FreshZ
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bdtva

Virginia

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-06-2013 23:47:40 | More by bdtva
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atomicskier1889

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

04-05-2013 12:38:14 | More by atomicskier1889
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lionnusmb

Iowa

3/5  rDev -10.4%

04-04-2013 03:33:48 | More by lionnusmb
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

04-04-2013 02:07:06 | More by drummermattie02
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

04-03-2013 19:06:42 | More by RedneckBeerz
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-31-2013 22:45:53 | More by LambicPentameter
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bcm75

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-31-2013 00:09:11 | More by bcm75
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

3.03/5  rDev -9.6%

A - Pours a dark murky gold with a slowly dissipating head standing two fingers in height. Left a small amount of lacing.

S - Creamed corn and pilsner malt.

T - Creamed corn and pilsner malt followed by a small about of bitter hops that I can't quite put my finger on. A bit of citrus comes through as it sits.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation.

O - Overall, this is probably the worst beer that I have ever had from Bell's. It's a decent beer overall, But definitely Bell's worst.

03-30-2013 23:58:13 | More by SometimesIfart
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -3%

12oz bottle, bottling date 1/16/13 poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy orange color with a one-finger head that lingers
S: Aromatic, with strong malt, florals and just a hint of hops
T: Lots of grain, florals up front then an absolutely empty midpalate and a slight hop note on the finish
M: Medium-bodied, again empty midpalate, otherwise decidedly average
O: In general I'm a fan of Bell's but unfortunately this is probably my least favorite beer I've had from them. There's just not a lot of complexity or anything intriguing on the palate.

03-30-2013 20:50:52 | More by ONUMello
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-30-2013 01:29:33 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-28-2013 14:05:10 | More by mccallisters_dali
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev +5.4%

(Served in a tulip glass)
11/26/12 on bottle
A- The hazy deep orange body supports a beige sticky film and a carbonation of big bubbles pop of the base of the glass.

S- The pale malt has a hint of hair perm with some pine hops in the finish and a light raw silage aroma grows as the beer opens.

T- The pungent bitterness has a sulfur hint and a pils male with a dry hop spice that starts to come through as the beer opens. The pine hint is a bit stronger in the dry finish and has an astringent quality to it.

M- The light mouthfeel is finished with a tight little fizz

O- This beer is light on hops and is a bit too dry in the pale malt flavor. It is kind of blah tasting and a bit boring to drink.

03-28-2013 14:02:53 | More by rhoadsrage
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ooftu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

03-25-2013 19:03:15 | More by ooftu
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

03-24-2013 01:29:45 | More by rodlavers
Midwestern Pale Ale from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
77 out of 100 based on 647 ratings.