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Bell's Experimental Hop 2012-5 - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Bell's Experimental Hop 2012-5
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 6
Avg: 4.57
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: elNopalero on 01-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 6
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4.69/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I’ve enjoyed the Experimental series and I like the idea of trying out new hop combinations. This one is no different. Tried it direct from the source--at the brewery. This poured a clear amber tan with tight bubbles. The aroma is lightly sweet with some berry hints (Cherries? Blueberries? Michigan-sourced berries, hopefully…). The aroma is fruit-forward, not hop-forward, and inviting. The flavor is crisp, light, and lightly sweet. Berry-forward, yet again, with hints of blueberries and a slight citrusy-hop note matched by a pleasing bitterness. Easy going and drinkable, it develops nicely as it warms.

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Bell's Experimental Hop 2012-5 from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
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