Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace) | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace)Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace)
BA SCORE
23.7%
Liked This Beer
3.2 w/ 807 ratings
Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace)Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Michigan, United States
bellsbeer.com

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mothman on 06-27-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
129
Ratings:
807
Liked:
191
Avg:
3.2/5
pDev:
21.88%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
152
Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 807 |  Reviews: 129
Photo of oriolesfan4
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Blackop555
3.42/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.46/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OompaMentor
3.58/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into glass; golden Amber hue with one finger head. The honey and car demon are busting loose. Honey on the front and cardamom "bites" slightly on the back and lingers. An interesting flavor that seems balanced and the aroma seriously does not match the palate. Not like any other I have tried- it's an experience!

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Photo of mendvicdog
3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of red94tt
2.14/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of MatthewWalters
3.65/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of feloniousmonk
3.69/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bell's Venus, The Bringer of Peace. Malt beverage brewed with apricot juice and honey with cardamom and vanilla beans added. Brewed and bottled by Bell's Brewery, Comstock, MI. Alc. 7.5% by Vol.

Slightly hazed, bright golden hue, slim white head.

Aroma: fruit, honey and spice. They're all there, beautifully blended.

Taste: Mmmm. Much sweetness up front, with a twist of tart. Fruity to a fault, with the spice adding some temperance. The fruit never falters, just fades some on the palate. With each new sip, the bomb bursts anew. Juicy fruit, with a blast of cardamom, then the fade-away.

This is one that I'll file under the "interesting" folder, the kind of beer I don't mind trying out, but would rarely return to, and am glad it exists. A fan? No, but neither a hater.

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Photo of jmg480
3.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Billydoughnuts
2.8/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
2.75/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of t2grogan
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabtos
2.34/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of ryanhooks81
3.29/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RinZo
3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KensWorld
4.08/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From bottle dated 10/02/2014. Hardly any head but does have plenty of carbonation. Smells of Apricot, Very different. Taste is very complex with all the additives representing very well: Apricot, Honey, Cardamom, and Vanilla. All the flavors come together nicely. I do not understand why the low ratings on this beer. It's unlike any flavored beer you will ever try. That alone makes it special. Love to or hate it, this is not an easy beer to brew and to get right but Bells have pulled it off very well.

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Photo of drpimento
3.46/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best thing here is aroma - like apricot coffeecake with apricots, yeast malt, vanilla. Body was ok, tho there were some odd high points. Flavor isn't nearly as good as the carbonation gets in the way. Also an unpleasant bittersweet finish.

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Photo of firkingroovin
3.59/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kkazemi
3.74/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Richter525
2.93/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lucular
3.48/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ssippisam
3.16/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jp32
3.2/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Golden color with orange highlights. Not much head retention. Aroma is of real fruits (must be the apricots) with a touch of cardamom or spice.

Very sweet and tangy flavor profile. The apricots are heavily noticed, sometimes could be mistaken for peaches. I do not notice the vanilla anywhere in this beer, and that is totally fine with me. There is a touch of alcohol warmth here also, surprisingly. Really, the more I drink this glass the more I think it reminds me of some kind of fizzy spiked apricot juice that ends a bit sour.

I don't think I really enjoyed this beer, but I am glad I tried it.

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Photo of Gatordaddy
3.15/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AkAndy
2.84/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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Bell's Venus (The Bringer Of Peace) from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 23.7% out of 100 with 807 ratings
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