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Boiling Pot | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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3.72/5
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55 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by VeganUndead on 03-26-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,608
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
55
pDev:
7.8%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
Trade:
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
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4/5  rDev +7.5%
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Photo of justinp444
4.59/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a pint glass on draft it is a golden yellow crystal clear with a inch and a half thick white head. Smell of grapefruit, bit of lemon, fresh biscuity malt, juicy fruit, and a bit of grass. Taste is fresh lemon and grass with a big biscuit malt flavor and a bit of caramel. Mouth feel is crisp and moderate to full with a light to moderate body. A fantastic American pale ale.

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3.37/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
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4/5  rDev +7.5%
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3.31/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A criminal $7ish at M-Brew in Ferndale... man, that's a helluva lot of money for a 4% pale ale.

Alright so this won't be the most useful review in the world... let me just say that this is inoffensive in taste, offensive in price. I mean, it tastes like a low ABV craft ale. There's some sort of subtle mango or apricot vibe somewhere in there which makes it a bit different, but it's not something I'd seek again, especially if it's normally this expensive anywhere else. It's just a sessionable, watery, not very interesting and quite forgettable beer.

Not sure why Bell's decided to send this one out... should have gone back to the drawing board before this. They can do better -- one of the worst Bell's beers I've had. Bland, pedestrian, one-note.

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3.54/5  rDev -4.8%
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3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A very odd mix of flavors in this one, maybe it's the oatmeal throwing things off.

Some usual hop characteristics upfront, and then a weird tea/soup broth/porridge flavor kicks in. I've honestly never experienced a flavor like that in a beer before, and I have no idea what it really is.

On the whole, I didn't like it but my wife enjoyed it. Certainly unique, not something I would venture to try again, though.

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3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
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Boiling Pot from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 55 ratings
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