Imperial Red | Bell's Brewery, Inc.

Your Rating: None
Want it   Got it 
BA SCORE
4.19/5
Exceptional
13 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bluehende on 12-18-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
13
pDev:
5.25%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by Melicita:
Photo of Melicita
4.4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

More User Reviews:
Photo of Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
4.17/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of richj1970
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pfoley3
4.27/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted from a 12 oz snifter from draft a the Vine on March 3, 2016. Deep Amber with off white head and lingering lacing.

120 characters

Photo of johnnymaltby
4.73/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GMorgan
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluehende
3.85/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gtg642
4.35/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seanchai
3.9/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of barczar
4.05/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Aroma is fairly fruity, with that signature amber malt character and citrusy overtones. Fairly sweet, but the hops prevail.

Flavor is more candied fruit upfront, fairly boozy, with sharp muddled citrus mix palate and a dry, moderately bitter finish.

 251 characters

Photo of szmnnl99
4.06/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Imperial Red from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 13 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.